Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Awards & Honors)

2019
June
03,
2019
The Cedars-Sinai Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences awarded a record number of advanced degrees at its 7th annual commencement, where a Nobel laureate urged the graduates to "tackle our greatest challenges" by sustaining their commitment to scien...
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March
29,
2019
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has again earned a five-star hospital rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)—the highest distinction offered by the federal agency. The ratings, which assess hospital performance, are based on ...
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March
13,
2019
Susan Cheng, MD, MPH, MMsc, one of the nation's leading cardiologists specializing in population health sciences, has been named the Erika J. Glazer Chair in Women's Cardiovascular Health and Population Science. Cheng, who joined the Smidt Heart I...
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2018
December
03,
2018
For the first time, a 360-degree virtual reality (VR) Continuing Medical Education (CME) accredited course in GI surgery is available for streaming to surgeons and medical professionals. The course is a collaboration between medical experts at Ced...
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October
26,
2018
Thursday evening, hundreds of leaders in entertainment, business, healthcare and philanthropy came together for the 2018 Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Gala. The event raised nearly $1.6 million for the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Regenerative M...
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October
12,
2018
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, ...
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September
19,
2018
BlackDoctor.org, the popular online health information resource for African-American consumers, has named Cedars-Sinai to its 2018 Top Hospitals for Diversity List. BlackDoctor.org specifically cited Cedars-Sinai for its strong commitment in promo...
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August
23,
2018
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti highlighted Cedars-Sinai's groundwater conservation program Thursday, citing it as an example of innovative conservation as the city seeks to reduce water consumption. The project has slashed the medical center's us...
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August
13,
2018
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals 2018–19” as one of the 10 best hospitals in the nation. The medical center ranked No. 8 in a select group of 20 Honor Roll hospitals and also had 12 medi...
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July
25,
2018
Cedars-Sinai has achieved Magnet® recognition for excellence in nursing for the fifth consecutive time from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, one of only nine hospitals in the world to receive the prestigious designation five times in a row. ...
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July
02,
2018
The American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer recently presented an Outstanding Achievement Award to the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai. The institute is one of only 32 accredited cancer programs in the U.S.—...
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June
18,
2018
Cedars-Sinai Blood Donor Services is awarding a lifetime achievement award to longtime blood and platelet donor Haskell Anderson III. "I’m honored to be able to do this for people in need," says Anderson, who has donated platelets 200 times in the la...
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May
24,
2018
Renowned cancer clinician and scientist Dan Theodorescu, MD, PhD, has been named director of the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai. Theodorescu, a nationally recognized translational cancer researcher and leading expert ...
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2011
April
26,
2011
Los Angeles Business Journal has honored two Cedars-Sinai executives in its inaugural Healthcare Leadership Awards. The journal awarded its top honor to Thomas M. Priselac, president and CEO of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, naming him the 2011 Heal...
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April
21,
2011
Edward Phillips, MD, executive vice chair of Cedars-Sinai’s Department of Surgery, has been elected as a fellow in the American Surgical Association, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious surgical organization. Phillips, MD, FACS, has been a le...
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