Pancreatic Cancer Action Network: Purple Stride Los Angeles 2016

Guest post by Larry Clark, retired Rancho Palos Verdes Mayor and National Volunteer Ambassador for The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network March 12, 2013, was a date that changed my life forever, it was the day I was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer. From that day almost 3 years ago, I believed I would win my War with […]

It’s Our Turn – Young Women’s Conference

This year I was honored to be invited to the It’s Our Turn – Young Women’s Conference at the Brentwood School. Over 1,000 teenage girls from Los Angeles area schools attended this one day event. Various female leaders, mentors and performers were present in order provide guidance, empower, and inspire these young women. The event will be […]

Message from Katie, a high school sophomore

Hello Mrs. Magliato! My name is Katherine Willis and I am a sophmore in high school from Pennsylvania. I just read your book and could not put it down. I know that I love science and now it is clear what I aspire to be. I want to help people everyday, so I want to […]

Thank you for inspiring me, Leonor

Dear Dr. Magliato, I am 17 years old, and for as long as I can remember I’ve wanted to be a heart surgeon. I’m a senior. I haven’t graduated high school yet and its already been difficult for me to pursue my dream. I’ve had many people, mostly family members, tell me that I shouldn’t […]

Why doesn’t everyone want to be a heart transplant surgeon?

Hello, Not sure where this email will end up, but I just have to say that I just got your book for Christmas.  I take my MCAT in 14 days from yesterday, and while part of me wants to drop dead and be put out of my misery (painlessly, please), the other part of me […]

A Beautiful Gift

Hi Kathy, It’s a long shot that you’ll read this email – but considering your endurance, commitment and determination at your work – it won’t surprise me if you do. I just finished your book ‘Heart Matters’, which I was reading as research to write a character for a film (yes it’s a cliché – but […]

A thank you message by Jeff

Kathy, Thank You so much. I just finished reading your memoire last night and I find myself sitting in the moment reflecting on it all. Thank You for caring, Thank You for enduring the glass ceiling, Thank You for knowing what it is you wanted to do with your life, Thank You for your tenacity, […]

Letters of Inspiration: March 12, 2012

Date: Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 7:10 PM Subject: Women in Medicine Project To: “” Dear Kathy, My name is A.V.A.  and I am a high school student at Averill Park High School in Averill Park, NY. I recently read your book “Heart Matters” because I want to be a cardiothoracic surgeon when I grow […]

Life Moments for Women

Dr. Magliato recently contributed to a chapter in the book, Life Moments for Women.   The book will be announced during the International Women’s Festival which starts today.  More information can be found in an email they recently sent to me:   We are thrilled to announce that Life Moments for Women will be introduced on March […]

Life Moments for Women

Dr. Magliato has been asked to contribute a chapter in the compliation book, Life Moments for Women. Contributing writers share their personal stories with other successful women from fields such as politics, entrepreneurship, media, law, education, philanthropy, athletics, science, religion, military, technology, products, services, the arts and more.  Launch date is tentatively set for March […]