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Good Health News From The Barber

Nine barbershops in South Los Angeles are teaming with MLKCH to bring health education to men in a place that feels comfortable: the barber’s chair.  

DAISY Awards: Kind Hearts And Smart Ideas

Two nurses known for their compassionate and innovative approaches to patient care received the DAISY Award at Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital.

Nurses Make Heart Health A Priority

Patients with congestive heart failure often get readmitted to the hospital. Here’s what a group of determined MLKCH nurses did to help them better manage their condition.

MLKCH Graduates Its First Class Of Versant RN Residents

MLKCH recently graduated its first class of Versant residents, a prestigious, year-long residency program to jumpstart the careers of new nursing school graduates.

Meet Dr. PK Fonsworth

Read how Dr. PK Fonsworth overcame enormous obstacles to become the first addiction medicine psychiatrist at MLKCH.

Meet Midwife Cathy Berkovitz

Cathy’s priority is to “trust the process,” giving mothers the time, support, and space they need to have a healthy, safe birth.

A Puppy Brings Smiles To MLKCH

Under the care of an MLK Community Medical Group staffer, the 9-month-old puppy is in training to be a service dog.

Meet Our Med-Surg Tele Nurse Manager

Charlene Gozony describes how working in the Medical-Surgical Telemetry float pool builds experience and brings unique rewards.

Meet Our ICU Nursing Supervisor Lyrose Ortiz

Learn how Lyrose cares for her team, encourages success, and ensures positive patient outcomes in an interview published in Working Nurse magazine. 

Meet Our High School Volunteers

Several students from King/Drew Magnet High School of Medicine and Science participated in our new Summer Junior Volunteer Program.

Kaiser Health News Profiles MLKCH Doctor

Psychiatrist Dr. Yamanda Edwards is an example of the mission-driven people who are the heart of our hospital’s medical team.

Meet Dr. Casillas

Learn a little about the medical director of our Emergency Department.

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