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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.

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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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Presentation of the Howard I. Wilner, MD, Alumnus of the Year Award – Dec. 3

The Cedars-Sinai Alumni Association will present the award to Edward Phillips, MD, on Wednesday, Dec. 3, at 6:30 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium. The award honors a physician's accomplishments and contributions to medicine. 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.

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

Sinus Center Patient and Community Outreach Conference – Dec. 10

The Cedars-Sinai Sinus Center conference will take place Wednesday, Dec. 10, from 6-7 p.m. in the Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 8. The presenters will be Christopher Zoumalan, MD, and Richard Zoumalan, MD, both of the Sinus Center. The conference will combine lectures with an open forum and a question-and-answer session about sinus disease and problems of the ear, nose and throat. Light refreshments will be served. For information, visit

Sinus Center Patient Education Forums - March-December 2014 (PDF)

Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders – Jan 29-31

The 14th annual symposium will focus on current treatment methodology, new and emerging technologies, and controversies in spine care management. Internationally recognized experts will present lectures focused on healthcare reform, innovations in spine surgeries, biologics and stem cells, minimally invasive surgeries, motion preservation, complications and controversies, and deformities and pain management. The symposium will take place Thursday-Saturday, Jan. 29-31, at the Aria Resort and Casino, Las Vegas. Click here for more information or to register.