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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF Jan. 6, 2012 Issue | Archived Issues

CS-Link Training Guidelines

CS-Link™ training begins in just 10 days (Jan. 16). If you haven’t already signed up for training, you’re in the minority. More than half of our medical staff members have already registered for training. For information about how to sign up for training, please go to www.cslinkcentral.org. In addition, we encourage you to visit this physician-specific website to complete the 10-minute e-learning modules prior to your instructor-led training.

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A New Chance for Hope

Cedars-Sinai Surgical Team Travels to China to Treat Children Abandoned for Medical Reasons

At Maria's Big House of Hope, a medical foster home in central China, 140 orphans wait for families who may never come. Available for adoption because each has a birth defect or a serious medical condition, these special-needs children struggle with the reality that their chances for adoption are slim.

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Cedars-Sinai Celebrates MLK Day on Jan. 16

Author-Activist Kevin Powell will be Keynote Speaker

The medical center and our medical staff will co-sponsor the 10th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration on Monday, Jan. 16, in Harvey Morse Auditorium, from noon to 1 p.m. All employees, physicians, visitors and patients are welcome to attend the event, and a limited number of free boxed lunches will be available from 11:50 a.m. to noon.

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Cedars-Sinai Living Kidney Donor Featured in Rose Parade

Mother Donated Kidney to Young Daughter

Gaena "Gina" Song Cho, who donated a kidney to her young daughter at Cedars-Sinai, was one of 28 donor family members, living donors and transplant recipients who took rode on Donate Life's Rose Parade float on Monday.

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Topic Suggestions Sought for the Great Debates

The Ninth Annual Dr. Leon Morgenstern Great Debates in Clinical Medicine Resident Competition will be held on Thursday, April 26, at 8 a.m. in ECC A-C.

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CME Earns Accreditation with Commendation

Cedars-Sinai's Continuing Medical Education (CME) program was awarded Accreditation with Commendation in December, making it one of a small number of such programs in the U.S. to achieve this designation in three consecutive surveys.

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Dialysis Unit Re-Opens

Cedars-Sinai's newly remodeled Dialysis Unit on 6SW officially re-opened on Dec. 27 and began accepting patients, following an 18-month hiatus due to construction.



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Go Red for Women on Feb. 3

Physicians are encouraged to support women's heart health by wearing red on Friday, Feb. 3, when Cedars-Sinai will mark the sixth annual Marlene Wald Memorial Go Red Day to increase awareness of heart disease as the leading killer of women.


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