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Meetings and Events

Annual Meeting of the Medical Staff - Oct. 20

The annual meeting of Cedars-Sinai Medical Staff will be held Monday, Oct. 20, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium. A reception and lunch will be held from 11:30 a.m. to noon. Among the program highlights, William W. Brien, M.D., will present the Chief of Staff Award and the winner of the 2008 Pioneer in Medicine Award will be announced.

Emeritus Society Lecture by Robert Klapper, M.D. - Oct. 24

Orthopedic surgeon and sculptor Robert Klapper, M.D., will present an Emeritus Society lunch lecture Friday, Oct. 24, at noon in Harvey Morse Auditorium on "Michelangelo's Sculptures: How He Manipulated Anatomy." Information: Contact Dr. Klapper at rklappermd@aol.com.

Advances in Facial Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery - Oct. 25 and 26

This two-day symposium will be held Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 25 and 26, at The London West Hollywood, 1020 N. San Vicente Blvd. The symposium will be divided into multiple sessions, each ending with a panel discussion. Facial surgery topics to be covered include revision rhinoplasty, ethnic rhinoplasty, craniosynostosis, otoplasty, profileplasty, facial trauma reconstruction, rib graft harvest technique and facial paralysis. Information: Click here for a program brochure or call Marta Betancourt in Continuing Medical Education at (310) 423-1921.

Informational Meeting for Medical Mission to Guatemala - Oct. 26

Video from a past trip will be shown and others who have traveled as part of medical missions will talk about their experiences at this 11 a.m. meeting on Sunday, Oct. 26. The actual trip to Guatemala will be March 28 through April 6, and is organized through HELPS International. Family and friends are welcome to come on the trip. The informational meeting will be in ECC-B on the Plaza Level of the North Tower.

6th Annual Emergency Medicine Symposium - Dec. 5

Emergency medicine physicians can continue to update their skills at this one-day course Friday, Dec. 5, at the Four Seasons Hotel, 300 S. Doheny Drive. The conference will provide an overview and update on topics pertinent to emergency medicine practitioners. The program runs from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Information: Click here or call Barbara Stokes in Continuing Medical Education at (310) 423-2935.

Grand Rounds

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