YPPA

Young Physicians and Professionals Alliance

Bringing physicians and professionals together in support of Torrance Memorial and the community’s health.

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A NEW GENERATION OF SUPPORT

The Torrance Memorial Young Physicians and Professionals Alliance (YPPA) was established in 2012 to engage members of the South Bay. This exclusive fundraising group brings together local physicians and professionals whose goal is to support Torrance Memorial and safeguard the future of our health care.

MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

Membership starts at $500 annual tax-deductible donation (monthly and annual payment option available).

  • $500 Annual Contribution
  • $1,000 Annual Contribution
  • $1,500 Annual Contribution
  • $2,000 Annual Contribution
  • $2,500 Annual Contribution

 

WHY CHOOSE YPPA?

  • Support Torrance Memorial and ensure quality health care in the South Bay
  • Dynamic social gatherings at popular South Bay venues
  • Personal and professional networking
  • Annual donor recognition in Patrons Magazine
  • Invitations to exclusive Torrance Memorial events

 

WHAT DO WE SUPPORT?

  • Emergency Department Expansion Campaign
  • Care kits for the Emergency Department in response to the pandemic 
  • Critical support for the Eating Disorder Medical Unit
  • Sponsor the annual NICU family reunion
  • Over $30,000 donated to help with the renovation of the Maternity, Neonatal ICU, and Pediatric departments
  • Nintendo Fun Stations for Pediatrics & Young Adult Pavilion
  • Lounge furniture for NICU Family Room 
  • Money to help purchase gift cards, iPad chargers and other kid-friendly items for the Pediatric unit
  • Emergency evacuation backpacks for the NICU
  • Nurses week appreciation breakfast

PROUD SPONSORS OF

The DAISY Award, recognizing Registered Nurses who demonstrate excellence through their clinical expertise and compassionate care.

 

The Reason is You recognition, honoring extraordinary persons in any job classification who have created a remarkable patient experience.


YPPA COMMITTEE

YPPA is led by a volunteer committee comprised of enthusiastic young physicians and professionals interested not only in Torrance Memorial but also in creating events and partnerships which educate and empower people to make a positive contribution to the community.

  • Nadia Antii
  • John Andrawis, MD
  • Stephanie Bezner, Esq. - Co-Chair
  • Kevin Bidenkap, CFP
  • Nadine Bobit
  • Danielle Boujikian
  • Cody Charnell
  • Brandon Hohm, CPA
  • Jeffrey Kern
  • Jamie McKinnell, MD - Co-Chair
  • Matthew Marshall
  • Vimal Murthy, MD
  • Sophia Neveu
  • Sejal Penkar
  • Alex Shen, MD
  • Brooke Sigler
  • Stephanie Tang, DO
  • Sarah Wohn, PsyD
  • Brandy Van Zitter, RN

CASINO NIGHT FUNDRAISER - SOLD OUT as of September 1

Join the Torrance Memorial Young Physicians and Professionals Alliance (YPPA) for their seventh annual casino night on Friday, September 29 at The Rex. 

Individual Ticket: Members $100, Non-Members $130
Includes food, drink and $200 in casino chips

For sponsorship or membership inquiries, please call Sophia at 310-257-7266 or sophia.neveu@tmmc.com.

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JOIN YPPA

If you have any questions, would like to discuss the YPPA program or take a tour of our campus, please contact Sophia Neveu at 310-257-7266 or Sophia.Neveu@tmmc.com


GOLD AWARD PROJECT

In collaboration with Torrance Memorial Child Life Specialist, Gina Sievert, a wish list for the pediatric department is now available to shop on Amazon. Thank you Camilla, Girl Scout Troop 1805, for selecting Torrance Memorial as your Gold Award Project beneficiary. Click here to take action.

The Pat and Ellen Theodora Pediatric and Young Adult Pavilion at Torrance Memorial Medical Center offers a full range of medical services for our pediatric to young adult patients.


Torrance Memorial Foundation is registered with the Internal Revenue Service as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Federal Tax #95-3528452

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