Ellen Shukhman RN-BC,BSN, CCTV
Cedars Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center
I am a dedicated Registered Nurse with over 25 years of clinical experience, with comprehensive knowledge and expertise in Living Kidney Donation. As the lead in the Kidney Living Donor Transplant Program, I am instrumental in the development and evolution of the living donor evaluation process, program policies and guidelines. I spearheaded the implementation of the CSMC Kidney Paired Donation Program, and facilitated Cedars-Sinai’s first Highly Sensitized Internal Paired Donation Chain and Blood Incompatible / Highly Sensitized External Paired Donation. I pride myself on providing quality, compassionate, and committed patient-centered care and education to living kidney donors, adult / pediatric solid organ transplant patients, and their family / caregivers. I am a driven and goal oriented healthcare professional with solid experience advancing and supporting operations in medical healthcare environments. I am a Cedars-Sinai 2013 President’s Award Winner, Recipient of a Safety Star of the Week, Multiple Care Share Awards and Standing Ovations in recognition of excellence and quality patient care.