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9th Annual Update in Gastroenterology - September 19-21

This course will be held in Lake Tahoe at Resort at Squaw Creek from September 19-21 and is designed to provide the latest updates in various aspects of GI practice. Course highlights will include inflammatory bowel disease, hepatology, pancreaticobiliary and motility. For more information, please click here for a program brochure or contact Bari Laner in Continuing Medical Education at (310) 423-2937.

Achieving Excellence in the Management & Rehabilitation of Spinal Disorders - September 20

This one-day conference will be held on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Luxe Hotel Sunset Boulevard, located at 11461 Sunset Blvd. The course will provide neurologists, internists, family physicians and physiatrists with updates in the clinical management and rehabilitation of spinal disorders and in the management of pain originating from the spine. For more information, please click here for a program brochure or call Barbara Stokes in Continuing Medical Education at (310) 423-2935.

9th Annual HIV/AIDS Conference - September 26

The 9th Annual HIV/AIDS Conference is entitled "New Therapies, New Patient Populations and New Global Challenges" and will be held on Friday, Sept. 26, at the InterContinental Hotel in Century City. The conference is designed for physicians and allied healthcare professionals and will explore the challenges of HIV infection in a variety of populations, including developing countries, adolescent population, the incarcerated and couples considering reproduction. For more information, please call Barbara Stokes in Continuing Medical Education at (310) 423-2935.

Advances in Ovarian Cancer Conference - October 16

This conference will be held in Harvey Morse Auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 16, from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and is designed for physicians who treat women with gynecologic cancers, cancer researchers, graduate students, postdoctoral and medical fellows, and other healthcare professionals involved in aspects of ovarian cancer care and investigation. A registration fee of $50 is required and includes dinner. Click here for a program brochure or call Marta Betancourt in Continuing Medical Education at (310) 423-1921 for more information.

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

Orthopedic surgeon and sculptor Robert Klapper, M.D., will present an Emeritus Society lunch lecture on Friday, Oct. 24 at 12 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium on "Michelangelo's Sculptures: How He Manipulated Anatomy." For more information, please contact Dr. Klapper at rklappermd@aol.com.

Advances in Facial Plastic Surgery & Reconstructive Surgery - October 25-26

This two-day symposium will be held on October 25 and 26 at The London West Hollywood, located at 1020 N. San Vicente Blvd. The symposium will be divided into multiple sessions, each one 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. For more information, please click here for a program brochure or call Marta Betancourt in Continuing Medical Education at (310) 423-1921.

Grand Rounds

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