Pam Baer was born and raised in the state of Texas. She went to the University of Texas in Austin for her education. After graduation, she came to New York City to work in the financial services sector, specializing in brand management. Pam founded a direct marketing firm that specialized in financial consumers and business-to-business marketing. After marrying her husband, Larry Baer, the CEO of the San Francisco Giants, she moved to San Francisco. They are now blessed with four kids.
Baer is a well-known volunteer in the community. She serves on the boards of Every Mother Counts, Nest, Family House, The Contemporary Jewish Museum, and the Jewish Women’s Giving Circle, among others. She is a Director of the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation for the rest of her life (SFGHF).
The Covid-19 pandemic and its consequences have revealed plenty of important challenges, as well as the need for more public health support. The need for vulnerable care is high, and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG) continues to be a lifeline for many. ZSFG is San Francisco’s only 24-hour Psychiatric Emergency Service (PES). It also serves as the entry point for over 8,000 individuals a year who face a psychiatric issue.
The dedicated staff at ZSFG works with the poor, homeless, or without medical coverage and new immigrants and oppressed groups in the community. Pamela Baer has played a key role in fundraising projects, activities, and finance initiatives to benefit the neediest in her community.
In 2018, she assisted in the creation and inauguration of the Transform Mental & Behavioral Health Fund. This organization supports mental health activities and initiatives. The organization has generated more than $5 million since its founding. Its purpose is to make mental health care more accessible while also de-stigmatizing the issue. It has also assisted in the funding and implementing programs like the Acute Care Team and Telecare Health to ensure that care is easily accessible throughout the COVID pandemic. Refer to this page to learn more.
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