Founded in 1901, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is one of the nation’s top children’s hospitals and is acknowledged worldwide for its leadership in pediatric and adolescent health. Children’s Hospital is one of only 10 children’s hospitals in the nation–and the only one in California–named to the prestigious Honor Roll of children’s hospitals in the 2018-19 U.S. News & World Report rankings for clinical excellence.

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 an international team of 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 the University of Southern California since 1932.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles At a Glance

  • Admits 16,781 inpatients per year
  • More than half a million outpatient visits per year
  • 88,948 Emergency Department visits per year
  • 5,735 employees and more than 800 medical staff at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Leaders in Cancer and Blood Treatments

For more than five decades, the Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases (CCCBD) has been saving children’s lives and working to increase cure rates through innovative clinical care and research programs, academic excellence and global leadership. It is the largest pediatric hematology-oncology program of its kind in the western U.S.

In 2018, U.S. News & World Report ranked the CCCBD the top pediatric hematology-oncology program in California and No. 9 in the nation. The Center has been continuously ranked in the top ten every year since the rankings were launched in 2009.

Malibu Triathlon Fundraising and Partnership

The Malibu Triathlon has raised nearly $14 million to date for pediatric cancer research at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.  The Malibu Triathlon and CHLA have enjoyed an amazing 10 years of partnership and look 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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