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Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee Approvals

Pharmacy Focus

Highlights of the June meeting of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee are summarized in the PDF link below.

P and T Approvals - June 2016 (PDF)  

Mark Your Calendar

Grand Rounds

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

Education Schedule

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

Education Schedule - July 2016 (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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Nominations Sought for Pioneer in Medicine Award

Members of the medical staff are encouraged to nominate a candidate for the 2016 Pioneer in Medicine award. This award is given to a member of the medical staff who has made clinical and research contributions recognized at Cedars-Sinai and in the national or international medical communities.

The deadline for nominations is Monday, Aug. 22.

The criteria for candidates for the Pioneer in Medicine award are:

  • The candidate shall have made a major contribution to the medical center.
  • The candidate shall be or have been involved in research.
  • The candidate shall have been published in national or international peer-reviewed journals.
  • The candidate shall be a teacher and positive role model.
  • The candidate shall be an innovator or have changed the medical world around him or her.
  • The candidate shall have made clinical contributions recognized nationally.
  • The candidate shall have been a physician at the medical center during a major part of his or her career.

A committee of the medical staff will select the honoree, and the award will be presented at the annual meeting of the medical staff on Monday, Oct. 17.

To nominate a candidate for the Pioneer in Medicine award, please send a letter to Clement C. Yang, MD, vice chief of staff, with the nominee's qualifications, key contributions and major accomplishments. Include a copy of the nominee's curriculum vitae.

Send nominations and letters of support to, or submit printed documents to:

Clement C. Yang, MD
Vice Chief of Staff
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Blvd., Suite 2211
Los Angeles, CA 90048