April 3 2009 Issue Medical Staff Pulse is
a Publication of the Chief of Staff

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David Magner, M.D.

Dr. Magner's argument successful in debate

Dr. David Magner's argument that supplementing clinical experience with the best possible evidence makes for the best medical care won over the judges at the sixth annual Dr. Leon Morgenstern Great Debates in Clinical Medicine Resident Competition.


Stempson-Carter award given by medical staff

Online nominations for the 2009 Maggie Stempson-Carter Excellence in Caring Award for eligible nurses are being accepted now through April 10. Only medical staff members may submit a nomination.



Medical center provides care at world figure skating competition in Los Angeles

Justin Saliman, M.D., performs an examination as Nathan McNeil, M.D., looks on in the treatment room at the Staples Center.

Cedars-Sinai had a rink-side seat for the 2009 I.S.U. World Figure Skating Championships, the premier event for all figure skaters in preparation for next year's Winter Olympics.

How to use the Timeline option

The Timeline option allows you to view a patient's medical history in one location. On a yearly basis, the Timeline feature provides a detailed list of Labs, Medical Records, Imaging Reports, Anatomic/Clinical Pathology, Emergency Department visits, Medication Lists and any other reports that may not fall into the previously noted categories.

Celebrating Doctor's Day on March 30

This ad appeared in the March 30, 2009, issue of the Los Angeles Times. Click here to view it as a PDF.

Genetic variants influence risk factor for sudden cardiac death

A new study has identified several common genetic variants related to a risk factor for sudden cardiac death. Jerome I. Rotter, M.D., director of research and co-director of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Genetics Institute, was co-author of the report released in the journal Nature Genetics.

Brian G.M. Durie, M.D., was honored by the International Myeloma Society with the 2009 Waldenstrom's Award for lifetime achievement ...

Richard B. Mertens, M.D., Ph.D., is being honored with the Spotlight Service Award from the College of American Pathologists ...

"Dirty Dancing" - Reserve tickets by April 10

Ethics Noon Conference - April 15

Diabetes 2009: From Cardiometabolic Risk to Treating Pre-Diabetes - April 25

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