It's Time for a New Social Contract

We have a defective social contract built on centuries of racist mindset—it’s time to change that. 



MLKCH CEO elected to National Academy of Medicine

Our CEO has received one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine—election to the National Academy of Medicine.

Dr. Batchlor Receives Leadership Award

The James Irvine Foundation bestowed the honor, along with a gift of $250,000, for improving health equity and access in South LA.

Citi Shines National Spotlight on MLKCH

Dr. Batchlor's leadership in transforming South LA is honored in Citi's month-long, multimedia Progress Makers campaign. 

Welcome Our New Board Chair, John E. Kobara

Passionate about the power of community-building to improve people’s lives, John brings extensive leadership experience to our board.

Watch Newsmaker Dr. Batchlor on ABC7

Our CEO Dr. Elaine Batchlor and Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas discuss the vision for the MLK Medical Campus. 

Dr. Batchlor Inducted into Hall of Fame

The UCLA honor recognizes Dr. Batchlor’s unwavering commitment to eliminating health disparities in underserved communities. 

Dr. Batchlor Honored as 2015 Woman of the Year

The honorific recognizes Dr. Batchlor’s 20 years as a medical professional and her work to increase healthcare access to underserved and vulnerable populations. 

MLKCH CEO Dr. Elaine Batchlor

Our hospital CEO is excited to put the "community" from our name into action. Read more about the hospital’s community health efforts. 

Dr. Batchlor Honored by Becker’s Hospital Review

The Becker’s lists include policy makers, executives, and physicians with demonstrated influence in the healthcare industry nationally.

Pines & Armstrong, Fostering Innovation

Brad Armstrong and Denise Pines recently joined the foundation board of directors for the same reason: to make sure the hospital keeps getting stronger.

Outreach is Vital to Board Member Steve Yslas

In this board member spotlight profile, Steve Yslas, native of South Los Angeles, shares the importance of the hospital to the community.