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2017 issues

  • January 24, 2017
    January 24, 2017
    • Remembering an Inspiring Friend and Colleague
    • Douglas to Lead New Orbital, Thyroid Eye Disease Center
    • Spotlighting Brain Injuries in Sports and War
    • Trauma Registrars Attend Classes at Cedars-Sinai
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for December
    • FDA Issues Warning Against Use of Pioglitazone and General Anesthetic Drugs for Pregnant Women and Children
    • MD/RN Collaborative Survey Shows Positive Impact
    • Residents Win Awards From American College of Surgeons
    • Wagner Earns Thanks From Surgery Chair
    • Alfred D. Katz, MD: 1925-2016
    • CS-Link Tip: Updating Immunization Orders
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • February 23, 2017
    February 23, 2017
    • Symposium Identifies Research Needs in Brain Injuries
    • Sleep Apnea Center Involved in New Clinical Trial
    • Two Minutes With …
    • Illig to be Guest Lecturer at Vascular Day March 15
    • FDA Warns of Rare, Severe Reaction to Chlorohexidine Gluconate
    • Research Day Highlights Hearts and Minds
    • Surgeon Writes about Healthcare Under Trump
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for January
    • CS-Link Tip: Updating Immunization Orders
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • March 23, 2017
    March 23, 2017
    • Studying Ways to Prevent VTEs in Trauma Patients
    • Sim Center Stages Accident for Teen Driving Program
    • Two Minutes With …
    • Topics Sought for Morgenstern Debate
    • Here Is Your Chance to Honor a Deserving Nurse
    • Delivering Prescriptions for Student Success
    • Study to Examine Opioid Use, Chronic Pain Patients
    • Acker to Lecture on Cardiac Surgery March 31
    • Trauma Care Course Hosted by Cedars-Sinai
    • Reminder About Antimicrobial Use Guidelines
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for February
    • New Correction Factor for AST Coming in Core Labs
    • Cortisol Announcement
    • Medical Library Has New Database
    • CS-Link Tip: Try UpToDate Feature
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • April 20, 2017
    April 20, 2017
    • Sustaining Engagement, Finding Fulfillment as a Physician
    • Two Minutes With …
    • Brainworks Program Aims to Inspire Next Generation
    • Hotz Helps Teach at Trauma Nurses Conference
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for March
    • How Cells React to Injury From Open-Heart Surgery
    • FDA Issues Update on Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents
    • CS-Link Tip: CURES Update
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    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • May 24, 2017
    May 24, 2017
    • Cedars-Sinai, Torrance Memorial Plan Affiliation
    • Graft Selection for ACL Knee Reconstruction
    • Cedars-Sinai Creates Pulmonary Embolism Team
    • Two Minutes With …
    • Bones Rebuilt by Gene, Stem Cell Therapies
    • Healthcare Leaders Share Lessons from Choosing Wisely
    • Hybrid PET-MRI Scanner Now Available for Clinical Studies
    • WannaCry Malware Prompts Call for Vigilance
    • FDA Issues Warnings Against Extended Use of General Anesthetic in Young Children
    • FDA Issues Warning Against Canagliflozin
    • FDA Eliminates Risk Evaluations for ESA Agents
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for April
    • Policy and Procedure Manager Upgrades May 31
    • CS-Link Tip: Creating SmartPhrases
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • June 21, 2017
    June 21, 2017
    • Berci Receives Inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award
    • New Technology — Taking the Lead and the Responsibility
    • Two Minutes With …
    • Rosen Named to New Executive Role
    • Rutishauser Wins PRISM Prize for Memory Research
    • Azizzadeh Joins Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
    • Big Turnout for Trauma Nursing Conference
    • Policy and Procedure Manager Upgraded
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for May
    • CS-Link Tip: Adding Attachments
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • July 26, 2017
    July 26, 2017
    • Signs of Growth and Strength in Surgery
    • Breast Cancer Program at Forefront of Innovation
    • Two Minutes With …
    • Paul Rubenstein, MD: 1931-2017
    • Carew Inspires Fellow Transplant Patients With His Heart
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for June
    • Pharmacy and Therapeutics Product Updates
    • CS-Link Tip: Online CME Training
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • August 28, 2017
    August 28, 2017
    • Changes in Senior Leadership Structure
    • President's Perspective on Efficiency
    • U.S. News Best Hospitals 2017-18
    • Leadership Program Graduates Class
    • Two Minutes With …
    • Study Examines Lung Cancer Among Nonsmoking Women
