FACT SHEET: UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland

  • 1 of 5 ACS Pediatric Level 1 Trauma Centers in California.
  • 32,483 Total New Patients
  • 10,452 Total Inpatient Admissions
  • 163,204 Total Outpatient Clinic visits
  • 14,381 Total Outpatient Satellite Clinic Visits (Brentwood, Walnut Creek, San Ramon)
  • 1,112 Outpatient Surgery Cases Walnut Creek
  • 400+ Total Number of Air Transports
  • 3,433 Inpatient Surgery Cases (Main Hospital)
  • 8,185 Total Surgical Cases (Inpatient, Outpatient, Walnut Creek)
  • 45,837 Total Emergency Visits
  • 22.1% Patients from Contra Costa County
  • 63.7% Patients from Alameda County
  • 15,998 Inpatient X-Ray and Laboratory Studies
  • 239,420 Outpatient Visits that Included an X-Ray and/or Laboratory Study
  • 567 Hospital-based and community-based physicians on Medical Staff
  • 758 Registered Nurses (full- and part-time) We have one of the highest retention rates for nurses.
  • 2700 Employees (full- and part-time)
  • 190 Licensed beds

Medical Education

  • 1926 The year we began training pediatricians
  • 200 Pediatric Residents
  • 100 Medical Students and Subspecialty Fellows
  • 18 Languages Spoken by Residents
    (Arabic, American Sign Language, Gujarati, Spanish, Chinese [Mandarin, Cantonese], Vietnamese, Korean, Japanese, French, Portuguese, Italian, Greek, Hebrew, Amharic, Farsi, Urdu, Hindi, Russian)

Community Benefit

  • 2 School-based Health Centers
  • The largest provider of inpatient and outpatient services under California Children’s Services (CCS)
  • With no public funded pediatric hospital beds in Alameda or Contra Costa counties, we serve as the East Bay’s premier pediatric medical center.
  • We are the pediatric healthcare provider for Alameda County Juvenile Justice Hall.

Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute:

  • 179 Active Clinical Trials for Pediatrics
  • 190 Clinical Research Staff
  • 23 Active Diagnostic Inventions
  • 95 Active Therapeutic Inventions
  • 356 Research Studies Advancing Treatment for Children
  • 20 Patents Issued
  • 120 Research Volunteers
  • Provided 85% of the DNA used for the Human Genome Project.
  • Established the first not-for-profit sibling donor cord blood bank which has led to children being cured of sickle cell disease and other blood diseases.
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