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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF May 17, 2019 | Archived Issues

Meetings and Events


Grand Rounds


Upcoming CME Conferences


Milestones

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Congratulations to Leadership Program Graduates

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Medical Staff Leadership Development, Class of 2018-19 graduates

Congratulations to the more than two dozen physicians who graduated on May 9 from the Cedars-Sinai Medical Staff Leadership Development Program.

The program is aimed at training and motivating future leaders of the medical staff.

In addition to attending a series of lectures and an off-site weekend retreat, this year's class managed a performance-improvement project that will impact their patients and practice, allowing hands-on use of the skills and knowledge introduced in the program.

A call for nominations for the 2019-2020 academic year from members of the Medical Executive Committee has been issued.  Please submit nominations to Shaun Miller, MD, program co-chair, at shaun.miller@cshs.org by Friday, June 14.


Front row (from left):  Audrey Moruzzi, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology; Caroline Gibson, MD, Pediatrics, Neonatology; Nicole Van Groningen, MD, General Internal Medicine; Peggy Miles, MD, Program Co-Chair; Rania Bakkar, MD, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Brandon Charles, MD, Anesthesiology; Monika Chaudhry, MD, Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences; Ryan Kotton, MD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Oren Friedman, MD, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary; H. Gabriel Lipshutz, MD, Imaging.

Second row (from left): Shaun Miller, MD, program co-chair; Nicholas Szumski, MD, Neurology, CSMG; Pedro Sanchez, MD, Pediatrics, Genetics; Anshul Gandhi, MD, Emergency Medicine; Steven Oppenheim, MD, Supportive Care Medicine; John Molitoris, MD, CSMCF; David Chang, MD, Cardiology, CSMCF; Christopher Boudakian, MD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Ali Azizzadeh, MD, Surgery, Vascular; David Tseng, MD, Emergency Medicine; Jeffrey Smith, MD, JD, MMM, executive vice president, Hospital Operations and COO, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Third row (from left): Richard Burwick, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine; Christopher Ng, MD, program co-chair; NavYash Gupta, MD, Vascular Surgery, CSMCF; Soniya Gandhi, MD, MDRH, Internal Medicine; Colleen Ryan, MD, CSMCF; Farshid Nejad, MD, Surgery, Podiatry; Benjamin King, MD, Radiation Oncology; Matthew Lee, MD, Surgery, ENT.

Not pictured: Alexandra Gangi, MD, Surgery; Joseph Robinson, MD, Imaging; Steven Sykes, MD, program co-chair; Mary Alice Vijjeswarapu, MD, Anesthesiology.