Behavioral health, healthcare, women in culture and business. Informed by past lives in film, education and design & architecture.
Zaha Hadid Broke Barriers To Create Dramatic, Darin...
Maya Lin creates works where the 'physical and psychological meet.'
Picking up where Bridget Jones' reviled "smug-marrieds" left off, I became a member of an equally suspect species: the smug online dater.
Keren Ziv, MD, chair of UCLA's Anesthesiology Wellness Committee, welcomed 24 department physicians, nurse anesthetists, and staff members to train as peer supporters in a pilot program that offers optional, confidential, and immediate support and information to colleagues following adverse events.
“It’s like an orchestra. Everyone’s playing differently, but if we’re not in harmony, it won’t work,” says Nirav Kamdar, MD, MPP, MBA, Director of Quality and a leader in our department’s innovation efforts. This “harmony” is exemplified by a recent collaboration among our Health System’s departments of neurosurgery, medicine, cardiology, and anesthesiology to deliver an optimal outcome in a complex case.
The patient, Russell Kingsley, suffered a fall which resulted in a fractured neck and sp...
Ina Garten's business acumen and instincts made the beloved Barefoot Contessa into a culinary empire.
The UCLA Comprehensive Pain Center recently launched a pilot program that explores interdisciplinary approaches to pain treatment and minimizes the use of prescription opioids.
Practicing medicine in a leading-edge academic setting offers many advantages: challenging cases, accomplished colleagues, and access to the most technologically-advanced equipment. And yet, the on-going pressures of such an environment can make it nearly impossible for physicians, nurses and staff to allow themselves to accept emotional support after challenging events, the same support they recognize as vital to their patients’ health and functioning.
“The culture of medicine, one of high s...
To help create new models of care, our leadership relies on Johnny Quach, MBA, Assistant Director of Business Analytics. Mr. Quach describes his job as “transforming raw data into intelligence that we can take action on.” Mr. Quach creates code in Excel, Sql and Tableau to aggregate elements gathered from our data platforms such as the Perioperative Data Warehouse (PDW).
This fall, the UCLA Simulation Center celebrates its 20th anniversary. From its humble beginnings in a shared CHS lab space with a single mannequin – the beloved “Stan” – the center has grown to a 9,000 square foot, newly renovated facility in Westwood’s Learning Center.
Ruth Handler And Her Barbie Refashioned Mattel And ...
The first woman on the Council for United Civil Right Leadership led a life of effective advocacy for women and people of color.
Agents & casting directors weigh in on LA actors buying black market casting info.