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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF October 19, 2018 | Archived Issues

Meetings and Events


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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Circle of Friends Honorees for September

The Circle of Friends program honored 189 people in September.

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 acknowledgment.

See more information about the program and a list of past honorees.

Farin Amersi, MD

Neel Anand, MD

Daniel Anguiano, LVN

Roy Artal, MD

Arash Asher, MD

Babak Azarbal, MD

C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD, FACC, FAHA

Robert H. Baloh, MD, PhD

Bruce Baumgarten, MD

Satinder J. Bhatia, MD

Keith L. Black, MD

Earl W. Brien, MD

Michael Broukhim, MD, FACC

Eileen G. Brown, RN, OCN

Matthew H. Bui, MD, PhD

Miguel A. Burch, MD

Ilana Cass, MD

Christine R. Cespedes

Dorrie Chang, MD

Cheryl G. Charles, MD

Timothy Charlton, MD

Erica Cohen, MD

Myles J. Cohen, MD

Rodolfo V. Conwi

Lelah B. Coppedge

Catherine M. Dang, MD, FACS

Laura O. Daniels, RN, BC, BSN

Robert M. Davidson, MD, FACP, FACC, FAHA

Harry Davis

Catherine R. Defaz

Stephen C. Deutsch, MD, FACP

Noam Z. Drazin, MD

Cheryl L. Dunnett, MD

Reshma D. Dutt

Yaron Elad, MD

Fardad Esmailian, MD

Richard Essner, MD, FACS

Jeremy A. Falk, MD

Christopher R. Fitzgerald, MD

Maira Flores

Charles A. Forscher, MD

Larry Froch, MD

Noriko Fujinami

Srinivas Gaddam, MD

Steven S. Galen, MD, FACC

Avrom Gart, MD

Claire Gastambide

Ivor L. Geft, MD

Gordon Giffin

Armando E. Giuliano, MD, FACS, FRCSEd

Moonlight Go

Eskedar F. Gobeze, RN, BSN

Richard N. Gold, MD

Neil J. Goldberg, MD

Sherry L. Goldman, RN, NP

Theodore B. Goldstein, MD

Nestor Gonzalez, MD

Jeffrey S. Goodman, MD, FACP, FACC

Richard E. Gould, MD

Stephen L. Graham, MD

Jeffrey R. Gramer, MD

Mark E. Granoff, MD

Leland M. Green, MD

Lloyd B. Greig, MD

Olga Grigorian, RN

Lilia R. Guercy

Michele A. Hamilton, MD

Michael D. Harris, MD

Allen S. Ho, MD

Ivan Ho, MD, FHRS

David M. Hoffman, MD

Elliott J. Hogg, MD

Audrey M. Holmes

Erica Horn

Jethro L. Hu, MD

Junji Ichikawa

Mariko L. Ishimori, MD

Griselda Islas, RN

Kelly L. Issokson

J. Patrick Johnson, MD

Stanley C. Jordan, MD

Peter Julien, MD

Kamran Kalpari, MD

Saibal Kar, MD

Sousan Karimi, MD

Scott R. Karlan, MD

Ronald P. Karlsberg, MD

Nicholas Karyotakis, MD

Rosa B. Kassaseya, CP

David Kawashiri, MD

Ilan Kedan, MD, MPH, FACC, FASE

Alexander Kelsey

Dennis H. Kim, MD

Hyung L. Kim, MD

Cord Kirshner, RN

Michelle M. Kittleson, MD, PhD

Robert C. Klapper, MD

Jon A. Kobashigawa, MD

Michael A. Kropf, MD

David A. Kulber, MD, FACS

Gary Leach, MD

Keren Lerner, MD

Richard A. Lewis, MD

Eric J. Ley, MD

Andrew J. Li, MD

Yuliya Linhares, MD

Simon K. Lo, MD, FACP

Rajendra Makkar, MD

Jon Mallen-St. Clair, MD, PhD

William J. Mandel, MD

Harumi O. Mankarios, RN, OCN

Ruchi Mathur, MD, FRCP(C)

Heather L. McArthur, MD, MPH

Gil Y. Melmed, MD, MS

Shlomo Melmed, MD

Becky J. Miller, MD

Monica M. Mita, MD, MDSc

Nancy Moldawer, RN, MSN

Florence G. Moreno, CNA

Jaime D. Moriguchi, MD, FACC

Kyle K. Mosqueda

Zuri Murrell, MD

Hylund F. Myles

Christopher S. Ng, MD

Roy D. Nini, MD

Nicholas N. Nissen, MD

Edward K. Nomoto, MD

Mazen Noureddin, MD

Katayoun Omrani, DDS

Shirley C. Paski, MD

A. Randolph Pearlstein, MD

Brad Penenberg, MD

Tiffany G. Perry, MD

Edward H. Phillips, MD, FACS

Mark Pimentel, MD, FRCP(C)

Irina Prystupa, CNA

Jon Rasak, MD

Alexandre Rasouli, MD

Alexandra M. Reed

Maribel Reyes

Barry E. Rosenbloom, MD

Howard L. Rosner, MD

Jeremy D. Rudnick, MD

Margaret B. Russell

Rahnana Sachs, MD

Stephen A. Sacks, MD

Noel Salapare

Justin D. Saliman, MD

Vivian L. Salle, RN

Farzin Samadi, MD

Emily S. Santacruz, RN

Jay N. Schapira, MD, FACP, FAHA, FCCP, FACC

Prediman K. Shah, MD

Michael M. Shehata, MD

John L. Sherman, MD

Stephen L. Shiao, MD, PhD

Melissa M. Shiozaki, NP

Vivian N. Shirvani, MD

Toshie I. Shono

Daniel Shouhed, MD

Nancy L. Sicotte, MD, FAAN

Allan W. Silberman, MD, PhD, FACS

Shannet V. Smith, RN

Janet Soto

Mitchell J. Spirt, MD

Andrew I. Spitzer, MD

Jasminka Stegic, MS, ANP-BC, CCRN

Jerrold H. Steiner, MD, FACS

Colin W. Stokol, MD

Leslie M. Stricke, MD, FCCP

Vinay Sundaram, MD, MSC

Michele Tagliati, MD, FAAN

Sophia A. Telfer

David B. Thordarson, MD

Tram T. Tran, MD

Alfredo Trento, MD, FACS

Eric A. Vasiliauskas, MD

Robert A. Vescio, MD

Angelica M. Villanueva

Gloria Villasenor, RN, BSN

Christine S. Walsh, MD

Jason L. Weiner

Elaine Wittert

Paola Wong

Yu-Tung Wong, MD

Tina T. Wu

Payam R. Yashar, MD, FACC

John S. Yu, MD

Raymond Zimmer, MD