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2021
August
20,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Charles R. Kleeman, MD, director and chair of the first combined Division of Medicine of Cedars of Lebanon and Mount Sinai Hospital, died Sunday, Aug. 15. He was 97.A globally recognized authority on kidney and metabolic diseases, Kleeman was appoint...
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August
05,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Last week Patsi Saoud, RN, took off her scrubs for the last time and retired after 50 years on the job at Cedars-Sinai.In 1971, Saoud moved from New York to California to join Cedars of Lebanon, which would merge with Mount Sinai to become Cedars-Sin...
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August
04,
2021
| 18:41 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has selected Jason H. Moore, PhD, FACMI, as the founding chair of the newly created Department of Computational Biomedicine.  Moore, who joins Cedars-Sinai on Nov. 1, currently is the Edward Rose Professor of Informatics and director of ...
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July
02,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has appointed Joanne Laguna-Kennedy, MSN, RN, CENP, as vice president and chief operating officer of Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital.“Joanne brings to her new role a breadth of institutional knowledge backed by years of clinical lea...
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March
17,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
As a young man during the Holocaust, George Berci, MD, was conscripted into forced labor in his native Hungary, narrowly escaping death at the hands of the Nazis even as members of his family perished.Over the decades that followed, Berci forged a le...
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2020
December
11,
2020
| 06:49 AM America/Los_Angeles
For Cedars-Sinai's longstanding commitment to providing medical care and other support to survivors of the Holocaust, President and CEO Thomas M. Priselac has received the Outstanding Humanitarian Award from the American Society for Yad Vashem-Wester...
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November
10,
2020
| 13:47 PM America/Los_Angeles
As a U.S. Army cavalry scout deployed in Iraq for a 12-month stretch that began in October 2009, David Stilwell came under fire several dozen times.He recalls the isolation of being posted at forward operating bases in "the middle of nowhere," living...
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September
09,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As her concerns deepened about the health threat to her fellow nurses and other frontline workers in Southern California amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Cedars-Sinai nurse Tracy Lazaro, MSN, RN, realized she had to take action. That sparked what has t...
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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 patients wi...
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February
04,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles police raced to the scene a few weeks ago after getting a call about a military veteran threatening to kill herself. Officers from the LAPD's Southwest Division found the woman in her bedroom unconscious and not breathing. But then one...
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2019
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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July
12,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Rev. Peggy Kelley, MDiv, didn't set out to become the lead Christian chaplain of Spiritual Care Services at Cedars-Sinai, nor did she intend on creating a popular reiki program within the medical center. But divine intervention and a sad 6-year-o...
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June
20,
2019
| 13:45 PM America/Los_Angeles
As a doctor practicing medicine in the war-torn eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, James Kaliri, MD, has seen almost unimaginable horrors. His hospital is known for being on the front lines of treating women subjected to sexual violence and a s...
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June
12,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Lots of parents and children go into related lines of work. But not many do it with as much heart–literally–as one father-and-son duo at Cedars-Sinai.Fardad Esmailian, MD, transplants hearts. His 23-year-old son, Gabby Esmailian, is part of the crew ...
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March
06,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Zab Mosenifar, MD, professor and executive vice chair of the Department of Medicine, is a man of routines. He has spent his entire career at Cedars-Sinai, lived in the same house for 39 years and runs every day—rain or shine, without fail or exceptio...
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2018
November
06,
2018
| 10:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Cholene Espinoza, MD, looks back on her childhood, she remembers imperfections and failure. “I was always kind of a screw-up as a kid,” said Espinoza, chief resident in Cedars-Sinai's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. “I started first ...
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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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August
08,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Enter the parking structure beneath 8484 Wilshire Boulevard at dawn. As you pass through the forest of concrete pillars on the lower level, you might see the dull cab light of a solitary Mercedes-Benz. The engine will be off. The body inside will app...
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July
09,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Following a comprehensive national search, Cedars-Sinai has appointed Jeffrey A. Smith, MD, JD, MMM, as executive vice president of Hospital Operations and chief operating officer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Smith, who will assume his new positio...
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