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.

Santa Visits Dr. Livhits

Santa Visits Dr. Livhits

I’m writing to commend UCLA Health, the UCLA Endocrine Center & the
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My girls

My girls

We had the pleasure meeting Dr. Rastogi for a Kidney meeting concerning a family [...]


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More Than a Walk

More Than a Walk

“This isn’t just a walk, it’s a community and a fight against mental illness and the stigmas attached,” says Grace Florentin, a nurse educator participating [...]


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'We Don't Feel Alone'

'We Don't Feel Alone'

“We love coming back to see everybody who took care of Rose,” says Melody Curtis, mother to five-year-old Rose Curtis, who is enjoying the NICU [...]


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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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10 Things I Wish I Knew Before My Daughter Was Diagnosed With Cancer

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before My Daughter Was Diagnosed With Cancer

Todd Krouner with his daughter Jessica, who was only 29 years old when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Photo credit: Rohina Hoffman

A cancer [...]


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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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