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Faculty News

Faculty News: Winter 2019

Sumeet S. Chugh, MD, has been elected secretary/treasurer of the Association of University Cardiologists, which limits its active membership to 125 peer-elected academic cardiologists. He is the Pauline and Harold Price Chair in Cardiac Electrophysiology Research. *** Jane Figueiredo, PhD, Read On

Road Test

Before agreeing to the herculean commitment of medical school, Sasha Gorelik got to explore a career in medicine first, through the Cedars-Sinai Pre-Healthcare Volunteer Program, which gives students the chance to shadow physician mentors in a host of healthcare settings.

Lifelong Connection

After learning she spent the first three months of her life in the Cedars-Sinai NICU, Shannon Sullivan decided to pursue a career helping infants. Photograph: Cameron Davidson Shannon Sullivan has wanted to work in medicine since the age of 12, Read On

Picture Not Perfect

Young, athletic women who think they can outrun heart disease need to think again. While the condition is declining in nearly every other demographic, women aged 35–44 are experiencing an alarming increase in heart-related illness.

Compassion Is Critical

Patients coming to the pulmonary and critical care unit at Cedars-Sinai often present the most harrowing symptoms. Such situations require a physician who is calm, compassionate, and confident. Quynh Hoang, MD, is among those who rise to the task.

Postdocs Play Pivotal Research Role

Dr. Jon Sin exemplifies the role postdoctoral scientists play in Cedars-Sinai’s research efforts. Photo: Al Cuizon Cedars-Sinai is considered a leader in biomedical science for at least 144 reasons — which is the exact number of postdoctoral scientists who work Read On

Faculty News: Spring 2017

Mark J. Ault, MD, was honored with the Chief of Staff Award for his support, mentorship, and dedication to safe, quality patient care. Ault founded the Cedars-Sinai Procedure Center, where faculty perform thousands of medical procedures annually. *** Robert H. Read On

Faculty News: Fall 2016

A Cedars-Sinai group led by Beth Y. Karlan, MD, has been awarded a grant from the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund to support research into the relationship between the evolution of ovarian carcinoma and the microenvironment.