Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Volunteers)

2019
June
15,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Spectrum News 1 recently featured Cedars-Sinai volunteer Patricia Magicia Marquis, who prescribes a dose of magic to surprise and delight patients admitted to the medical center.  Marquis is one of three volunteers at Cedars-Sinai who perform magi...
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May
17,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
On the worst day of her life, Rebecca Woolf found comfort in the most unexpected way. As her husband lay dying in his hospital bed, the sound of a harp wafted in. Intrigued, Woolf went into the hallway to chat briefly with the harpist, Una O'Donov...
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May
02,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai volunteer Patricia Marquis, whose stage name is Patricia Magicia, uses magic for more than just entertainment. She uses her craft as a welcome distraction for patients facing an array of illnesses. “I bring sunshine to people who may ...
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2018
October
30,
2018
| 12:17 AM America/Los_Angeles
It’s a Cedars-Sinai tradition: Families of babies being cared for in the Cedars-Sinai Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) have the opportunity to dress their tiny infants in specially made costumes for Halloween. The costumes are all hand-sewn by vol...
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