OUR MISSION

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit hospital for pediatric care.  CHLA has been named the best children’s hospital on the West Coast and is among the top five in the nation for clinical excellence with its selection to the prestigious US News & World Report Honor Roll.  Children’s Hospital is home to The Saban Research Institute, one of the largest and most productive pediatric research facilities in the United States.  The Hospital is also one of America’s premier teaching hospitals through its affiliation since 1932 with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California.  CHLA is a research hospital and we believe that it is through research that we can improve the delivery of care to the children of the future.

The hospital’s Mission Statement is:

We create hope and build healthier futures.

FAST FACTS:                                       

  • Founded in 1901, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is the oldest, freestanding children’s hospital in California.
  • Admits 15,682 inpatients per year.
  • 348,440 outpatient visits per year.
  • Treats more than 111,000 individual patients.
  • 77,673 Emergency Department visits per year.
  • 16,262 pediatric surgeries performed – more complex procedures than any other hospital in Southern California.
  • More than 5,500 employees and 802 medical staff.
  • One of the largest pediatric transport programs in the nation, transferring 2,338 patients by helicopter, Learjet and ambulance per year.
  • 357 active licensed beds overall
  • 106 pediatric critical care beds (more than any other hospital in the western U.S.)

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Since its beginning, Peninsula Committee Children’s Hospital has donated more than $14,000,000 to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

 

2017 Fund Raising Events

  • April 24, 2017Seahorse Classic
  • September 8,9,10 201760th Annual Portuguese Bend National Horse Show
  • Amazon SmileShop for PCCH!
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