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PRODUCED BY AND FOR MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY February 2018 | Archived Issues

Mark Your Calendar

Reversing Heart Disease

C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD, and Chrisandra L. Shufelt, MD, MS, will speak about heart disease and new findings from the 2017 meeting of the American Heart Association. Bairey Merz is medical director of the Cedars Sinai Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiac Center and of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center. Information and registration

Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound for Comprehensive Stroke Care

The Cedars-Sinai Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound for Comprehensive Stroke Care course includes lectures and hands-on sessions from experts in the field, and provides broad exposure to the theory, application, practice and interpretation of TCD studies. Topics covered include ultrasound physics, waveform analysis, vasospasm detection, intraoperative monitoring, screening in sickle cell anemia, PFO detection, vasomotor reactivity and evaluation for cerebral circulatory arrest. Information and registration

Virtual Medicine Symposium

Registration has opened for a symposium and hands-on workshop March 28-29 that will focus on how to integrate virtual reality technology into patient care. The symposium, "Virtual Medicine: Best Practices in Medical Virtual Reality," was developed by the virtual reality clinical research team at Cedars-Sinai through the Division of Health Services Research. The event will convene top experts to discuss the rapid advances in delivering low-cost, portable, high-quality virtual reality experiences to patients. Information and registration