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PRODUCED BY AND FOR MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY November 2012 | Archived Issues

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Endoscopic Operations in Children - Are They Truly Minimally Invasive or Simply Minimal Access - Nov. 28

David W. Bliss, MD, will speak at Surgery Grand Rounds at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, in ECC-A.

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions - Nov. 28

Andre Rogatko, PhD, director of biostatistics and bioinformatics at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, will speak to this topic as part of the institute’s Statistics in Medical Research Lecture Series. "Statistical Thinking in Medical Research" will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28, in Harvey Morse Auditorium. Click the following PDF for information on other lectures in the series.

Statistics in Medical Research Lecture Series (PDF)

The Evolution of Clinical Trials - Dec. 5

Steven Piantadosi, MD, PhD, director of the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, will speak to this topic as part of the institute’s Statistics in Medical Research Lecture Series. "Statistical Thinking in Medical Research" will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5, in ECC-A. Click the following PDF for information on other lectures in the series.

Statistics in Medical Research Lecture Series (PDF)

Adaptive Designs in Clinical Trials - Dec. 12

Mourad Tighiouart, PhD, will speak to this topic as part of the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute’s Statistics in Medical Research Lecture Series. "Statistical Thinking in Medical Research" will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, in Thalians Auditorium. Click the following PDF for information on other lectures in the series.

Statistics in Medical Research Lecture Series (PDF)

20th International Symposium on Pancreatic and Biliary Endoscopy Conference - Jan. 25-27

This teaching conference – scheduled for Jan. 25-27, 2013, in Harvey Morse Conference Center – will be held in cooperation with three major endoscopy centers in North America and Asia. It will be an intensive and comprehensive review of pancreatic and biliary endoscopy for gastroenterologists, gastroenterology fellows and gastroenterology nurses. Balanced viewpoints, special techniques and practical clinical approaches will be presented throughout the program. Our renowned international faculty members bring unique knowledge and excitement from Asia and North America. Click here for more information and to register.

Symposium on Neurovascular Disease - Jan. 26

Neurosurgeons and vascular surgeons are among those who might benefit from this one-day conference highlighting new treatments and developing options to provide the best care for patients with neurovascular disease. The conference is scheduled for Jan. 26, 2013, from 8 a.m. to 5:05 p.m. at Casa Del Mar Hotel in Santa Monica. Click here for more information and to register.

Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders - Jan. 31-Feb. 2

The 12th annual symposium - scheduled Jan. 31 through Feb. 2 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas - will focus on current treatment methodology, new and emerging technologies and controversies in spine care
management. The conference will include lectures focused on healthcare reform, innovations in spine surgeries, biologics and stem cells, minimally invasive surgeries, motion preservation, complications and controversies, and deformities and pain management. Click here for more information and to register.

13th Annual Educational Meeting in Gastroenterology - March 1-2

Presented by the Center for Digestive Disease at Cedars-Sinai, the 13th annual program updates attendees on new developments in gastroenterology. It will be held March 1-2 in Harvey Morse Auditorium. Click here for more information and to register.