    • Deadly Bacteria Could Reduce Organ Rejection
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for July
    • Librarian Brings Wit and Intellect to Her Work
    • Research Helps Predict Outcomes After Liver Transplant
    • Using Young Stem Cells to Rejuvenate Old Hearts
    • Are You a Veteran? Let Us Know
    • CS-Link Tip: Avoiding Clicks and Scrolling
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • September 25, 2017
    September 25, 2017
    • Three Decades of Innovation
    • Alfonso Chicas Named Executive Director for Perioperative Services
    • A Life in a Day – Gabriel Goldberg
    • Chief Medical Officer Langberg to Retire
    • New Forums Provide Caregivers With Emotional Outlet
    • New Team Expedites Care of Pulmonary Embolism
    • Precision Health Project Proposals Due Oct. 6
    • Symposium: Getting Real About Virtual Reality
    • Alexander Honored at Neurointerventional Meeting
    • Core Labs Moving Tests to Abbott Platforms
    • Pharmacy and Therapeutics Product Updates
    • CS-Link Tip: Setting Up a Problem List
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • October 25, 2017
    October 25, 2017
    • Mark Vrahas Named to New Endowed Chair
    • Two Minutes With …
    • Physicians Publish on Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
    • Consumer Ratings No Panacea for Picking Doctors
    • Melmed and Wallace Honored by Los Angeles County Medical Association
    • How Vesicles Secreted by Cells Aid Cancer Growth
    • Encryption Service Upgrade Slated for Oct. 30
    • From Superman to Iron Man After Surgery
    • FDA Issues Recommendation Against Intraocular Vancomycin
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for September
    • CS-Link Tip: Upgrade to Reduce Screen Clutter
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    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling

2016 Issues

  • January 13, 2016
    January 13, 2016
    • Announcement - John Jenrette, MD, Executive Vice President, Medical Network
    • Nurok, Gewertz Back Team-Directed Care
    • Two Minutes With …
    • SCORE Marks Three Years of Changing Culture
    • Ferozali Appointed Director of Medical Education
    • Klapper to Lecture, Sign Book on Hip Health
    • How's Your Latin?
    • Heart Patient Thanks Doctor Who Saved Him 21 Years Ago
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for December
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • February 18, 2016
    February 18, 2016
    • All for One …
    • Sterile Processing - Change to Organizational Structure
    • Two Minutes With …
    • Topics Sought for Morgenstern Debate
    • Course Covers Radiation Safety During Fluoroscopy
    • 'We Were Dry When We Closed'
    • Cedars-Sinai Hosts CIRM-Israel Pact Signing
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for January
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • March 17, 2016
    March 17, 2016
    • Expediting Admission to the SICU
    • Obesity and Prostate Cancer - Bedside to Bench and Back
    • Bhamb Wins Orthopaedic Association Award
    • Two Minutes With …
    • Does Surgery Work? Study Sniffs Out an Answer
    • Gordon Discusses Cedars-Sinai Mural at Jewish Center
    • CS-Link Central Has New Design, Easier Navigation
    • CS-Link Tip: Reminder Email
    • Topics Sought for Morgenstern Debate
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for February
    • P & T Approvals; FDA Warns About Zydelig
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • April 13, 2016
    April 13, 2016
    • Two Minutes With …
    • Cedars-Sinai Helps Test Therapy for Sleep Apnea
    • Morgenstern Debate Tackles Physicians and Social Media
    • Recognition for Alban, Sax, Danoff, Murrell, Soukiasian
    • CS-Link Central Has New Design, Easier Navigation
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for March
    • FDA Warns About Opioids, Diabetes Medications
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • May 18, 2016
    May 18, 2016
    • Pilot Program Helps Decrease Antibiotic Overuse
    • Morgenstern Debate Tackles Physicians and Social Media
    • Cedars-Sinai Holds Free Head and Neck Cancer Screening
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for April
    • P & T Approvals; Changes in Warnings, Labels for Aripiprazole, Metformin, Fluconazole, Brintellix
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • June 16, 2016
    June 16, 2016
    • Vrahas Appointed Founding Chair of Orthopaedics
    • Romanoff Maintained Relentless Focus on Patient Safety
    • Letter from Chief of Staff: Updating Online Profiles
    • Two Minutes With …
    • Father of Three Thanks Circle of Friends
    • FDA Cautions Against Zecuity Patches, High Doses of Loperamide, and Aspirin Overuse
    • Case Against Social Media Triumphs in Debate
    • Goals of the Anesthesia Pre-Procedure Evaluation Center
    • Metabolic Plasticity in Breast Cancer
    • Gewertz Lectures About Innovation and Leadership
