Abbie Yant RN, MA, Saint Francis Memorial Hospital, San Francisco

Abbie Yant is the Vice President of Mission, Advocacy and Community Health at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco, a member of Dignity Health. Abbie is a founding member of the San Francisco Health Improvement Partnership. On behalf of the hospitals of San Francisco, she oversees the functionality of SFHIP.org and Community Vital Signs 2.0 – the home for the San Francisco Community Health Needs Assessment.

In her position at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital, Abbie is responsible for the development and implementation of the community benefit plan. In this capacity, and in collaboration with the Saint Francis Foundation, Abbie leads the Tenderloin Health Improvement Partnership (TLHIP), a collective impact initiative in downtown San Francisco aimed at positively influencing social determinants of health and improving health outcomes for residents of the Tenderloin neighborhood. Abbie is staff to the Board of Trustee’s Community Advisory Committee which functions as the Steering Committee for TLHIP.

Abbie serves as public policy advocate, and sits on several boards and committees. She is a graduate of St. Mary’s College, Moraga with a Masters of Arts in Leadership, Bachelor of Arts in Health Services Administration and received her Diploma in Nursing from York Hospital School of Nursing.