When Lindsey Ross arrives at the hospital in the early-morning darkness and doesn’t leave until close to midnight, she considers herself lucky: What once seemed like a faraway goal—becoming a doctor—is now her reality as a second-year resident in Cedars-Sinai’s Neurological Surgery Residency Program.
Why early detection is so important to fighting Alzheimer’s—and how a simple eye test may be the solution. Read On
Q. Why cardiology? A. Cardiology makes the most sense to me. There’s a strong mechanical angle to it—it focuses on an organ that functions a lot like a pump, with its own intricate plumbing and wiring. It’s also a very Read On
No bones about it: Otolaryngologist Martin Hopp, MD, may be an eccentric collector, but his innovative approach to treating chronic sinusitis is quite serious. Read On
Over the winter holiday of 2010, Steven Rad, MD—a third-year obstetrics and gynecology resident at Cedars-Sinai—traveled 9,300 miles to Mbarara Hospital in Uganda in East Africa. For one week, he and his mentor Dotun Ogunyemi, MD, director of Cedars-Sinai’s Obstetrics and Gynecology residency training program, partnered with their counterparts in Mbarara, seeing patients, conducting rounds, delivering babies, and teaching. Read On
Medical director, Blood and Marrow Transplant Program; martial arts fighter Michael Lill, MD, leads Cedars-Sinai’s Blood and Marrow Transplant Program. Today, blood and marrow transplant is one of the most aggressive procedures used in the battle against cancer. This technique Read On
Dr. Sarah Kilpatrick, an expert in high-risk pregnancy and advocate of collaborative research, joins Cedars-Sinai. Sarah J. Kilpatrick, MD, PhD, a nationally renowned expert in maternal-fetal medicine and women’s health, is the newly appointed chair of the Department of Obstetrics Read On