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

FDA Warns About Lenalidomide, Duloxetine Hydrochloride

Pharmacy Focus

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued warnings about the cancer drug lenalidomide and the antidepressant duloxetine hydrochloride.


Mark Your Calendar


Surgery Grand Rounds

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Grand Rounds

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Educational Schedule

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

Educational Schedule - November 2014 (PDF)


Surgery Scheduling

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Phillips Named Wilner Alumnus of the Year

Edward Phillips, MD, has been named the winner of the Howard I. Wilner, MD, Alumnus of the Year Award. The annual award, bestowed by the Cedars-Sinai Alumni Association, honors a physician's accomplishments and contributions to medicine.

The award will be presented Wednesday, Dec. 3, at 6:30 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium. The event also will include a chamber concert by members of the American Youth Symphony, led by Alexander Treger. Admission is $10 for the general public and $5 for members of the medical staff, residents, members of the nursing staff, employees and volunteers.

A pioneer in minimally invasive surgery, Phillips is executive vice chair of the Cedars-Sinai Department of Surgery and chief of the Division of General Surgery. He is director of the Saul and Joyce Brandman Breast Center — A Project of Women's Guild, the Wasserman Breast Cancer Risk Reduction Program and the Weight Loss Center. He holds the Karl Storz Chair in Minimally Invasive Surgery in Honor of George Berci, MD.

Presentation of the Howard Wilner Alumnus of the Year Award - Dec. 3 (PDF)