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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF Oct. 14, 2011 Issue | Archived Issues

Lunch on Us

Annual Medical Staff Meeting is Oct. 24

Chief of Staff Scott Karlan, MD, will discuss the climate of change at the medical center and President and CEO Thomas M. Priselac will speak at the lunch meeting, which runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24, in Harvey Morse Auditorium.

The 2011 Pioneer in Medicine Award will be presented along with the Chief of Staff Award.

Annual Meeting of the Medical Staff (PDF)


P&T Committee Approvals Released

Pharmacy Focus

Click the PDF below to review the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee's September approvals.

P&T Decisions September 2011 (PDF)


Meetings and Events


Grand Rounds

Click here to view upcoming Grand Rounds.


Upcoming CME Conferences

Click below to view a complete list of all scheduled Continuing Medical Education conferences.

CME Newsletter - October 2011 (PDF)

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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Highlights from the Oct. 3 Meeting

MEC Update

The countdown to CS-Link™ and modifications to Medical Staff Rules and Regulations were among the topics at this month's Medical Executive Committee meeting.

CS-Link Update

  • Dec. 9 – Physicians begin to register for training
  • Jan. 16 – Training begins
  • March 2 – IP3 Go Live

Medical Staff Rules and Regulations

Several sections were modified to support the transition from a paper to an electronic medical record.

  • Article I - General Provisions and Definitions
  • Article II, Section 2.1.4.3 and 2.1.10.- Organization of the Medical Staff
  • Article IV - Medical Records
  • Article IX - Temporary Membership & Privileges
  • Article XI - Appointment, Reappointment and Reapplication
  • Article XVI - Specific Clinical Considerations

Rules and Regs on Documentation (PDF)

In addition, the Chief of Staff Award and Pioneer in Medicine Award were removed from the Rules and Regulations and turned into Policies and Procedures.

Changes to Pioneer and Medicine and Chief Staff Awards Language (PDF)