Employee Spotlights

June 3, 2019

A “worst commute” becomes a dream-come-true

By unews employeenews

Camile Collins’ daily commute covers nearly 90 miles and takes her through three counties on her way to Westwood.

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Kurtz family provides more than seven decades of service to UCLA Health

May 9, 2019

Kurtz family provides more than seven decades of service to UCLA Health

By unews employeenews

“I felt like I’d won the lottery when I was given the opportunity to become a part of the UCLA family.”

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Tags: U News, U News May 2019


April 11, 2019

UCLA Health physicians named among the city’s best doctors

By unews employeenews

More than 185 UCLA Health physicians have been named to Los Angeles Magazine’s 2019 list of “Top Doctors” in Los Angeles. The results are based on a Los Angeles Magazine survey that asked physicians throughout Los Angeles County to identify doctors they considered to be at the top of their fields. To learn more, visit lamag.com/top-doctors. Category/speciality […]

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Tags: 2019 top doctors, LA Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine, top doctors


Sara Crager, MD, medical director, early recognition and emergency response

April 3, 2019

Sara Crager, MD, medical director, early recognition and emergency response

By unews employeenews

“I’m passionate about education. I love it when my residents have that ‘aha’ moment where you see something really clicking for them.”

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Tags: U News, U News April 2019


Marianne Rowan-Braun, new chief patient experience officer

March 5, 2019

Marianne Rowan-Braun, new chief patient experience officer

By unews employeenews

“It doesn’t take a special degree to reduce the suffering of others.”

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Tags: U News, U News March 2019



February 12, 2019

Shout-out to Amber Sophonlath Keo, nurse, UCLA Health

By unews employeenews

“Amber is a great coworker who is always willing to help you and do whatever it takes to help UCLA patients. She stays late to support the needs of patients, restocks supplies and organizes the rooms to ensure everything is ready for the morning. She exhibits exceptional patient care and teamwork. Amber deserves to be […]

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Tags: Amber Sophonlath Keo, Cambria Kramer, nurse, Palos Verdes, UCLA Health


Sandra Stillwater and Jerome Bulavsky, UCLA volunteers

February 6, 2019

Sandra Stillwater and Jerome Bulavsky, UCLA volunteers

By unews employeenews

After working in law for decades, this retired couple decided to give back to their community by becoming UCLA Health volunteers.

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Tags: U News, U News February 2019


Lindsay Brant, cardiothoracic ICU nurse, travels to Nepal to treat patients who lack access to care

January 8, 2019

Lindsay Brant, cardiothoracic ICU nurse, travels to Nepal to treat patients who lack access to care

By unews employeenews

“These medical pilgrimages have been life-changing, but challenging!”

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Tags: Dan Lin, Lindsay Brant, Nomads Clinic, U News, U News January 2019


Armando "Mondo" Medina, comprehensive care coordinator

December 1, 2018

Armando “Mondo” Medina, comprehensive care coordinator

By unews employeenews

“[Physicians] see the difference we make with patients and they trust us to take care of their patients’ needs.”

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Tags: U News, U News November December 2018