Our Work in Action

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Dr. Batchlor Receives Leadership Award

The James Irvine Foundation bestowed the honor, along with a gift of $250,000, for improving health equity and access in South LA.

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From the Ground Up

Ruben Aguayo gives back to MLKCH because he can relate to how important our hospital’s quality healthcare services are to the residents of South LA.

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From Teen Mom to Maternity Department Leader

Tammy Turner became a mother at age 16 and was determined to break the cycle of poverty she had been born into by successfully pursuing a career in nursing.

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Building a Relationship with Good Health

This family found a doctor they loved and it changed their relationship to health. See how access to high-quality care impacted three generations.

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Our Nurses Take Patients’ Needs to Heart

With compassion and perception, our nurses create a way to empower patients with heart disease to improve their health at home.

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Wells Fargo Accelerates Innovative Effort to Bring Doctors to South LA

Wells Fargo announced its commitment to solving South Los Angeles’ medical provider shortage with a $1 million gift to Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital (MLKCH).

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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.