Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA

Pedro Lopez shows superhero-like perseverance as UCLA men's basketball kid captain

By Chayil Champion • March 29, 2021

New partnership with Alicia Keys Foundation’s She Is the Music expands range of artists, genres

By Sandy Cohen • March 5, 2021

A mother of 3 reflects on her children's battle against a one-in-a-million genetic disorder

By uclahealth • March 1, 2021

The council seeks to improve relationships between physicians and parents by empowering parents to ask questions and share their experiences.

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • December 2, 2020

UCLA Health Staff Find Peace in Midst of Storm

By Jane Murcia • April 15, 2020

“I have a sister who was born with kidney disease, so I grew up visiting the hospital,” reflects Ludven Argueta, a chef who brought cookie-decorating supplies for patients at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital Santa Monica. “This is my first time doing something like this, and it’s great. It gets the [...]

By uclahealth • February 20, 2020

Beautiful Santa Monica weather provided the perfect backdrop for the 20th annual ‘Party on the Pier’. The event attracted more than 2,000 attendees this year, generating close to $1-million in contributions. Proceeds from the event will help provide unrestricted funding to launch high-priority programs that benefit children treated at UCLA Mattel [...]

By uclahealth • November 25, 2019
“I don’t feel so good,” your child groans. You put a hand to your child’s forehead, and sure enough, it’s warm to the touch. Fever strikes again! A fever is not an illness itself – it is actually a sign that the body is fighting off an infection. [...]
By uclahealth • December 21, 2016
How do you help a child who’s become so fearful in the hospital that she has stopped speaking? The answer may be “Blowin’ in the Wind” — or maybe “Fight Song.” Whichever tunes moved this little girl to speak, it [...]
By uclahealth • December 8, 2016
No child wants to spend days in the hospital, let alone weeks or months. Yet that’s the reality for many pediatric patients battling chronic or life-threatening conditions at
By uclahealth • December 5, 2016