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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF December 16, 2016 | Archived Issues

Meetings and Events


Grand Rounds


Upcoming CME Conferences

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

CME Newsletter - December 2016 (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.

Submit 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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Circle of Friends Honorees for November

The Circle of Friends program honored 242 people in November.

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. When a gift is made, the person being honored receives a custom lapel pin and a letter of acknowledgement.

Click here for more information about the program and for a list of past honorees.

  • Rachel Abuav, MD
  • Kenneth Adashek, MD
  • Michael J. Alexander, MD
  • Farin Amersi, MD
  • Neel A. Anand, MD
  • John B. Andrews, MD
  • Jennifer T. Anger, MD, MPH
  • Alagappan Annamalai, MD
  • Arash Asher, MD
  • David Austin, MD
  • Irina Avidon, PharmD
  • Hyun W. Bae, MD
  • Mamadu Juma Bah
  • Benjamin Basseri, MD
  • Brian M. Benway, MD
  • George Berci, MD
  • Page A. Bertolotti, BSN, RN, OCN
  • Satinder J. Bhatia, MD
  • Anton J. Bilchik, MD
  • Keith L. Black, MD
  • Earl W. Brien, MD
  • Wendy Briggs
  • Neil A. Buchbinder, MD
  • Ilana Cass, MD
  • David H. Chang, MD
  • Kirk Y. Chang, MD
  • Michelle K. Chang, PA
  • Piyaporn Chantravat, RN
  • Timothy Charlton, MD
  • George Chaux, MD
  • Derek Cheng, MD
  • Ray M. Chu, MD
  • Sumeet S. Chugh, MD
  • Alice P. Chung, MD
  • Paul Cohart, MD
  • Donald S. Cohen, MD
  • Steven D. Colquhoun, MD
  • Martin Cooper, MD
  • Stephen R. Corday, MD
  • Alice C. Cruz, MD
  • Lawrence S. Czer, MD
  • Ram C. Dandillaya, MD
  • Robert M. Davidson, MD
  • Teresa M. Dean, MD
  • Ryan DellaMaggiora, MD
  • Ann S. Demaio, NNP
  • Noam Z. Drazin, MD
  • Cheryl L. Dunnett, MD
  • Josefina B. Dy
  • Jonathan C. Ellis, MD
  • Alan Engelberg, MD
  • Anasheh Enjily
  • Shervin Eshaghian, MD
  • Fardad Esmailian, MD
  • Joel D. Feinstein, MD
  • Joy S. Feld, MD
  • Edward J. Feldman, MD
  • Stuart G. Finder, PhD
  • Dorothy Forneris, RN
  • Charles A. Forscher, MD
  • Joyce N. Fox, MD
  • Andrew L. Freedman, MD
  • Philip K. Frykman, MD, PhD
  • Clark B. Fuller, MD
  • Srinivas Gaddam, MD
  • Eli S. Gang, MD
  • Irene Luna Garcia
  • Dael Geft, MD
  • Ivor L. Geft, MD
  • Sara Ghandehari, MD
  • Ann P. Gilligan, RN
  • Armando E. Giuliano, MD
  • Richard N. Gold, MD
  • Neil J. Goldberg, MD
  • Jamie L. Golden, RN
  • Sherry L. Goldman, RN, NP
  • Jeffrey R. Gramer, MD
  • Lloyd B. Greig, MD
  • Marshall L. Grode, MD
  • Kapil Gupta, MD
  • Kathryn A. Gurvitz, MHA
  • Paul B. Hackmeyer, MD
  • David S. Hallegua, MD
  • Solomon I. Hamburg, MD
  • Michele A. Hamilton, MD
  • Michael D. Harris, MD
  • Donald R. Henderson, MD, MPH
  • Andrew E. Hendifar, MD
  • Corina Hernandez, NP
  • Allen S. Ho, MD
  • Ivan Ho, MD
  • David M. Hoffman, MD
  • Lalima A. Hoq, MD, MPH
  • Anabel M. Hugh, MD
  • Gabriel E. Hunt Jr., MD
  • Andrew F. Ippoliti, MD
  • Marney Jakubowicz, LVN
  • Laith H. Jamil, MD
  • Bronwen M. Jones
  • Stanley C. Jordan, MD
  • David Y. Josephson, MD
  • Leah N. Justus, RN
  • Sheila Kahwaty PA-C, MPAS
  • Saibal Kar, MD
  • Sheila Kar, MD
