Work That Matters

Published on April 11, 2022
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Dr. Clementine Vo had been feeling helpless about the war in Ukraine. When the opportunity arose to help, she didn’t hesitate. Read More
Published on April 1, 2022
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The Healing Response Team at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is a peer support program available to all team members, safeguarding their well-being and ensuring the best care for patients and families. Read More
Published on November 15, 2021
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Susan Durham, MD, MS, and Shafali Spurling Jeste, MD, share their thoughts on how to close the gaps in women’s leadership in neurosurgery and neurology. Read More
Published on October 1, 2021
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Through the Employee Assistance Program, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles supports team members’ emotional, psychosocial and spiritual wellness—professionally and personally. Read More
Published on September 29, 2021
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Through Spiritual Care Services at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, team members have access to guided meditation sessions that can help them slow down, manage stress and feel more connected. Read More
Published on September 21, 2021
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In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles asked some of our Latino/a/x team members: “What message would you give your younger self?” Their responses are collected here. Read More
Published on June 14, 2021
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In honor of Pride Month, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles asked some of our LGBTQ+ team members: “What message would you give your younger self?” or “What message would you give to young LGBTQ+ people today?” Their responses are collected here. Read More
Published on May 24, 2021
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In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles posed a question to some of our Asian-American and Pacific Islander team members: Knowing what you know now, what advice would you give your 10-year-old self? Responses are collected... Read More
Published on May 12, 2021
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Lindsay Quirk, MSN, BSN, CPNP, CPN loves emergency medicine. Her passion and expertise helped to define the Emergency Department’s current nurse practitioner program. Read More
Published on May 9, 2021
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Hematology-Oncology Nurse Sona Daldumyan uses her own experience of tragedy and perseverance to help her patients. Read More
Published on May 5, 2021
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Advanced Practice Nurse, Debbie Harris, MN, RN, CPNP, celebrates 30 years of making a difference at CHLA. Read More
Published on April 21, 2021
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In honor of Armenian History Month, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles posed a question to some of our Armenian-American team members: Knowing what you know now, what advice would you give your 10-year-old self? Their responses are collected here. Read More
Published on February 15, 2021
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In honor of Black History Month, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles posed a question to a few Black/African American team members from across the organization. We wanted to know how their experiences affected how they saw the world. So we asked: What advice would you give your 10-... Read More
Published on September 10, 2020
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International patients and their families can rely on International Case Coordinators for support and hope. Read More
Published on April 30, 2020
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At Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, our nurses are dedicated to providing around-the-clock, top-notch care for our patients. For Kim Wheatley, a Registered Nurse in our Emergency Department, pursuing a nursing job at CHLA was a no-brainer. “I knew I wanted to work at... Read More
Published on April 30, 2020
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Relishing the Challenges of Managing Patients With Complex Needs For Anna Kitabjian, MSN, RN, CPNP, the opportunity to manage the care of children with complex needs and to mold a brand new position hold equal satisfaction. "Having the chance to show what a nurse... Read More
Published on April 30, 2020
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Learn how weightlifting helps Alvin de-stress after a high-intensity day of nursing By Candace Pearson Alvin Rocha, MSN, RN, CPN, recently lifted 120 kg (264 lbs) above his head—and he’s not done yet. Rocha’s passion is Olympic weightlifting, one of the oldest Olympic... Read More
Published on April 30, 2020
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By Vicki Cho Estrada The journey Martha Salmon, BSN, RN, CPN (6 West), took to the nursing profession wasn’t easy. Although she dreamed of becoming a nurse since age 12, Salmon says, “statistically, I shouldn’t have made it as a Hispanic, pregnant teen who needed to... Read More
Published on April 30, 2020
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Left to right: Emily Gray, RN; Danielle Arbios, RN; and Julia Nordstrom, RN By Vicki Cho Estrada During her 22 years at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Edahrline Salas, MA, RN, NPD-BC, HACP, CLSSGB, CPPS, CPHRM, has had several opportunities to... Read More
Published on April 30, 2020
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Left to right: RN Residency alumni Beth Zemetra, MHA, RN, NE-BC, and Charissa (Cherry) Altobar, MSML, BSN, RN, NPD-BC, NE-BC   By Candace Pearson Twenty years ago, Beth Zemetra, MHA, RN, NEBC, was finishing nursing school when she learned that... Read More

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