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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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ICD-10 Sessions for Physicians Set for Sept. 21-22

ICD-10 educational sessions for physicians are scheduled for Monday-Tuesday, Sept. 21-22.

These CME activities will provide physicians with information on the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10). They will:

  • Introduce ICD-10
  • Explore the impact of ICD-10 on physicians and providers
  • Discuss the required documentation specificity of ICD-10
  • Review diagnoses that will be impacted

Sessions will take place:

  • Monday, Sept. 21, 7-8:30 a.m. in PEC 8 (Surgery and surgical subspecialties)
  • Monday, Sept. 21, noon-1:30 p.m. in Harvey Morse 1-2 (Internal Medicine and medical subspecialties)
  • Monday, Sept. 21, 5-6:30 p.m. in PEC 4 (Surgery and surgical subspecialties)
  • Tuesday, Sept. 22, 7-8 a.m. in PEC 4 (Hematology/Oncology)
  • Tuesday, Sept. 22, noon-1:30 p.m. in Cafeteria Conference Room A (Internal Medicine and medical subspecialties)

The federally imposed deadline for implementing the medical data code sets in ICD-10 is Oct. 1.

For more information, email askicd10@cshs.org.

ICD-10 - Get Ready Now (PDF)

Related story:

More Details About Oct. 1 Transition to ICD-10 (Aug. 28, 2015)

ICD-10 Readiness: Oct. 1 Change Is Coming Soon (July 31, 2015)