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Meetings and Events

Ultrasound Assisted Vascular Access Course - Friday, July 20

Cedars-Sinai is offering two practical sessions (morning and afternoon) on ultrasound assisted vascular access on Friday, July 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium. Each session will consist of hands-on sessions with ultrasound scanning of real patient-models. The course is free of charge for Cedars-Sinai attending medical staff and is intended for intensivists, hospitalists and specialists. For more information and registration, click here for a PDF version of the flyer or please contact Des Stevenson at (310) 423-2760 or at Desdemona.Stevenson@cshs.org.

The Annual Cedars-Sinai Sand `N Snore - Friday, July 20

Back by popular demand, Cedars-Sinai will host its annual sleepover for the medical staff and their family members at the Jonathan Beach Club in Santa Monica. You bring the equipment (tent, sleeping bags, overnight gear) and the medical center provides the food and entertainment. Restrooms and hot showers are available nearby. The cost, which includes a barbecue dinner and breakfast, is $45 per adult and $35 per child under 12 years of age. Limit one tent per physician. If you are unable to spend the night, come for dinner and an evening on the beach for $30 per adult and $20 per child under 12 years of age. Please call Myra Daldemian at (310) 423-2681 to reserve your space.

Society for the History of Medicine Dinner Meeting - Thursday, July 26

Guest speaker for the Society for the History of Medicine Dinner Meeting on Thursday, July 26 will be George Sarka, M.D., who will give a presentation on "Which Institution Owns the Legacy of Sir William Osler?" The dinner meeting will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium. Pre-registration and a fee are required. For more information, please call the Office of Continuing Medical Education at (310) 423-5548.

8th Annual Update in Gastroenterology - Oct. 26-28 (Friday - Sunday)

The Division of Gastroenterology at Cedars-Sinai will present its annual conference in gastroenterology on October 26 - 28 at La Quinta Resort & Club in La Quinta, Calif. The course is designed to provide the latest updates in various aspects of GI practice, and this year will highlight inflammatory bowel disease, hepatology, pancreaticobiliary and motility. The registration fee includes CME credit, course materials, breakfasts and lunch. Click here for a brochure of the program. For more information, please contact the Office of Continuing Medical Education at (310) 423-5548.

3rd Annual Run for Her 5K Run and Friendship Walk - Sunday, Nov. 11

The 3rd Annual Run for Her, which benefits ovarian cancer research at Cedars-Sinai, will be held on Sunday, November 11 beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the medical center. Proceeds benefit the Cedars-Sinai Women's Cancer Research Institute, part of the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute. The registration fee is $35. For more information, please call (310) 423-4586.

Grand Rounds

For information on scheduling of Grand Rounds, click here to access the Continuing Medical Education website.