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2020
September
15,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
This Rosh Hashanah, even the shofar will be wearing a mask. That is just one of the unconventional ways that the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is changing the way Rabbi Jason Weiner, PhD, and his team of chaplains at Cedars-Sinai will be bringin...
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September
13,
2020
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Seclusion, masks and frequent testing are the key to a healthy season for the NFL's Los Angeles Rams, said Neal S. ElAttrache, MD, co-chair of Medical Affairs at Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute and chief of Sports Medicine at Cedars-Sinai. ElAt...
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September
02,
2020
| 06:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
For the second consecutive year, Cedars-Sinai achieved a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2020 Health Care Equality Index. The top score means Cedars-Sinai has earned the designation as a Leader in LGBTQ Health Care Equality. Th...
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August
30,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Editors' Note: Click here to download photos of the new Cedars-Sinai Cancer team members. Cedars-Sinai Cancer is continuing to expand its robust clinical and investigative research staff with the addition of several new faculty scientists who brin...
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July
29,
2020
| 10:38 AM America/Los_Angeles
Simone Gold, MD, has not worked with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center or any of its offices or affiliates since 2015. For three weeks in late-2015, Dr. Gold was employed on a per diem basis by Cedars-Sinai Medical Network, a component of Cedars-Sinai. She...
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July
28,
2020
| 08:27 AM America/Los_Angeles
لوس أنجلوس (28- يوليو-2020) — تم الاعتراف مرة أخرى بـسيدارز سيناي من مجلة يو إس نيوز آند وورلد ريبورت كأحد أفضل المستشفيات في الولايات المتحدة. كما احتل المركز الطبي الترتيب رقم 7 في تحليل المجلة "لأفضل المستشفيات لعامي 2020 و2021"، وتخطى المركز الطب...
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July
28,
2020
| 08:23 AM America/Los_Angeles
U.S. News & World Report ha reconocido una vez más a Cedars-Sinai como uno de los mejores hospitales del país. El centro médico, clasificado como el número 7 del país en el análisis "Mejores Hospitales de 2020-21” de la revista, superó su clasificaci...
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July
28,
2020
| 08:21 AM America/Los_Angeles
洛杉矶(2020年7月28日)—Cedars-Sinai(西达赛奈医疗中心)再次入选《美国新闻与世界报道》的全美最佳医院排行榜。全美有20家著名医院进入该杂志的“2020-2021年度最佳医院荣誉榜”,西达赛奈医学中心名列第七,超过去年的排名。 西达赛奈医疗中心在洛杉矶地区和加州均排名第二。 《美国新闻与世界报道》根据多项指标确定排名,其中包括患者治疗结果、患者体验、技术和声誉(根据对医生的问卷调查)。 在星期一发布的医院排行榜中,西达赛奈医疗中心有12个科室进入全美排行榜。相...
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July
16,
2020
| 14:02 PM America/Los_Angeles
Today, Huntington Hospital and Cedars-Sinai Health System announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for Huntington to affiliate with Cedars-Sinai Health System. On March 9, the organizations announced that they had signed a Letter of Int...
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June
19,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Nationally recognized rheumatology expert Francesco Boin, MD, has been appointed director of the division of Rheumatology and director of the new Scleroderma Program at Cedars-Sinai. Boin is an accomplished and widely published investigator of autoim...
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June
11,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The protests across the U.S. have many calling for a renewed national dialogue about race, policing, equity and what it means to be a black person in America today. And that is good news, said Nicole Mitchell, director of Diversity and Inclusion a...
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May
29,
2020
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai's Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive David Marshall, JD, DNP, RN, announced the appointment of faculty member Margo B. Minissian, PhD, as the inaugural holder of the Simms/Mann Family Foundation Endowed Chair in Nurse Educ...
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May
14,
2020
| 06:33 AM America/Los_Angeles
"I Would Describe it as a Time Where We Came Together"  Cedars-Sinai medical residents recently recorded video diaries to document their experiences caring for COVID-19 patients. Their experiences are unforgettable, they say, mainly because pat...
