Mendocino County - COPE Health Scholars

Adventist Health Mendocino

Willits and Ukiah, CA

Program Launch: 2021

Adventist Health Ukiah Valley

Adventist Health Ukiah Valley is a 78-bed located in the county seat of Mendocino County, California. As Mendocino County’s largest healthcare provider, the company offers services ranging from intensive care to inpatient and outpatient surgery.

A member of the Adventist Health integrated health system, the hospital strives to improve the health experience of its surrounding community by enhancing interactions between providers and patients and by making care more accessible to all, regardless of their background.

Adventist Health Ukiah Valley has, in recent years, received recognition for its exemplary patient care. In 2019, the American Heart Association recognized Adventist Health Ukiah Valley’s commitment to stroke care by awarding it with the Get With the Guidelines – Stroke Honor Roll Gold Quality Achievement Award. Adventist Health Ukiah Valley was given the award after demonstrating high marks on designated measures used when diagnosing and treating stroke patients The measures included the extent to which physicians prescribed the correct medication and followed the most up-to-date and evidence-based guidelines.


Adventist Health Howard Memorial

Adventist Health Howard Memorial (AHHM) is a 25-bed facility located in the city of Willits, CA. Opened in 1927, the hospital offers residents of Mendocino County a full range of medical services, including inpatient and outpatient surgical and laboratory services as well as cardiac treatment.

Over the years, the facility has received recognition for its work from national healthcare organizations. In 2014, Adventist Health Howard Memorial received the Professional Research Consultants Excellence in Healthcare Award as Top Performer- Patient Care, as well as a Blue Distinction Designation Center for knee and hip replacement. Adventist Health Howard Memorial also frequently ranks highly among its peers for quality patient outcomes and patient satisfaction scores.

In 2019, the hospital received Planetree International’s Gold Designation and Five-star rating in recognition of its outstanding patient care. According to Planetree, the Adventist Health Howard Memorial earned the designation after it oriented its focus toward the 10 components the organization deemed critical in enhancing a patient’s healthcare experience, including human interaction, social support and spirituality. In order to meet the goals established by Planetree, the hospital created a number of new patient-centered programming, such as pet and music therapy.


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Programs Offered


Health Care Administration Opportunities

Student Leadership Program

Scholars may gain health care administration and leadership experience by joining our student leadership program.


Program Site Info

Adventist Health Ukiah Valley

275 Hospital Drive

Ukiah, CA 95482

Phone: (707) 462-3111



Adventist Health Howard Memorial

One Madrone Street

Willits, CA 95490

Phone: (707) 459-6801


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