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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF Sept. 13, 2013 | Archived Issues

MEC to Get New Members

Several physicians have been approved or nominated for positions on the Medical Executive Committee, the commitee learned at its Sept. 9 meeting.

Approved as clinical department chiefs for 2014-15 were:

  • Pediatrics — Valerie Watiker, MD
  • Medicine — Clement C. Yang, MD

Nominated as department representatives to the MEC were:

  • Anesthesiology — Maria De Castro, MD
  • Imaging — Marcel Maya, MD
  • Pathology — Cynthia Nast, MD

It was noted that these individuals will be presented for approval at the annual meeting of the medical staff on Oct. 21.

Also at the meeting:

  • The MEC was told about a Nov. 19 symposium on the treatment of end-of-life patients, and about a group statement being developed on the issue.
  • A revision to the smoking-cessation protocol was approved that e-cigarettes are not allowed on the Cedars-Sinai campus.
  • Thirty-seven new members of the medical staff were noted. Click the PDF link below to see their names and specialties.

Morning After Report - September 2013 (PDF)