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