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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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Summer Issue of Discoveries Magazine Is Out Now!

The summer issue features two stories that explore the extraordinary impact of clinical trials on patients. It will take you "back to school" with a story about Brainworks, Dr. Keith Black's program designed to introduce science and medicine to underprivileged kids. You also can learn about the new challenge facing people with HIV/AIDS: aging.

The interactive edition of Discoveries has exclusive videos and stories on the latest cutting-edge science, patient care and education advances at Cedars-Sinai. Visit discoveriesmagazine.org.

In this issue:

At age 39, nonsmoker Kyle Madden was diagnosed with the unthinkable — stage IV lung cancer. Eighteen months later, after participating in a pilot study, he shows no signs of the disease, thanks to a tiny pill.

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A revolutionary procedure is allowing patients to receive new heart valves when surgery is not an option. Meet former professional roller skater Constance Alexander, with a new valve and renewed verve at 78.

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Yes, science can be fun and a career in medicine is within reach. Just ask the middle school students from underprivileged Los Angeles area schools who spent a day at Cedars-Sinai performing virtual brain surgery and playing medical Jeopardy!®

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To request copies of the magazine, please e-mail Amanda.Busick@cshs.org