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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF June 25, 2010 Issue | Archived Issues

Pharmacy Focus

Boxed warning added to WinRho®

Possible increased risk of fractures with proton pump inhibitors

FDA reports cases of severe liver injury with orlistat

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Physician News

Asher Kimchi, M.D., has been elected as a Fellow of the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences ...

Peter J. Julien, M.D., received a California State Assembly Resolution ...

Michael Lill, M.D., was appointed to a term as a Cancer Liaison Physician ...

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Meetings and Events

Atrial Fibrillation Forum, June 29

Sand N' Snore, July 16

Vasculitis: Current Concepts and Best Practices, July 31

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Web/VS Tip of the Week

ECG viewing enhancement

You can view two ECGs simultaneously in Web/VS for comparison purposes.

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Medical Board Requires Posted Notice

Starting Sunday, June 27, California physicians will be required to inform their patients that they are licensed by the Medical Board of California. They also must provide patients with the board’s contact information.

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Clinical Resources to Help Patients who Smoke

As many of you know, on July 1, 2010, Cedars-Sinai will join the increasing number of hospital campuses that are entirely smoke-free. As a part of our smoke-free campaign, we will screen every admitted patient for tobacco use and provide nicotine replacement and smoking cessation interventions.

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World Leaders in Stem Cell Research Attend Inaugural Cedars-Sinai Symposium

Leading-edge stem cell research and treatments for heart and brain diseases took center stage at the first Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Scientific Symposium. The June 14 event, led by Cedars-Sinai’s Clive Svendsen, Ph.D., and Eduardo Marbán, M.D., Ph.D., drew more than 200 physicians and scientists from around the world. 

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Physicians Honored with Patient Donations

Circle of Friends allows patients to say "thank you" in honor of the physician, nurse, or caregiver who made a difference to them. Honorees receive an acknowledgement letter and a Circle of Friends lapel pin.

The following physicians were honored through the program:

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