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St. Joseph Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program Receives $2,500 from Hunter, Hunter, & Hunt, LLP

12/06/2017

Eureka, CA (December 6, 2017) – Hunter, Hunter, & Hunt, LLP has donated $2,500 to the St. Joseph Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, which will provide financial support for the planned family medicine residency program sponsored by St. Joseph Health, Humboldt County and their partner Open Door Community Health Clinics. The new residency program, slated to begin in July 2018, will be called the Redwood Coast Family Medicine Residency Program.

As part of its 25th anniversary in 2012, the Eureka tax and accounting firm committed to donate $5,000 a year for five years to local organizations that provide services they feel are vital to the foundation of the community. Hunter, Hunter & Hunt is pleased to announce that they have met this pledge through the following donations:

For 2013: $2,500 to St. Joseph Hospital Foundation for the linear accelerator and $2,500 to the Humboldt Area Foundation Angel Fund.

For 2014: $2,500 to St. Joseph Hospital Foundation, $1,000 to Humboldt Area Foundation’s Fly Humboldt Fund, and $1,500 to Humboldt Area Foundation’s Angel Fund.

For 2015: $2,500 to St. Joseph Hospital Foundation, $1,000 to Humboldt Botanical Gardens Foundation, and $1,500 to Humboldt Area Foundation’s Angel Fund.

For 2016: $2,500 to St. Joseph Hospital Foundation, $500 to Humboldt Botanical Gardens Foundation, $1,000 to Food for People, and $1,000 to Humboldt Area Foundation’s Angel Fund.

For 2017: $2,500 to St. Joseph Hospital Foundation, $1,000 to Humboldt Area Foundation’s Humboldt Bay Trail Fund, $1,000 to the Betty Kwan Chinn’s Homeless Fund and $500 to Humboldt Botanical Gardens Foundation.

“We feel it is important to support our community, and services that are crucial to the health and wellness of those in Humboldt County,” said Scott Hunt, CPA/ABV and Partner at Hunter, Hunter & Hunt, LLP.

“We’re extremely grateful for this generous gift. It enables us to continue to build a strong financial foundation for this critical residency program, which will provide our community a sustained means to address the gaps in primary care providers on the North Coast,” said Paul McGinty, Vice President, Philanthropy, St. Joseph Health, Humboldt County.

About the Redwood Coast Family Medicine Residency Program

The mission of the residency program is to train highly qualified physicians with the demonstrated skills and competencies to provide comprehensive primary care to the North Coast. The residency program is a collaboration between St. Joseph Health, Humboldt County (SJH-HC) and Open Door Community Health Centers. As the sponsoring institution, SJH-HC is responsible for financial support, program structure, curriculum, policies, and all Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) requirements. Open Door will serve as the primary site and will house the resident continuity clinics.

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