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UCLA Health offers community programs and events to help our neighbors lead healthier lives through wellness education and the prevention of illness and injury.

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Research and Trials

UCLA conducts research for a wide range of medical disorders and offers patients opportunities to participate in research and clinical trials. See a list of the current research and trial opportunities.

Support Groups

UCLA Health and its community partners offer a number of support groups, available in person and by telephone, designed to support and inform patients, families and caregivers coping with a variety of diagnoses. See a list of current support groups.

November 2019

Walk with a Doc

Sat, Nov 2, 2019
8:00am to 9:00am

UCLA Health@The Village at Westfield Topanga, 6344 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Suite 2040 Meet at the Koi Pond
Join UCLA Health physicians for an informative, brief discussion on a current health topic, followed by an invigorating stroll at your own pace!

Tech Help for U

Sat, Nov 2, 2019
9:00am to 12:00pm

Conference Center at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, 1250 16th Street, Santa Monica By appointment only. Call 800-516-5323 to make your appointment.
UCLA undergraduate students offer free one-on-one coaching (30 to 45 minute sessions) to UCLA Health 50 + members about electronic devices. Bring your fully charged smartphone, tablet, laptop or e-reader to have your questions answered. This event is part of the UCLA Health 50 Plus Program that offers individuals age [...]

Got Hip or Knee Pain?

Sat, Nov 2, 2019
9:00am to 11:00am

Four Seasons Hotel - Westlake Village, 2 Dole Dr.
Harpreet Bawa, MD, orthopedic surgeon, will discuss joint-replacement surgery for hip or knee pain.

East-West Strategies to Energize!

Mon, Nov 4, 2019
10:30am to 12:00pm

Sunrise of Westlake Village, 3101 Townsgate Rd.
Isabella Lai, MD , UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, will discuss natural and lifestyle modalities to help you gain more energy and accomplish your goals. This event is part of the UCLA Health 50 Plus Program that offers individuals age 50 and older access to educational lectures, exercise opportunities, information [...]

Stem Cell Research: Bench to Bedside, Discovery Pathway to Treatments

Mon, Nov 4, 2019
3:00pm to 4:30pm

Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 6th Street, Santa Monica
Steve Peckman will present an overview of UCLA's Broad Stem Cell Research Center, including treatments and cures for blinding eye diseases, cancer, genetic disorders, neurological diseases and injury treatment. This event is part of the UCLA Health 50 Plus Program that offers individuals age 50 and older access to educational [...]

DLBCL and Follicular Lymphomas

Wed, Nov 6, 2019
6:00pm to 7:30pm

WeSpark Cancer Support Center 13522 Ventura Blvd Sherman Oaks, CA 901423
Join UCLA oncologist Monica Mead, MD, for an overview of treatment options for patients diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) and other follicular lymphomas. DLBCL is the most common type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) in the US, accounting for about 1 out of every 3 lymphomas. Closer to a [...]

The Enlarged Prostate - What Every Man Needs to Know

Thu, Nov 7, 2019
1:00pm to 2:30pm

Santa Clarita Family YMCA, 26147 McBean Parkway, Valencia
Nicholas Donin, MD, MD, UCLA urologist, will discuss the ABCs of prostate health in the aging male, covering diagnosis, evaluation and treatments for prostate problems. This event is part of the UCLA Health 50 Plus Program that offers individuals age 50 and older access to educational lectures, exercise opportunities, information [...]

Preventing Skin Cancer

Thu, Nov 7, 2019
2:30pm to 4:00pm

Annex at Westchester Family YMCA, 4020 Alverstone Ave., Westchester
Joseph Greco, MD UCLA dermatologist, will speak about the symptoms and treatments for skin cancer and emphasize the importance of sun protection. This event is part of the UCLA Health 50 Plus Program that offers individuals age 50 and older access to educational lectures, exercise opportunities, information on community and [...]

UCLA Health Volunteer Open House

Fri, Nov 8, 2019
10:00am to 11:30am

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Ctr, 757 Westwood Bl, B Level Rooms B124 A & B
Join Volunteer Services for a nonstudent open house to present all the rewarding opportunities available to volunteers. Refreshments and parking validation will be provided.

