UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica

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UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
UCLA Health
Geography
Location Santa Monica, California, US
Coordinates 34°01′39″N 118°29′12″W / 34.02754°N 118.48659°W / 34.02754; -118.48659Coordinates: 34°01′39″N 118°29′12″W / 34.02754°N 118.48659°W / 34.02754; -118.48659
Organisation
Care system Private, Medicaid, Medicare
Hospital type Community
Affiliated university University of California, Los Angeles
History
Founded 1926
Links
Website http://uclahealth.org/santamonica

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, is a hospital located within the city of Santa Monica, California. The hospital was founded in 1926, and is a member of the UCLA Health,[1][2] the hospital is also known internationally for operating its Rape Treatment Center, and the adjoining Stuart House for sexually abused children.[3]

History[edit]

Santa Monica Hospital was founded in 1926 by two doctors; in 1941 the hospital was acquired by the Lutheran Hospital Society of Southern California, who also owned California Hospital Medical Center.[4] In 1988, LHS merged with HealthWest, the parent company of Northridge Hospital, to form UniHealth;[5] in 1995, UCLA Medical Center bought Santa Monica Hospital from UniHealth.[6]

Orthopedic hospital[edit]

The orthopedic practice group at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, has been recognized as one of the best orthopedic hospitals in the United States; in 2011, the UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, opened a new facility next to the existing orthopedic hospital, on 15th Street and Wilshire Blvd.

Notable births[edit]

Notable deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Us". UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. Retrieved April 30, 2010. 
  2. ^ "About UCLA Health System". UCLA. Retrieved April 30, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Rape Treatment Center". UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. Retrieved April 30, 2010. 
  4. ^ Santa Monica Replacement Hospital Project – History
  5. ^ LHS, HealthWest Merge; Savings Expected From Staff Cuts
  6. ^ UCLA, Santa Monica Hospitals to Merge
  7. ^ "Clark Shaughnessy, "Father" of Modern T Formation, Dies Friday at 78 in California". Gettysburg Times. Associated Press. May 16, 1970. Retrieved 2011-09-06. 
  8. ^ Pasles, Chris (October 22, 2002). "Obituaries – Mehli Mehta, 94; Youth Symphony Conductor". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2011-09-06. 

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