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Helping patients get back to doing the things they love most

In 2016, Julie Hollinger Pascal suffered a spinal cord injury that left her paralyzed from the arms down and unable to do the things she loves most; spending time gardening, practicing yoga and riding her bike. Referrals from family and friends led Julie to the care of Dr. Ramzi Ben-Youssef, medical director of the Inpatient [...]

By |2018-08-08T12:58:09+00:00August 8th, 2018|Impact Stories|Comments Off on Helping patients get back to doing the things they love most

Enabling high-risk pregnancies to result in joyful outcomes

When the Kadkhodazadehs found out Linda was pregnant with their third child, they knew that they would return to the doctors they trusted at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital (USC VHH). Having already undergone two cesarean deliveries there, Linda knew that USC VHH was the right place to care for her through this pregnancy too. Because [...]

By |2018-08-08T12:37:48+00:00August 8th, 2018|Impact Stories|Comments Off on Enabling high-risk pregnancies to result in joyful outcomes

Allowing patients to hear the words “You are cancer-free.”

When Mincin Golchini was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer at the age of 42, she struggled with many questions, including whether she would see her fifteen-year-old son grow up. At the time of her diagnosis, her cancer had extended beyond the immediate region of the original tumor and had invaded three lymph nodes. The [...]

By |2018-08-08T12:34:35+00:00August 8th, 2018|Impact Stories|Comments Off on Allowing patients to hear the words “You are cancer-free.”

Developing empathetic medical leaders of the future

A native of Stockton, California, Amy Komure recently graduated from the Keck School of Medicine with an M.D. and a master’s degree in public health. Her parents, a farmer and a social worker, have inspired her to show empathy and advocate for those who lack resources. When Amy received a call notifying her that [...]

By |2018-08-17T13:41:44+00:00August 8th, 2018|Impact Stories|Comments Off on Developing empathetic medical leaders of the future