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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF Oct. 26, 2012 issue | Archived Issues

Update: barium contrast shortage

There continues to be a North American barium shortage, but the Imaging Center was fortunate to receive a small and unexpected delivery.

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Meetings and events


Grand rounds

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Upcoming CME conferences

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Medical Staff officers, Medical Executive Committee members announced

New and continuing Medical Staff officers and Medical Executive Committee members were announced during the Annual Meeting of the Medical Staff on Monday, Oct. 22.

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Jerome I. Rotter, MD, honored with 2012 Pioneer in Medicine award

Jerome I. Rotter, MD, who is known internationally for his work in the medical genetics of common diseases, has received the 2012 Pioneer in Medicine award at Cedars-Sinai.


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And the Chief of Staff Award goes to …

Joyelle Sudbury, MPH, Director of Quality/Performance Improvement and Medical Staff Services, was honored with the 2012 Chief of Staff Award at the Annual Meeting of the Medical Staff on Oct. 22.

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CS-Link Upgrade: Have You Reviewed the Upgrade e-Learning?

The CS-Link™ upgrade, scheduled for Nov. 4, is just nine days away. You will see some improvements in CS-Link!

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Los Angeles residents vote Cedars-Sinai No. 1 for quality medical care

For the 17th year in a row, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has been honored with a national consumer award for having the best overall healthcare quality, doctors and nurses in the Los Angeles area based on an independent survey of households.

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Grant supports study of depression in patients battling multiple sclerosis

Living every day with a life-changing illness is discouraging enough, but Maryam Hosseinzadeh is one of 400,000 people in the United States battling multiple sclerosis, a disorder that by changing the brain's makeup appears capable of generating the secondary ill of depression.

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Got your flu shot yet?

Flu season is officially under way, and all Cedars-Sinai staff members are encouraged to get their flu shots to help protect the health of our patients and keep them from harm.

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Study finds molecular link between insufficient sleep, insulin resistance

Lack of sleep can change the body’s fat tissue, causing it to behave more like the fat found in an obese or diabetic person, according to a study led by a Cedars-Sinai researcher.

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