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 to UCLA is Like Coming Home

Coming to UCLA is Like Coming Home

“Little did I know that there was kind of a time bomb within me,” says Michael P. Richards, a Read more »

One Question

One Question

“It’s just one question: ‘Have you had your colon cancer screening?’” says Read more »

Moving Forward

Moving Forward

“It all started with a cough,” says Carlos Garcia, who came to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
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Do You Want to be Healthy?

Do You Want to be Healthy?

“Do you want to be healthy? Not just now, but in 10, 20 or 30 years from now?” asks Read more »

A Whole New Person

A Whole New Person

“I never thought I would be able to ride dirt bikes or BMX again,” says 22-year-old Casey Child, who came in to Read more »

50+? Get Screened

50+? Get Screened

Colon cancer is the second most common cause of cancer related death and the really unique thing is that
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An Ambulance Like No Other

An Ambulance Like No Other

“My grandfather passed away from a stroke, so getting involved was something near and dear to my heart,” says Matt Hill, paramedic and captain with
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UCLA Pediatric Heart Surgery Team Innovates Superior Care

UCLA Pediatric Heart Surgery Team Innovates Superior Care

There was a time Glen Van Arsdell, MD, director of pediatric cardiac surgery at UCLA Health, wanted to be a fireman or a
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Thank a Resident Day: February 22

Thank a Resident Day: February 22

In 2018, the Gold Humanism Honor Society launched an annual resident-recognition day to honor residents for their invaluable efforts and dedication to our
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25 year celebration

25 year celebration

Thank you Dr Busuttil and the UCLA Liver Transplant Team! Celebrating 25 years
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'Getting Hitched'

'Getting Hitched'

“Your boy is getting hitched!” exclaims Christopher Johnson, who has stage 4 T-cell lymphoma cancer and has been in and out of the hospital since
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Triple Transplant, Triple Kidneys

Triple Transplant, Triple Kidneys

“I have three kidneys,” says Wayne Darrington, a heart, lung and kidney
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