    • Reminder About Block Utilization, Operating Room Access
    • The Campaign for Cedars-Sinai Begins Public Phase
    • CS-Link Tip: Creating and Editing Lists
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for May
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • July 12, 2016
    July 12, 2016
    • Inpatient E-Prescribing of Discharge Meds Starts July 30
    • Cancer Survivors Gather to Reconnect, Reflect and Celebrate
    • Advances in the Treatment of Early Invasive Breast Cancer
    • Seeing Tumors Through a Machine's Eye
    • Nominations Sought for Pioneer in Medicine Award
    • Campaign Event Highlights Research Breakthroughs
    • Techstars Couple Targets Hospital Technology
    • Online Courses Now Available For Fluoroscopy Safety
    • CS-Link Tip: Save Time with Calculator Tab
    • Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee Approvals
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • August 17, 2016
    August 17, 2016
    • Paired Exchange Program Facilitates 3 Kidney Transplants
    • Cedars-Sinai Helps Open Acute Care Hospital
    • Cedars-Sinai, Rams Partner to Promote Health and Wellness
    • 12 MDs Start Surgery Residencies
    • Vrahas Starts as Founding Chair of Orthopaedics
    • U.S. News Ranks Cedars-Sinai Nationally in 11 Specialties
    • Burnes Bolton to Receive National Nursing Award
    • Two Minutes With ...
    • FDA: Monitoring System Coming off Market
    • Liver Transplant Program Sets New Marks
    • Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for July
    • Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee Approvals
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • September 21, 2016
    September 21, 2016
    • Flu Shot Clinics Scheduled
    • Division of Thoracic Surgery Continues to Flourish
    • Two Minutes With …
    • Cedars-Sinai Launches Precision Health
    • High Holidays Services Set for October
    • Resident to Serve as White House Fellow
    • Cedars-Sinai Earns Top Ranking for Patient Survivability
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for August
    • CS-Link Tip: Managing Second Screens and Sidebars
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
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    • Surgery Scheduling
  • October 21, 2016
    October 21, 2016
    • Teaching Professionalism
    • Focusing on Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
    • Two Minutes With …
    • Clinicians Should Be Partners in Value Revolution
    • Figlin to Lead Initiative to Integrate Cancer Care
    • Central Processing Is Now Sterile Processing
    • Cedars-Sinai Wins National Award for Patient Care
    • Presidential Health Is Topic of Nov. 4 Lecture
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for September
    • Training Available for Nov. 6 CS-Link Upgrade
    • CS-Link Tip: Listing Common Diagnoses
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • November 14, 2016
    November 14, 2016
    • OpenNotes Gives Patients Access to Doctor Notes
    • Challenging the Rectal Cancer Standard
    • Residents Present Work at American College of Surgeons
    • Two Minutes With ...
    • New Guidelines for PCU Level of Care Begin Nov. 21
    • Qualifications for Medical Executive Committee
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for October
    • FDA Warns About Abuse of Testosterone Products
    • Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee Approvals
    • CS-Link Tip: Changing Screen Color
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • December 14, 2016
    December 14, 2016
    • Human Rights Activist to Speak at King Day Celebration
    • Key Changes Coming to Medicare Payment Model
    • Priselac Speaks About Healthcare Change to Civic Group
    • New Scientists and Clinicians Join Cancer Institute
    • Trauma Program Holds Advanced Courses
    • Researchers Win Grant to Expand Cardiac Cell Study
    • Scientist Gives on Giving Tuesday in Honor of Mother's Care
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for November
    • CS-Link Tip: Accessing the National Record Locator Services
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    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling

2015 issues

  • January 22, 2015
    January 22, 2015
    • Our Extraordinary Residents Reflect Their Environment
    • To See Ourselves as Others See Us
    • Cedars-Sinai Retains Surgical Jeopardy Title
    • Cedars-Sinai Surgery Team Wins ACS Debate Competition
    • Gewertz's New Book for Physicians Discusses Leadership
    • A Very Successful Joint Commission Survey
    • CS-Link Tip: Web Activities
    • Open House Jan. 29 Celebrates Transplant Center
    • Conference on Sinus, Eustachian Tube Surgery Is March 28
    • Cedars-Sinai Doctors Help Chinese Surgeons Go Solo
    • P & T Approvals, FDA Warning About Ziprasidone
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for December
