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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF May 11, 2012 Issue | Archived Issues

New FDA alerts

Pharmacy focus

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued updates and warnings for phenytoin, fosphenytoin, dronedarone, aliskiren and other drugs.

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Physician news

David Rimoin, MD, PhD, named an American College of Physicians master, Ilana Cass, MD, selected for the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine fellowship, a Kawasaki disease study by Moshe Arditi, MD, honored at conference, and Robert H. Baloh, MD, PhD, received ALS Association award.

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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 - May 2012 (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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RSVP now for summertime fun

Medical staff members and their families are invited to take part in two Cedars-Sinai summer traditions: Independence Day at the Hollywood Bowl and Sand N’ Snore at the Jonathan Beach Club.

Celebrate Independence Day at the Bowl

Celebrate our country's Independence Day with rousing patriotic music and the familiar tunes of special guest Barry Manilow at the Hollywood Bowl on Tuesday, July 3.

Tickets are $125 per adult and $60 per child under age 12. Parking passes also are available: valet at $35 or lower terrace at $17.

Call Cheryl Verne (in the office of Marjorie Santore Besson) at (310) 423-2681 to reserve your tickets before Friday, May 25.

Click here to see photos and story from last year.

Save your spot at Sand N' Snore

It's not too early to dig out the tent and camping gear for this year's Sand N' Snore. The dinner, sleepover and breakfast starts on Friday, July 20, at the Jonathan Beach Club in Santa Monica. Those who don't want to sleep on the sand are welcome to enjoy dinner and the evening with colleagues and their families.

There's a limit of one tent per physician. Tickets for the whole event are $60 per adult and $40 for each child 12 and younger. Tickets for Friday's dinner only are $45 per adult and $20 for each child 12 and younger.

Call Cheryl Verne (in the office of Marjorie Santore Besson) at (310) 423-2681 to reserve your spot.

Click here to see photos and story from last year.