Stories from Your Dedicated Care Team

Giving More Than Just Exceptional Care

We are fortunate to have skilled, compassionate physicians, nurses and other care providers who give their time, money and passion to support Adventist Health White Memorial services and patients. Learn more in their remarkable stories.

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Providing Compassionate Cancer Care

Understanding the Patient Experience


Daniel H Kim, MD, found his life’s calling in the quiet of a microbiology lab at the University of California, Berkeley. “I was a biochemistry and molecular biology major working in a microbiology lab with vials of yeast and bacteria, and my only human interactions were my lab mates,” Kim…


Patricia Vasquez, MSN/MHA,BSN, RN

Patient Care Executive retires from 44-year nursing career

Care Team

Patient Care Executive Patricia Vasquez, MSN/MHA,BSN, RN retires from her 44-year nursing career, reflecting on the importance of human connection


Karen Melendez, Healthcare Workforce Development Intern

Our Workforce Development Program's Impact


“I didn’t have a lot of mentors in my life. Thankfully, I met the progrma manager Alicia, who was really awesome and helpful to work with.”