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MLKCH News

MLKCH's Uncertain Future

The hospital’s state funding arrangement is under threat. Without it, the hospital - and South LA - will suffer.

MLKCH featured in the Los Angeles Times

Award-winning photographer, Francine Orr, spent nearly a month documenting MLKCH's response to the COVID-19 crisis. 

Billie Eilish delivers a Mother’s Day surprise to MLKCH

Grammy winner joins growing list of stars to shine light and love on South LA community hospital serving the most vulnerable.

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MLKCH CEO elected to National Academy of Medicine

Our CEO has received one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine - election to the National Academy of Medicine.

MLKCH CEO Receives "Vision and Excellence" Award

Award recognizes Batchlor's efforts to bring a high-quality hospital to South LA.

Health and Haircuts

A new MLKCH partnership with local barbershops brings health education to African American and Latino men in a place they trust: the barber’s chair.

Dr. Batchlor Receives Leadership Award

The James Irvine Foundation bestowed the honor, along with a gift of $250,000, for improving health equity and access in South LA. ​​​​​​

MLKCH Launches Nursing Residency

Transitions to Practice will use an accredited nursing education module to train nurses to qualify for full-time, critical care positions.