CORE Kidney Program

Clinical Outreach Research Excellence

CORE Kidney Team UCLA Health at Rose Parade

About Us

The CORE Kidney Program is composed of multiple sub-organizations that work to support the program itself as well as patients and professionals.

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If you'd like to make an appointment with a specialist physician, please email us at [email protected].

UCLA CORE Kidney Monthly Chat

UCLA CORE Kidney Monthly Chat Presents:

Welcome 2024 as Kidney Health Awareness Year!

Wednesday, January 10th , 5 - 6 pm (PST)
Special Guest: Dr. Joanna Schaenman, MD PhD FAST will discuss the "Tripledemic"! A free and virtual event!

UCLA CORE Kidney Float at the Rose Parade

January 1st, 2024

There were over 800,000 people that attended and millions watching from across the world, CORE Kidney’s “Gift of Life: A Tune That Never Fades” Float won the prestigious 2024 Isabella Coleman Award for most outstanding presentation color and color harmony through floral design.

UCLA CORE Kidney Float at the Rose Parade 2024
Dr. Rastogi Accepts Younes Nazarian Medical Humanitarian Prize

Dr. Rastogi Accepts Younes Nazarian Medical Humanitarian Prize in Special Grand Rounds

For the last Grand Rounds of 2023, Dr. Anjay Rastogi, MD, PhD, delivered his talk "Healing and Humanity: A Lost Art of Medicine?" as the 2023 recipient of the Younes Nazarian Medical Humanitarian Prize.

UCLA Health kidney program gives Louie Mejia a path to recovery

My family and I will be forever grateful to Dr Rastogi, the CORE Kidney Team and UCLA Health. I just get so amped up about how good this program is for the community that I came from,” he said. “Now I have a purpose. As a man, as a father, as a husband, it fills me with so much. Maybe this happened for a reason. Maybe this was my destiny.

Louie Mejia smiling in front of classic car