KIDS Los Angeles
Welcome to iCAN KIDS Los Angeles!
KIDS Los Angeles is pleased to join iCAN Research as one of the newest chapter groups. Joining iCAN in November of 2019, KIDS Los Angeles (in partnership with Children's Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA) is happily engaged as the first iCAN west coast chapter, through participation as part of the iCAN Kids and Families Impacting Disease through Science, or KIDS initiative, which is an advisory group of teens and families focused on understanding, communicating and improving the process of medical innovation and research experiences for children.
"What makes our iCAN KIDS Los Angeles Chapter Great"
As a nonprofit institution that provides pediatric health care and helps our patients more than half a million times each year in a setting designed just for their needs, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is dedicated to caring for children, adolescents, young adults, families and each other. With a diverse patient population located in the heart of Los Angeles, a low-income surrounding community, we have a unique perspective and responsibility to find solutions to common pediatric pain points brought about by Social Determinants of Health. Our group of youth members are encouraged to immerse themselves in the growing Los Angeles ecosystem of innovative healthcare solutions to better pediatric care delivery in scalable way.
KIDS Los Angeles is delighted to be a part of iCAN Research.