Here’s to you, the patients, families, volunteers and communities who inspire and push us to be our best in all that we do. Read the stories about our staff and patients and the many others who inspire us.

Coming up to my 1 year Birthday for my new lungs.

Coming up to my 1 year Birthday for my new lungs.

In Oct. of 2017, I had a dual lung transplant at UCLA/ Ronald
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ECMO Heroes

ECMO Heroes

“I was at a barbeque when I got the call to mobilize our extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) team,” says Read more »

Thumbs Up for UCLA Health

Thumbs Up for UCLA Health

“My mom came out of the elevator and heard ‘he’s code blue, he’s code blue,’ and she walked to my room where I had flat-lined,”
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A New Hope

A New Hope

Before coming to UCLA, I was diagnosed with advanced stage cancer of the base of tongue with lymph node involvement. I was treated with chemo
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Urology is Fab-U-lous

Urology is Fab-U-lous

“We are here celebrating pride and diversity because UCLA Health is inclusive and is totally fabulous,” says Dr.
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Making a Difference

Making a Difference

As a board member for Bruin Beans Health Club (BBHC), the Kidney Health Fair at the beach served
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Snoop Dog Dance for Transplant

Snoop Dog Dance for Transplant

“It will be my one-year anniversary on June 6, which is my father’s birthday,” says Laurie Grand Pre, a heart
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Prioritizing Second Chances

Prioritizing Second Chances

“I received a heart transplant in March 2016 after dealing with heart failure for
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Kidney Fair - Above and Beyond

Kidney Fair - Above and Beyond

As a medical student, it was truly a pleasure to attend and volunteer at the 2018
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Severely damaged face saved by THE best; Dr. Reza Jarrahy!

Severely damaged face saved by THE best; Dr. Reza Jarrahy!

In April of 2017 I got into a severe, nearly fatal ATV accident in Greece whilst studying abroad. I was studying abroad at Oxford University
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Power of saving & sharing Life!

Power of saving & sharing Life!

I have been under Dr Rastogi's care as a CKD patient for over 5 years. Ever since our first meeting
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Dancing for Kyphoplasty

Dancing for Kyphoplasty

“I picked up something that was too heavy for me and strained my back,” says 86- year-old Ira Gawant, who struggled to find a solution
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