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PRODUCED BY AND FOR MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY January 2015 | 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 Calendar - January 2015 (PDF)


Surgery Scheduling

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Symposium on Neurovascular Disease – Jan. 24

The seventh annual symposium will feature an update on acute stroke treatments, stroke risk factors in women, advancements in neurovascular surgery technologies and neural interface robotics following stroke. It will take place Saturday, Jan. 24, from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Casa Del Mar Hotel in Santa Monica. Click here for more information or to register.

Comprehensive Transplant Center Open House – Jan. 29

The celebration of the new Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center will take place Thursday, Jan. 29, from 7-10 a.m. at 8900 Beverly Blvd. The event will include a continental breakfast, informal tours and musical entertainment. Shuttles will run between the center and in front of the North Tower from 6:45-10:30 a.m.

Comprehensive Transplant Center Open House - Jan. 29 (PDF)

Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders – Jan 29-31

The 14th annual symposium will focus on current treatment methodology, new and emerging technologies, and controversies in spine care management. Internationally recognized experts will present 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. The symposium will take place Thursday-Saturday, Jan. 29-31, at the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Click here for more information or to register.

Multidisciplinary Symposium on Breast Disease – Feb. 12-15

The symposium will provide a multidisciplinary overview of the diagnosis and treatment of all stages of breast cancer. Faculty members include experts in the fields of surgical, medical and radiation oncology, pathology, radiology, surgery and patient advocacy. It will take place Thursday-Sunday, Feb. 12-15, at the Ritz-Carlton Spa in Amelia Island, Florida. Click here for more information or to register.

Advances in Neurology and Neurosurgery – Feb. 21

The course will provide an increased awareness of established and emerging treatment options for brain tumors, movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, degenerative neurological disorders such as dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, and spinal disorders, pituitary disorders and endovascular and stroke management. It will take place Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village. Click here for more information or to register.

Sinus and Eustachian Tube Surgery: How I Do It – March 28

The conference will provide participants with the latest information on technological advances and innovative approaches to sinus surgery and other rapidly changing aspects of otolaryngological care. It will take place Saturday, March 28, from 7:15 a.m.-5 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium. Click here for more information or to register.

Liver Tumors: New Technologies and New Managements – May 16-17

Topics to be covered in the two-day conference include "Robotics in Liver Surgery," "Role of Nano Knife for Liver Lesions," "Liver Transplantation for Colorectal Malignancies?" and "The Latest Devices Available for Treating Liver Tumors." It will take place Saturday-Sunday, May 16-17, at the Ritz-Carlton in Rancho Mirage. Click here for more information or to register.