Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is a non-profit, tertiary 886-bed hospital and multi-specialty academic health science center located in the Mid-City West area of Los Angeles, California. Part of the Cedars-Sinai Health System, the hospital employs a staff of over 2,000 physicians and 10,000 employees. A team of 2,000 volunteers and more than 40 community groups support.
,Cedars-Sinai focuses on biomedical research and technologically advanced medical education—based on an interdisciplinary collaboration between physicians and clinical researchers. The facility has research centers covering cardiovascular, genetics, gene therapy, gastroenterology, neuroscience, immunology, surgery, organ transplantation, stem cells, biomedical imaging and cancer—with more than 800 research projects underway. The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Cedars-Sinai offers a PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences and Masters degree programs in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Health Delivery Science.
,Certified as a level I trauma center for adults and pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai trauma-related services range from prevention to rehabilitation and are provided in concert with the hospital's Department of Surgery. Cedars-Sinai is affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California and David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles.
,As of 2019, U.S. News & World Report ranked Cedars-Sinai third in the western United States, with number one being Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Cedars-Sinai also earned national rankings in 12 adult specialties including: cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, ear, nose and throat, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology. Located in the Harvey Morse Auditorium, Cedars-Sinai's patient care is depicted in the Jewish Contributions to Medicine mural. The heart transplantation program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has experienced unprecedented growth since 2010.