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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF June 10, 2011 Issue | Archived Issues

Street Closures for Annual Pride Celebration

Several area streets will be closed for the 41st Annual LA Pride Festival scheduled for June 10-12 in West Hollywood.

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2 Minutes with ... Robert J. Siegel, M.D.

Dr. Siegel is director of the Cardiac Noninvasive Laboratory at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute and cardiology director of the Cedars-Sinai Marfan Center. He holds the Rexford S. Kennamer, M.D., Chair in Cardiac Ultrasound.

He took a few minutes away from the ultrasound machine to answer our questions.

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Meetings and Events


Grand Rounds

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Share Your News

Won any awards or had an article accepted for publication? Share your news about professional achievements and other items of interest.

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Circle of Friends Honorees from May

Fifty-four people were honored by the Circle of Friends program in May.

Circle of Friends allows grateful patients to make a donation in honor of the physicians, nurses, caregivers and others who have made a difference during their time at Cedars-Sinai. When a gift is made, the person being honored receives a custom lapel pin and a letter of acknowledgement.

Click here for more information about the program and for a list of past honorees.

  • Kenneth Adashek, M.D.  
  • Farin Amersi, M.D.  
  • Lilia G. Ayap  
  • Keith Black, M.D.  
  • Kip J. Bowser, R.N.  
  • Barry J. Brock, M.D.  
  • Ilana Cass, M.D.  
  • Jeffrey Conklin, M.D.  
  • Maria S. Corral  
  • Alice Cruz, M.D.  
  • Ram C. Dandillaya, M.D.  
  • Noam Z. Drazin, M.D.  
  • Darryl M. Eddy, R.N.  
  • Sharon Fawcett, R.N.  
  • Joyce N. Fox, M.D.  
  • Gerhard Fuchs, M.D.  
  • Kristi M. Funk, M.D.  
  • Eli S. Gang, M.D.  
  • Elayne K. Garber, M.D.  
  • Alexander Gershman, M.D.  
  • Richard E. Gould, M.D.  
  • Victor Gura, M.D.  
  • Antoine Hage, M.D.  
  • Michele A. Hamilton, M.D.  
  • Lalima A. Hoq, M.D.  
  • J. Patrick Johnson, M.D.  
  • Pauline J. Jose, M.D.  
  • Asher Kimchi, M.D.  
  • Wesley A. King, M.D.  
  • Jon A. Kobashigawa, M.D.  
  • John T. Lange  
  • Madeline S. Lerman, R.N.  
  • Ronald Leuchter, M.D.  
  • Michael Levesque, M.D.  
  • Andrew Li, M.D.  
  • John C. Liu, M.D.  
  • Simon K. Lo, M.D.  
  • Adam N. Mamelak, M.D.  
  • Malcolm L. Margolin, M.D.  
  • Robert McKenna, Jr., M.D.  
  • Puja K. Mehta, M.D.  
  • Kiarash Michel, M.D.  
  • Donald F. Nortman, M.D.  
  • David Ramin, M.D.  
  • Richard Riggs, M.D.  
  • Gregory Sarna, M.D.  
  • Pejman D. Shamekh, M.D.  
  • Omid A. Shaye, M.D.  
  • Theodore Stein, M.D.  
  • Daniel J. Stone, M.D.  
  • Megan M. Thomas  
  • Hitoshi "Tommy" Tomizawa, M.D.  
  • Philip A. Yalowitz, M.D.  
  • John Yu, M.D.