September 21 2007 Issue Medical Staff Pulse is
a Publication of the Chief of Staff

Save the Date

Annual Meeting of the Medical Staff is Oct. 15

The Annual Meeting of the Medical Staff will be held on Monday, Oct. 15, in Harvey Morse Auditorium and includes the presentation of the Annual Pioneer in Medicine Award. The lunch and reception will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., with the program following from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more information, please contact the Chief of Staff Office at (310) 423-5133.


Cedars-Sinai's MD/RN Collaborative has extended the deadline for its annual MD/RN Satisfaction Survey to Friday, Oct. 12.

Haloperidol Gets New Warnings and Revised Prescription Information

Johnson & Johnson and the FDA have informed healthcare professionals that the WARNINGS section of the prescribing information for haloperidol has been revised to include a new Cardiovascular subsection regarding cases of sudden death, QT prolongation and Torsades de Pointes (TdP) in patients treated with haloperidol.


Pathology Dept. Holds Open House

Pictured (l-r) at the ribbon cutting ceremony are Sergio Farber, Ph.D., associate director of the Core Laboratory, Stuart Dubin, M.D., Ph.D., co-director of the Core Laboratory, and Mahul B. Amin, M.D., chairman of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine dept.

Medical staff members got their first official glimpse of Cedars-Sinai's new fully automated robotic specimen handling system this week at a special ribbon cutting ceremony in the Core Laboratory on September 19.

Shlomo Melmed, M.D.,

was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians...

John G. Harold, M.D.,

has been selected for the Stony Brook University School of Medicine's Distinguished Alumni Award...

Electronic Signature

You can sign your dictations online via Web/VS. The electronic signature capability in Web/VS allows you to correct, update and sign your dictated reports from any workstation on the campus network.


The Cedars-Sinai International Stem Cell Research Institute, in conjunction with the Eye Defects Research Foundation, will host a symposium on Monday, Oct. 1, featuring an international line-up of world-renowned stem cell scientists whose research focuses on retinal degeneration.

A 9-year-old male presented to the ER with severe right upper quadrant and chest pain.

Cardiovascular Disease Conference - October 4 & 5

Emeritus Society Lecture - October 5

Financial Planning Seminar - October 9

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