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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF April 29, 2011 Issue | Archived Issues

Short Proves Sweet at Great Debates

Scott Short, M.D., and his arguments against partnerships between industry and medicine prevailed over those by Brandice Durkan, M.D., at the Eighth Annual Dr. Leon Morgenstern Great Debates in Clinical Medicine Resident Competition on Thursday.

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Yom Ha'Shoah Program Planned for May 2

Paul A. Shapiro, director for the Center of Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, will be the guest speaker at the 27th annual Yom Ha'Shoah program at Cedars-Sinai.

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'Hang Tags' Required for CSMC Parking Lots

All vehicles parked in Cedars-Sinai parking lots and garages are required to have a Cedars-Sinai parking pass hanging from the rearview mirror.

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Important New RT Measures

The Pulmonary Performance Improvement Committee has created and approved the following new respiratory therapy measures.

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Neonatal Transport Team to Re-launch this Summer

The tiniest patients in Southern California are about to get a high-tech lifeline as Cedars-Sinai finalizes plans to re-launch its neonatal transport team this summer.

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Phillips Elected as ASA Fellow

Physician News

Edward Phillips, M.D., executive vice chair of Cedars-Sinai's Department of Surgery, has been elected as a fellow in the American Surgical Association, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious surgical organization.

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West San Vicente Sidewalk Closed

Due to a street construction project, the west San Vicente sidewalk, along Taper Imaging, between Gracie Allen Boulevard and Beverly Boulevard will be closed until Friday, May 6. Though construction crews originally did not plan on closing the entire sidewalk, they have now determined it must be closed for safety reasons.

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Check Out Audio Books at the Medical Library

Books and Other Donations Welcome

Michael Connelly, Garrison Keillor and Greg Mortenson are among the authors whose audio books were recently donated to Cedars-Sinai's Medical Library. Employees can borrow the CDs for up to two weeks.

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Expired Samples as Art

Jeffrey Caren, M.D., has come up with an artistic way to deal with all those drug samples after they expire.


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