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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.

Graduate School Is Growing by Degrees

Cedars-Sinai’s dynamic graduate school, which trains young scientists to pursue discoveries in the laboratory that shed light on diseases and inspire new therapies, has added a master’s degree program.

Faculty News: Winter 2016

Richard Bergman, PhD, received the Albert Renold Award from the American Diabetes Association for his outstanding work training new generations of diabetes researchers and facilitating scientific investigation in the field. Director of Cedars-Sinai’s Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute and the Read On