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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF June 28, 2013 | Archived Issues

Physician News

Tarun Chakravarty, MD, Joel M. Geiderman, MD, Heather Jones, MD, Deborah Lehman, MD, Paul W. Noble, MD, Joshua Pevnick, MD, MSHS, and Krishna Singh, MD, are highlighted.

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Meetings and Events


Grand Rounds

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Upcoming CME Conferences

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CME Newsletter - June (PDF)

Cedars-Sinai Enters New Era With PhD Graduation

Cedars-Sinai marked its transition to a degree-granting institution June 11 by awarding doctorates to seven students in its Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences and Translational Medicine. More than 140 faculty members in academic regalia, along with Cedars-Sinai’s top leaders, joined graduates, family members and friends in a festive inaugural commencement in Harvey Morse Auditorium.

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CS-Link Tip: Radiant and Wet Reads

This week's CS-Link™ tip comes from Barry D. Pressman, MD, chair of the Department of Radiology. He explains that with the Radiant go-live, the wet reads are easier to get. Radiant is the module now live in CS-Link that supports the imaging workflows.

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AHSP Wows First Patients at Opening

The Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion opened to its first patients on Tuesday, and the 11-story, state-of-the-art facility didn't fail to impress. Neurology patient Girish Mody summed up his initial impression of the AHSP as "wow."

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New Procedure Center Goes Operational With First Surgery

Debra Hambleton left Cedars-Sinai recently with a new right hip – and the honor of being the first patient to undergo surgery in the Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion. Hambleton, who lives in Oxnard, had her right hip replaced on Friday, June 21, in Operating Room 7, on the fifth level of the Pavilion in the Sue and Bill Gross Surgery and Procedure Center.

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Sand 'N' Snore Set for July 19

Sand 'N' Snore is just around the corner. The dinner, sleepover and breakfast starts Friday, July 19, at the Jonathan Beach Club in Santa Monica.



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Weingarten Named Chief Clinical Transformation Officer

Scott Weingarten, MD, has been appointed to the new position of senior vice president and chief clinical transformation officer. "This new position reflects our commitment to achieve the same best-in-class performance in clinical efficiency throughout the health system, as we have demonstrated in quality and safety," said Thomas M. Priselac, president and CEO.

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Circle of Friends Honorees for May

The Circle of Friends program honored 137 people in May. 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.

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