Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Emergency Medicine)

2019
August
27,
2019
| 12:02 AM 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
18,
2019
| 05:46 PM 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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July
08,
2019
| 03:00 PM 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
| 08:13 PM 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
August
15,
2018
| 11:26 PM America/Los_Angeles
Reporters from the Los Angeles Times, NBC News and KNX News Radio 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...
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July
16,
2018
| 02:00 PM 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
| 02:24 AM 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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