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Chinese Hospital Gives New Meaning To Family Medicine

By May 26, 2015November 23rd, 2021No Comments

At Chinese Hospital in the heart of San Francisco’s Chinatown, the kitchen serves jook, rice porridge, and macaroni soup with diced ham. Doctors, nurses, and staff speak Cantonese and Mandarin. And around Lunar New Year, grateful patients drop off gifts of tea, oranges, and moon cakes.
Ninety years ago, at a time when other hospitals in San Francisco discriminated against the Chinese, denying treatment, community leaders banded together to create this space.
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Vanessa Hua, “Chinese Hospital Gives New Meaning To Family Medicine”, NBC News, 26 May 2015