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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF Oct. 28, 2011 Issue | Archived Issues

CS-Link Physician Update

Find out need-to-know information for Cedars-Sinai's upcoming CS-Link™ implementation.

CS-Link Physician Update - Oct. 25 (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)


Update Your Email Address

Please contact the Medical Staff Office at credentialing@cshs.org and let us know your preferred email address.

This is particularly important if you prefer to use a third party email account (Yahoo, Gmail, AOL, etc.). This message will also be distributed by regular mail.

Melmed Honored with Pioneer in Medicine Award

Shlomo Melmed, MD, who is internationally known for his research in pituitary diseases and led Cedars-Sinai's transformation into the academic medical center it is today, received the 2011 Pioneer in Medicine award.

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Duncan Receives Chief of Staff Award

Chief Technology Officer Ray Duncan, MD, was honored with the 2011 Chief of Staff Award at this year’s Annual Meeting of the Medical Staff. Twenty years ago, Duncan created Web/VS, which will be gradually retired after the implementation of CS-Link™.

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Take the MD/RN Survey

Collaborative Seeks Input on CS-Link and Patient Safety

This year's MD/RN Collaborative Satisfaction Survey is going on now through Nov. 11. Visit www.cedars-sinai.edu/MDRNSurvey to share your opinions.

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Ten Physicians Graduate from Clinical Scholars Program

Puja Mehta, MD, wants to help stop the No. 1 killer of women – heart disease.

The Cedars-Sinai resident was one of 10 physicians who recently graduated from Cedars-Sinai's Clinical Scholars Program. During the two-year program, Mehta began researching the effects of mental stress reactivity on heart disease and subsequent death in women.

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Mind Your Manners to Minimize Harm

When personalities collide in the operating room, and it does happen on occasion, according to research by Andrew Klein, MD, director of the Comprehensive Transplant Center at Cedars Sinai, patients can be at risk. Klein, who recently co-authored a commentary in the Archives of Surgery titled "Barbers of Civility," strongly believes civility in healthcare is greatly needed.

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Upcoming MEC Meeting Agenda

The Medical Executive Committee will consider the following Rules and Regulations changes at its meeting on Monday, Nov. 7.

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Physician News

Waguih William IsHak, MD, was selected for the 2012 ACGME Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award.

Allan W. Silberman, MD, PhD, FACS, was honored with Penn State University's Eberly College of Science Outstanding Science Alumni Award.

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Cedars-Sinai Collaborates with Leading Research Institute on Drug Development

New Collaboration on Clinical Trials, Personalized Therapies Could Lead to more Effective Cancer Treatment

Cedars-Sinai has combined efforts with the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) in Arizona so researchers may offer joint clinical trials and collaborate to develop personalized therapies that could lead to more effective cancer treatments.

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Stop and Smell the Roses at Their Temporary Home

The beautiful rose bushes at the northeast corner of Gracie Allen and George Burns have a temporary new home to accommodate a major landscaping project.

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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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