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Surgery Grand Rounds

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Grand Rounds

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Educational Schedule

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Educational Schedule - March 2014 (PDF)

Surgery Scheduling

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From Basic Research to Candidate Breast Cancer Biomarker: Leveraging the Biobank – March 25

The topic will be discussed at a cancer research forum on Tuesday, March 25, from 5:30-7 p.m. at Duplex on Third, 8722 W. Third St. Presenters will be Beatrice Knudsen, MD, PhD, director of Translational Pathology and medical director of the Biobank and Translational Research Care at Cedars-Sinai, and Jonathan Kaye, PhD, vice chair of Biomedical Sciences, director of Immunology Research and scientific director of Research Core Facilities, Biomedical Sciences at Cedars-Sinai. RSVP to Owen Kim at or 310-423-4839.

Cancer Research Forum - March 25 (PDF)

Association for Women in Science Monthly Coffee Hour – April 8

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 – April 9

The Sinus Center conference will take place Wednesday, April 9, from 6-7 p.m. in the Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 8. The presenter will be Henry Chen, MD, an otolaryngologist and a head and neck surgeon with the Sinus Center. 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 more information, visit

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

Advances in Neurology and Neurosurgery 2014: Bakersfield – June 7

The clinical neurosciences are undergoing rapid changes in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders, particularly those concerning surgical treatment options. This course is designed to increase awareness of established and emerging treatment options for brain tumors, movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, degenerative neurological and spinal disorders, pituitary disorders, and endovascular and stroke management. The course will take place Saturday, June 7, from 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bakersfield Marriott. Registration information will be available soon.

Topics in 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. Registration information will be available soon.