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PRODUCED BY AND FOR MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY February 2017 | Archived Issues

Mark Your Calendar

81‐Year‐Old Man With Weakness and Edema (Case of the Quarter)
March 3

Into the Abyss: From Obamacare to Trumpcare (Ethics Noon Conference)
March 15

Harnessing Stress Management and Emotional Intelligence to Enhance Performance and Fulfillment: A Skills Lab for Healthcare Professionals
March 18


Surgery Grand Rounds

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Grand Rounds

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Education Schedule

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Education Schedule - February 2017 (PDF)

Education Schedule - March 2017 (PDF)


Surgery Scheduling

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Mark Your Calendar

81‐Year‐Old Man With Weakness and Edema (Case of the Quarter) — March 3

The Case of the Quarter conference is presented by the departments of Medicine, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Imaging. The conference highlights some of the most interesting and challenging cases at Cedars-Sinai.The conference is presented as an “unknown” by the clinical team, beginning with the chief complaint and continuing through diagnosis and treatment, with frequent pauses for discussion. An expert panel will participate as well. The conference will take place Friday, March 3, at 8 a.m. in PEC 6-7. Please send suggestions for future conferences to Dolores Ramirez at dolores.ramirez2@cshs.org.

Why Sex Really Matters (Gender Medicine Lunch and Learn Series) — March 10

The event is part of the "Gender Medicine Lunch and Learn TED Talk and Discussion Series." A video of a 2012 TEDxBeaconStreet talk by David C. Page, MD, director of the Whitehead Institute and professor of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will be shown, followed by discussion. The event will take place Friday, March 10, at noon in PEC 5. RSVP: gendermedicine@cshs.org.

Into the Abyss: From Obamacare to Trumpcare (Ethics Noon Conference) — March 15

“Into the Abyss: From Obamacare to Trumpcare” will be discussed by Jonathan Oberlander, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Social Medicine and professor of Health Policy & Management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The conference will take place Wednesday, March 15, at noon in Harvey Morse Auditorium. Lunch will be available at 11:30 a.m.

Harnessing Stress Management and Emotional Intelligence to Enhance Performance and Fulfillment: A Skills Lab for Healthcare Professionals — March 18

This unique course will examine the importance of wellness and provide recommendations, tools and resources that healthcare professionals could utilize to develop resiliency, work-life balance and self-care. The conference will take place Saturday, March 18, in Harvey Morse Conference Center. Information and registration.

10th Annual Conference on Office Orthopaedics: The Essentials of Non-Operative Musculoskeletal Care — May 6

The goal of this program is to provide primary care physicians with an overview of some of the most common disorders of the musculoskeletal system they frequently encounter in their practice, 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 conference will take place Saturday, May 6, in Harvey Morse Conference Center. Information and registration.