Our Mission

To gather and steward resources in support of the mission, vision, and values of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital and the community it serves.

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Our Work in Action

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Creating Access and Hope

Aiming to improve lives and boost community access to early diagnosis and treatment, the gift creates a dedicated CT Suite and names the Hope Emergency Center.

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Moving Mountains, Recruiting Doctors to South LA

"The physician gap in this community is the next mountain we must move,” says MLKCH CEO Dr. Elaine Batchlor.

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We Have LA’s CEO and CTO of the Year

Recent recognitions for CEO Dr. Elaine Batchlor and CIIO Sajid Ahmed underscore the hospital’s dedication to providing the highest quality care for our safety-net community.

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Welcome New Board Members

We’re proud to formally introduce our newest additions to the MLK Community Health Foundation board of directors: John Kobara, Kyle Walton, and Larry Rosen.

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Thank You, W.M. Keck Foundation!

The $500,000 grant for our Advanced Care Program expands local access to primary and specialty care
for adults in our community with complex chronic conditions.

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Growing Our Family, One Card at a Time

This May, the foundation invited the community to join us in support of healthy families through its Happy Birthday Campaign. Learn more and get involved.

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Our Initiatives

Advanced Care Program

Supporting patients transitioning from the hospital, or who need specialized care to manage their health and remain in their homes.

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Inpatient Services

Filling our community’s urgent need for services that can stop disease progression and save lives.

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Innovations in Healthcare

Succeeding in high-tech and high-touch healthcare delivery with state-of-the-art systems to ensure high-quality patient care.

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Art Fund

Creating a welcoming space for patients, their families, and caregivers that reduces recovery time and eases patient stress.

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Our Initiatives

Advanced Care Program

Supporting patients transitioning from the hospital, or who need specialized care to manage their health and remain in their homes.

Learn More »

Inpatient Services

Filling our community’s urgent need for services that can stop disease progression and save lives.

Learn More »

Innovations in Healthcare

Succeeding in high-tech and high-touch healthcare delivery with state-of-the-art systems to ensure high-quality patient care.

Learn More »

Art Fund

Creating a welcoming space for patients, their families, and caregivers that reduces recovery time and eases patient stress.

Learn More »

Willowbrook Master Plan

What started as a single effort to deliver high-quality healthcare by creating a new hospital is now a large effort to inspire health and wellness throughout the whole community. The Willowbrook MLK Wellness Community master plan uses our new MLKCH as the catalyst to bring not only new healthcare facilities and services to South Los Angeles, but also new:

  • Recreation opportunities
  • Food resources
  • Walkways and bike paths
  • Events

Watch the 3-minute video to see how our hospital fits into the larger vision to create a community of health and wellness.