Since opening our doors in 1964, CHOC Children's has provided the highest quality medical care to children. Our regional health system includes a state-of-the-art 238 bed main hospital facility in the City of Orange, a hospital-within-a-hospital in Mission Viejo, and five community clinics — plus over 100 additional programs and services. With admissions growing by 95% since 1998, CHOC and CHOC at Mission combined rank as the 18th busiest children’s hospital in the country. http://www.choc.org/
University of California, Irvine is home to a medical school rich in history that spans more than 100 years. Founded in 1896, University of California, Irvine’s School of Medicine is the oldest continually operating medical school in the Los Angeles area.
Ranked as one of the top 50 U.S. medical schools for research by U.S. News & World Report, UC Irvine School of Medicine is dedicated to advancing the knowledge and practice of medicine through scholarly research, physician education and the provision of high-quality medical care to patients.http://www.healthaffairs.uci.edu/som/
The Circle of Care Foundation is a California non-profit public benefit corporation whose mission is to fund important healthcare community based programs, including services at the Grossman Burn Centers. Through The Circle of Care Foundation, Grossman Burn Centers are able to provide patient and family support systems such as a family apartment & a family camp weekend, as well as provide educational programs for health care professionals and present community burn prevention education and outreach programs. http://www.thecircleofcarefoundation.org
Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach provides a wide range of primary and specialty care for children of all ages, from newborns to young adults, as well as expectant mothers. The MemorialCare Center for Women at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach welcomes 6,000 babies into the world each year and it is home to one of the largest neonatal intensive care units in California, treating more high-risk infants daily than any other hospital in Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties. Our state-of-the-art Electronic Medical Record system ensures our patients receive the best, safest possible care. http://www.memorialcare.org/miller/about.cfm
Grossman Burn Centers are plastic surgery-based medical centers of excellence specializing in the comprehensive treatment of burns - from acute care and reconstruction, to rehabilitation and psychological counseling. Since we first began in 1969, Grossman Burn Centers have earned a world-wide reputation as the innovative leaders in burn treatment. In addition to the many pioneering innovative techniques developed by founder Dr. A. Richard Grossman which are now standard practice in the treatment of many burns, Grossman Burn Centers are further distinguished by the compassionate, nurturing, personalized and team-centered ways we provide treatment, which our experience has shown result in less patient discomfort and speedier recoveries with better results. http://www.grossmanburncenter.com
MEDleys is an organization dedicated to bringing joy and healing through musical performances to patients in clinics as well as the underserved of our local communities. First established as a student group at UCLA, MEDleys has since expanded to now include active chapters at the National Institutes of Health, the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the UCI School of Medicine. All members are united by a passion for music and strong enthusiasm for serving the community!
SeventyK represents approximately 70,000 children, adolescent and young adult patients in this country who are diagnosed with cancer every year. The adolescent and young adult patient population is also known as the AYA population. As you probably know, there are 1.4 million Americans who are diagnosed with cancer on a yearly basis. 70,000 represents the group of patients who are under the age of 40 and who we now know have poorer outcomes and are given much less attention. http://seventyk.org/