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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF April 15, 2011 Issue | Archived Issues

Meetings and Events

Nobel Laureate Transfusion Medicine Lecture
April 1

Maternal Morbidity Following Cesarean Delivery
April 6

Alumni Association Film Screening
April 7

Lung Cancer for the Clinician
April 16

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Grand Rounds

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Morphine Shortage Resolved, Multivitamin Shortage Exists

Pharmacy Focus

  • Morphine injections are no longer on shortage.
  • There is a nationwide shortage of injectable multivitamins.
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IBD Center Marks Silver Anniversary

Nearly 300 people filled the Sofitel’s ballroom to mark the 25th anniversary of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center. Guests included current and former employees, trainees, residents and fellows as well as some of the donors and administrators who were instrumental in the growth and success of the IBD Center.

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Save the Date for the Great Debate on April 28

Mark your calendar for April 28 at 8 a.m. in ECC A-C as two Cedars-Sinai surgical residents compete for the Morgenstern Trophy, a cash prize and Cedars-Sinai immortality at the Eighth Annual Dr. Leon Morgenstern Great Debates in Clinical Medicine Resident Competition.

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New Hours for Ambulatory Care Pharmacy

Beginning Monday, April 4, the Ambulatory Care Pharmacy in the Spielberg Building will open at 7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. Currently, the pharmacy opens at 8:30 a.m.

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Earlier Brain Therapy Gets Better, Quicker Results for Dystonia

Research Corner

Patients suffering from dystonia, an uncommon yet potentially crippling movement disorder, get better results if they begin deep brain stimulation therapy sooner rather than later, according to an international study published in the March issue of the Journal of Neurology.

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