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

Mark Your Calendar

Jewish Contributions to Medicine — The Stories Behind the Mural — Jan. 30

Leo Gordon, MD, medical adviser to the Cedars-Sinai Historical Conservancy, will discuss the creation of the mural Jewish Contributions to Medicine, which is displayed on the west wall of Harvey Morse Auditorium. The event is the first Dr. George Gourrich – Dr. Howard Wilner Memorial Lecture. It will take place Monday, Jan. 30, at noon in Harvey Morse Auditorium.

Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders — Feb. 2-4

The 16th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders focuses on treatment methodology, controversies in spine care management, and new and emerging technologies. The symposium will take place Thursday, Feb. 2-Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Information and registration

Linda Joy Pollin Women’s Heart Health Day — Feb. 3

8-9:30 a.m.: fitness classes provided by Employee Wellness, meditation and Reiki provided by spiritual care. 9-11 a.m.: updates in women’s health from C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD, P.K. Shah, MD, Sarah Kilpatrick, MD, PhD, and Deborah Clegg, PhD; wellness stations, photo booth, prize drawing. 11 a.m.: group photo (Pavilion stairs) — remember to wear red. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: fitness and meditation classes continue.

Association for Women in Science Monthly Coffee Hour — Feb. 14

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

Navigating Challenges in End-of-Life Healthcare: Islamic Bioethical Perspectives (Ethics Noon Conference) — Feb. 15

The topic will be discussed by Aasim Padela, MD, associate professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago Medical Center. The conference will take place Wednesday, Feb. 15, at noon in Harvey Morse Auditorium. Lunch will be available at 11:30 a.m.