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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 - September 2016 (PDF)  

Education Schedule - October 2016 (PDF)  

Surgery Scheduling

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Our Mural: From Concept to Canvas (Alumni Association) — Sept. 28

Leo Gordon, MD, attending surgeon and medical adviser to the Cedars-Sinai Historical Conservancy, will discuss the creation of the mural "Jewish Contributions to Medicine," which is displayed on the west wall of Harvey Morse Auditorium. The event is presented by the Cedars-Sinai Alumni Association and medical staff. The event will take place Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 6:30 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium. Admission: $5 for Cedars-Sinai medical staff, employees and volunteers; $10 for general public.

Stress Mastery: Going Beyond Stress Management — Oct. 6

Learn the three deadly mistakes people make about stress, what stress really is and what you need to do to master it, and how to make stress work for you. The presenter will be Ravinder Singh, MD. The event will take place Thursday, Oct. 6, from noon-12:45 p.m. in Thalians Auditorium.

Annual Meeting of the Medical Staff — Oct. 17

The meeting will include the chief of staff report, the CEO report and executive update, and the presentation of the Chief of Staff Award and the Pioneer in Medicine Award. It will take place Monday, Oct. 17, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium.

The Ethics of Stem Cell Treatments (Ethics Noon Conference) — Oct. 19

The speaker will be Clive Svendsen, PhD, Kerry and Simone Vickar Family Foundation Distinguished Chair in Regenerative Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute. He will describe importance of stem cell biology as it relates to patient care and illustrate ethical challenges arising in stem cell clinical trial design. The conference will take place Wednesday, Oct. 19, from noon-1 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium. Lunch will be available at 11:30 a.m.

Los Angeles Orthopedic Trauma Course: Hot Topics in Orthopedic Trauma — Oct. 22

Orthopedic trauma requires critical decision-making strategies for immediate care and surgical interventions. With more patients with complex injuries remaining at the admitting hospital, the responsibility for care rests with surgeons practicing at nontrauma hospitals. This has increased the need for surgeons who take emergency calls to be current with contemporary methods of fracture management. The conference will take place Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills. To register or for more information, click here.