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These are some of the outstanding programs offered through UCLA, and UCLA Women’s Cardiovascular Health Center:


UCLA Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Health Program

The UCLA Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Health Program is a comprehensive cardiovascular program committed to providing education for women with, or at risk for heart diseases, as well as conducting state of the art scientific research aimed at improving women's heart health. We are committed to heart disease, the number one cause of death in US women, and our research is aimed at identifying unique and important features of heart disease in women. Read More >

Grant Funded Psychosocial program

The UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center has paired with Dr. Anne Saltzman to offer individual interventions to help with stress and coping strategies, as well as support groups to help our patients recover and enjoy a full life. An unexpected Heart event is extremely distressing and can significantly affect our mood, quality of sleep and relationships. Nothing is more helpful than sharing your thoughts and feelings with someone who understands your experience. "Connecting with others in a safe way heals your heart in ways medicine cannot." Dr. Anne Saltzman is the first UCLA Cardiac Psychologist working with patients directly in our Cardiac Rehab Clinic. Read More >

UCLA Women's Heart Health Support Group

UCLA Women’s Cardiovascular Center offers a monthly peer led support group. Connect with other heart patients, share through similar experiences and support one another! This group is led by trained facilitators and heart disease survivors, with many years of experience leading groups. Periodically, guest speakers contribute on topics of interest. Meetings are currently held on Zoom on the 2nd Monday of the month. Information and details to be posted soon.

Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation

The Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation department provides a comprehensive approach to cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation utilizing a multidisciplinary team of professionals including registered nurses, registered respiratory therapists, exercise physiologists, certified exercise specialists and registered dieticians under the supervision of our medical directors. Read More >

Additional Programs 

UCLA Women’s Cardiovascular Center provides a wide range of Educational and Outreach Programs including “Let’s Talk”, “A Taste Of Health”, “Teen Heart Health” and more. 

Heart Healthy Eating Tips with Chef Elana

Chef Elana, owner of ‘Meal and a Spiel’, was featured in Locale Magazine as the ‘2016 Favorite Female Difference Maker in Los Angeles’.  She has appeared on numerous television and news shows as an expert on healthy cooking and lovingly shares delicious recipes and healthy eating tips on her website, through classes in Los Angeels and the East Coast and as the UCLA Women’s Cardiovascular Center and Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Health Programs featured chef for our Taste of Health events. Read More >

Mindful Lifestyle Options

Keeping your whole Body, Mind and Spirit in sync will keep your Heart Healthy. Our Doctors passionately promote Whole Mindful Living and we would like to offer you some links and information that will assist you in making Mindful Health decisions. Offerings include Yoga, Mind / Body Programs "Quiet your mind. Strengthen your body. Open your heart."Read More >

Find your care

Our women’s cardiovascular specialists provide comprehensive, targeted care. To learn more about our services, call 310-825-9011.