UCLA Health Santa Monica Pediatrics

“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

“Valentine’s Day, last year, was my first day,” grins Sophia Covey, a child life care partner volunteer at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital Santa Monica. “I’m a nursing major, so I was looking for an internship or volunteer opportunity with UCLA Health because they have such a good reputation. I [...]

By uclahealth • February 20, 2020
"Brooklyn said, 'Yay!' when I told her we were going to see the doctor because her throat was sore," says Portland Watson, mother to 2-year-old Brooklyn, who brought her daughters to UCLA Health Santa Monica Pediatrics. "I love the doctors here. [...]
By uclahealth • August 7, 2017
My son's original doctor could not see us because of our personal vaccine beliefs. My insurance hadn't switched to the new doctor so we could only use urgent care for that month of insurance verification. We now have a new doctor who is from HEAVEN! Meaning, we have someone who [...]
By easterbunny • April 1, 2017