Capital Campaign

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Our Vision

Philanthropy is essential to helping Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla build a new, 433,000-square-foot hospital tower on the campus, part of its master plan for growth during the next decade. With anticipated completion and opening for patient care in 2025, this new tower will include 96 beds across four medical/surgical floors, 12 medical/surgical observation bays, radiology imaging suites, operating rooms, and 51 flexible pre-and post-op rooms. All these spaces will incorporate state-of-the-art equipment.  

The new tower will also be home to a three-floor dedicated women’s center with a post-partum floor featuring all private rooms, sitting alcoves, a nursery overlooking the Prebys rooftop garden and a boutique with items that support a new mother’s needs. The labor and delivery floor will incorporate rooms with labor tubs, operating rooms, antepartum rooms and a family waiting area with an outdoor patio. In addition, there will be a new neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) staffed and equipped to provide the latest advances to care for babies with health concerns at birth.


In keeping with our focus on delivering the right care in the right setting, the plan takes into consideration changing patient-centered health care trends, such as private patient rooms with designated family areas; nurse proximity to patients; the evolution of wireless technology and advanced equipment; and efficient use of natural resources.

Also within the new tower, there will be a new hospital laboratory, an area for advanced imaging, which includes MRI and CT machines, as well as an interventional radiology suite featuring the latest technology. COVID-19 highlighted the importance of high-quality health care and investments in “smart” facilities and digital technologies. The evolution in technology has led to wireless and other medical advancements that are dramatically improving the efficiency and efficacy of treatments.


Bridges on multiple floors will connect the new tower to the Prebys Cardiovascular Institute, allowing for patients to be easily transported to areas of the hospital for care. 


Scripps La Jolla will continue to be a premier destination for a full range of patient care needs in a healing environment. Paired with the Scripps Prebys Cardiovascular Institute, these towers will define the La Jolla campus for decades to come.

Learn More

For more information, contact John Ciullo, 858-626-5723, or fill out a form and a member of the team will reach out to you.