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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF Oct. 23, 2015 | Archived Issues

Flu Shot Clinic Today

Have you received your flu shot? A vaccination clinic is scheduled for today from 8 a.m.-10 p.m. in Harvey Morse 6.

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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 - October 2015 (PDF)


Milestones

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.

Transplant Trailblazer Named 'Pioneer'

Stanley C. Jordan

Jordan's Decision to Pursue Medicine Has Helped Many Who Need New Kidneys

Stanley C. Jordan, MD, decided to pursue medicine when he was 5. Because of his decision, highly sensitized patients worldwide have received kidney transplants, and the Kidney Transplant Program at Cedars-Sinai has become an international referral center for patients with high immunological risk. Jordan received the prestigious Pioneer in Medicine Award during the annual meeting of the medical staff Oct. 19.

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Nursing Services Leader Wins Chief of Staff Award

Peachy Hain

At Medical Staff Annual Meeting, Priselac, Ng Look to Future

Peachy Hain, MSN, RN, has dedicated herself to improving working relations between the physician and the nurse — one clinician at a time. Her efforts have paid off, and as a result of her achievements, Hain, director of Medical, Surgical and Rehabilitation Nursing Services, was honored with the 2015 Chief of Staff Award.

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Cancer Expert, Nursing Leader Earn Top Honor

Two nationally recognized leaders from Cedars-Sinai have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in healthcare. Beth Y. Karlan, MD, and Linda Burnes Bolton, DrPH, RN, FAAN, are among 80 new members named to the academy based on their contributions to health and medicine.

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CS-Link Tip: Be Specific When Storing Problems

This week's tip comes from the newest member of the physician team at Enterprise Information Services, Anil Goud, MD. When storing problems within problem lists in CS-Link™, use the calculator to drive to as much specificity as possible.

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Clinical Documentation Course Continues Nov. 3

Participants Can Earn Two Continuing Medical Education Credits

Members of the medical staff can take a "Clinical Documentation Integrity Power Course for Physicians" that meets the first Tuesday of each month through Dec. 1. The Nov. 3 session will take place in PEC 8. Participants need to attend just one session. Two continuing medical education credits will be available.

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Memorial Service for Matloff Set for Nov. 11

A memorial service for Jack Matloff, MD, the founding chair and chair emeritus of the Cedars-Sinai Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, will be held Nov. 11 from 4-6 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium.



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Circle of Friends Honorees for September

The Circle of Friends program honored 161 people in September. 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.

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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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