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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF Oct. 11, 2013 | Archived Issues

Meetings and Events


Hydroxyethyl Starch Solutions Removed From Formulary

Pharmacy Focus

Due to the risks associated with the use of hydroxyethyl starch (HES) solutions, and the availability of safer and equally efficacious alternatives, the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee has approved the removal of Hespan from the formulary.

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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 - October 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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Flu Shots Now Offered at Off-Campus Locations

Be sure to protect yourself and our patients from getting the flu this year. Cedars-Sinai is offering free flu shots for employees, volunteers and members of the medical staff now through Dec. 30.

Please note the following dates, times and locations for upcoming clinics:

  • Oct. 11 – 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on South Plaza Level Terrace, north side
  • Oct. 11 – 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in the Mark Goodson Building conference room 102
  • Oct. 11 – 4-7 p.m. and 7:45-9:45 p.m. in AHSP PEC 3
  • Oct. 14 – 7:30 a.m.-11 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m. in Thalians West 135
  • Oct. 14 – 8-11:30 a.m. in the Mark Goodson Building Pain Center flex room
  • Oct. 14 – 4-7 p.m. and 7:45-9:45 p.m. in AHSP PEC 3
  • Oct. 15 – 7:30 a.m.-11 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m. in Thalians West 135
  • Oct. 15 – 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at Torrance
  • Oct. 15 – 4-7 p.m. and 7:45-9:45 p.m. in AHSP PEC 3
  • Oct. 16 – 7:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m. in room A605B, on the lower level of the South Tower
  • Oct. 16 – 4-7 p.m. and 7:45-9:45 p.m. in AHSP PEC 3
  • Oct. 17 – 7:30 a.m.-11 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m. in Thalians West 135
  • Oct. 17 – 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at 6500 Wilshire Blvd., first floor conference room
  • Oct. 17 – 4-7 p.m. and 7:45-9:45 p.m. in AHSP PEC 3
  • Oct. 18 – 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on South Plaza Level Terrace, north side
  • Oct. 18 – 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at 6500 Wilshire Blvd., first floor conference room
  • Oct. 18 – 4-7 p.m. and 7:45-9:45 p.m. in AHSP PEC 3

For more information, or to schedule an appointment for a flu vaccination, please call Employee Health Services at ext. 3-3322.