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

P and T Approvals, Changes for Hydrocodone, Tramadol

Pharmacy Focus

See highlights of the Aug. 5 meeting of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Also, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is more strictly controlling hydrocodone combination products, and more details are available about tramadol's new status as a controlled substance.


Mark Your Calendar


Surgery Grand Rounds

Click the "read more" to see information about upcoming Surgery Grand Rounds.


Grand Rounds

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


Educational Schedule

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

Educational Schedule - September 2014 (PDF)


Surgery Scheduling

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

Share Your News

Know an interesting colleague we should profile? A story we should tell? Submit your ideas, meetings and events for consideration.

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UNOS Chief Executive Tours New Transplant Facility

Brian M. Shepard, CEO of the United Network for Organ Sharing, (front row, third from left) with staff members of the Comprehensive Transplant Center's new outpatient facility

Brian M. Shepard, CEO of the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), paid a visit on Sept. 18 to the new outpatient facility of the Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center. Shepard toured the facility for liver, kidney, lung and pancreas transplant patients.

UNOS is the nonprofit organization that oversees the nation's transplant system.

Previously in Sutures:

New Outpatient Transplant Center to Open Soon (August 2014)