Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA

Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA

757 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Fostering continuous discovery, we cultivate an atmosphere in which outstanding care is our top priority.
These walls contain Leaders. Inventors. Champions of care.

The first “hospital within a hospital” in UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA is proud to rank among the world’s elite institutions for pediatric research, care and education.

In our new home in the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center building, Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA offers world-class capabilities in an environment designed and built especially for kids. The hospital offers a full spectrum of primary and specialized medical care for infants, children and adolescents.

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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).