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University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
The central mission of the University of Southern California is the development of human beings and society as a whole through the cultivation and enrichment of the human mind and spirit. The principal means by which our mission is accomplished are teaching, research, artistic creation, professional practice and selected forms of public service. Our first priority as faculty and staff is the education of our students, from freshmen to postdoctorals, through a broad array of academic, professional, extracurricular and athletic programs of the first rank. The integration of liberal and professional learning is one of USC’s special strengths. We strive constantly for excellence in teaching knowledge and skills to our students, while at the same time helping them to acquire wisdom and insight, love of truth and beauty, moral discernment, understanding of self, and respect and appreciation for others. Research of the highest quality by our faculty and students is fundamental to our mission. USC is one of a very small number of premier academic institutions in which research and teaching are inextricably intertwined, and on which the nation depends for a steady stream of new knowledge, art, and technology. Our faculty are not simply teachers of the works of others, but active contributors to what is taught, thought and practiced throughout the world. USC is pluralistic, welcoming outstanding men and women of every race, creed and background. We are a global institution in a global center, attracting more international students over the years than any other American university. And we are private, unfettered by political control, strongly committed to academic freedom, and proud of our entrepreneurial heritage. An extraordinary closeness and willingness to help one another are evident among USC students, alumni, faculty, and staff; indeed, for those within its compass the Trojan Family is a genuinely supportive community. Alumni, trustees, volunteers and friends of USC are essential to this family tradition, providing generous financial support, participating in university governance, and assisting students at every turn. In our surrounding neighborhoods and around the globe, USC provides public leadership and public service in such diverse fields as health care, economic development, social welfare, scientific research, public policy and the arts. We also serve the public interest by being the largest private employer in the city of Los Angeles, as well as the city’s largest export industry in the private sector. USC has played a major role in the development of Southern California for more than a century, and plays an increasingly important role in the development of the nation and the world. We expect to continue to play these roles for many centuries to come. Thus our planning, commitments and fiscal policies are directed toward building quality and excellence in the long term.
West Hollywood, CA
Cedars-Sinai Health System, a nonprofit, independent healthcare organization, is committed to: Leadership and excellence in delivering quality healthcare services; Expanding the horizons of medical knowledge through biomedical research; Educating and training physicians and other healthcare professionals; Striving to improve the health status of our community. Quality patient care is our priority. Providing excellent clinical and service quality, offering compassionate care, and supporting research and medical education are essential to our mission. This mission is founded in the ethical and cultural precepts of the Judaic tradition, which inspires devotion to the art and science of healing, and to the care we give to our patients and staff.
Community Medical Centers
Community Medical Centers is a private, not-for-profit healthcare network based in Fresno, California. We're led by local leaders and physicians focused on addressing the diverse needs and issues of central California. As the leading healthcare provider in the San Joaquin Valley, Community cares for more people in the region than any other. Community operates four hospitals, a cancer institute and several long-term care, outpatient and other healthcare facilities. Our mission is two-fold — to improve the health status of the community and promote medical education.
San Diego, CA
The organization's primary exempt purpose is to provide administrative support to its tax-exempt subsidiaries. In addition, outpatient services are provided to patients within the greater San Diego area through multispecialty medical group practices. Community members are offered a number of benefit services to assist them in obtaining treatment, and information is provided on topics ranging from disease prevention to improvement of health status.
Santa Barbara, CA
Direct Relief is a medical relief organization, active in all 50 states and more than 80 countries, with a mission to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergency situations. Direct Relief earns a 100% fundraising efficiency rating from Forbes, tops Charity Navigator's list of the "10 Best Charities Everyone's Heard Of" and is named among "the world's most innovative companies in not-for-profit" by Fast Company Among other distinctions, Direct Relief received the 2014 CECP Director's Award, the President's Award from Esri for excellence in GIS mapping, and the Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation.