This program provides after-school activities and sports, structured groups, mentoring, parenting classes, counseling and academic assistance to eligible youth and families to reduce gang membership and gang-related crime.
The Division of Infectious Diseases meets the challenges posed by pediatric infectious diseases. This rapidly changing field requires specialized, innovative approaches to both common infections and more serious infections caused by viruses.
Alongside the Center of Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, we are developing a virtual neonatal intensive care unit (VNICU) that will allow patients to receive specialized neonatal and perinatal care, even if they are remote from our hospital.
The Laura P. and Leland K. Whittier Virtual Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (VPICU) connects emergency rooms, community hospitals and intensive care units worldwide in a virtual network—permitting telemedicine consultations to even the most remote areas for the benefit of critically ill children around the globe.
The Vision Center at Children's Hospital Los Angeles is an international referral center for children with complex eye diseases. It is the only program of its kind in the United States with expertise in virtually every pediatric ophthalmologic subspecialty.
Vision Development Institute
The Vision Development Institute in The Vision Center proactively works with families to improve vision for children at risk of affected learning ability or lifelong visual impairment from childhood vision disorders.
Physicians in the Division of Pediatric Urology provide comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care for infants, children, adolescents and young adults who suffer from voiding dysfunction.
Each year individuals from our community volunteer more than 90,000 hours in 55 different areas of the hospital. Whether you are interested in a six-month commitment of volunteering with our patients or using your business or hospitality skills, we encourage you to apply for a volunteer position at Children’s Hospital.