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Change Someone’s Life Today

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Founded 1968 Renamed 2004
Champions for Health is a community health nonprofit focusing on healthcare access to care for all. This foundation was instrumental in amplifying physician engagement and volunteerism, positively impacting the lives of more than 100,000 San Diegans with Project Access San Diego and Community Wellness Programs with free vaccinations, physician speakers for community groups, and support geared toward improving San Diego’s health for all.

Media Mentions

Awards and Recognition

2019 Healthcare Heroes, Grossmont Healthcare 

2018 District Director’s Award, County of San Diego

2012 Healthcare Heroes, Grossmont Healthcare 

2012 District Public Health Champion, County of San Diego 

2011 Adarsh S. Mahal, MD Access to Health Care and Disparities Award, California Medical Association Foundation

2011 Leadership Award, 10 News

Press Kit

Champions for Health Media Library houses high-resolution images of a wide variety of subjects, including all our services, members and current events. It also provides caption and usage information. You will be able to search and view current and archived photos.


Join volunteer specialty care physicians and other healthcare providers in leading the efforts towards changing lives.


Access to care for all is our mission, it shouldn’t be a dream that is out of reach. Our physician volunteers and partners, who support Champions for Health, transform the lives of patients from pain and dire medical diagnoses to health, renewed family involvement, and productive work and community life.