Medical Staff Pulse Newsletter

New Calendar Is a Better Way to Find Events

Keeping track of medical staff events at Cedars-Sinai just got easier. A new medical staff calendar is available on the Cedars-Sinai website. It contains all the events that traditionally have appeared in the Meetings and Events section of Medical Staff Pulse, but the new calendar is easier to digest and contains useful new features.

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P & T Approvals, FDA Warnings About DPP-4 Inhibitors, Canagliflozin

Pharmacy Focus

See highlights of the August meeting of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Also, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning about DPP-4 inhibitors and joint pain and has strengthened its warning about fracture risk with canagliflozin.

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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 - September 2015 (PDF)


Gary Sugarman, MD, has died.

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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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High Holidays Services Begin Sept. 14

Senior Rabbi Jason Weiner, manager of Spiritual Care, will conduct services for the High Holidays at Cedars-Sinai. The services also will feature cantor Jordan Gorfinkel.

  • Rosh Hashanah — Monday, Sept. 14, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium
  • Kol Nidre — Tuesday, Sept. 22, 7-8:30 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium
  • Yom Kippur — Wednesday, Sept. 23, 10 a.m.-noon in Harvey Morse Auditorium

The services will be available for viewing on channel 50 of the inpatient TV system. The Rosh Hashanah service will be rebroadcast Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 10 a.m.

High Holidays 2015 (PDF)