May 1 2009 Issue Medical Staff Pulse is
a Publication of the Chief of Staff

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Treatment, reporting guidelines available through CSMC websites

Click here to download a PDF with information on screening, isolation precautions, laboratory testing, treatment guidelines and reporting of possible cases of Swine Influenza A (H1N1). The PDF also includes phone numbers and websites for additional information.


Professor also met with physicians, researchers

Watching how his mother cooked starch while doing the laundry was the inspiration for Nobel Prize-winning geneticist Oliver Smithies' improvements to gel electrophoresis. His innovations became the standard for separating proteins in laboratories.


The Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee released physician guidelines regarding neuraxial anesthesia and the minimum timing of anticoagulants and anti-platelet agents.



'Kindertransport' documentary producer speaks at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Deborah Oppenheimer showed clips from her documentary "Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport."

The Academy Award®-winning producer of "Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport" shared anecdotes about the film and stories of Holocaust survivors at Cedars-Sinai's 25th Annual Yom Ha'Shoah program.

Two events planned for physicians

CS-Link physician leaders and system experts will hold meet-and-greets for physicians from 7 to 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 13, and Tuesday, May 19, at the south mezzanine parking lot in the medical center.

How to use Google Maps integration

Web/VS is integrated with Google Maps to display the location of physician offices and patient residences. If a valid street, city and state address is available, a link to the map is displayed next to the address in question.


Four physicians to join Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai's Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is welcoming several distinguished new members to its team.

Donald A. Wiss, M.D., joined Cedars-Sinai as the director of Orthopaedic Trauma ...

Eduardo Marbán, M.D., Ph.D., received the American Heart Association's Award of Meritorious Achievement ...

Memorial for Dr. Gettelman is May 3

Eugene Gettelman, M.D., a former chief of Pediatrics at Cedars of Lebanon Hospital, died on March 14. He was 100.

Deadline to Reserve Tickets for Hollywood Bowl Fireworks Spectacular - May 1

Annual Medical Staff Basketball Game - May 17


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