UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica

Integrative therapy is ‘like a massage for your soul,’ says one UCLA Health patient

By Sandy Cohen • April 5, 2022

‘Older patients are a vulnerable group that often doesn’t get the attention they need, and UCLA Health has shown this is important and has elevated that level of care and has made them a priority,’ says Geriatric Clinical Nurse Specialist Tina Mamais

By uclahealth • December 14, 2021

The procedure, approved by the FDA in 2018, is less risky and less invasive than older techniques

By uclahealth • November 30, 2021

‘Randy is the epitome of the professional nurse,’ says David Bailey, chief nursing officer for UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

By Sandy Cohen • November 17, 2021

‘I promised myself to always give back to the community and give someone else the opportunity of hope the way someone provided it to me,’ says Michelle Santizo, a nurse at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

By uclahealth • November 9, 2021

Recognition keeps the hospital among an elite group of facilities across the nation

By uclahealth • January 21, 2021

“Where are Santa’s reindeer?” wonders eight-year-old Arturo Hernandez. Santa Claus and the Santa Monica Fire Department visited patients at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital in Santa Monica. Ignicia Varela, Arturo’s mother, reveals Santa’s answer, “They are on the roof. Santa arrives in a helicopter.” She continues, “We’ve been here for more [...]

By uclahealth • January 3, 2020

“The hospital doesn’t feel like home, and I think when you get decorations, it makes you feel more comfortable,” reflects 15-year-old Mac Bailey. Mac decorated rooms through Once Upon A Room at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital in Santa Monica with his sister, 17-year-old Lily Bailey. Lily says, “I had surgery [...]

By uclahealth • January 3, 2020

“The United Airlines visit is one my favorites from the whole year,” gushes Tracy Serrano, a child life specialist at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital, Santa Monica. “Our community partners from United Airlines come to visit all our patients and provide them with Ben Flyin Adventure bears. They’ve been coming for [...]

By uclahealth • January 3, 2020

“Being given a moment to take time out of our day to do this is really stress-relieving,” affirms Katherine Cohen, an administrative care partner and supply manager at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. Katherine participated in a holiday art workshop on the orthopedic floor. “I’m making a bottle for my [...]

By uclahealth • January 3, 2020