Chase Child Life Program

Isha, the new pediatric facility pooch, is already brightening spirits

By Sandy Cohen • October 26, 2022

Mattel’s Brave Barbie has been used to empower oncology patients

By uclahealth • September 16, 2021

‘All kids should have the opportunity to play, connect and enjoy childhood,’ says Chase Child Life Director Kelli Carroll

By Sandy Cohen • March 30, 2021

UCLA Health Staff Find Peace in Midst of Storm

By Jane Murcia • April 15, 2020

“I will ask the parents to write a poem or letter to their baby,” explains Esteban Roa, a music therapy fellow at UCLA Mattel Children’s ...

By uclahealth • November 25, 2019

“I started watching music therapy videos online and was really inspired,” recalls Grace Pak, a music therapy intern at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital. “I have ...

By uclahealth • November 22, 2019

“I’m a vocalist, but as part of my music therapy training, I learned how to play percussion, the guitar, and the keyboard,” explains Amira Gill, ...

By uclahealth • November 21, 2019

While no day is ever the same, today will be an extra-busy day for Karleen Wray, Child Life Specialist II at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital ...

By uclahealth • March 28, 2019

No child wants to spend days in the hospital, ...

By uclahealth • December 5, 2016

Dehydration is a very common heat-related condition, and can be a dangerous consequence of diarrhea, vomiting and fever. In the most severe instances, dehydration can ...

By uclahealth • June 19, 2016