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PRODUCED BY AND FOR MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY August 2014 | Archived Issues

P and T Approvals, Tramadol Change, Warnings About Promacta and Sporanox

Pharmacy Focus

See highlights of the June 3 meeting of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Also, tramadol is now being managed as a controlled substance, and the federal government has released a warning about Promacta and a list of contraindications for Sporanox.


Mark Your Calendar


Surgery Grand Rounds

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Grand Rounds

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


Education Schedule

Click the PDF link below to see the Department of Surgery's educational schedule.

Educational Schedule - August 2014 (PDF)


Surgery Scheduling

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Surgery Grand Rounds

  • Wednesday, Sept. 10, 7 a.m., ECC-B — Improving Surgical Care Through Quantitation and Innovation. With Bruce L. Gewertz, MD, Cedars-Sinai surgeon-in-chief, H and S Nichols Distinguished Chair in Surgery, chair of the Department of Surgery, vice president of Interventional Services and vice dean of Academic Affairs.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 17, 7 a.m., Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 6-7 — Adrenalectomy. With Edward Phillips, MD, executive vice chair of the Cedars-Sinai Department of Surgery, chief of the Division of General Surgery, director of the Weight Loss Center, surgeon in the Colorectal Cancer Center and Karl Storz Chair in Minimally Invasive Surgery in Honor of Dr. George Berci.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 24, 7 a.m., Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 6-7 — 2014 Hiatt Lectureship: Meditation on Mortality: Lessons From a Life in Surgery. With William P. Schecter, MD, professor emeritus of Clinical Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. School of Medicine.