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PRODUCED BY AND FOR MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY January 2016 | Archived Issues

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Surgery Grand Rounds

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Grand Rounds

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Education Schedule

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Education Schedule - January 2016 (PDF)  


Surgery Scheduling

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Symposium on Neurovascular Disease — Jan. 23-25

Neurovascular disease is the number one cause of permanent adult disability in the United States. New treatments show promise, not only in preventing subsequent strokes, but reversing the effects of acute stroke. The eighth annual symposium will focus on existing and emerging therapies for patients with cerebrovascular disease, including management and prevention of ischemic stroke, the latest in endovascular and surgical aneurysm treatment, and strategies for optimizing acute stroke assessment and care. The symposium will take place Saturday-Monday, Jan. 23-25, at the Casa Del Mar Hotel in Santa Monica. Click here for more information or to register.

Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders — Feb. 4-6

The 15th annual symposium will focus on current treatment methodology, new and emerging technologies and controversies in spine care management. Lectures will cover innovations in spine surgeries, spine sciences including biologics and stem cells, minimally invasive surgeries, motion preservation, complications and controversies, and deformities. The symposium will take place Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 4-6, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Click here for more information or to register.

The Urologic Management of the Aging Patient — April 16

The aging population has unique healthcare needs. Experts will review state-of-the-art management of benign prostatic hyperplasia, sexual dysfunction, androgen deficiency, urinary incontinence and the latest scientific data regarding nutrition and lifestyle. The conference will take place Saturday, April 16, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Harvey Morse Conference Center. Click here for more information or to register.

Conference on Office Orthopedics: The Essentials of Nonoperative Musculoskeletal Care — May 14

The field of orthopedics is rapidly advancing, which presents a challenge for primary care providers to keep pace. The goals of this program are to provide primary care physicians with an overview of some of the most common disorders of the musculoskeletal system, and to offer them an opportunity to sharpen their skills in recommending surgical techniques or nonsurgical treatment plans that will restore function and range of motion to their patients. The ninth annual conference will take place Saturday, May 14, at the Harvey Morse Conference Center. Click here for more information or to register.