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Maurice B. Siegel, M.D., Lectureship on Ethics - Wednesday, Oct. 17

The Center for Healthcare Ethics will present the Maurice B. Siegel, M.D., Lectureship on Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 12 noon to 1 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium. (Lunch is available at 11:30 a.m.). Guest speaker is Robert M. Sade, M.D., former chair of the AMA Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs, who will be presenting a lecture on "Inside the AMA: Is Making Ethics Policy Like Making Sausages?" For more information, please call the Bioethics Office at (310) 423-9636.

3rd Annual Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Conference - Friday, Oct. 19

This full-day conference is sponsored by the Center for Androgen Related Disorders and will focus on taking a multidisciplinary approach to the management of the whole patient. The conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, in Harvey Morse Auditorium (first lecture starts at 8:30 a.m.). Pre-registration and a fee are required. Please click here for a program brochure. For more information, please contact Marta Betancourt at (310) 423-1921.

8th Annual Update in Gastroenterology - Oct. 26-28 (Friday to 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, pancreatico-biliary and motility. For more information, please contact Continuing Medical Education at (310) 423-5548 or click here for a program brochure.

Informational Meeting on Medical Mission to Guatemala - Sunday, Oct. 28

An informational meeting about a short-term medical mission to Guatemala will be held on Sunday, Oct. 28, at 11 a.m. in ECC-B. Anesthesiologists, pediatricians and primary care physicians are needed for this mission, scheduled for April 11-21, 2008 and held in cooperation with HELPS International. For more information, please contact Dr. Babak Larian at larianb@yahoo.com.

2nd Annual Update on Female Pelvic Health - Friday, Nov. 2

This full-day conference is sponsored by the Center for Women's Continence & Pelvic Health and will present a multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment of women's pelvic floor disorders. The conference is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (first lecture starts at 8:30 a.m.) in Harvey Morse Auditorium on Friday, Nov. 2. For a program brochure, please click here. For more information, please call Bari Laner at (310) 423-2937.

Advances in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - November 3 & 4

This full two-day CME conference offers physicians an opportunity to learn new techniques and explore surgical and non-surgical facial plastic procedures, with an emphasis on practical application in clinical practice. The conference will be held in Harvey Morse Auditorium on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 3-4, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (registration and breakfast starts at 7 a.m.) For more information, please call Marta Betancourt at (310) 423-1921 or click here for a program brochure.

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, Nov. 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 or visit the website at www.runforher.com.

Head to Toe: Orthopaedic Aspects of the Growing Child - Saturday, Nov. 17

This course will highlight orthopaedic problems commonly encountered by primary care physicians -- pediatricians/family and general practitioners. The conference will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium. For more information, please contact CME Coordinator Barbara Stokes at (310) 423-2935 or click here for a copy of the program brochure.

5th Annual Emergency Medicine Symposium - Friday, Dec. 7

This conference will offer a practical update on emergency medicine for emergency and primary care physicians, as well as other clinical professionals who are involved in emergency room care. The conference will be held on Friday, Dec. 7, at the Four Seasons Hotel, located at 300 S. Doheny Dr., Los Angeles. Click here for a copy of the program brochure.

Grand Rounds

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