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Association for Women in Science Monthly Coffee Hour – Aug. 12

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

Sinus Center Patient and Community Outreach Conference – Aug. 13

The Cedars-Sinai Sinus Center conference will take place Wednesday, July 9, from 6-7 p.m. in the Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 8. The presenter will be Madison F. Richardson, MD, clinical chief of Otolaryngology at Cedars-Sinai. The conference will combine lectures with an open forum and a question-and-answer session about sinus disease and problems of the ear, nose and throat. Light refreshments will be served. For information, visit

Sinus Center Patient Education Forums - March-December 2014 (PDF)

Optimizing Potential Through Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation – Sept. 6

This conference will provide updates in the clinical management and rehabilitation of patients with spinal cord injury. It is designed for neurologists, neurosurgeons, internists, family physicians and physiatrists. The conference will take place Saturday, Sept. 6, from 7:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m. at the Luxe Hotel. Click here for more information or to register.

BRCA Symposium: 20th Anniversary of the Discovery of the BRCA Gene – Sept. 13

This conference will provide information for clinical providers working with BRCA mutation carriers and those at risk regarding inherited gynecologic and breast cancer. The chair of the conference is Beth Y. Karlan, MD, director of the Women's Cancer Program at the Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute. Click here for more information or to register.

Sixth Annual Los Angeles Orthopedic Trauma Symposium – Sept. 20

The symposium is intended to help surgeons and other healthcare providers who take emergency calls stay current with contemporary methods of fracture management. The event will take place Saturday, Sept. 20, from 7 a.m.-4:45 p.m. at the Sofitel Hotel. Click here for more information or to register.

Advances in Neurology and Neurosurgery 2014: Treatment and Management of Pituitary Diseases – Sept. 28

This conference is designed to increase healthcare providers' awareness and ability to assess established and emerging treatment options for the management of pituitary disorders. It is for endocrinologists, internists and allied healthcare professionals who are involved in the care of patients with pituitary disorders. The event will take place Sunday, Sept. 28, from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Huntington Beach. Click here for more information or to register.

State-of-the-Art Spine Care – Oct. 11

The conference will focus on current information on the management of spine patients for the primary care and first contact providers. Spine specialists will present lectures focusing on evaluation and conservative treatment of spinal problems, imaging and techniques available for assistance in diagnosis of a spine problem, pain management, current spine techniques and technologies, and management of the pre- and post-surgical spine patient. The event will take place Saturday, Oct. 11, from 8 a.m.-4:20 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium. Click here for more information or to register

Multispecialty Plastic Surgery Symposium and the Bernard G. Sarnat, MD, Lectureship – Nov. 14-16

The goal of the course is to improve patient safety and physician performance while achieving the best possible outcomes for aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. In addition, the course will provide physician attendees comprehensive information on nonsurgical full facial rejuvenation emphasizing combination therapies. The course will take place Friday-Sunday, Nov. 14-16, at the Sofitel Hotel. Click here for more information or to register.