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Meetings and Events

American College of Cardiology CEO Gives Grand Rounds - Tuesday, Oct. 2

Jack Lewin, M.D., chief executive officer of the American College of Cardiology, will be giving Cardiology Grand Rounds on Tuesday, Oct. 2, beginning at 8 a.m. in the Educational Conference Center (ECC), North Tower. Dr. Lewin's presentation, entitled "Fixing Healthcare from the Inside Out," will focus on physician accountability in health system reform. For more information, please contact John G. Harold, M.D., at John.Harold@cshs.org.

Cedars-Sinai's Cardiovascular Disease Conference - Oct. 4 & 5

Cedars-Sinai's "Controversies and Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease" will be held on October 4 and 5 at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills. The conference is co-sponsored by Cedars-Sinai and Promedica International CME in conjunction with the California chapters of the American College of Cardiology and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Keynote speakers include Eduardo Marbán, M.D., director of the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute. The physician fee is $795. For information or registration, contact Promedica International CME at (760) 720-2263 or send an e-mail to: controversies@promedicacme.com.

Cedars-Sinai's 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.

Physicians Financial Planning Seminar - Tuesday, Oct. 9

All members of the medical staff and their spouses are invited to a financial planning seminar offered by the Community Relations Department on Tuesday, Oct. 9 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium. Speakers from Mellon Bank, and several prominent estate planning attorneys, will discuss investment trends/strategies and techniques for generating income from assets. For further information, please contact Allan Carp, Development Officer in Planned Giving, Community Relations, at (310) 423-2242 or via e-mail at carpa@cshs.org.

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 at www.csmc.edu/6950.html.

8th Annual Update in Gastroenterology - Oct. 26-28 (Friday to Sunday)

The Division of Gastroenterology at Cedars-Sinai will present its annual conference in gastroenterology on October 26-28 at La Quinta Resort & Club in La Quinta, Calif. The course is designed to provide the latest updates in various aspects of GI practice, and this year will highlight inflammatory bowel disease, hepatology, pancreatico-biliary and motility. For more information, please contact Continuing Medical Education at (310) 423-5548.

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.