Optimizing Your Gut Microbiome

Fri, Nov 8, 2019
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Hawthorne Public Library, 12700 Grevillea Ave, Hawthorne
Learn about the gut microbiome, gut flora, and ways of improving them by optimizing your diet. This event is part of the UCLA Health 50 Plus Program that offers individuals age 50 and older access to educational lectures, exercise opportunities, information on community and health resources, a free community flu-shot [...]

Walk with a Doc

Sun, Nov 10, 2019
9:00am to 10:00am

Lake Balboa, 6300 Balboa Blvd, Van Nuys We will meet at the Southwest portion of the lake, near the entrance to the parking lot.
Join UCLA Health physicians for an informative, brief discussion on a current health topic, followed by an invigorating stroll at your own pace!

Planning for End of Life

Tue, Nov 12, 2019
2:00pm to 3:30pm

Collins & Katz Family YMCA, 1466 S. Westgate Ave. West Los Angeles
Learn about advance health care directives, palliative care and hospice care. This event is part of the UCLA Health 50 Plus Program that offers individuals age 50 and older access to educational lectures, exercise opportunities, information on community and health resources, a free community flu-shot clinic and special events. Learn [...]

How to Support Transgender Youth

Tue, Nov 12, 2019
2:30pm to 4:00pm

Conference Room 3, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica - 1250 16th Street, Santa Monica
Jessica Bernacki, PhD and Brandon Ito, MD, MPH, UCLA behavioral health providers, will discuss recommendations for supporting gender-diverse youth from childhood into young adulthood.

Cultivating Health & Longevity with East-West Medicine

Tue, Nov 12, 2019
6:30pm to 8:00pm

Camarillo Health Care District, 3639 E. Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Raina Tsuda, DAOM, LAc, CMT, MBA, UCLA Center of East-West Medicine acupuncturist, will discuss Eastern Medicine's approach to cultivating health and longevity through nourishing the mind/emotions, diet, exercise and sleep.

Walk with a Doc

Fri, Nov 15, 2019
7:30am to 8:30am

UCLA Health Culver City, 6000 Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 2660 Inside Westfield Mall, 2nd level
Join UCLA Health physicians for an informative, brief discussion on a current health topic, followed by an invigorating stroll at your own pace!

Tech Help for U

Sat, Nov 16, 2019
9:00am to 12:00pm

Conference Center at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, 1250 16th Street. Santa Monica By appointment only. Call 800-516-5323 to schedule your appointment
UCLA undergraduate students offer free one-on-one coaching (30 to 45 minute sessions) to UCLA Health 50 + members about electronic devices. Bring your fully charged smartphone, tablet, laptop or e-reader to have your questions answered. This event is part of the UCLA Health 50 Plus Program that offers individuals age [...]

Do You Have an Ounce to Spare?

Sun, Nov 17, 2019
9:00am to 12:00pm

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica 1250 16th Street, conference room 3
On November 17, designated “World Prematurity Day” by the March of Dimes, The Birthplace at UCLA Medical Center,  Santa Monica invites breast-feeding moms to donate their extra milk at its annual breast milk drive.  Just one ounce of breast milk can feed a premature infant for two days, and there [...]

Conservative Treatments for Hand Osteoarthritis

Mon, Nov 18, 2019
1:30pm to 3:00pm

WISE & Healthy Aging, 1527 4th Street, Santa Monica
Adrienne Tesarek, OTF/L, UCLA occupational therapist, will discuss the evidence supporting conservative therapeutic interventions for treating osteoarthritis in the finger joints. This event is part of the UCLA Health 50 Plus Program that offers individuals age 50 and older access to educational lectures, exercise opportunities, information on community and health [...]

Cancer Genetics Update

Tue, Nov 19, 2019
6:30pm to 8:00pm

Cancer Support Community Pasadena - 76 E. Del Mar Blvd, Suite 215, Pasadena
Dorcas Chi, MD UCLA oncologist, will focus on the understanding of hereditary breast ovarian cancer syndrome and other hereditary GI cancer syndromes.

OCD Overview

Wed, Nov 20, 2019
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Auditorium at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, 1250 16th Street, Santa Monica
Sarosh Motivala, PhD, UCLA Adult OCDS psychologist, will present various strategies to help with obsessive-compulsive disorders.