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.

An extended family trusts one physician for primary care

An extended family trusts one physician for primary care

Dr. Nathan Samras is pictured in a UCLA Health Beverly Hills exam room with the Blumstein family, from L to R: Sara, Gideon, Isaac, Tara, [...]
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Foundation honors CHD patient Noah Bella Michaelis with gift  to UCLA

Foundation honors CHD patient Noah Bella Michaelis with gift to UCLA

Noah Bella Michaelis spent 13 years living with health challenges from being born with complex congenital heart defects (CHD) and heterotaxy syndrome. The syndrome involves [...]


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The Real MVP: Dodgers Recognize Bruin Breast Cancer Survivor

The Real MVP: Dodgers Recognize Bruin Breast Cancer Survivor

At 29 years old, Jessica Krouner was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer.  She is happy to be cancer free after a year of intense [...]


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Parents Creating Peace

Parents Creating Peace

“We’re parents who came together to support each other and to look at how the next generation can benefit from the hospital,” says Monique [...]


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Mini Horse Surprise

Mini Horse Surprise

“I thought we were just going for a walk and he surprised me with this mini horse,” says Teresa Do, a first-time mother at
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Security is About Helping Others

Security is About Helping Others

“I got a call that a man was unresponsive and face down in a water fountain,” says Latoya Finch, a healthcare security officer at [...]


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Vision For The Future of Heart Failure

Vision For The Future of Heart Failure

“The Heart Failure Symposium is an opportunity to give physicians in the local area and beyond an opportunity to come and have a day [...]


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No Place Like Home: Mother and Daughter Share the Miracle of Organ Transplantation

No Place Like Home: Mother and Daughter Share the Miracle of Organ Transplantation

After their life-saving liver transplants mother and daughter are happy to be home.

As Mother’s Day neared, Georgina Barba wasn’t making any provisions.

“I don’t really plan [...]


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Nursing Knowledge

Nursing Knowledge

“Nursing has been my dream job ever since I was a kid,” says Casey Kennedy, a nursing volunteer at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. “We [...]


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Knock Me Over With a Feather

Knock Me Over With a Feather

"When you are on the other side, you feel like you’ve won,” says 72-year-old John Babcock, who received a Read more »

My Journey through Donation

My Journey through Donation

July 10th 2018 I am walking down the halls of Ronald Reagan Medical Center with butterflies in [...]


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Patient gets memorable send-off from therapy horse

Patient gets memorable send-off from therapy horse

To celebrate her last day of chemotherapy, cancer patient Robin Reader got a special visit from Blue Moon, a mini-horse who is part of the [...]


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