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Debate Tackles Physicians and Social Media


The 13th Annual Dr. Leon Morgenstern Great Debates in Clinical Medicine Resident Competition will convene Friday, June 3, at 8 a.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium. This year's topic is "Physicians and Social Media: Threat to Professionalism or an Essential Part of Contemporary Medical Practice?"

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Married Doctors Work to Prevent Alzheimer's


Dean Sherzai, MD, is co-director of the Alzheimer's Prevention Program at Cedars-Sinai with his wife, neurologist Ayesha Sherzai, MD. Their program offers patients real-life tools to manage their risk — and maybe even slow or stop the progression of the disease.

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CS-Link Tip: Try the New Widescreen View

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Instead of clicking and scrolling in CS-Link, try the new Widescreen view during an ambulatory visit encounter.

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CS Holds Free Head and Neck Cancer Screening

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More than a dozen physicians and dental residents from the Cedars-Sinai's Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute and Department of Surgery performed free head and neck cancer screenings for employees and the public on May 6.

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New Test Helps Detect Pregnancy Complications

A faster, more accurate and less invasive test to help detect the premature rupture of membranes in pregnancy began rolling out at Cedars-Sinai in May.

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Summer Is Coming, and So Are Fireworks

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Celebrate Independence Day at the Hollywood Bowl with fireworks and music by the legendary band Chicago. The event on Sunday, July 3, is open to Cedars-Sinai physicians and their immediate family members.

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Circle of Friends Honorees for April


The Circle of Friends program honored 272 people in April. 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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Patient Safety, Quality Improvement Posters Shown

Residents and fellows in accredited Cedars-Sinai graduate medical education programs will be on hand Friday, May 20, to discuss their posters about patient safety and quality improvement projects.

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Library Asks Users to Take Survey by June 10

The Cedars-Sinai Medical Library wants your opinion. The library's annual customer service survey runs through June 10.

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Ortiz Appointed Senior VP, Human Resources and Organization Development


Andrew R. Ortiz has been appointed senior vice president, Human Resources and Organization Development. He assumes his post July 11.

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May 30 Is Deadline to Make Annual Benefit Choices

Each year, benefits annual enrollment provides Cedars-Sinai employees with a chance to revisit options and ensure the right benefit choices. This is your once-a-year opportunity to enroll in or drop coverage, switch medical or dental plans or add/drop family members from coverage. The deadline to make changes is May 30.

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