Cedars-Sinai Becomes WCSI’s Newest Affiliate

For Immediate Release

Boulder, CO – December 2021 – Watson Caring Science Institute (WCSI) and Dr. Jean Watson are proud to announce that Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles has been named a National Caring Science Affiliate System of WCSI. The designation recognizes Cedar-Sinai’s exemplary integration of Human Caring Theory, and leadership commitment to offer informed Caring Science practices, to their patients, their families, and their system.

“Cedars-Sinai is embarking on a transpersonal Caritas Consciousness journey through our affiliation with the Watson Caring Science Institute. Our Shared Leadership Councils have chosen the Theory of Caring Science to guide our professional practice. Every Cedars-Sinai nurse is a Caritas nurse.” Dr. Anita Girard, DNP, CPHQ, NEA-BC, VP and CNO, Cedars-Sinai.

Dr. David Marshall, JD, DNP, RN, FAAN, FAONL, SVP and CNE, Cedars-Sinai says “Cedars-Sinai is very excited to be an affiliate of the Watson Caring Science Institute. Our nursing vision of “Excellence in Human Caring” is well aligned with our professional practice, as we aim to deliver patient and family-centered care, through the practice of loving-kindness for self and each other.”

To become a National Caring Science Affiliate System, Cedars-Sinai has demonstrated to WCSI the authentically, deep-rooted and sustainable commitment to integrating Caring Science to transform and broaden whole person health and healing for its staff, patients, families and the surrounding community.

About Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles

Cedars-Sinai is a nonprofit academic healthcare organization serving the diverse Los Angeles community and beyond. With pioneering medical research achievements, education programs defining the future of healthcare, and wide-ranging community benefit activities, they are setting new standards for quality and innovation in patient care. For more information, visit cedars-sinai.org.

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For further info/press inquiries contact Julie Watson: julie@watsoncaringscience.org.

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