This lovely card arrived at the UCLA Vine Street Clinic over the holidays. It came from a patient who screened for one of our methamphetamine clinical trials. She was ultimately considered ineligible because of a medical condition, but the diagnosis she received here, prompted her to see her primary care physician. She wrote to let us know that, not only is her condition now under control, but that “My visits to your clinic were the catalyst that inspired my abstinence”. She’s been clean for more than a month.
It warms our hearts to know that we make a difference, even to those patients who don’t make it into our studies.