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Trudy Johnson, MA, RN, NEA-BC, FNAP

Chief Nursing Executive Officer

Trudy Johnson joins Dignity Health California Hospital Medical Center with over a decade of experience as a Chief Nursing Executive Officer. Prior to her arrival in Los Angeles she was CNE at Sutter Health Mills-Peninsula Medical Center and CNO for the Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System. Prior to moving to the Bay area she was Vice President of Quality at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Director of Nursing Professional Practice and Informatics at New York City’s Mount Sinai Hospital.

In her over thirty years of working in academic medical centers and integrated delivery systems Trudy, who began her career as a cardiovascular surgical ICU nurse, has become a thought leader in the field of quality, with a focus on improving care through process redesign and the integration of technology and informatics to achieve optimal health and service outcomes. In 2020 she was inducted as a Distinguished Practitioner Fellow in the National Academies of Practice recognizing her achievements.