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Moving Mountains, Getting 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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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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Art Fund Initiative, Creating Healing Spaces

We all know what it’s like to enter a truly beautiful space. It can be uplifting, inspirational, and even an emotional experience.

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Pines & Armstrong, Fostering Innovation

Brad Armstrong and Denise Pines recently joined the foundation board of directors for the same reason: to make sure the hospital keeps getting stronger.

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MLKCH Nurse Manager Featured in Publication

Congratulations to our own Andrew Ausland who we spotted on the cover of Working Nurse magazine for its feature, Men in Nursing 2015.

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Weingart Foundation, Pioneering Advanced Care

The lead gift of $750,000 supports our work to help keep patients out of the emergency room by providing appropriate primary care for their conditions.

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Good Hope Medical Foundation, Advancing Health

The most recent $200,000 grant award responds to the community’s need for appropriate and timely specialty primary care.

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MLKCH Earns New Tech Recognition

Only 26% of hospitals nationwide have the earned this recognition—the highest our hospital could achieve in its first six months. Find out what it means.

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Our Hospital, ‘We’re Open to Everyone’

What it means to be a safety-net hospital and addressing the physician shortage were topics Dr. Batchlor discussed in a March 2016 television interview.

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MLKCH CEO Dr. Elaine Batchlor

Our hospital CEO is excited to put the “community” from our name into action. Read more about the hospital’s community health efforts.

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The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, Giving Big

CEO Wendy Garen discusses how excited her foundation is to support the hospital and its big goals for a community with scarce resources.

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