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Educational Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • February 19, 2015
    February 19, 2015
    • Johnson, Team Publish Series on Image-Guided Surgery
    • Sinus Center's Achievements Include March 28 Symposium
    • Cedars-Sinai Launches Inpatient Hospice Program
    • How to Use Medication Orders in CS-Link
    • New POLST Alert Appears in CS-Link
    • Recognition for Cossman, Gordon, Reich
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for January
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • March 23, 2015
    March 23, 2015
    • Buss Donation Endows Surgical Oncology Fellowship
    • Cedars-Sinai Improves Professorial Structure
    • Lin to Present Orthopedic Research at National Meeting
    • SICU Can Be Right Choice for Critically Ill Patients
    • Recognition for Arena, Charlton
    • Trauma Conference for Nurses Filled to Capacity
    • Impact of Weight-Loss Surgery May Depend on Bacteria
    • Surgery in Simulation Center Has Real Effect on Teamwork
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for February
    • P & T Approvals, FDA Warnings About Testosterone Products, Treanda, Chantix
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • April 23, 2015
    April 23, 2015
    • Pluralistic Culture Serves Cedars-Sinai Well
    • CS-Link Enhancements Coming April 25
    • Clinical Documentation Integrity Course Set
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for March
    • Sofosbuvir, Feraheme Warnings; Changes for Epivir, Ziagen
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • May 21, 2015
    May 21, 2015
    • New Preoperative Pain Program Benefits Patients
    • Trauma Center Focuses on Injury Prevention
    • Reich Wins Rubenstein Prize
    • Debaters to Tackle Fee-for-Service Medicine
    • Gewertz Delivers Arizona Commencement Speech
    • Residents Receive Fellowship Matches
    • Mini-Symposium Considers the Aging Physician
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for April
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • June 12, 2015
    June 12, 2015
    • Leading Surgeon's Visit Enlightens Vascular Colleagues
    • Recognition for Berci, Miraflor, Murry
    • Critique of Fee-For-Service Medicine Wins Debate for Jain
    • Congratulations to Leadership Program Graduates
    • Sim Center Accredited After Less Than 2 Years
    • Panel Discusses Physician-Assisted End of Life
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for May
    • Comprehensive Transplant Center Wins Top Design Award
    • Cedars-Sinai Gets Game-Show Treatment for Founders Day
    • P & T Committee Approvals, FDA Warning About Diabetes Drugs
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • July 16, 2015
    July 16, 2015
    • Establishment of a New Orthopedic Academic Department
    • Joshi Wins 2015 Adashek Award
    • Hydroxyurea-Induced Lower Extremity Ulcers on Rise?
    • Notes, 'Fat Tab' Among CS-Link Updates
    • Doctors Deal With Rules on Patient Classification
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for June
    • P & T Approvals, FDA Warnings About Codeine-Containing Meds, NSAIDS, Proglycem
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • August 21, 2015
    August 21, 2015
    • Cedars-Sinai Joins Surgical Quality Improvement Program
    • Upgrade of PACS Workstations Is Complete
    • ProPublica 'Surgeon Scorecard'
    • Liver Transplant Program Grows
    • 12 MDs Start Surgery Residencies
    • Department Adds Faculty Members
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for July
    • More Details About Oct. 1 Transition to ICD-10
    • Resisting Heart Failure
    • FDA Warns of Gilenya Risk, Name Confusion, Looks Into GBCA Use
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • September 18, 2015
    September 18, 2015
    • Gewertz Discusses Adaptation to New Realities
    • Cardiothoracic Surgery Sees Encouraging Growth
    • Human Caring: Our Patients' Experience
    • Mending Kids International Honors Kulber
    • Switch to ICD-10 Takes Effect Oct. 1
    • Cedars-Sinai Acquires Marina Del Rey Hospital
    • Jack Matloff, MD, Leader in Cardiothoracic Surgery
    • UpToDate Anywhere Available to Medical Staff
    • Healing Gardens Will Bloom on Plaza
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for August
    • P & T Approvals, FDA Warnings About DPP-4 Inhibitors, Canagliflozin
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • October 22, 2015
    October 22, 2015
    • Soukiasian Named Director of Thoracic Surgery
    • Faculty, Residents Make Presentations at ACS Conference
    • Clinical Trial Aims to Help Children With Incontinence
    • Bloom Honored by Trauma Surgery Association
    • Memorial Service for Matloff Set for Nov. 11
    • Transplant Trailblazer Named 'Pioneer'
    • CS-Link Tip: Be Specific When Storing Problems
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for September
    • FDA Requires Drug Interaction Studies for Kayexalate
