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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF Sept. 14, 2012 Issue | Archived Issues

Noble appointed chair of Cedars-Sinai Department of Medicine

Paul W. Noble, MD, an international leader in pulmonary medicine, has been named chair of the Department of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Noble comes to Cedars-Sinai from Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C., where he has been professor and chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine since 2006.

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Protect patients from harm by getting a flu vaccination

You wouldn't knowingly harm a patient. Yet many physicians put patients at risk each year by not getting their flu vaccination. A number of research studies have demonstrated a correlation between unvaccinated healthcare workers and an increase in influenza-related patient mortality rates

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MedExpo aimed at community physicians

Cedars-Sinai Health Associates members get 50 percent discount

Physician Sales & Services (PSS) is hosting a medical expo focused on helping physicians increase revenue, decrease costs and work more efficiently is planned for Thursday, Oct. 11, at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills.

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Regenerative medicine meeting to focus on diabetes, eye diseases

Leading scientists and clinicians from across the U.S. will gather Sept. 21 for the Second Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Scientific Symposium, which will focus on regenerative approaches to diabetes and diseases of the eye. The all-day meeting was organized by the Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute, led by Clive Svendsen, PhD.

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Circle of Friends honorees for August

The Circle of Friends program honored 119 people in August. Circle of Friends allows grateful patients to make a donation in honor of the physicians, nurses, caregivers and others who have made a difference during their time at Cedars-Sinai.

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Medical Library offers fall classes

The Cedars-Sinai Medical Library is kicking off its fall schedule of classes this September. The classes are designed to help you navigate and search our resources for the information you need.

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Donate food for the needy on Yom Kippur

Cedars-Sinai to hold High Holiday services

Cedars-Sinai is partnering with Jewish Family Service's SOVA program to collect canned goods and non-perishable food items for those in need. The food will be gathered during Yom Kippur morning services on Sept. 26.

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Health Information temporary entrance and reminder of hours

The entrance to Cedars-Sinai's Health Information Department has moved temporarily as renovations are made to the department's space on the South Tower Plaza Level.

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Medical Group honored for excellence and innovation

Cedars-Sinai Medical Group was honored by the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce this summer, earning its Business Excellence award. The medical group was recognized as an exemplary business leader in the category of innovative practices.

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Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute awarded $1.3 million to study cardiac stem cells

A team of Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute stem cell researchers recently was awarded a $1.3 million grant from the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine to continue study of an experimental stem cell therapy that treats heart attack patients with heart-derived cells.

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Latinos more vulnerable to fatty pancreas, type 2 diabetes, Cedars-Sinai study shows

Latinos are more likely to store fat in the pancreas and are less able to compensate by excreting additional insulin, a Cedars-Sinai study shows.

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