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CHLA Launches Its Annual Halloween Greeting Card Drive On ‘CHLA.org’

CHLA patient Nzinga Thomas, 5, with samples of this year’s Halloween greeting cards members of the public are encouraged to send to patients. Posted: Monday, October 23, 2017 – 3:44 PM At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), Halloween is all about treats when it comes to its patients. Supporters and friends in the community, across the country and around the world are invited to take part in the hospital’s annual Halloween greeting-card drive. Participants can visit CHLA.org/Halloween from […] 3:45 pm Read More

Virtual Reality In Pediatrics: Game Changer For Patients, Providers At CHLA

CHLA patients can now enjoy virtual reality while getting treatment. An anxious adolescent showed up to have his blood drawn and was asked if he’d like to try virtual reality goggles. The boy agreed. A few minutes later he asked, “When are you going to take it?” According to Jeffrey I. Gold, Ph.D., the boy was surprised when he took off his headset and found that the blood sample had already been drawn and was on the table beside him. 6:35 pm Read More

Actor Jack Black Visits Children’s Hospital Los Angeles To Support Make March Mater Fundraising Campaign

Actor Jack Black with 8-year-old CHLA patient Sasha Bogosian, who gave him a personalized demin jacket from her The Sasha Project collection that raises money for the hospital's arts program. Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017 – 8:07 PM Yesterday, Jack Black showed his support for the second annual Make March Matter campaign, benefiting Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA). He volunteered at Third Thursday, a special service and volunteer day.  During his visit, Black spent time playing games with young patients at their bedsides and chatting with their […] 8:10 pm Read More

Hollywood Foreign Press Association Helps CHLA Heal Patients Through The Arts

"Dancing With The Stars" professional ballroom dancer Val Chmerkovskiy takes part in a dance movement therapy session at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles with patient Josalin Escorcia, 6. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) is continuing its support for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles with its second $25,000 grant to drive collaboration between the entertainment community and the hospital’s Mark Taper-Johnny Mercer Artists Program. Led by  arts therapists and partners in the community, program uses music, dance, drama and other arts to address the physical and emotional challenges faced by hospitalized infants, children, teens and young adults. 4:42 pm Read More

Nancy Lee Joins CHLA As New VP, To Oversee Clinical Services, Operations

Nancy Lee In her new role at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Lee will oversee all clinical services and operations including inpatient and outpatient nursing, clinical laboratory and anatomic pathology, pharmacy, radiology, rehabilitation services, occupational, physical and speech therapy, audiology, respiratory therapy, social work, spiritual care services, language and cultural services, nutrition, clinical education and professional development, patient and family education and diversity services.   6:32 pm Read More