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    • Surgery Scheduling
  • November 19, 2015
    November 19, 2015
    • Building New Solutions to Improve Patients' Lives
    • Cardiac Monitoring Policy Is Updated
    • Two Minutes With …
    • Surgeon Scorecard: How Patients Choose a Physician
    • Research to Improve Outcomes After Colorectal Surgery
    • OR 360 Wins Award from West Hollywood Chamber
    • Innovation Challenge Selects 10 Semifinalists
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for October
    • P & T Approvals, FDA Warning About Hepatitis Drugs, Statement About Plavix
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    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • December 10, 2015
    December 10, 2015
    • A Skill for the Year Ahead
    • SCORE Marks Three Years of Changing Culture
    • Two Minutes With …
    • U.S. News 'Best Hospitals' Physician Survey
    • Antimicrobial Stewardship Alerts in CS-Link
    • Cedars-Sinai Increases Presence in China
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for November
    • FDA Warns About SGLT2 Inhibitors, Contrast Media
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    • Surgery Scheduling

2014 Issues

  • January 22, 2014
    January 22, 2014
    • Despite Challenges, There Are Reasons for Optimism
    • Cedars-Sinai Retains Surgical Jeopardy Title
    • Assurant Health Is an Option for Patients With Non-Employer Insurance
    • Semper Vigilans
    • New VP to Help Lead Clinical Transformation
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for December
    • Addition to Formulary Declined; PCEA Order Set Changed
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • February 21, 2014
    February 21, 2014
    • The New Healthcare - Surgeons Should Take the Lead
    • Physiatrists Prove Valuable to Spine Center Patients
    • Cedars-Sinai Innovation Helps Patients in China
    • Cook-Off Celebrates Sinus Center-OR Connection
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for January
    • FDA Reviews Saxagliptin Risk; Victrelis Label Changed
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Educational Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • March 20, 2014
    March 20, 2014
    • Make Sure Reports Reflect True APLs
    • Cedars-Sinai Breaks U.S. Record for Heart Transplants
    • Outcomes Research in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for February
    • FDA Warns About Doribax; Victrelis Label Changed
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Educational Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • April 14, 2014
    April 14, 2014
    • Excellent Residency Programs Raise Important Questions
    • Cedars-Sinai Designing 'Operating Room of the Future'
    • Match Program Brings 11 New Residents to Surgery
    • New Program Eases Children's Fecal Incontinence
    • Ramzy Named Lung Transplant Surgical Director
    • Topics Sought for Morgenstern Debate
    • CS-Link Tip: Quickly See Patient Classification
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for March
    • Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee Approvals
    • Flu 'Badge Buddies' No Longer Needed
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling - New Hours as of May 1
  • May 14, 2014
    May 14, 2014
    • A Pause for Patient Safety
    • Morgenstern Debaters to Tackle Robotics
    • Switch to ICD-10 Delayed; Preparation Continues
    • Summaries of Symposium Speakers' Research
    • New Parking Rates for Patients, Visitors
    • Champions for the Most Vulnerable Hearts
    • Trauma Program Posts on Cedars-Sinai Facebook Page
    • Recognition for Klein, Singer
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for April
    • FDA Airs Risks of Corticosteroids, Blood Thinners, Lunesta
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Surgery Scheduling - New Hours as of May 1
  • June 26, 2014
    June 26, 2014
    • Pro Surfer Back in Water After Surgery for Rare Cancer
    • The Multispecialty Approach to Esophageal Cancer
    • Understanding How Melanoma Spreads From the Skin
    • The Importance of Glycemic Control for Surgical Candidates
    • Spurrier Wins Debate by Downplaying Benefits of Robotics
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for May
    • P and T Committee Approvals, FDA Warning on Docetaxel
    • On Founders Day, Cedars-Sinai Looks to Its Past
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Surgery Scheduling - New Hours as of May 1
  • July 18, 2014
    July 18, 2014
    • Vascular Surgeons Adapt to Changes in Field
    • New Award Named for Adashek
    • Recognition for Gordon, Khoynezhad
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for June
    • FDA Warns Against Viscous Lidocaine for Teething Pain
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • August 18, 2014
    August 18, 2014
    • Trial of Bioartificial Liver Underway
