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PRODUCED BY AND FOR MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY September 2012 Issue | Archived Issues

Physician news

Nicholas Nissen, MD, has been appointed as director of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery at Cedars-Sinai.


Featured publication

The following article was published by members of the Department of Surgery:


Grant announcements

The Department of Surgery Research Division would like to congratulate the following grant recipients:


Mark your calendar


Grand rounds

Click here to view a schedule of all upcoming grand rounds.


Surgery scheduling

Click the "read more" for hours and contact information for surgery scheduling.

Share Your News

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Protect patients from harm by getting a flu vaccination

Be sure to protect yourself and our patients from getting the flu. By not getting the flu vaccination, you are putting patients at risk of infection.

To date, nearly 2,000 employees have already received their flu vaccination.If you have not already done so, you can get a free flu shot at the following flu clinics. Those who wish to decline the vaccine are asked to wait until hospital plans are formalized for the 2012-13 flu season, which begins Oct. 1. Until further notice, Employee Health Services is not currently accepting flu vaccination declination forms.

  • Sept. 27
    • HMA lobby from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • HMCC-3 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Sept. 28
    • HMCC-6 from 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Oct. 1
    • HMA lobby from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • HMCC-3 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Oct. 2
    • HMA lobby from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Ray Charles Cafeteria Conference Room B from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Oct. 3- 5
    • HMA lobby from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • HMCC-3 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

For more information, or to schedule an appointment for a flu vaccination, please call Employee Health Service at ext. 3-3322.