Making Wellness a Priority

Making Wellness a Priority

Live Life Well
Programs to keep you well and the time you need to recharge.

Do Yourself A Favor. Take a Health Assessment.

The UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Wellness Initiative serves as your what, when and where of wellness. We provide a variety of classes and resources to help you honor your commitment to enhancing the quality of your life.

All employees are encouraged to get screened, complete a health assessment and take action by enrolling in UCLA Health Wellness Initiative programs, workshops and events that support your action plan.

Learn more about the UCLA Health and David Geffen School of MedicineWellness Initiative and develop your annual Wellness Action Plan by visiting

Get details on specific UC offerings, visit

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At UCLA Health, we achieve excellence in patient care consistently by following the steps outlined in CICARE.

CICARE is an acronym that describes specific behaviors that are guaranteed to result in excellent communication with patients, families and colleagues.

Every UCLA Health employee, physician and volunteer holds themselves and their colleagues accountable for practicing these six steps with everyone on every encounter.

Click on the above to learn more about CICARE.


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Connect with the patient and their family members by addressing them as Mr./Ms., or by the name they prefer.

Introduce yourself and your role.

Communicate what you are going to do, how long it is going to take, and how it will impact the patient.

Ask permission before examining the patient and anticipate patient and/or family needs, questions or concerns.

Respond to patient and/or family questions and requests with immediacy.

Exit courteously and/or with an explanation of what will come next (or when you will be back to check on them).