    • New Outpatient Transplant Center to Open Soon
    • Breaking Barriers in Reconstructive Surgery
    • Patient's Gift Will Support Sarcoma Study
    • Third-Year Students Enjoy Hands-on Training
    • Dental Residency Program Provides Care to the Community
    • Resident Credits Great Teaching in Car-Crash Response
    • Vo Honored for Kidney Transplant Work
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for July
    • P and T Approvals, Tramadol Change, Warnings About Promacta and Sporanox
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Education Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • September 19, 2014
    September 19, 2014
    • The Secret to a Happy Life? Think Inspiration, Not Money
    • New Award Named for Adashek
    • Department of Surgery in the News
    • New Flu Policy Goes Into Effect Nov. 1
    • 25 Years, 1,000 Heart Transplants
    • UNOS Chief Executive Tours New Transplant Facility
    • Medicare Advantage Contracts With Cedars-Sinai
    • Cedars-Sinai and Other Major Providers Collaborating With Anthem Blue Cross on Innovative Health Partnership
    • Surgeon Uses Cadaver Meniscus to Rebuild Finger Joints
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for August
    • Keeping Work-Related Email in Its Place
    • P and T Approvals, Changes for Hydrocodone, Tramadol
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    • Surgery Scheduling
  • October 23, 2014
    October 23, 2014
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Sinus, Skull-Base Tumors
    • Pursuing Continued Excellence as a Level I Trauma Center
    • Pilot Project Will Let Some Patients View Progress Notes
    • Spine Surgeons Get Updated Postop Order Sets
    • Prominent Orthopedic Groups Officially Join Cedars-Sinai
    • New Award Named for Adashek
    • Recognition for Alban, Gewertz, Gordon, Spurrier
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for September
    • FDA Warns About Extended-Release Opioid Products
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Educational Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • November 21, 2014
    November 21, 2014
    • Pilot Allows Patients to See Progress Notes Online
    • Colorectal Surgery Trials Challenge Dogma
    • Phillips Named Wilner Alumnus of the Year
    • General Surgery Residency Has New Program Coordinator
    • Berci Chosen as 'Hero of Surgery'
    • Academic Urology Practice Ready to Keep Growing, Leading
    • New Award Named for Adashek
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for October
    • FDA Warns About Lenalidomide, Duloxetine Hydrochloride
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Educational Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • December 17, 2014
    December 17, 2014
    • Amersi Honored as First Recipient of Adashek Award
    • Insurance Update for Patients Who Want Cedars-Sinai Health Coverage (2015 Plan Year)
    • A Very Successful Joint Commission Survey
    • Physician Advocates Serve as Attendings' Eyes, Ears
    • Integrating People, Systems, Technology to Optimize Care
    • 'Lung Coil' Device May Help Emphysema Patients
    • Department of Surgery Adds Three Physicians
    • The Wisdom of Hawkeye Pierce
    • Study: Computer's Reports More Effective Than Doctors'
    • Recognition for Alban, Gordon
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for November
    • P and T Approvals, FDA Warnings
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Educational Schedule
    • Surgery Scheduling

2013 Issues

  • January 17, 2013
    January 17, 2013
    • An eventful six months for Department of Surgery
    • Cedars-Sinai surgical team expands mission in China
    • Here comes the flu
    • C-S team repeats as surgical Jeopardy champ
    • Dozens make presentations at Research Day, ACS meeting
    • Articles accepted for publication
    • Prominent bone cancer surgeons join Orthopaedic Center
    • More doctors, hospitals partner to coordinate care for people with Medicare
    • Reversing the trend in APLs
    • Patient whiteboards see red ... and yellow and green
    • Visualizing how colorectal surgical site infections have fallen
    • FDA lowers recommended dose of zolpidem products
    • Leon Morgenstern, MD: 1919-2012: Read more and see photos from Morgenstern's career
    • Mark your calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Grand rounds
    • Surgery scheduling
  • February 18, 2013
    February 18, 2013
    • Sinus Center Leads with Quality-Assurance Program
    • Spine Center Starts Year with New Trial, Publications
    • Washington Family Scholar Returns to Cedars-Sinai Four Years Later as Neurosurgical Resident
    • Surgeons Asked to Review Use of CPT
    • Orthopedic Surgeon Recognized for Dedication to Advancing Hip, Knee Surgery in Israel
    • Neurosurgery Resident Wins Leadership Award from AMA Foundation
    • Pediatricians Attend Surgery Conference
    • Here Is Your Chance to Honor a Deserving Nurse!
