Linda Procci
Linda Procci, Ph.D.Retired VP, OperationsCedars-Sinai Medical Center
Linda Procci PhD (retired June 2013) after 17 years as Vice President Service Line Operations at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.  Prior to that she served for 15 years as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles.  She also held the position of Director of Training in Nursing, University Affiliated Program, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles.  

Linda has extensive experience in complex, academic, tertiary and integrated healthcare organizations including hospital operations, physician practice management in ambulatory clinics and procedural areas, strategic planning, business development, provider contracting, facility/capital planning.    

In addition to the Deans Advisory board, Linda currently serves on the University of Wisconsin Foundation Board and the Board of Visitors for the UW-Madison School of Nursing.  Her leadership as Chairman of the Building Campaign culminated in the dedication of the $53 million dollar Signe Skott Cooper Hall on August 23, 2014.

As a Clinical Professor for Nursing since July 2013, Linda has been guest lecturing in Nursing, Continuing Studies, and the Fluno Center for Executive Education.

Linda holds a BS and MS degrees in Nursing from UW-Madison and a PhD in Education from the University of Southern California.   Linda met her husband Warren Procci MD (MD – UW-Madison) on the UW campus.