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Rape Treatment Center

The Rape Treatment Cener (RTC) provides medical services for acute (less than five days) sexual assault out of the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital Emergency Department. The ED offers 24/7 medical care to survivors of sexual assault.  Our clinicians at the TRC also provide ongoing supportive mental health services.

Medical services for clients who have been sexually assaulted are provided at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital Emergency Department (ZSFGH ED) by a nurse practitioner of physician assistant forensic specialist from TRC/RTC.  Learn about our medical forensic team here.

Survivors of sexual assault can choose to receive any and/or all of the following services at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital Emergency Department. Staff will explain all of your options and support you through the process.

Survivor options available at the Emergency Department include:

  • physical examination
  • treatment for sexually transmitted infections
  • forensic evidence collection
  • coordination with law enforcement
  • linkage with ongoing support services