    • P&T Decisions, Notification of Injury Risk with Samsca
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for January
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • March 22, 2013
    March 22, 2013
    • Symposium Offers Perspectives on End-of-Life Care
    • Match Program Brings 10 New Residents to Surgery Department
    • Surgeon Gives Girl a Reason – and the Ability – to Smile
    • Memorial Service for Leon Morgenstern, MD, Set for April 18
    • President's Perspective: Antidote for Confusion - Some Facts about Payments and Pricing
    • AHSP Set for Phased Opening in April
    • Link Between Lifestyle, Insurance Premiums Subject of Debate
    • Annual Brainworks Event Challenges, Inspires Local Middle Schoolers
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for February
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Surgery Scheduling
    • Risk of Potentially Fatal Heart Rhythms with Azithromycin (Zithromax or Zmax)
  • April 24, 2013
    April 24, 2013
    • Don't Tie Insurance Premiums to Lifestyle, Debate Judges and Audience Decide
    • Division of Orthopaedic Surgery Keeps Growing
    • Femoroacetabular Impingement: Case Example
    • Keeping Dancers on Their Feet
    • Encrypting Email is Easy - Here's How
    • Chung Wins CTSI Scholars Award
    • Articles Accepted for Publication
    • Chest Physiotherapy No Longer Routine Post-Op Order
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for March
    • P&T Committee Adds Drugs to Formulary
    • Once Common, Now Forgotten - What Is It?
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • May 24, 2013
    May 24, 2013
    • Cedars-Sinai Team Performs More Than 100 Operations During Guatemala Mission
    • Trauma Centers and Trauma Systems Save Lives
    • Cedars-Sinai Researchers Identify Genes Contributing to Corneal Blindness
    • Service Line Director Promoted to Vice President
    • Changes Announced for OR Management Team
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for April
    • Patient-Care Simulations Help Prepare for AHSP Opening
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • June 24, 2013
    June 24, 2013
    • New Spaces at AHSP, San Vicente Building Help Department Continue to Innovate
    • Cedars-Sinai Enters New Era With PhD Graduation
    • AHSP Wows First Patients at Opening
    • New Procedure Center Goes Operational With First Surgery
    • By Treating Open Wounds, Podiatrists Help Preserve Limbs
    • Surgical Fellows Announced
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for May
    • Weingarten Named Chief Clinical Transformation Officer
    • Surgery Department News
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • July 23, 2013
    July 23, 2013
    • More Honors Come Our Way, and Greater Success Lies Within Our Reach
    • New in Surgical Oncology - Accreditation of Surgical Oncology Fellowship and Breast Fellowship, Introduction o
    • Hometown Medical Mission Brings Surgical Care to Children From L.A. and Across the Globe
    • Incoming Residents Join Surgery Department
    • Coren to Lead Pre-Procedure Services
    • P&T Panel Changes Formulary; FDA Issues Warning About Olmesartan Medoxomil, Investigates Zyprexa Relprevv
    • Achilles A. Demetriou, MD, PhD, Former Department of Surgery Chair, 1946-2013
    • Danny Malaniak, Former Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, 1930-2013
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for June
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • August 26, 2013
    August 26, 2013
    • Cedars-Sinai's First Paired Kidney Exchange: Another Instrument in Transplanting the Untransplantable
    • Blaha Promoted to Service Line Director
    • Cedars-Sinai Physicians Team Up for Editorial in Surgical Endoscopy
    • Work Hard / Play Harder
    • The Face Transplant: Modern Marvel of Medicine or Past Procedure ... Perfected?
