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PRODUCED BY AND FOR MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY February 2014 | Archived Issues

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Surgery Grand Rounds

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Grand Rounds

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Educational Schedule

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Educational Schedule - March 2014 (PDF)


Surgery Scheduling

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Association for Women in Science Monthly Coffee Hour – March 11

Everyone interested in promoting women in science is invited to this monthly coffee meeting, which takes place the second Tuesday of each month from 4-5 p.m. in Davis 1004.

Sinus Center Patient and Community Outreach Conference – March 12

The first in a series of Sinus Center conferences will take place Wednesday, March 12, from 6-7 p.m. in the Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 8. The presenter will be Martin Hopp, MD, PhD, medical director of the Cedars-Sinai Sinus Center. The conference will combine lectures with an open forum and a question-and-answer session about sinus disease and problems of the ear, nose and throat. Light refreshments will be served.

Current Concepts and Challenges in the Management of Pain – March 15

To begin the process of managing pain, doctors must have an understanding of the mechanisms of pain and the pharmacology of analgesic medications, along with the time to make a referral for more complex care. This course will provide background and an update to address these issues by highlighting the clinical science of pain medicine and state-of-the-art therapies. The course will take place Saturday, March 15, from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Harvey Morse Conference Center. Click here for more information or to register.

8th Annual Women and Ischemic Heart Disease Symposium – April 25

The purpose of this conference is to close the knowledge gap of physicians and allied healthcare professionals regarding sex-specific differences in cardiovascular disease and the impact these differences have on treatment options, and to highlight the importance of identifying women at risk for cardiovascular disease and of utilizing the most current evidence-based treatment strategies for improved patient outcomes. The conference will take place Friday, April 25, from 7:45 a.m.-5:15 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium. Click here for more information or to register.