Founded in 1901, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles focuses on its mission to create hope and build healthier futures. Acknowledged worldwide as a leader in pediatric and adolescent health, CHLA is the top-ranked pediatric hospital in the Western United States and among the top 5 children’s hospital nationwide by U.S. News & World Report.
The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is among the largest and most productive pediatric research facilities in the United States, with more than 300 principal investigators collaborating to combat cancer, brain disorders, obesity and diabetes, among other devastating pediatric health conditions.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is a premier teaching hospital and has been affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of USC since 1932.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
at a Glance
- Admits 17,190 inpatients per year
- More than 620,000 patient visits per year
- 16,405 pediatric surgeries performed annually, including more complex surgical procedures than any other hospital in Southern California
- 83,868 Emergency Department visits per year
- 2,038 patients transported via helicopter, Learjet and ambulance—one of the largest emergency transport programs in the nation
in Cancer and Blood Treatments
For more than five decades, the Cancer and Blood Disease Institute has been saving children’s lives and working to increase cure rates through innovative clinical care, research programs, academic excellence and global leadership. It is the largest pediatric hematology-oncology program of its kind in the western U.S.
The Institute is the highest ranked pediatric hematology-oncology program in California and No. 5 in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report. The Center has been continuously ranked in the top ten every year since the rankings were launched in 2009.
Fundraising and Partnership
The Malibu Triathlon has raised more than $15 million to date for pediatric cancer research at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. The Malibu Triathlon and CHLA have enjoyed an amazing 14 years of partnership and looks forward to continue working with and raising important funds for CHLA.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles honored the incredible fundraising efforts of the Malibu Triathlon and all of our amazing Corporate and Entertainment Industry Teams by naming the lobby of the Pediatric Cancer floor “The Malibu Triathlon Lobby.”
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