Anette Padilla Joins California Hospital Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors

LOS ANGELES (August 7, 2023) — California Hospital Medical Center (CHMC) Foundation proudly announces the addition of Anette Padilla to its Board of Directors. With an exceptional track record of more than 10 years in community relations, Anette will help advance CHMC Foundation’s philanthropic endeavors to support Dignity Health - California Hospital Medical Center, a leader in community health and health equity. 
 
Anette PadillaAs Director of the Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) Community Foundation and Social Impact, Anette has led community affairs and social impact initiatives. Under her guidance, the AEG Community Foundation has provided direct financial and in-kind support to charitable, community and civic programs in Los Angeles, with a special focus on education, arts, health and wellness for children and youth, including the Hope Street Margolis Family Center, a community health care program of CHMC. Since its inception, AEG has channeled over $120 million in support to local communities. 

“I am humbled by this opportunity to collaborate with such a compassionate and dedicated board of directors,” says Anette. “I embrace this opportunity to contribute my passion, dedication and unwavering commitment to advancing health care excellence and empowering our community's well being that resonates far beyond the boundaries of our hospital walls."

An alumna of UC Santa Barbara, Anette received dual bachelor’s degrees in sociology and Spanish with a minor in sports management.   

“We are thrilled to welcome Anette Padilla to our California Hospital Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors,” says Jeffrey R. Germain, Board Chair of CHMC Foundation. “Her invaluable expertise and dedication to the community will propel California Hospital Medical Center to new heights in its pursuit of fostering healthier and thriving communities.”

The CHMC Foundation Board of Directors represents a diverse amalgamation of community members and professionals from various sectors across the Greater Los Angeles area, all united in their commitment to advance the hospital's mission forward through transformative philanthropy. 

About California Hospital Medical Center Foundation

California Hospital Medical Center established its foundation in 1985 to raise philanthropic support for building projects, equipment, patient care services and community outreach. The generosity and vision of our donors generate the resources to provide the highest quality medical care to all in need, regardless of their ability to pay. The foundation has dedicated staff and is governed by a Board of Directors that oversees a comprehensive fund development program incorporating special events, private foundation and corporate grants, individual giving and government support—raising more than $25 million per year. 

About Dignity Health - California Hospital Medical Center 

Founded in 1887, Dignity Health California Hospital Medical Center is a 318-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in downtown Los Angeles. The hospital offers a full complement of services including a Level II trauma center, the Los Angeles Center for Women’s Health, obstetrics and pediatric services, and comprehensive cardiac and surgical services. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health and is part of CommonSpirit Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visit dignityhealth.org/californiahospital for more information.

 

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