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“I hope that the staff or nurses who have put their poster presentations together understand the importance of their work and how they are contributing to making UCLA Health world-class,” reflects Karen Grimley, PhD, MBA, RN, FACHE, chief nursing executive for UCLA Health. “The 18th annual By uclahealth • December 12, 2019

What began as a modest investment of space and money — an unused, raised outdoor planter bed at the Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital and $350 worth of plants, soil and gardening tools — [...]

By uclahealth • July 20, 2019

“We are trying to do a blessing onto those who are being a blessing to our patients,”says Roland Perkins, a chaplain at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. “We are doing a blessing of the hands for [...]

By uclahealth • June 27, 2019
If I had to describe my experience having my parathyroid removed in 2 words, I would say it was positive and seamless. Patients only see one side of the process - they are informed how things are going to happen. But, when you go behind the scenes, you can tell [...]
By Eva • May 3, 2018
I was referred to the pulmonology department at UCLA because I needed higher level of care to treat my follicular bronchiolitis. What in 2013 appeared to be a scary unknown has turned out to be a transformational journey. Over the next three years, my condition [...]
By MexChilanga • April 12, 2018
Approximately 6 years ago a local doctor cut into a bladder augmentation that had been done by Dr Raz. This left me on dialysis and in septic shock. I was air lifted to UCLA where Dr Raz saved my life. If not for him I [...]
By LVMom • February 26, 2018
Hand transplant patient reunites with large surgical team that guided rare, 18-hour procedure at UCLA UCLA patient Jonathan Koch recently underwent a surgery so rare—a hand transplant—that it has been performed fewer than three dozen times in the United States. Over the months-long course of preparing [...]
By Amy Albin • September 20, 2017
From the very beginning, Dr. Yeh made me feel very comfortable and took the time to walk me through everything, ensuring that I had a firm grasp on my diagnosis as well as the next steps of treatment. I had my daughter and wife with [...]
By Saul • September 20, 2017
Several years ago I had a gastric problem. I waited weeks before I had to go to the ER. There was so much activity surrounding me it was terrifying. Except there was one hand, holding mine nearly every moment, it reasured me with out words that I would OK. And [...]
By lindashevlin • February 3, 2017
Do nurse practitioners and physician assistants provide the same level of care as doctors? That’s the question to keep in mind amid a growing controversy over proposals to expand the role of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in doctors’ offices due to [...]
By Enrique Rivero • June 29, 2016