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3rd Annual Evening of Independence - July 25

Donate Life America receives the proceeds from this evening of music under the stars at the Ford Amphitheater on Saturday, July 25, at 8 p.m. The pre-show starts at 6:30 p.m. and special guests include Alex Band of the rock band The Calling. Tickets are available to all Cedars-Sinai employees at the reduced rate of $18.75. To purchase tickets, go to www.koffeehouse.com and enter the special code CEDARS. For information, contact Lisa Rhodes at (310) 423-3170 or e-mail rhodesl@cshs.org.

Medical Library Open House - July 29

Learn about new library resources and celebrate the completion of the lobby and reference area renovations from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 29, in the Medical Library Room 2815 of the South Tower. Light refreshments will be served. Shlomo Melmed, M.D., dean of the faculty and senior vice president of Academic Affairs, will speak along with Janet Hobbs, manager of the Medical Library.

Rehabilitation Topics in the Management of Brain Injuries - Sept. 12

This one-day conference addresses treatment options for integrating the neurological pathology with the functional and behavioral impairments in assessing the rehabilitative choices in patients with brain injury. The conference is from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Luxe Hotel Sunset, 11461 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles. Information: Click here to download a PDF of a brochure or call Barbara Stokes at (310) 423-2935.

10th Annual HIV/AIDS Conference - Sept. 25

This course will increase understanding and respect in the care of sex workers through a presentation on patient interaction and risk reduction strategies. Lectures and case presentations will address issues of effective treatment specific to substance addiction in HIV positive patients. The conference is from 7:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 25, at the Intercontinental Hotel - Century City, 2151 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles. Information: Click here to download a PDF flyer or call Barbara Stokes at (310) 423-2935.

Head to Toe: Orthopaedic Aspects of the Growing Child - Oct. 10

This one-day course for pediatricians and family practice physicians provides information on the diagnostic process in common pediatric orthopaedic problems such as hip and back pain using an algorithm-based approach. The event features hands-on workshops and runs from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, in Harvey Morse Auditorium. Information: Call Barbara Stokes at (310) 423-2935.

Run for Her - Nov. 15

The fifth annual Run for Her 5K run and friendship walk is Sunday, Nov. 15, starting at Pan Pacific Park, 7600 Beverly Blvd., next to The Grove. The 5K starts at 9 a.m. and the finish line festival ends at noon. Proceeds from the run benefit the Cedars-Sinai Women's Cancer Research Institute. For information or to register for Team Cedars-Sinai, visit www.runforher.com.

Grand Rounds

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