Born and raised in Cuba, Angelfrey Armas Ruiz, MD, made significant sacrifices on his path to becoming a doctor.
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Loma Linda University Health’s neonatal intensive care unit participated in Kangaroo-a-thon, a worldwide challenge to promote Kangaroo Care, a method known as skin-to-skin contact.
Alameda Health System has published a collective memory of the work it did to care for its community throughout the pandemic.
After a decade of dealing with atrial fibrillation, heart surgery restored actor Stanton Rutledge’s movie career.
She once thought Black people couldn’t be doctors. Now Chelsea Nash is set on becoming one while helping people of color do the same.
At Casa Colina, a new way of treating wounds allows blood drawn from patients with diabetic foot ulcers to be processed to create a patch containing the patient’s own fibrin, platelets, and white blood cells.
Ella Mae Ferneil’s background is filled with many “firsts” — first African American registered nurse, public health nurse, visiting nurse, and school nurse in the state of California. Children’s Hospital Oakland is proud to honor this remarkable and determined woman.
Gone are the dreary psychiatric facilities with sterile interiors and small windows. With large windows and white-oak floors, the new home of UCSF’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences aims to promote transparency and normalize mental health care.
The Infant Chronic Lung Disease Program at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles provides coordinated and comprehensive care in all areas of development for infants and children with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia.