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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF Nov. 22, 2013 | Archived Issues

Formulary Expanded; FDA Warns About Immune Globulins, Spinal Catheters, Cardiac Drugs

Pharmacy Focus

The Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee added ticagrelor (Brilinta®) to the formulary and took other actions Oct. 1. Also, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cautioned about human immune globulin products, the use of spinal catheters in patients taking anticoagulants and two cardiac stress test agents.

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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.

CME Newsletter - November 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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Run for Her Raises Nearly $900,000

Click the image above to see a video slideshow from Run for Her.

More than 5,400 people participated in the ninth annual Run for Her® 5K Run and Friendship Walk on Nov. 10, raising nearly $900,000 for ovarian cancer awareness and research at Cedars-Sinai.

The total of 5,460 participants includes 1,637 runners, 3,094 walkers and 729 "sleepwalkers," registered participants who didn't attend the event. Sleepwalkers and other participants were from all 50 states.

In addition to the total from the Los Angeles event, the inaugural Run for Her New York Walk on Oct. 27 has raised more than $76,000. More than 200 runners and walkers took part in the New York event.

Donations to the 2013 Run for Her may be made until Dec. 31 at runforher.com.