Medical Staff Pulse Newsletter

MEC Update

At its Sept. 3, 2010, meeting, the Medical Executive Committee revised the rules and regulations regarding attendance at committees and added a step to the physician hand hygiene accountability plan, among other things.

MEC Morning After Report - September 2010

Physician News

Robert Klapper, M.D. …

Howard Allen, M.D., and Robert Siegel, M.D. …

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Procedure Center Reports in Web/VS

Web/VS Tip of the Week

Reports from the Procedure Center are viewable in Web/VS in PDF format. If a patient has a recent Procedure Report, a link to the report will be shown in the "Recent Results" listing that is displayed by default after a patient is selected. 

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Meetings and Events

Politics and PBS: What You Don’t See on TV – Sept. 24

Irwin M. Weinstein, M.D., Endowed Lectureship in Health and Public Policy – Oct. 8

Medical Student Reception – Oct. 19 (RSVP by Oct. 15)

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Imaging Case of the Month September 2010

Make your diagnosis

Submitted by Daria Motamedi, M.D., Thomas Learch, M.D., Joseph Giaconi, M.D., and Joseph Robinson, M.D., of the S. Mark Taper Foundation Imaging Center.

Initial presentation:

  • 10-year-old patient with no significant past medical history presents with right knee pain
  • There is no history of trauma
  • Physical exam is unremarkable
  • AP radiograph of knee obtained

Imaging Case Image September 2010

Where is the salient abnormality?

A. Femur
B. Tibia
C. Patella
D. Joint space

Click here to access the Imaging Case of the Month site and continue with your diagnosis.

We welcome your feedback. Please send your questions and comments to Marcel Maya, M.D., at marcel.maya@cshs.org.