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P & T Approvals, FDA Warnings About Codeine-Containing Meds, NSAIDs, Proglycem

Pharmacy Focus

See highlights of the June meeting of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Also, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued warnings about codeine-containing medicines in children, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and Proglycem in infants.

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Meetings and Events

Grand Rounds

Click here to view upcoming grand rounds.

Upcoming CME Conferences

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

CME Newsletter - July 2015 (PDF)


Do you know of a significant event in the life of a medical staff member? Please let us know, and we'll post these milestones in Medical Staff Pulse. Also, feel free to submit comments on milestones, and we'll post the comments in the next issue. Click here to email us your milestones and comments.

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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Nominations Sought for Pioneer in Medicine Award

Deadline for Submissions Is Aug. 10

Attending physicians on the medical staff are encouraged to nominate a candidate for the 2015 Pioneer in Medicine award. This award is given to a member of the medical staff who has made clinical and research contributions recognized at Cedars-Sinai and in the national or international medical communities.

The deadline for nominations is Monday, Aug. 10.

The criteria for candidates for the Pioneer in Medicine award are:

  • The candidate shall have made a major contribution to the medical center.
  • The candidate shall be or have been involved in research.
  • The candidate shall have been published in national or international peer-reviewed journals.
  • The candidate shall be a teacher and positive role model.
  • The candidate shall be an innovator or have changed the medical world around him or her.
  • The candidate shall have made clinical contributions recognized nationally.
  • The candidate shall have been a physician at the medical center during a major part of his or her career.

A committee of the medical staff will select the honoree, and the award will be presented at the annual meeting of the medical staff on Oct. 19.

To nominate a candidate for the Pioneer in Medicine award, please send a letter to Peggy Miles, MD, vice chief of staff, with the nominee's qualifications, key contributions and major accomplishments. Include a copy of the nominee's curriculum vitae.

Send nominations and letters of support to peggy.miles@cshs.org, or submit printed documents to:

Peggy Miles, MD
Vice Chief of Staff
8700 Beverly Blvd., Suite 2211
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Previously in Medical Staff Pulse:

Major League Medical Scientist Named 'Pioneer' (Oct. 24, 2014)