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Flu Shot Clinics Scheduled

For the protection of patients, visitors and colleagues, all employees are asked to get their annual flu vaccinations by Oct. 14. The vaccinations are free and available to all medical staff members, employees and volunteers.

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Division of Thoracic Surgery Continues to Flourish

The division of Thoracic Surgery at Cedars-Sinai continues to grow and flourish. It is in the process of recruiting two more faculty surgeons, ideally one of whom will serve as surgical director of a new specialized lung transplant program.

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Two Minutes With …

Miguel Burch, MD

This question-and-answer feature will help you get to know some of the physicians in the Cedars-Sinai Department of Surgery. This month's installment features Miguel Burch, MD.

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Cedars-Sinai Launches Precision Health

Cedars-Sinai Precision Health made its debut this month, offering a compelling preview of a new world of medicine in which advanced data on an individual's genes, proteins and even digestive processes would drive personalized healthcare for patients.

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High Holidays Services Set for October

Senior Rabbi Jason Weiner, manager of Spiritual Care, will conduct services for the High Holidays at Cedars-Sinai. The services also will feature cantor Jordan Gorfinkel.

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Resident to Serve as White House Fellow

Cedars-Sinai resident neurosurgeon Lindsey Ross, MD, a member of the Neurological Surgery Residency Program, has won a coveted position as a 2016-17 White House Fellow. Ross will spend the next year in Washington working in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and participating in roundtable discussions with top government leaders, including President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

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Cedars-Sinai Earns Top Ranking for Patient Survivability

For the eighth consecutive year, Cedars-Sinai has earned the highest ranking from the federal government for patients surviving 30 days after hospitalization based on three common conditions: pneumonia, heart failure and acute myocardial infarction.

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Circle of Friends Honorees for August

The Circle of Friends program honored 135 people in August. 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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CS-Link Tip: Managing Second Screens and Sidebars

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Whether your preference is to keep notes on a second monitor or to place them in the sidebar, CS-Link™ can accommodate either organizational route.

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