In honor of National Hospital Week, four members of the CHOC family share in their own words what about their work is so inspiring and why they are so committed to CHOC’s mission.
A philanthropic initiative from Disney is infusing additional joy and magic to the hospital experience for patients and families.
CHOC is the largest Brineura infusion center in the US to treat Batten disease, a rare neurological condition.
Health screenings are conducted by members of the CHOC team, and during slower stretches of their shifts, many of the screeners have taken to adding kid-friendly doodles to the small circular stickers worn by patients and families.
Every day, child life specialists from CHOC’s Cherese Mari Laulhere Child Life Department work across many areas of CHOC Hospital and CHOC at Mission Hospital, striving to normalize the hospitalize environment for patients and families.
For parents of children who need specialty care on top of their typical visits with pediatricians, CHOC’s growing Primary Care Network offers seamless integration with more than 30 specialty areas.
In order to prepare our bodies for physical activity, such as the virtual CHOC Walk, it’s essential we have adequate nutrition and hydration.