Robert Ellis Simon Foundation Gives $100,000 to Support Employee Mental Health

The gift will provide mental health and wellness resources to support healthcare workers in a historically challenging time

One Year Later: Peace of Mind

A gift to MLKCH comes full circle as seniors receive their vaccine shot at Gateway at Willowbrook

National Media Covers Healthcare Crisis in South LA

CNN, The New York Times, NPR and other national news media covered the healthcare crisis in South LA.

An "Angel" Fights for the Sickest Patients

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

MLKCH CEO featured in Milken Institute’s “Power of Ideas”

Dr. Elaine Batchlor, MLKCH CEO, is published in the Milken Institute’s prestigious online journal “The Power of Ideas.” 

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.