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Meetings and Events

4th Annual 'Run for Her' - Nov. 16

Early registration for the fourth annual 5K Run for Her is due by Sunday, Nov. 9. Cedars-Sinai sponsors the event, and prizes are given for the fastest finishers in various divisions. Walkers are also welcome. There is $10 registration discount for all employees who join Team Cedars-Sinai by Nov. 9. Enter the code, CS2008, to receive the discount. Those registering will be entered in a drawing for a MacBook Air laptop. The Nov. 16 event starts at 8 a.m. at The Grove, which is also the location of the Finish Line Festival. To register, visit www.runforher.com.

Cedars-Sinai Alumni Association Annual Business Meeting and Dinner - Dec. 3

Yzhar Charuzi, M.D., and Howard N. Allen, M.D., will be honored at this year's dinner. The event starts at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, at the Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Information: Call Darlis Martin at (310) 423-8047.

6th Annual Emergency Medicine Symposium - Dec. 5

Emergency medicine physicians can continue to update their skills at this one-day course on Friday, Dec. 5, at the Four Season 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.

Neurovascular Disease Symposium 2009 - Jan. 10

This conference will present information on established and emerging treatment options for neurological disorders using plenary lectures and case presentations. The program runs from 7:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 10, at Casa Del Mar Hotel, 1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica. Information: Click here or call Barbara Stokes in Continuing Medical Education at (310) 423-2935.

16th International Symposium on Pancreatic and Biliary Endoscopy - Jan. 23-25

This 16th annual teaching conference will be held in cooperation with three major endoscopy centers in North America and Europe. The course will be a comprehensive review of pancreatic and biliary endoscopy for gastroenterologists and gastroenterology fellows and nurses. Balanced viewpoints, special techniques and practical clinical approaches will be presented throughout the conference held in Harvey Morse Auditorium. Events start the morning of Friday, Jan. 23, and wrap up at 12:45 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 25. Information: Click here or call Bari Laner, Sr. CME Project Manager at (310) 423-2937.

Grand Rounds

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