The Board of Governors
The Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors (BOG) is an energetic community of philanthropic leaders who are helping define the future of healthcare. Established by the Board of Directors in 1971, the BOG has become the primary fundraising and leadership development group at Cedars-Sinai. Our mission is to support Cedars-Sinai's foremost clinical programs, biomedical research and community outreach by providing financial resources, educational experiences and volunteer opportunities.
At the Board of Governors Innovation Center, scientists and physicians will focus on uncovering the genomic profile of an illness and developing new, personalized treatments and cell therapies targeting those specific disrupted genes or cell functions.
"The work of the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors is more important than ever. Our dedicated membership provides invaluable support for one of the world's premier healthcare systems. Our current initiative—the Board of Governors Innovation Center—will transform the landscape of medical research to fight today's most difficult diseases. Our members also are invited to participate in events and programs throughout the year. We encourage you to consider joining us!"
Chair, Board of Governors
Making a Difference
Our members join the Board of Governors for a variety of reasons. Their number one reason is the desire to make a difference—to Cedars-Sinai and its patients, to the community, and to advancing medical knowledge through forward-looking research.
The BOG has raised $170 million to fund lifesaving research and patient care in the past decade alone by supporting the following:
Past Fundraising Initiatives
- Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute
- Board of Governors Heart Stem Cell Center
- Board of Governors Center for Cancer Research at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute
- Board of Governors Gene Therapeutics Research Institute
- Medical genetics
- Gynecologic oncology
- Cancer research
Learn More About the Board of Governors
Membership in the Board of Governors requires an application and interview process, as well as initiation, pledge and membership dues.
For information on applying to serve on the Board of Governors, please email or call.