Mattel Children’s Hospital At UCLA: Fit for Los Angeles

An energetic team of health care professionals is working to reduce the prevalence and consequences of pediatric obesity in Los Angeles through the Fit For Los Angeles program (Fit for L.A.). Funded in 2008 with a three-year $750,000 grant from UniHealth Foundation, Fit For L.A. combines professional development for UCLA resident physicians and LAUSD physicians, nurse practitioners and medical assistants, quality improvement strategies, motivational interviewing, and access to specialty care at community sites via telemedicine to provide comprehensive and coordinated services for overweight children and their families.. READ MORE