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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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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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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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