Tag: white memorial medical center

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Daniel- Hero of the Month

June 5th, 2015

“Daniel was strong and supportive” After suffering severe stomach pains, Daniel was admitted to White Memorial Medical Center for treatment of appendicitis. This was the first hospital stay for 8-year-old Daniel, but he was open to asking questions and listened to all his nurses and staff. He willingly shared his experience and also listened to […]

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Cynthia- Hero of the Month

June 4th, 2015

“Cynthia relied on her own strength” Cynthia was admitted to White Memorial Medical Center around the holidays for appendicitis. The 5-year-old kindergartener sadly had to spend the holidays in a hospital bed, but bravely dealt with her situation. Here is her story, written by her nominating Child Life Specialist at the hospital. “Cynthia appeared very […]

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Andrew- Hero of the Month

June 4th, 2015

“Andrew immediately started asking questions” Andrew was admitted to White Memorial Medical Center for appendicitis. Right away, the staff knew he wasn’t like the average 5-year-old. Although he appeared frightened, Andrew immediately started asking questions about his situation. “Are you giving me a shot? Are you the doctor? How will you fix my tummy?” he […]

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Monserrat- Hero of the Month

June 4th, 2015

“We view Monserrat’s efforts as heroic!” Admitted to White Memorial Medical Center for appendicitis, 9-year-old Monserrat underwent surgery to remove the organ. Her time at the facility was spent bravely battling to recovery and communicating openly and honestly with her Child Life team. Her Child Life Specialist writes, “Monserrat shared her fears and concerns with […]

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Joshua – Hero of the Month

June 27th, 2014

Joshua came to White Memorial Medical Center suffering from abdominal pain that proved to be appendicitis. The 10-year-old appeared calm and was able to clearly explain what he was feeling within his body.

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Ruben – Hero of the Month

April 9th, 2014

Ruben is a shy, 5-year-old that has worked through multiple admissions at White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles. His stays at the center are a result of his severe asthma diagnosis.

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John at his Hero party with his mother

Kids Wish Network announces White Memorial Medical Center as an Honored Hero Facility of 2013

February 13th, 2014

LOS ANGELES, CA: Every year international children’s charity Kids Wish Network partners with hundreds of pediatric facilities to recognize kids experiencing life-altering situations through its Hero of the Month program. Kids Wish Network is overjoyed to announce White Memorial Medical Center as an Honored Hero Facility of 2013 for going above and beyond to celebrate […]

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Analeyah – Hero of the Month

February 13th, 2014

Analeyah is an adorable little 6-year-old from Los Angeles, CA, who has recently stayed quite a few times at White Memorial Medical Center. The shy child first came to the hopsital with respiratory distress and endured many frightenting procedures with numberous blood draws and IV starts.

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Kids Wish Network is a charitable organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children having experienced life-altering situations. Kids Wish Network assists children and their families through several key programs.