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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF Aug. 31, 2012 Issue | Archived Issues

Meetings and events


Grand rounds

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Upcoming CME conferences

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CME Newsletter - August 2012 (PDF)

Meetings and events


Grand rounds

Click here to view upcoming Grand Rounds.


Upcoming CME conferences

Click below to view a complete list of all scheduled Continuing Medical Education conferences.

CME Newsletter - August 2012 (PDF)

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Meetings and events

Alumni Association: Marie Curie - Aug. 13

Aron Bick, MD, oncologist/hematologist, will discuss Marie Curie’s life and the impact of her discoveries on the world of medicine at this Cedars-Sinai Alumni Association event on Monday, Aug. 13. The evening includes a film screening. Registration is at 6 p.m. with the presentation following at 6:30 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium. Admission is $15 for the general public and Cedars-Sinai employees and $5 for paid alumni members, volunteers and those in training.

Alumni Association Event - Aug. 13 (PDF)

Association for Women in Science Meeting - Aug. 14

PhD and MD female and male researchers interested in promoting women in science are invited to this monthly coffee meeting. It will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 4 p.m. in Davis Room 1004. Light snacks provided.

AWIS Coffee Hour - Aug. 14 (PDF)

Optimal Care and New Therapies for Advanced Heart Disease - Sept. 15

This one-day course features expert presenters on topics related to the diagnosis, treatment and management of advanced heart disease. The workshop will be held Saturday, Sept. 15, from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Riverside Marriott.

Rehabilitation Topics in the Management of Brain Injury - Sept. 15

This one-day conference reviews recent advances in technology and research that can influence the course of recovery of the person with a brain injury. A discussion on the patho-physiology of brain injury and the management of concussion will provide a basic review of the topic. The workshop will be held Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Luxe Hotel from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

13th Annual HIV/AIDS Conference - Sept. 28

This 13th annual conference will provide physicians and allied healthcare professionals with an interactive and engaging learning environment that addresses the evolution of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. With a combined focus on evidence-based practice and social issues, this conference represents a singular opportunity to access cutting-edge research while collaborating with eminent professionals to develop best interaction and treatment practices for this population. The event will be held Friday, Sept. 28, from 7:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the SLS Hotel.

State of the Art Spine Care 2012 - Sept. 29

This conference will focus on the management of spine patients for primary-care and first-contact providers. Topics include: the basics of spine issues, imaging available for assistance in diagnosis, definitions of pain and its management, conservative treatment options, current spine techniques and technologies, and management of the pre- and post-surgical spine patient. The event will be held Saturday, Sept. 29, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium.

Annual Meeting of the Medical Staff - Oct. 22

The annual meeting will be held on Monday, Oct. 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium. Highlights include reports from the chief of staff and medical center leadership as well as the presentation of the Chief of Staff Award and the 2012 Pioneer in Medicine Award.