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PRODUCED BY AND FOR MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY April 2015 | Archived Issues

Mark Your Calendar


Surgery Grand Rounds

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Grand Rounds

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Education Schedule

Click the PDF links below to see the Department of Surgery's education schedule.

Education Schedule - April 2015 (PDF)


Surgery Scheduling

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Pluralistic Culture Serves Cedars-Sinai Well

Message From the Chair

The physician cohort of Cedars-Sinai is ideally characterized as a "pluralistic" model in that faculty, foundation and private physicians all practice medicine here. Harder to determine are the intended and unintended consequences of this structure.

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CS-Link Enhancements Coming April 25

New features and functionality will be made to CS-Link™ in the early of hours of Saturday, April 25. However, you will not see a significant amount of change in your day-to-day workflows or screens.

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Clinical Documentation Integrity Course Set

Participants Can Earn Two Continuing Medical Education Credits

Members of the medical staff can take a "Clinical Documentation Integrity Power Course for Physicians" that will meet the first Tuesday of each month through Dec. 1. The next session will take place May 5 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. in Thalians E117. Participants need to attend just one session. Two continuing medical education credits will be available.

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Circle of Friends Honorees for March

The Circle of Friends program honored 404 people in March. Circle of Friends allows grateful patients to make a donation in honor of the physicians, nurses, caregivers and others who have made a difference during their time at Cedars-Sinai.

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Sofosbuvir, Feraheme Warnings; Changes for Epivir, Ziagen

Pharmacy Focus

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued warnings about hepatitis C drugs containing sofosbuvir and has strengthened a warning about Feraheme. The agency also has approved changes in the labels of Epivir and Ziagen.

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