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Meetings and Events

Management & Rehabilitation of Neurological Disorders - Saturday, Sept. 8

This conference will focus on new and alternative options in the management and rehabilitation of neurological disorders, including movement disorders, stroke and other upper motor neuron syndromes. The conference will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Luxe Hotel, located in Bel-Air at 11461 Sunset Blvd. Pre-registration and a fee are required. Please call Barbara Stokes, CME coordinator, at (310) 423-2935 for more information or register online.

Bioethics Noon Conference - Wednesday, Sept. 19

The Center for Health Care Ethics will present its Bioethics Noon Conference on "End-of-Life Planning for End Stage Renal Disease Patients" on Wednesday, Sept. 19 from noon to 1 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium. Lunch will be available at 11:30 a.m. Guest speaker is Bruce G. Barlow, M.D., clinical professor of the Department of Family Practice at UC Davis. (This conference meets the Pain Management End of Life Issues requirement.)

Informational Meeting on Medical Mission to Guatemala - Sunday, Sept. 23

An informational meeting on the 2008 HELPS International medical mission to Guatemala will be held at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23, in ECC-B. Anesthesiologists, pediatricians and primary care physicians are needed for this trip, scheduled for April 11 - 21, 2008. Meet with your Cedars-Sinai colleagues who have gone on this mission and learn how you can help. For more information, please contact Dr. Babak Larian at larianb@yahoo.com.

8th Annual HIV/AIDS Conference - Friday, Sept. 28

The 8th Annual HIV/AIDS Conference will be held on Friday, Sept. 28, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Intercontinental Hotel Century City. Pre-registration and a fee are required. For more information, please call (310) 423-5548.

Cedars-Sinai Emeritus Society Lecture - Friday, Oct. 5

The Emeritus Society will host a free lecture on Friday, Oct. 5, from noon to 1 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium. Lunch is available at 11:30 a.m. at no charge to Emeritus members and for $7.50 for non-members. Please call Kate Samuels at (310) 892-1331 or Herb Levin, M.D., at (310) 279-1664 for more information.

3rd Annual Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Conference - Friday, Oct. 19

This full-day conference is sponsored by the Center for Androgen Related Disorders and will focus on taking a multidisciplinary approach to the management of the whole patient. The conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, in Harvey Morse Auditorium. Pre-registration and a fee are required. For more information, please contact Marta Betancourt at (310) 423-1921 or register online.

3rd Annual Run for Her 5K Run and Friendship Walk - Sunday, Nov. 11

The 3rd Annual Run for Her, which benefits ovarian cancer research at Cedars-Sinai, will be held on Sunday, Nov. 11, beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the medical center. Proceeds benefit the Cedars-Sinai Women's Cancer Research Institute, part of the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute. The registration fee is $35. For more information, please call (310) 423-4586 or visit the website at www.runforher.com.

Grand Rounds

For information on scheduling of Grand Rounds, click here to access the Continuing Medical Education website.