Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Boulevard
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Cedars-Sinai is known for providing the highest quality patient care. Our dedication to excellence, compassion and innovation is rooted in the Judaic tradition and its devotion to the art and science of healing, which informs every aspect of our four-fold mission:
Leadership and excellence in delivering quality healthcare services
Expanding the horizons of medical knowledge through biomedical research
Educating and training physicians and other healthcare professionals
Striving to improve the health status of our community
We live this mission every day through the contributions of more than 2,000 physicians in every clinical specialty, 10,000 employees, 2,000 volunteers and 15,000 fundraising support group members. Together we provide world-class medicine to our patients, our community, and patients from across the United States and around the world.
Physicians and scientists at Cedars-Sinai are engaged in basic and clinical research to bring medical advancements directly from the laboratory to the bedside. As the largest academic medical center in the western United States, we’re also training the next generation of physicians, researchers and allied health professionals, with more than 350 residents and fellows participating in over 60 graduate medical education programs.
For more information on Cedars-Sinai and the discoveries that have been pioneered by our physicians and researchers, please click here.
A commitment to meeting the community's health needs has been a defining quality of Cedars-Sinai since the beginning - from the opening of the 12-bed Kaspare Cohn Hospital in Angeleno Heights in 1902 to what is now a world-renowned, nonprofit academic medical center with 886 licensed beds. Cedars-Sinai's Community Benefit contribution, which totaled $640,287,000 for fiscal year 2012, supports a broad spectrum of initiatives to give those in greatest need access to health information, screenings and care. For more information about Cedars-Sinai's community outreach initiatives, click here.
Every year the NRC conducts an independent survey of hospitals. Cedars-Sinai has ranked number one in best overall quality of healthcare and has been awarded its prestigious Consumer Choice Award every year since 1996. NRC's surveys are considered Southern California's "gold" standard in healthcare information.
In 2013-14, Cedars-Sinai was the only medical center in the Los Angeles area to win the Consumer Choice Award for:
Cedars-Sinai values diversity and inclusion, and it is committed to building and sustaining a diverse academic community. Diversity is one of the institutional values guiding the pursuit of the Cedars-Sinai vision: to enhance its position as the leading healthcare provider in the Los Angeles area and to rank highly among the nation's most respected, admired and trusted healthcare organizations.
Enriching the Diversity Pipeline: Cedars-Sinai Summer Scholars Program. Beginning in summer 2014, the Office of Faculty Development partnered with Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science to pilot the Cedars-Sinai Summer Scholars Program, a research internship program designed to increase underrepresented minority students' exposure to and interest in pursuing a career in healthcare research. Scholars were paired with mentors according to their research interests.
Participating faculty members:
David Underhill, PhD (Biomedical Sciences)
Maria Lauda Tomasi, PhD (Medicine)
Komal Ramani, PhD (Medicine)
Margareta Pisarska, MD (OB-GYN)
Tyler Pierson, MD, PhD (Pediatrics/Neurology)
Enrique Lopez, PsyD (Psychiatry)
Shouri Lahiri, MD (Neurology)
Beatrice Knudsen, MD, PhD (Pathology and Laboratory Medicine)
Caroline Jefferies, PhD (Medicine)
Kimberly Gregory, MD (OB-GYN)
Roberta Gottlieb, MD (Medicine)
Stephen Freedland, MD (Surgery)
Rodrigo Alban, MD (Surgery)
Association of American Medical Colleges Professional Development Seminars. The Office of Faculty Development has supported several faculty members' attendance at Association of American Medical Colleges Professional Development seminars:
Early-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar
Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar
Cedars-Sinai Health System will enhance its position as the leading healthcare provider in the Los Angeles area and rank highly among the nation's most respected, admired and trusted healthcare organizations. In fulfilling this role, Cedars-Sinai will:
Attract and enhance relationships with the most well-qualified, accomplished and respected physicians, scientists, nurses, other healthcare professionals and staff
Demonstrate excellent clinical quality, service quality and value
Foster a culture of superb clinical and operational performance, as well as responsive and compassionate care
Provide distinguished programs and services of excellence that build upon a tradition of clinical innovation, biomedical research, medical education and community service
Remain at the forefront of advances in medicine and science through a strong, ongoing commitment to biomedical research and medical education
Provide superior capabilities, facilities and technology for the full continuum of healthcare services
Attract patients from regional, national and international markets by providing services directly, as well as through arrangements with other healthcare organizations that meet Cedars-Sinai Health System's standards of quality and service