Caroline Goldzweig, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Cedars-Sinai Medical Network
As chief medical officer for the Cedars-
Sinai Medical Network, Caroline
Goldzweig leads change in a fast-growing physician practice network with more than 500 physicians, 150 advanced practice practitioners and 2,000 employees. Dr. Goldzweig develops and promotes strategies to enhance healthcare quality and value while building a culture of safety, creating outstanding experiences for staff and patients, and addressing patients’ critical clinical needs. She has improved quality performance for seniors (Medicare Advantage) to a four-star rating; and created a program addressing experience across all stakeholders – staff, physicians, and patients – establishing top patient satisfaction scores in California and marked improvement in staff and physician engagement. She also reduced high dose chronic opiate use; decreased prolonged courses of opiates in acute pain; reduced inappropriate antibiotic use in viral infections by more than 50%; and drove marked improvement in “culture of safety;” and expanded opportunities for patients to access mental healthcare.
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