Discoveries Magazine

Cedars-Sinai

Women’s Health

Top Training, Superior Skills

Established as part of the Campaign for Cedars-Sinai, the Women’s Guild Simulation Center for Advanced Clinical Skills allows medical professionals to practice complex procedures in a controlled environment. Using life-like mannequins that can blink, bleed, talk, hyperventilate, and give birth, these simulators help physicians refine their techniques and, ultimately, improve outcomes for real humans

Abreast of Trends in Cancer

Dr. Armando E. Giuliano has a minimally invasive approach toward breast cancer treatment, and thanks to philantropic support, his investigations could serve as the foundation for earlier detection and increasingly targeted treatment.

Top Guns: Bobbie J. Rimel, MD & Cholene Espinoza, MD

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.

We Have the Technology

Physicians don’t need new machines to predict congenital heart defects in newborns — they just need to better use existing resources.

Medicine’s Gender Gap

Women continue to make strides in the medical field, but disparities remain. Here is a brief by-the-numbers account of the triumphs and challenges of women in medicine.

Stats: Women in Clinical Trials

24 Percentage of female participants in heart-related studies (reported in 2014), even though heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the U.S. 3 The number of representatives in Congress currently co-sponsoring the Research for All Act. Read On

Beyond the Bench

CASE STUDY 5: In the Delivery Room When you add rock and roll — literally — to labor, the result can be a faster delivery and a more satisfying childbirth experience. This is the outcome of a study in which Read On

Fearless Fighters

What do former Miss America Mary Ann Mobley and Armando E. Giuliano, MD, share? The close bond inspired by nearly a decade as patient and doctor—and the tenacity to battle breast cancer. Read On