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Surgery Grand Rounds

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Grand Rounds

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Education Schedule

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Education Schedule - December 2016 (PDF)

Education Schedule - January 2017 (PDF)  

Surgery Scheduling

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Mark Your Calendar

When Is the Patient Dead? (Ethics Noon Conference) — Dec. 21

"When Is the Patient Dead? When May California Clinicians Stop Treating Dead Patients? Growing Challenges to the Legal Status of Brain Death" will be discussed by Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD, director of the Health Law Institute and professor of Law at Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. The Ethics Noon Conference will take place Wednesday, Dec. 21, at noon in Harvey Morse Auditorium. Lunch will be available at 11:30 a.m.

Why Medicine Often Has Dangerous Side Effects for Women — Jan. 6

The event is part of the "Gender Medicine Lunch and Learn TED Talk and Discussion Series." A video of a TED talk by Alyson McGregor, MD, MA, of Brown University will be shown, followed by discussion. Lunch will be served. The event is sponsored by the Faculty Development Office, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center. RSVP for location: Lorie Younger at

Association for Women in Science Monthly Coffee Hour — Jan. 10

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

Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders — Feb. 2-4

The 16th Annual Symposium on Current Concepts in Spinal Disorders focuses on treatment methodology, controversies in spine care management, and new and emerging technologies. The symposium will take place Thursday, Feb. 2-Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Information and registration