  • Beth Y. Karlan, MD
  • Scott R. Karlan, MD
  • Adam D. Karns, MD
  • David Kawashiri, MD
  • Ali Khoynezhad, MD, PhD
  • Elizabeth M. Kim, MD
  • Howard H. Kim, MD
  • Hyung L. Kim, MD
  • Miyun Kim, RN
  • Terrence T. Kim, MD
  • Michelle M. Kittleson, MD, PhD
  • Charles F. Kivowitz, MD
  • Robert Klapper, MD
  • Keith L. Klein, MD
  • Jon A. Kobashigawa, MD
  • Ryan H. Kotton, MD
  • Michael A. Kropf, MD
  • Stuart H. Kuschner, MD
  • Barbara R. Leanse, BSW
  • Paul C. Lee, MD
  • Ronald S. Leuchter, MD
  • Michael S. Levine, MD
  • Phillip L. Levine, MD
  • Michael C. Lill, MD
  • Yuliya Linhares, MD
  • Milton Little, MD
  • Simon K. Lo, MD
  • Mark Logan, RN
  • Victoria C. Lopez, RN
  • Jonathan I. Macy, MD
  • Rajendra Makkar, MD
  • Eve Louise Makoff, MD
  • Harumi O. Mankarios, RN, OCN
  • Malcolm L. Margolin, MD
  • Ruchi Mathur, MD
  • David N. Matsumura, MD
  • Julia McCaffrey
  • Alain Mita, MD
  • Monica M. Mita, MD, MDSc
  • Liana Moskal, RN
  • Zuri Murrell, MD
  • Mamoo Nakamura, MD
  • Shawn S. Nasseri, MD
  • Ronald B. Natale, MD
  • Christopher S. Ng, MD
  • David G. Ng, MD
  • Roy D. Nini, MD
  • Nicholas N. Nissen, MD
  • Arthur J. Ochoa, JD
  • Alexandra O'Connor
  • Katayoun Omrani, DDS
  • Dayanara Ortega
  • Adrian G. Ostrzega, MD
  • Michelle Otani, RN
  • Jignesh K. Patel, MD, PhD
  • Edward H. Phillips, MD
  • Pamela J. Phillips, MD
  • David S. Ramin, MD
  • Soroush A. Ramin, MD
  • Danny Ramzy, MD, PhD
  • Jon Rasak, MD
  • Alexandre Rasouli, MD
  • Ali Rezaie, MD
  • Gary Reznik, MD
  • Bobbie J. Rimel, MD
  • Sepehr Rokhsar, MD
  • Stacey P. Rosenbaum, MD
  • Barry E. Rosenbloom, MD
  • Fred P. Rosenfelt, MD
  • Howard L. Rosner, MD
  • Jeremy D. Rudnick, MD
  • Ruth "Virginia" Russell, MD
  • Vivian L. Salle, RN
  • Tracy Salseth, ACNP-BC
  • Rola Saouaf, MD
  • Jay N. Schapira, MD
  • Kevin Scher, MD
  • Wouter I. Schievink, MD
  • Aamir S. Shah, MD
  • Prediman K. Shah, MD
  • Michael M. Shehata, MD
  • Randolph Sherman, MD
  • Nancy L. Sicotte, MD
  • Khawar M. Siddique, MD
  • Robert J. Siegel, MD
  • Allan W. Silberman, MD, PhD
  • Americo Simonini, MD
  • Steven M. Simons, MD
  • R. Kendrick "Ken" Slate, MD
  • Sharon Sloan
  • Kenneth O. Sparks, MD
  • Andrew Ira Spitzer, MD
  • Jerrold H. Steiner, MD
  • Gayane Stepanyan, RN
  • Daniel J. Stone, MD
  • Leslie Stricke, MD
  • Mabel A. Stringfellow
  • Carey B. Strom, MD
  • Ronald Sue, MD
  • Vinay Sundaram, MD
  • Christina M. Sutay, RN
  • Steven Sykes, MD
  • Lillian Szydlo, MD
  • Steven W. Tabak, MD
  • Gershom Tam, RN
  • Victor F. Tapson, MD
  • Sandra E. Thomasian, MD
  • David B. Thordarson, MD
  • Hitoshi "Tommy" Tomizawa, MD, MPH
  • Tram T. Tran, MD
  • Alfredo Trento, MD
  • Mark K. Urman, MD
  • Suketu B. Vaishnav, MD
  • Michael B. Van Scoy-Mosher, MD
  • Eric Vasiliauskas, MD
  • Angela Velleca, BSN, RN, CCTC
  • Swamy R. Venuturupalli, MD
  • Robert A. Vescio, MD
  • Ronald G. Victor, MD
  • Carl Violano, MD
  • Olga Voroshilovsky, MD
  • Andrew S. Wachtel, MD
  • Willis Wagner, MD
  • Alan Waxman, MD
  • Alan Weinberger, MD
  • Jonathan M. Weiner, MD
  • Michael H. Weisman, MD
  • Janet Y. White, MD
  • Donald A. Wiss, MD
  • Robert N. Wolfe, MD
  • Edward M. Wolin, MD
  • Veronica T. Wootton
  • Arthur Wu, MD
  • Philip A. Yalowitz, MD
  • Clement C. Yang, MD
  • John S. Yu, MD
  • Zachary Zumsteg, MD