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March 15th, 2017
*Doctor’s Day is March 30*
Celebrate and thank your UCLA doctor by sharing your story.
February 2nd, 2017
Celebrate all month long by sharing your story and raise awareness of the issues facing cancer survivors.
November 29th, 2016
As the election season recedes and the holidays approach, this may be the perfect time to decompress and reflect within about ourselves and our nation. For me, the process starts with taking a fresh look at the candidates’ slogans. Whether it’s “Make America Great Again” or “Stronger Together,” the message seems to be the same: […]
October 7th, 2016
Written by: Dr. Robert Bilder Every week I read new studies, reports or articles letting us know what’s wrong with college students today. They’re stressed out more than ever. They’re not sleeping. They’re abusing prescription medications. They’re overweight. They’re depressed. The list goes on and on. In some ways it’s like society is normalizing these problems for students instead of giving […]
October 4th, 2016
An estimated 43 million Americans – or 18 percent of the population – live with a mental illness, and many of them are facing it in secret. Some are even too ashamed to seek out the treatment that could help them. “Stigma [around mental illness] is shrinking, but we have a long way to go,” […]
Tags: Anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, discrimination, Dr. Thomas B. Strouse, mental health, mental illness awareness week, psychiatric illnesses, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, schizophrenia, stigma
October 4th, 2016
In a unique joint-venture partnership, UCLA Health has joined forces with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Select Medical to open the West’s largest acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital. The California Rehabilitation Institute (CRI) welcomed its first patient on July 21. Located in Century City, CRI features 138 private rooms where patients can receive advanced treatments as they […]
Tags: acute inpatient rehabilitation, brain injuries, California Rehabilitation Institute, cancer, inpatient rehabilitation, neuromuscular illness, orthopaedic injuries, rehabilitation, rehabilitation specialists, Select Medical, spinal-cord injuries, stroke
August 3rd, 2016
The growing availability of biologic therapies for rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory autoimmune disorders has had a dramatic impact on the treatment and prognosis for patients with these potentially disabling diseases. Biologics are genetically engineered drugs designed to interact with the body’s immune response to dampen the damaging effects of rheumatologic disorders. In the case […]
August 1st, 2016
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica is proud to have received the nursing profession’s highest honor: the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet® Recognition. “This achievement validates that UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica delivers excellent patient care and is a great place to work,” says Leah Korkis, nursing practice outcomes and Magnet coordinator at UCLA Medical […]
July 20th, 2016
When parents or their pediatricians are concerned about a child’s growth, they should seek a consultation. Given that earlier treatment is more likely to be successful, it’s best not to delay seeking those answers. With the introduction of recombinant human growth hormone, the treatment of childhood growth disorders has evolved significantly. When used appropriately, and […]
June 24th, 2016
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica welcomed a beautiful addition to its Santa Monica campus with the opening of the new Stuart House, a gift made possible through a unique partnership between the University of California Regents, UCLA Health and The Rape Foundation. Stuart House, established in 1988 by the hospital’s Rape Treatment Center, is recognized […]