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April
08,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cancer patients and survivors had a lot to deal with before the COVID-19 pandemic began. Now, the stress of coping with a chronic condition and the threat of catching the infectious respiratory illness is creating additional anxiety for patients hand...
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March
02,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai experts in the Smidt Heart Institute are making heart health a priority for cancer survivors and patients through the Cardio-Oncology Program.The program is more relevant than ever because cancer patients are living longer than ever. The...
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2019
December
29,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital marked its 50th anniversary in 2019 by offering a glimpse of the future. Executives unveiled plans for a brand-new hospital that will break ground in 2020. "We're making major investments in our resources and o...
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October
21,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Runners World recently interviewed Joshua Scott, MD, a primary care sports medicine physician at the Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute, about the pros and cons of the flu shot for marathon and competitive runners. “The flu is a virus, and it can ...
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October
14,
2019
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Following a comprehensive national search, Cedars-Sinai President and CEO Thomas M. Priselac announced that Richard V. Riggs, MD, has been selected to be Cedars-Sinai's senior vice president of Medical Affairs and chief medical officer. "Dr. Riggs...
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September
06,
2019
| 06:17 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Argonaut, a community newspaper and online news site covering the Westside of Los Angeles recently interviewed Joanne Laguna-Kennedy, MSN, RN, vice president of Hospital Operations and chief nursing officer at Cedars-Sinai Marina Del Rey Hospital...
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July
09,
2019
| 06:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
Over the last two decades, alumni of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic Sports Medicine Fellowship Program have played a significant leadership role in the nation's foremost sports medicine society. The legacy of the orthopaedic clinic continues this...
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May
31,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
PopSugar recently interviewed Neel Anand, MD, professor of orthopedic surgery and director of spine trauma at the Cedars-Sinai Spine Center, about what to do if you battle neck pain – and when it’s time to see a physician.  Anand told PopSugar tha...
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2018
November
23,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Heitham Hassoun, MD, a leading international health expert, has been named vice president and medical director of Cedars-Sinai's Center for International Health. Hassoun joins Cedars-Sinai from Johns Hopkins Medicine, where he was medical director fo...
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October
12,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Ronald Paquette, MD, Clinical Director of the Cedars-Sinai Blood & Marrow Transplant Program, and the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute recently was accepted as members of the Myeloproliferative Neoplasm Research Consortium.The group, a mu...
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August
17,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Raymond Schaerf, MD, a cardiothoracic surgeon, likes to joke that most people pack their cellphones with photos of their smiling children. His cellphone, however, is stocked with pictures of the human heart.The photos are not Valentines and display t...
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May
23,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
News 4 Investigative reporter Jaie Avila recently took a break from covering scams and corruption to report a different kind of story: a personal account about giving a kidney to his older brother. In the story, the News 4 San Antonio Trouble Shoo...
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May
22,
2018
| 12:33 PM America/Los_Angeles
More than 200 people received important free screenings from Cedars-Sinai health professionals at the 17th annual Healthy Seniors Fair at Plummer Park in West Hollywood. The attendees, many of them Russian immigrants from the surrounding neighborh...
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May
11,
2018
| 13:31 PM America/Los_Angeles
More than a dozen female students from local schools toured the Women’s Guild Simulation Center for Advanced Clinical Skills in March as part of the Los Angeles Clippers Foundation Mentoring Assist Program. The young women from junior and senior h...
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May
09,
2018
| 13:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
A Cedars-Sinai funded leadership program recently graduated its second class of more than two dozen community clinic managers who return to their organizations with a new vigor to tackle the complex health needs of the city’s most vulnerable resident...
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March
11,
2018
| 00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Thousands of low-income Los Angeles residents received free health screenings, vaccinations and wellness education from physicians, nurses and health professionals from Cedars-Sinai, a partner with Telemundo 52 Los Angeles/KVEA for its 14th annual He...
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February
12,
2018
| 00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Obesity and other common cardiovascular risk factors may play a greater role in sudden cardiac arrest among younger people than previously recognized, underscoring the importance of earlier screening, a Cedars-Sinai study has found. While sports a...
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