Articles tagged with 'Trauma' & 'Emergency Medicine' | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Trauma,Emergency Medicine)

2022
November
28,
2022
| 08:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Sam Torbati, MD, co-chair and medical director of the Cedars-Sinai Emergency Department, has been named the Levin/Gordon Chair in Emergency Medicine in Honor of Joel M. Geiderman, MD.The endowed chair honor recognizes excellence in academic achieveme...
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November
23,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Trauma Program has again received designation as a Level I Trauma Center―the highest level―from the American College of Surgeons’ Committee on Trauma. The Level I designation, evaluated every three years, recognizes Ce...
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November
08,
2022
| 06:24 AM America/Los_Angeles
The commercials said that if you joined, you could “Live the adventure.”They were for the U.S. Navy, and Gregory Jones, 16, took note.A few months earlier Jones had started his senior year at a new high school, many miles away from his South Side of ...
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February
07,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
People in love often say two hearts beat as one, and the hearts of Tom and Therese Mazzei are definitely in sync. When 59-year-old Tom Mazzei traveled from Guam to the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai for treatment, Therese Mazzei, his wife of m...
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2021
February
16,
2021
| 06:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Like every nurse at the Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department at Cedars-Sinai, Hannah Jaruszewski, RN, is skilled at treating patients–from starting an IV and assisting during an emergency procedure to sending patients home with clear instruction...
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2020
October
12,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new study shows that the vast majority of patients who visited the Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department at Cedars-Sinai with suspected COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) symptoms, and who were treated and sent home to recuperate, recovered within a ...
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April
08,
2020
| 07:40 AM America/Los_Angeles
What is it like being an emergency medicine specialist on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic? The Cedars-Sinai Newsroom reached out to some of our healthcare heroes to find out.  ...
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January
21,
2020
| 06:29 AM America/Los_Angeles
Early estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that since Oct. 1, 2019, when the federal agency began counting, as many as 8.5 million flu-related medical visits and up to 210,000 hospitalizations have been tallied.Inc...
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2019
September
02,
2019
| 15:10 PM America/Los_Angeles
National Public Radio (NPR) recently interviewed Jonathan Vickburg, a licensed marriage and family therapist with the Cedars-Sinai Share & Care program, about ways people can cope after traumatic events like the recent shootings in El Paso, Gilroy an...
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September
01,
2019
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
In the wake of several recent mass shootings, National Public Radio (NPR) and Univision Los Angeles reporters interviewed Cedars Sinai experts who offered tools and coping strategies for anyone impacted by traumatic events. During an NPR interview...
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August
27,
2019
| 15:02 PM America/Los_Angeles
Good Morning America recently interviewed Sam Torbati, MD, medical director of the Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department at Cedars-Sinai, about heat-related injuries after a 16-year-old basketball player died in Georgia while at a conditioning pr...
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August
19,
2019
| 16:29 PM America/Los_Angeles
"I can't begin talking about this public health crisis that we are facing in America without telling you my own story," said Joseph V. Sakran, MD, MPH, MPA, associate chief of Acute Care Surgery at The John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, at...
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August
18,
2019
| 08:46 AM America/Los_Angeles
NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt recently interviewed Sam Torbati, MD, medical director of the Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department at Cedars-Sinai for a report on the rising rates of electric scooter-related injuries and deaths.  – and the gro...
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August
03,
2019
| 06:33 AM America/Los_Angeles
With a new school year quickly approaching, L.A. Parent magazine recently interviewed Suzanne Silverstein, MA, APR, founding director of the Cedars-Sinai Psychological Trauma Center and the Share & Care program, about how to help kids open up about s...
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July
08,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
In 1976, Joel Geiderman, MD, graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine and decided he would take a leap of faith and specialize in a new area of medicine: emergency medicine. Geiderman's choice was unique at the time. It wasn't...
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June
01,
2019
| 11:13 AM America/Los_Angeles
MDLinx recently interviewed Joel Geiderman, MD, FACEP, professor and co-chairman of Emergency Medicine at Cedars-Sinai, about a recently published article addressing the ethical and practical considerations of medical requests from friends and family...
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2018
November
02,
2018
| 05:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
The end of daylight saving time—on Nov. 4 this year—could create a more dangerous evening commute for people on foot, as darkness falls earlier and drivers find it harder to see on the road, says a Cedars-Sinai trauma physician. "Pedestrian safety...
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August
15,
2018
| 14:26 PM America/Los_Angeles
Reporters from the Los Angeles Times and NBC News recently interviewed one of Cedars-Sinai’s top emergency medicine experts about the dangers posed by the trendy electric scooters for rent that are popping up in U.S. cities from coast to coast.Althou...
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July
16,
2018
| 05:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Motorized scooters are making quite the splash in pedestrian-heavy cities from Santa Monica, California, to Washington, D.C. They’re ubiquitous, inexpensive to rent, easy to unload and fun. They’re also dangerous. These small electric vehicles mar...
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July
06,
2018
| 17:24 PM America/Los_Angeles
With California in the grips of a dangerous, record-breaking heat wave, Sam Torbati, MD, co-chair and medical director of the Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department at Cedars-Sinai, says a little awareness goes a long way toward preventing heat ex...
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