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

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Morgenstern Debaters to Tackle Robotics

Heidi Reich, MD

Ryan Spurrier, MD

Robotics in medicine is the subject of this year's Dr. Leon Morgenstern Great Debates in Clinical Medicine Resident Competition.

The debate will convene for its 11th year on Friday, June 6, at 8 a.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium. The topic will be "Robotics — Medicine or Marketing? Progress or Promotion?" Heidi Reich, MD, will argue that robotics is a medical advance. Ryan Spurrier, MD, will argue that robotics is medical marketing.

The debate will anchor the inaugural Cedars-Sinai Founders Day (see story below).

For more information about the debate, contact Leo Gordon, MD, at leo.gordon@cshs.org.

To see coverage of last year's debate, click here.


Cedars-Sinai's First Founders Day

The daylong Founders Day celebration on Friday, June 6, will commemorate the opening of Cedars-Sinai in its current location on June 6, 1976.

The 11th annual Dr. Leon Morgenstern Great Debates in Clinical Medicine Resident Competition will kick off the day at 8 a.m. At noon, there will be a presentation on the history of Cedars-Sinai. Both events will take place in Harvey Morse Auditorium.

Making its debut on Founders Day will be the preview of an exhibit tracing the growth of Cedars-Sinai from its first days as the Kaspare Cohn Hospital — founded in 1902 — to today's medical center. The exhibit, a project of the Cedars-Sinai Historical Conservancy, will be in the hallway outside the Medical Library.