Chief Pharmacy Officer Rita Shane is always scanning for opportunities: career advancement for students and staff, system improvements for safer medication management, and a sale on green suede slingbacks.
Photograph: Al Cuizon NAME: Heather L. McArthur, MD , Medical Director, Breast Oncology, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai breast cancer foe [ Global research doyenne, work-life balance agnostic ] COMMON CONDITION One in eight women (and 1 in 1,000 Read On
Today, Cedars-Sinai medical resident Cholene Espinoza, MD, studies sonograms, looking for the curves of a baby hidden in a mother’s womb. But 25 years ago, her astute eye was used for something different: flying a spy airplane.
Jennifer Anger, MD, shares her thoughts on advancing robotic surgery practices, mentoring young physicians, and bridging medicine’s gender gap.
Simon Gayther, PhD, is serious about the science of disease prediction and prevention. The renowned ovarian and breast cancer researcher — a new recruit to Cedars-Sinai and a transplant from across the pond — opens up about the challenges of assessing genetic risk factors and the joys of clowning around.
Dr. Shelly Lu is back. She first arrived at Cedars-Sinai as a resident in internal medicine. Twenty-five years later, she has earned a distinguished position in her field, attracted the acclaim of her peers, and built a life philosophy that she is putting to work as the new director of Cedars-Sinai’s Division of Gastroenterology.
More than 150,000 Americans each year have an electronic pacemaker implanted to help their hearts beat normally. Eugenio Cingolani, MD, is developing a radically different kind of pacemaker — one made of a patient’s own cells.
Linda Burnes Bolton — national influencer on health policy, vice president for nursing, chief nursing officer, and director of Nursing Research at Cedars-Sinai — talks about her true north, leadership, and how nurses can help light a path through the Read On