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Behind the Scenes: Cedars-Sinai Star of David

"The people who founded this hospital were very proud of their Jewish identity," says Rabbi Jason Weiner, director of the Spiritual Care Department. "The hospital is an expression of our Jewish values of caring for all people and making ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 06, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Speech Therapist Heather Thompson

Heather Thompson has worked at Cedars-Sinai for 7 years, helping ALS and cancer patients communicate before, during, and after treatment. We sat down with her to talk about her life and the most rewarding part of her work.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 26, 2019

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Back on the Trail After a Heart Attack

In 2017, 52-year-old Jeff Tong had a heart attack while mountain biking. After a helicopter rescue Jeff is back on the trails again.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 15, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Tony Lambros, Nursing Assistant and Vietnam Vet | ...

When he became a hospital worker nearly 40 years ago, Tony was no stranger to witnessing wounds that might many people squeamish.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 11, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: X-Ray Tech Breanna Monnin

Meet Cedars-Sinai x-ray technologist, Breanna Monnin. We asked Breanna about her work in the ER and operating rooms and how she decided to become an x-ray tech.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 06, 2019

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What Does a Nurse Practitioner Do?

With many parts of the country facing a scarcity of primary care doctors, nurse practitioners are providers who fill an increasingly important role in helping people get healthy and stay healthy.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 04, 2019

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Handmade Blankets Bring Extra Comfort to Hospice Patients

A group of volunteers, many of whom are current and retired employees, meet weekly to hand-make love blankets to comfort Cedars-Sinai hospice patients.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 25, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Steven Levy Cruz, Application Specialist

In his day job at Cedars-Sinai, Steven advances communication technology for better patient experiences. After hours he works to improve the lives of people around the globe.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 18, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Cancer Nurse Angela Schleuniger

Meet Cedars-Sinai infusion center oncology nurse Angela Schleuniger. Angela helps care for cancer patients going through the bone marrow transplant process. We wanted to find out how she uses her spare time to make an impact on cancer ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 14, 2019

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Science and Music: The LA Doctors Symphony Orchestra

When Gillian Gresham, PhD, came to Cedars-Sinai as a researcher, she wanted to find a way to flex her creative muscles. Today, she and Dr. Jethro Hu are musicians in the LA Doctors Symphony Orchestra.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 11, 2019

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Behind the Scenes: Cedars-Sinai Keymaster, Jose Gomez

As the locksmith for Cedars-Sinai, Jose Gomez keeps track of 200,000 keys for offices, cabinets, and drawers. If you're locked out, Jose is the keymaster who gets you in.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 09, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Physician Assistant Laye Akinloye

Meet Cedars-Sinai cardiothoracic surgery physician assistant, Laye Akinloye! She started as one of the first physician assistants at Cedars-Sinai in 1991. We chatted with her to learn more about her and the history of PAs at Cedars-Sinai.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 04, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Glenn Pfeffer

When he's not hard at work performing surgeries that help people walk, Cedars-Sinai's director of the foot and ankle surgery program spends his free time practicing magic and bonsai. Meet Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Glenn Pfeffer!

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 27, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Jazmine Victoria, ER Care Coordinator

Meet Jazmine Victoria, a care coordinator in the Cedars-Sinai Emergency Department!

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 20, 2019

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Pediatric Cancer Patient Kameron Sharpe Isn't Giving Up

Kameron Sharpe was first diagnosed with cancer at 8 years old. Now 15, he's battling his third recurrence of the disease with a new investigational medication to help future pediatric patients dealing with similar cancers.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 16, 2019