Nursing

Excellence in Human Caring

As part of the Geri and Richard Brawerman Nursing Institute's commitment to ensuring the successful transition of new graduate nurses into the practice environment, our nurse educators, nursing leadership and human resources recently collaborated to update the curriculum and clinical orientation process.

Leadership Development


The Rising Star Leadership Program is a succession planning program for clinical nurses. This leadership program was developed and sponsored by the Geri and Richard Brawerman Nursing Institute to help our clinical nurses as they grow their team leadership skills.

The Emerging Leader Program focuses on cultivating and promoting leadership skills for those seeking career advancement at Cedars-Sinai. This program encourages professional development, provides opportunities to learn new skills, and helps participants improve performance.

Specialty Training Programs


Cedars-Sinai offers a variety of specialty training programs for internal and external registered nurses. These courses promote professional advancement with nursing skillsets and expertise.

  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Department
  • Labor and Delivery
  • Perioperative Services

Continuing Education and Professional Development

Nurses at Cedars-Sinai are encouraged to participate in our wide variety of continuing education and professional development programs throughout the year. We offer certification review programs as well as a wide array of specialized training and workshops in areas such as critical care, women's and children's health, and neonatal intensive care. Cedars-Sinai nurses are also offered opportunities to explore new career paths through internship programs.

Contact the Cedars-Sinai Geri and Richard Brawerman Nursing Institute for more information.

Advanced Practice Nursing


Registered nurses looking to expand their clinical capabilities can train in one of many specialized areas that Cedars-Sinai offers through its advanced practice internships. With training in highly specialized areas, advanced practice nurses are able to care for patients with complex conditions who have undergone sensitive and highly technical procedures.

Commitment to Nursing
Our nursing education leverages the Cedars-Sinai Nursing Practice Model that integrates the following: 
  • Excellence in Human Caring
  • Nursing Values
  • Strategic Goals
  • Magnet Model Components
  • Our Practice

Nurses at Cedars-Sinai are well respected not only for their compassion and skills with direct patient care, but also for their application of research and technology to improve clinical outcomes. Our nurses collaborate and engage with research scientists and lead innovative research projects that make an impact at Cedars-Sinai, and at the national level.


Our nurses bring everything they have to provide the highest caliber of care to our patients. In addition to working alongside some of the most talented professionals in the industry, nurses at Cedars-Sinai gain exposure to innovative research and technology that lead the way in medical advancements.

Meet Some of Our Nurses


Staff nurses at Cedars-Sinai represent diverse and unique backgrounds all working together as a dedicated team.

Nursing Honor Roll and Awards


Each year during National Nurses Week, events across the U.S. honor nurses and educate the public about nurses' roles in healthcare. At Cedars-Sinai in 2018, an awards ceremony honored more than 70 nurses in 20 specialty categories. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai holds an annual Nursing Symposium event to coincide with the celebration. In 2018, the symposium focused on nurse advocacy. This year's event will begin on May 6th and end on May 12th, Florence Nightingale's birthday.

Donna Dooley-Aiello, RN, a clinical nurse in the Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion operating room, is the 2018 winner of the Maggie Stempson-Carter Excellence in Caring Award. This annual award recognizes Cedars-Sinai nurses who represent clinical excellence, quality care and professionalism. Dooley-Aiello received the honor during the 36th Annual Nursing Award Ceremony.

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