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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF September 22, 2017 | Archived Issues

Meetings and Events

Preventive and Consultative Heart Center of Excellence Quarterly Meeting
Sept. 27

Annual Meeting of the Medical Staff
Oct. 16

These events and more are listed in the medical staff calendar on the Cedars-Sinai website.


Grand Rounds


Upcoming CME Conferences


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.

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Share Your News

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Flu Shot Clinics Set Through Next Week

Flu shots 220pxHelp Cedars-Sinai protect its patients, visitors and staff by getting a flu vaccination by Wednesday, Nov. 1.

All employees, medical staff, vendors, contracted personnel, volunteers, faculty and students must get their annual flu vaccination. These are free of charge and available through scheduled vaccination clinics:

  • Monday, Sept. 25, 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Harvey Morse Conference Room 6
  • Tuesday, Sept. 26, 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Harvey Morse Conference Room 6
  • Wednesday, Sept. 27, 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Harvey Morse Conference Room 6
  • Thursday, Sept. 28, 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Harvey Morse Conference Room 3
  • Friday, Sept. 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., ECC-A

Additional clinics are being scheduled. Weekly updates will be published in The Bridge and on the intranet homepage.

Exceptions may be given for those with approved medical exemptions, per guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Those who decline the vaccine without an approved medical exemption or religious accommodation will not be able to work and are subject to termination of employment.

Green badge buddies will be issued at the time of vaccination, and people with an approved medical exemption or religious accommodation will receive a gray badge buddy. All badge buddies must be visibly worn by Nov. 1.

For questions, call Employee Health Services at 310-423-3322 or Hospital Epidemiology at 310-423-5574. You also can access a set of frequently asked questions about vaccinations here:  2017-18 Influenza Immunization Policy Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)

Family members of employees are invited to get free vaccines at the employee family flu and blood pressure screening on Sunday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on the second floor of the Steven Spielberg Building.

For more information, call 310-423-9581.