Discoveries Magazine

Cedars-Sinai

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Features

science-of-caring-thumbThe Science of Caring

Clinical research is no longer limited to finding the next wonder drug, developing a new device, or discovering a genetic mutation. More than ever before, caregivers are engaged in the scientific study of healthcare itself: measuring patient satisfaction, exploring efficiency, Read On

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Bench Notes

3D PrintingA New 3-D Experience

If hearing “3-D” conjures up images of summer movie blockbusters, strange glasses, and Godzilla leaping from the screen, think again. Three-dimensional technology is revolutionizing medical science, with pictures just as dramatic and the stakes much higher. Until recently, medical imaging Read On

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My Device

warmer-kind-of-coolerA Warmer Kind of Cooler

More than 2,400 hearts were transplanted in the U.S. last year, most of them packed on ice in an old-fashioned picnic cooler. But there are drawbacks to this form of transportation.

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Q&A

Linda Burnes BoltonFrontier Nursing: Q & A with Linda Burnes Bolton

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

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STAT

Stats: Education and Training

500 Number of medical residents and fellows trained at Cedars-Sinai in fiscal year 2014. 11 Number of surgery residents who began their training last June at Cedars- Sinai. 4,000 Number of student nurses who have received clinical education and mentorship Read On

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Faculty News

Faculty News: Fall 2014

Keith Black, MD, chair of the Department of Neurosurgery, serves as principal investigator for a $1 million study funded by the Brain & Lung Tumor and Air Pollution Foundation for the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD). The research Read On

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From the Dean

From the Dean of Faculty

When I was a medical resident in the 1960s, hand hygiene was barely discussed as an imperative. We were taught to wash our hands before seeing patients, but we rarely saw this behavior modeled by senior physicians. Today, medical institutions Read On

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