Operation Mend

'They are recovering quickly and getting real relief from the extreme pain that was bothering them,’ says UCLA orthopedic surgeon Dr. Don Young Park

By uclahealth • March 1, 2022

A partnership formed in 1947 between UCLA and the VA has evolved into a multitude of services and research studies

By Sandy Cohen • November 10, 2021

UCLA Health President Johnese Spisso and UCLA Chancellor Gene Block will join a contingent of nearly 100

By Sandy Cohen • November 10, 2021

New intensive-treatment program helps veterans get back to a healthy, active lifestyle

By uclahealth • November 10, 2021

From lung disease to cancer, the health ramifications of that earth-shattering day continue for many present at Ground Zero

By uclahealth • September 10, 2021

The program was created to care for post-9/11 veterans

By Sandy Cohen • September 7, 2021

'It’s very heartbreaking for the soldiers,' says UCLA Health psychiatrist Bruce Kagan who leads an outpatient PTSD clinic for the Veterans Administration

By Sandy Cohen • August 24, 2021

When it comes to helping a veteran with PTSD, families too often tend to focus the majority of their physical, emotional and mental resources into taking care of that person, inadvertently creating an imbalance that can both constrain the veteran’s healing and further stress the family. Dr. Jo Sornborger, director [...]

By uclahealth • June 13, 2019

On Flag Day, June 14, a group of kindergarten students from the Berkeley Hall School in Los Angeles presented a homemade "quilt of valor" to UCLA Health Operation Mend, a program that provides medical, surgical and psychological services at UCLA for wounded members of the military who have [...]

By • June 29, 2017

When supporting a nonprofit organization, some people write checks and others volunteer their [...]

By • May 9, 2017