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.

Still Holding My Hand

Still Holding My Hand

“I was the first one in my family to be diagnosed with breast cancer,” recalls Charisse Enrique, who had calcifications when she went in for [...]


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Experiencing the Best

Experiencing the Best

“Women get to come together, be pampered, and feel beautiful at a time when their bodies and their own identities feel in transition,” acknowledges Joyce [...]


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Finally Able to Relax and Look Forward

Finally Able to Relax and Look Forward

“In the beginning, I felt overwhelmed because everyone said, ‘You should go here’ or, ‘You should go there,’ but I really appreciate that I was [...]


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Lighting the Night Part of	Blood Cancer Fight

Lighting the Night Part of Blood Cancer Fight

The gold lantern is for remembrance, the red lantern is for supporters, and the white lantern is for survivors,” explains Gabriela Rivera, a department security [...]


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I Had Breast Cancer

I Had Breast Cancer

“I found a lump on my right nipple, and thought it was nothing, but my mom had a bilateral mastectomy two years prior so I [...]


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Bringing Light to the Darkness

Bringing Light to the Darkness

“The Light the Night Walk raises funds for research and raises awareness to come together and support those who have lost someone to a blood [...]


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Excited About the 'Magic Hour'

Excited About the 'Magic Hour'

“We’re really excited about the ‘magic hour’ our midwife will be helping us create right after I give birth,” says Natalie Smith, who is expecting her first [...]


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Charting Your Own Course

Charting Your Own Course

While you’re in labor, it’s like you’re in a cocoon with your family and nurse-midwife.  You’re charting your own course in your own world, comfortably and naturally,” [...]


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UCLA Health Nurse-Midwives Program expands its services

UCLA Health Nurse-Midwives Program expands its services

The program provides routine well-woman check-ups in addition to pregnancy-related care

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Project Search Graduation

Project Search Graduation

“This has been our most exciting graduation. You can feel the energy and the excitement,” celebrates Kristin DiMirez, senior Consultant [...]


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Team Play to Raise Money

Team Play to Raise Money

“This is the second annual Neurosurgery Charity Beach Volleyball Tournament,” cheers Dr. Marvin [...]


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Able to Carry His Daughter

Able to Carry His Daughter

“I wasn’t able to carry my own children, walk upstairs or carry a bag,” recounts 35-year-old Edgar Pacheco, who [...]


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