    • Medical Library Adds The Journal of Visualized Experiments
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for July
    • Marking the High Holidays at Cedars-Sinai
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • September 27, 2013
    September 27, 2013
    • OpTime and Anesthesia Will Go Live Nov. 9
    • Get Your Flu Shot
    • Thoracic Surgery: a Focus on Education and Community Outreach
    • Paper Documents Long-Term Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Annual Meeting of Medical Staff Is Oct. 21
    • P and T Committee Adds Augmentin ES to Formulary; FDA Warns About Arzerra and Rituxan
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • October 21, 2013
    October 21, 2013
    • Excellence in a Time of Uncertainty
    • New Flu Vaccination Policy Announced
    • Surgeons Cross Borders to Improve the Lives of Children
    • Surgery Chief Addresses Importance of Work Satisfaction
    • Residents Receive Fellowship Matches
    • Hydroxyethyl Starch Solutions Removed From Formulary
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • November 25, 2013
    November 25, 2013
    • Inspiring Presentations at Vascular Surgery Lectureship
    • Follow Universal Protocol for Patient Safety
    • Slattery, Azizzadeh Complete Book on Facial Nerve
    • Honors for Reich, Steiner
    • Formulary Expanded; FDA Issues Warnings, Changes Labels for Several Drugs
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for October
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Surgery Scheduling
  • December 16, 2013
    December 16, 2013
    • Human Factors in Surgical Care
    • Faculty Members Receive Grants
    • Luncheon Celebrates Lung Cancer Survivorship
    • Cedars-Sinai Patient Undergoes First-of-Its-Kind Stent Graft Procedure
    • Journal's Cover Features Cedars-Sinai Paper
    • FDA Warns About Clobazam; Boxed Warnings Summarized
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for November
    • Mark Your Calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Grand Rounds
    • Surgery Scheduling

2012 Issues

  • July 20, 2012
    July 20, 2012
    • Message from the chair
    • Two new Breast Center programs target high-risk women and cancer survivors
    • Surgery scheduling: who to contact
    • Department welcomes incoming general surgery, urology and orthopedic surgery residents
    • Restricted distribution programs required for bosentan, ambrisentan
    • Wei Yang joins Research Division
    • Shouhed receives Excellence in Research Award
    • News from the Center for Women's Continence and Pelvic Health
    • Circle of Friends honorees for June
    • Upcoming CME conferences
    • Grand rounds
  • August 20, 2012
    August 20, 2012
    • Advancements in the treatment of pancreatic cancer
    • Plastic surgery team collaborates across disciplines
    • Changes to Medicare reimbursement for outpatient therapy services start Oct. 1
    • Department welcomes 2012 surgical fellows
    • FDA updates regarding Zofran, Ampyra
    • Flu vaccine clinics begin right after Labor Day
    • Circle of Friends honorees for July
    • Cedars-Sinai studies galaxy-exploring camera in the operating room
    • Medical mission team in Guatemala sees increased need for care
    • Physician honors
    • Congenital heart disease expert joins Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
    • Upcoming CME conferences
    • Grand rounds
  • September 24, 2012
    September 24, 2012
    • Treatment of cardiac tumors
    • Minimally invasive thoracic surgery for hyperhidrosis, thoracic outlet syndrome
    • Improving OR utilization, availability and throughput
    • Attendings encouraged to apply to Clinical Professorial Series
    • Protect patients from harm by getting a flu vaccination
    • New tutorial enables MDs to surf Crimson whenever they like
    • Medical Library offers fall classes
    • Circle of Friends honorees for August
    • Noble appointed chair of Cedars-Sinai Department of Medicine
    • FDA alerts for Revatio, stomach acid drugs
    • Breast cancer awareness events at Cedars-Sinai
    • Physician news
    • Featured publication
    • Grant announcements
    • Mark your calendar: See more meetings, grand rounds and CMEs
    • Grand rounds
    • Surgery scheduling
  • October 17, 2012
    October 17, 2012
    • Message from the chair
    • Pediatric surgery has strong roots, future at Cedars-Sinai
    • Annual Meeting of the Medical Staff is Oct. 22
    • Liver transplant program earns LA County's highest one-year success rate
    • Featured publication
    • CS-Link enhancements coming in early November
    • Circle of Friends honorees for September
    • PubMed, EndNote Web among Medical Library class offerings
    • Out-of-this-world medical challenges
    • Pantoprazole as preferred PPI, change from Gamunexto Gammaked
    • Mark your calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Grand rounds
    • Surgery scheduling
  • November 21, 2012
    November 21, 2012
    • News from the Division of Colorectal Surgery
    • Cedars-Sinai Urology: building a residency program
    • PIMCO founder Bill Gross and wife, Sue, make major gift to Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion
    • Featured publication
    • Los Angeles residents vote Cedars-Sinai No. 1 for quality medical care
    • Circle of Friends honorees for October
    • Medical Staff officers, Medical Executive Committee members announced
    • MEC 'Morning After' report
    • FDA conducting ongoing safety review of Mirapex
    • Mark your calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Grand rounds
    • Surgery scheduling
  • December 18, 2012
    December 18, 2012
    • New practices reduce surgical site infections after colorectal surgery
    • On the beaten path
    • Research Division sees marked increases in clinical trials, funding
    • Transplant patient to highlight need for organ donation at Rose Parade
    • Cedars-Sinai physician nominated by President Obama to National Cancer Advisory Board
    • Presentations and publications
    • Gangi wins Sports Spectacular fellowship
    • FDA updates regarding Zofran, Chantix
    • Circle of Friends honorees for November
    • Mark your calendar: See more meetings and events
    • Grand rounds
    • Surgery scheduling