An "Angel" Fights for the Sickest Patients

Empathy for COVID-19 patients inspired nurse Angela Escobar to push for a change in hospital policy.

Strange, Unpredictable, Deadly

The odds were stacked against patient James Simpson. But a dedicated team and high-quality care have been important tools in the uncertain battle against COVID-19. 

Stunning and Unexpected Gifts from the Community

Bank of the West, Tesla, Target, celebrities, local school teachers, donut shops and others deliver “stunning, unexpected” gifts to Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital to help fight COVID-19.

Infectious Disease Doctors Brace in South LA

Two infectious disease doctors prepare for a surge of patients with apprehension, fear—and hope. 

On the Front Lines of COVID-19 in South LA

Danica Riedlinger is an Emergency Department nurse putting her life on the line for a community she believes in.

Message from our CEO

An update on our hospital's response to COVID-19 (coronavirus) from MLKCH CEO, Dr. Elaine Batchlor. 

Love and Lifelines Lead from Poverty to MLKCH

From a grandmother’s generous love comes a doctor who knows firsthand about the struggles his South LA patients face.

MLKCH Finds Mobile Partner to ‘Boost Health’

Our hospital’s exciting work with a team of innovative partners engages South LA residents in a mobile vision of health.

Kaiser Health News Profiles MLKCH Doctor

Psychiatrist Dr. Yamanda Edwards is an example of the mission-driven people who are the heart of our hospital's medical team. 

Celebrating Our Doctors

In March we rallied our community to thank the amazing doctors we have working at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital. 

Meet the Joyful Dr. Myron Hall

Dr. Myron Hall feels joy about doing his life’s work at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital and his joy is contagious. 

From Hospital to Healthcare System

Weingart Foundation and Ballmer Group give a combined $15 million to boost our hospital’s vision to bring doctors to South LA.