The Planned Giving Department cultivates, secures and manages deferred and legacy gifts such as bequests through wills and trusts, charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts, charitable lead trusts, retained life estates and gifts of life insurance or retirement plan assets to insure the future financial health of the Cedars-Sinai health system and assists in the long-term growth of its endowment.
As a member of the Professional Staff in Cedars-Sinai's Division of Community Relations and Development, the Director of Planned Giving is responsible for the development, implementation and marketing of planned gift vehicles; and the identification, cultivation, solicitations and stewardship of people who are likely to make deferred gifts and other complex major gifts. Manages all aspects of his/her team's personal initiatives including hiring, firing, training, evaluating, counseling, etc..
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.