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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF July 19, 2013 | Archived Issues

P&T Panel Changes Formulary; FDA Issues Warning About Olmesartan Medoxomil

Pharmacy Focus

June decisions by the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee include several changes to the formulary. Also, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning that the blood pressure drug olmesartan medoxomil can cause intestinal problems known as sprue-like enteropathy.

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Meetings and Events


Grand Rounds

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Upcoming CME Conferences

Click below to view a complete list of all scheduled Continuing Medical Education conferences.

Medical Staff CME Newsletter - July 2013 (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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Circle of Friends Honorees for June

The Circle of Friends program honored 179 people in June.

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. When a gift is made, the person being honored receives a custom lapel pin and a letter of acknowledgement.

Click here for more information about the program and for a list of past honorees.

  • Coleen J. Abelarde, RN
  • Carlos Anaya, MD
  • John B. Andrews, MD
  • Pedrina Arguera
  • M. William Audeh, MD
  • Hyun W. Bae, MD
  • Suadu Bah, RN
  • C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD
  • Shahriar Bamshad, MD
  • Donna M. Bias, RN, BSN
  • Keith L. Black, MD
  • Alexandria Borys, RN
  • Glenn D. Braunstein, MD
  • Barry J. Brock, MD
  • Philip G. Brooks, MD
  • Neil A. Buchbinder, MD
  • Mathew H. Bui, MD
  • Agnes M. Butler
  • Adelia G. Cabuhat, RN
  • Ilana Cass, MD
  • Patrice Ceballos
  • Kirk Y. Chang, MD
  • Yzhar Charuzi, MD
  • Peter Chau, MD
  • Wen Cheng, MD
  • Meshe D. Chonde, MD
  • William W. Chow, MD
  • Harry Chu, RN
  • Ray M. Chu, MD
  • Stephen R. Corday, MD
  • Maria S. Corral
  • Alicia Cypressi, RN
  • Dudley S. Danoff, MD
  • Mark M. Davidson, MD
  • Robert W. Decker, MD
  • Rick B. Delamarter, MD
  • Margaret Diacheysn, RN
  • Alice R. Dick, MD
  • J. Kevin Drury, MD
  • Marla C. Dubinsky, MD
  • Julie A. Dunhill, MD
  • Cheryl L. Dunnett, MD
  • Darryl M. Eddy, RN, BC, BSN
  • Dawn S. Eliashiv, MD
  • Fardad Esmailian, MD
  • Richard Essner, MD
  • Jeremy A. Falk, MD
  • David E. Fermelia, MD
  • Robert A. Figlin, MD
  • Madelyn M. Foronda, RN
  • Stuart Friedman, MD
  • Ramin Gabbai, MD
  • Donna Gallik, MD
  • Francine J. Gates
  • Eli Ginsburg, MD
  • Armando E. Giuliano, MD
  • Sherry L. Goldman, RN, NP
  • Jerome E. Goldwasser, MD
  • Mark O. Goodarzi, MD
  • Steven B. Graff-Radford, DDS
  • Stephen L. Graham, MD
  • Leland M. Green, MD
  • Paul B. Hackmeyer, MD
  • Antoine Hage, MD
  • Behrooz Hakimian, MD
  • David S. Hallegua, MD
  • Solomon I. Hamburg, MD
  • Michele A. Hamilton, MD
  • Andrew E. Hendifar, MD
  • David M. Hoffman, MD
  • Stuart Holden, MD
  • Jethro L. Hu, MD
  • Gabriel E. Hunt, Jr., MD
  • Leonel A. Hunt, MD
  • Quyen N. Hurlburt, RN
  • Nenita D. Iglesia
  • Josefina N. Inocentes, RN
  • Karen J. Jimenez, RN
  • J. Patrick Johnson, MD
  • Stanley C. Jordan, MD
  • Dinah Juanillo, RN
  • Saibal Kar, MD
  • Adam D. Karns, MD
  • David Kawashiri, MD
  • Tami Kendra-Romito
  • Ali Khoynezhad, MD, PhD
  • Dong U. Kim, MD
  • Terrence T. Kim, MD
  • Ellen B. Klapper, MD
  • Jon A. Kobashigawa, MD
  • Peter Koh, OD
  • Penelope Grace Kornbluth, MSN, ANP, APRN-BC
  • Gary E. Leach, MD
  • Roger L. Lerner, MD
  • Ronald S. Leuchter, MD
  • Michael C. Lill, MD
  • Simon K. Lo, MD
  • Alex Lopez
  • Rajendra Makkar, MD
  • Dwight L. Makoff, MD
  • Adam N. Mamelak, MD
  • William J. Mandel, MD
  • Eduardo Marban, MD, PhD
  • Luella M. Marchany
  • Donna Marsh, RN
  • Ana R. Martinez
  • Peggy Mays
  • Philomena McAndrew, MD
  • Gerard McKearin, RN
  • Robert J. McKenna, Jr., MD
  • Shlomo Melmed, MD
  • Kiarash Michel, MD
  • Amin Joseph Mirhadi, MD
  • Cathleen P. Moran, RN
  • Mary C. Nasmyth, MD
  • Ronald B. Natale, MD
  • Alan C. Newman, DDS
  • David G. Ng, MD
  • Frederic G. Nicola, MD
  • Nicholas N. Nissen, MD
  • Raena S. Olsen, DO
  • Guy D. Paiement, MD
  • John Pappas, LCSW
  • Timothy Parker
  • Jignesh K. Patel, MD, PhD
  • Brad Penenberg, MD
  • Glenn B. Pfeffer, MD
  • Deborah Prevost, RN
  • Alfred Rahban, MD
  • Nina Redl
  • Madison F. Richardson, MD
  • Robert Richter, MD
  • Susan L. Roberts, RN
  • Luvelina N. Rodolfo, RN
  • Anne W. Rosenblatt, RN, MSN
  • Fred P. Rosenfelt, MD
  • Gary G. Rosengarten, PhD
  • Howard L. Rosner, MD
  • Steven B. Rubins, MD
  • Jeremy D. Rudnick, MD
  • Vivian L. Salle, RN
  • Bessy G. Samayoa
  • Bruce A. Samuels, MD
  • Howard M. Sandler, MD, MS
  • Gregory P. Sarna, MD
  • Jay N. Schapira, MD
  • Edward J. Share, MD
  • Michael M. Shehata, MD
  • Robert J. Siegel, MD
  • Allan W. Silberman, MD, PhD
  • Amanuel Sima, MD
  • Enrique Slodownik, MD
  • Aretha P. Smith
  • Karyn Morse Solky, MD
  • Harmik J. Soukiasian, MD
  • Jasminka Stegic, MS, ANP-BC, CCRN
  • Jerrold H. Steiner, MD
  • Daniel J. Stone, MD, MPH, MBA
  • Leslie Stricke, MD
  • Liliya Swarth, RN
  • Nicholas R. Szumski, MD
  • Steven W. Tabak, MD
  • Jane Tavyev Asher, MD
  • Alfredo Trento, MD
  • Richard Tuli, MD, PhD
  • Mark K. Urman, MD
  • Michael B. Van Scoy-Mosher, MD
  • Eric Vasiliauskas, MD
  • Arthur I. Waltuch, MD
  • Xunzhang Wang, MD
  • Alan Weinberger, MD
  • Michael H. Weisman, MD
  • Lisa S. Wilson-Newsome
  • Edward M. Wolin, MD
  • Lewis Y. Wyatt, MD
  • Clement C. Yang, MD
  • Shelley Yee, MD
  • Evan M. Zahn, MD
  • Phillip C. Zakowski, MD