The Cherese Mari Laulhere Child Life Department at CHOC Children’s strives to normalize the hospital environment for patients and families. Follow along for a day in the life of Karlie, an oncology child life specialist.
In honor of International Women’s Day, CHOC Children's female physician and nursing leaders offer insight and encouragement to women pursuing careers in medicine.
Ella underwent heart surgery at CHOC Children's when she was just 7 months old to correct her coarctation of the aorta. Today, she's thriving.
Veer was born with a hole in his heart called ventricular septal defect, and needed surgery to repair it when he was four years old. Today, he's thriving.
Gracie's parents were heartbroken to disocver she had severe to profound hearing loss. After receiving cochlear implants, her language skills now exceed most normal hearing children.