These days, most cancer survivors are being cared for in the community, rather than in a hospital or medical facility. The UCLA-LIVESTRONG™ Survivorship Center of Excellence has partnered with three excellent community partners to ensure the spread of best practices for survivorship care in the Los Angeles community. Our community partners include:
- Torrance Memorial Medical Center: Torrance Memorial Medical Center is a locally governed, 376-bed, non-profit medical center whose purpose is to provide quality healthcare services, predominantly to the residents of the South Bay, Peninsula and Harbor communities.
Survivorship Care Coordinator: Miriam Sleven, R.N., M.S., O.C.N.
Phone: (310) 517-4665
For more info, please visit the TMMC website.
- Olive View-UCLA Medical Center: Olive View-UCLA Medical Center is set at the foothills of the San Gabriel mountains in the northeast San Fernando Valley. This hospital is one of six operated by the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services and is home to the Avon Cares for Life program. It is a general acute care teaching hospital which serves more than one and one-half million residents of the San Fernando Valley and adjacent north Los Angeles County areas.
Survivorship Coordinator: Marian Perez-Hemmelgarn, M.P.H.
Phone: (818) 364-3194
For more info, please visit the Olive View-UCLA Medical Center website.
UCLA-LIVESTRONG™ also partners with other LIVESTRONG™ Centers of Excellence across the nation.
For more information, please contact:
Amy Jacobson, RN, NP-BC
650 Charles E. Young Drive South, Room A2-125 CHS
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Last updated: 6/20/2013 1:18:05 PM