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PRODUCED BY AND FOR MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY January 2013 | Archived Issues

Leon Morgenstern, MD: 1919-2012

Leon Morgenstern, MD, a beloved colleague and the founding director of surgery for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, died Dec. 23 at his home in Malibu at age 93. A surgeon, scholar, humanist, medical researcher and prolific author, he remained active after his retirement and was working in his Cedars-Sinai office as recently as Dec. 21.

Cedars-Sinai is planning a memorial in his honor.


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C-S team repeats as surgical Jeopardy champ

Congratulations to Seth Felder, MD, and Doug Liou, MD, for winning surgical Jeopardy at the recent Southern California conference of the American College of Surgeons. They are bringing the trophy back to Cedars-Sinai; this is the first time in the history of the resident Jeopardy competition that a repeat winner has been crowned.