CHLA News & Media

Published on May 7, 2020
21386-chla-placeholders_320x165_v2_0.jpg KOST 103.5’s on-air personality Ellen K and Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner and his wife Kourtney serve as honorary hosts for the family-friendly event supporting CHLA’s everyday heroes   Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) will hold its Fourth... Read More
Published on May 4, 2020
Sad teenager at home.png Tips to help teens cope with missed milestones—and a life interrupted.  By Katie Sweeney  Graduations. Proms. Quinceañeras. Bar mitzvahs and bat mitzvahs. Senior trips. Sports seasons. School plays. The COVID-19 crisis has... Read More
Published on May 1, 2020
Glucoft_Hero.png  CHLA’s infection prevention specialist has the exact training necessary to handle the COVID-19 crisis  By Monica Rizzo Supply inventory. Cleaning protocols. Employee health. Available beds. Visitor guidelines. Exciting stuff?  Maybe not to... Read More
Published on May 1, 2020
Hero crop woman and child.png By Dr. Bianca Edison Although research has proven the immense benefits of physical activity for the body and brain, families may be facing the difficult challenge of achieving the same levels of physical activity they once had prior to quarantine restrictions amidst the... Read More
Published on May 1, 2020
CHLA-Blog-Sowell-Thumbnail-400x210-01.jpg Elizabeth Sowell, PhD Adolescence is a time of great change, both emotionally, socially and physically. To understand how these changes affect the health of our nation’s children as they develop, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has funded the... Read More
Published on April 30, 2020
Fulfilling-a-Lifelong-Dream-of-Becoming-a-Pediatric-Nurse-2.jpg Read about how Suly’s life experiences and support from CHLA helped her achieve her lifelong goal of becoming a pediatric nurse. A career in pediatric nursing is unlike any other career path in healthcare. It takes a special kind of person and skill set to deal with the... Read More
Published on April 30, 2020
Passion-for-Working.jpg Learn How CHLA Nurse Carolynn’s Passion for Working with Children Led Her to a Fulfilling Career as a Pediatric Nurse. Becoming a nurse means choosing a career in caring, especially for those that choose pediatrics. Pediatric nurses devote their skills and care to children... Read More
Published on April 30, 2020
Bethany_Headshot-2.jpg Learn how Bethany’s Experiences and Support from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Eventually Led Her to Achieving Her Goal of Becoming a Pediatric Nurse! Many people may think that working in pediatrics is just like working with adults. Children are just smaller adults, so it... Read More
Published on April 30, 2020
Briana-Blankenburg.jpg Learn How Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Can Help People like Briana Make a Smooth Transition from Adult Care to Pediatrics. Sometimes it’s difficult to make the transition from adult care to pediatrics. There are many things that might make a nurse feel nervous to take a... Read More
Published on April 30, 2020
21386-chla-placeholders_320x165_v2_0.jpg 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 CHLA... Read More
Published on April 30, 2020
This-is-a-Dream-Job.jpg 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
21386-chla-placeholders_320x165_v2_0.jpg After 46 years as a registered nurse at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Tommy Covington says goodbye to his CHLA family and reflects on the amazing years he’s had with them. Tommy spent four years in the Navy as a hospital corpsman caring for the ill and injured. During his... Read More
Published on April 30, 2020
21386-chla-placeholders_320x165_v2_0.jpg The Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation Newborn and Infant Critical Care Unit is a Level III, state-of-the-art intensive care unit designed to treat Children’s Hospital Los Angeles’ smallest patients. The NICCU team is full of dedicated care providers who provide complex... Read More
Published on April 30, 2020
21386-chla-placeholders_320x165_v2_0.jpg Our dedicated team of nurses is the backbone of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Every day they are committed to providing exceptional around-the-clock care and a positive experience for our patients and families, no matter the circumstances. What’s the right way to show our... Read More
Published on April 30, 2020
21386-chla-placeholders_320x165_v2_0.jpg There was a time when the opportunities for women to practice medicine were extremely restricted. There was no one to pave the way, no one to guide us, no one to direct us. “We’re no longer hidden figures in this field; we’re your neighbors, your aunts, your cousins,” says... Read More
Published on April 30, 2020
From-Adult-Care-to-Pediatrics-2.jpg Read About Amanda’s Journey Through the Versant Transition RN Fellowship Program. Switching departments in any career field can be nerve-racking, but when your career involves caring for the health of others, that anxiety of the unknown can be daunting. It’s for this exact... Read More
Published on April 29, 2020
Extra Credit.jpg For Christine Uddin, fulfillment at work comes from being supported in going above and beyond One of the things I love most about working at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is that there are always opportunities to try new things. I’m not limited by my title or job... Read More
Published on April 29, 2020
Coming-Home.jpg Two years after leaving CHLA to explore the world, one nurse couldn’t wait to get back Among all the children’s hospitals I have worked at, no other place has made me feel as comfortable and important as CHLA. I worked for three years at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles... Read More
Published on April 29, 2020
Young-at-Heart.jpg Medical treatment at CHLA is serious and sophisticated. The vibe? Now that’s another story. For me, finding ways to make medicine work for kids makes the job so much more fulfilling. Taking care of kids is totally different than taking care of adults. It’s lighter. It’s... Read More
Published on April 29, 2020
Growing-with-CHLA.jpg Seizing leadership opportunities while helping patients There’s always mentoring that goes on here. They talk about leadership years before employees might even be thinking about it. I was hired as what we now call a Care Partner. When I just started out, my bosses encouraged... Read More

Pages