Our Mission, Vision and Values

Cedars-Sinai Mission Statement

Cedars-Sinai is a nonprofit, independent healthcare organization committed to improving the health status of the communities we serve through:

  • 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
  • Strive to improve the health status of the community

Quality patient care is our priority. Providing excellent clinical and service quality, offering compassionate care, and supporting research and medical education are essential to our mission. This mission is founded in the ethical and cultural precepts of the Judaic tradition, which inspire devotion to the art and science of healing and to the care we give our patients and staff.

Strategic Vision

Cedars-Sinai will continue as the leading healthcare organization in Los Angeles, while enhancing its position as a recognized leader among the nation’s most respected, admired, and trusted healthcare organizations. In fulfilling this role, Cedars-Sinai will:

  • Demonstrate national leadership in providing high value healthcare and delivering excellent clinical quality, patient safety, and service
  • Drive transformation and innovation in care delivery, and more fully engage our patients in their wellness and care
  • Advance the frontiers of medicine and science through a major ongoing commitment to biomedical research and medical education
  • Expand and strengthen its regional, national, and international position as a model health system that delivers high value services at all sites of care, including physical interactions in physician offices and clinics, ambulatory and outpatient centers, and inpatient facilities, as well as through electronic and other remote linkages

To achieve this, Cedars-Sinai will:

  • Attract and enhance relationships with the best and most respected physicians, scientists, nurses, other healthcare professionals and staff, sharing institutional commitments to leadership, quality, and value
  • Reach out to a broader and more diverse Los Angeles community, serving as a model for other healthcare organizations in providing a wide range of community benefit and community service programs
  • Provide superior facilities, as well as leading edge medical and information technology
  • Maintain a secure financial base including a growing endowment, enhancing Cedars-Sinai’s long term ability to achieve its Mission and Vision
  • Consider partnerships and affiliations with other leading high quality healthcare organizations and other industry participants

Our Values

In the pursuit of this vision, the actions of leadership, staff and other physicians will be guided by the following values:

  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Respect
  • Compassion
  • Innovation
  • Stewardship
  • Efficiency
  • Diversity