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The NIH Common Fund’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program
Title: The NIH Common Fund’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program
Date & Time: Jul 26, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: 13-105 CHS

Aesthetic Eyelid and Facial Rejuvenation Course 2018

July 20 - 21, 2018
Day One – Center for Health Sciences – 53-129 CHS
Day Two - UCLA Stein Eye Institute, RPB Auditorium

This course is a tightly focused survey of surgical and non-surgical options for periorbital and facial rejuvenation. The multidisciplinary faculty, renown experts in their fields, focus on practical techniques and conceptual pearls designed to send participants home with tools that they can immediately apply to their own practice.
Frontiers in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)
July 28, 2018
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Tamkin Auditorium
757 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, California

This highly interactive, participatory conference provides clinicians and health care providers with a better understanding and update of the disease state and equips them with the best evidence-based clinical practices.
Office Gynecology / Women’s Health for Primary Care
August 09 - 12, 2018
Disney’s Paradise Pier® Hotel
Anaheim, California

This four-day symposium provides the participant with a practical, clinical update on a full range of women’s health issues including the diagnosis and management of common gynecologic complaints, contraception, endocrine disorders, and the menopause.
3rd Annual UCLA / SVS Symposium: A Comprehensive Review and Update of What’s New in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
August 25 - 27, 2018
The Beverly Hilton
Beverly Hills, California

This 3-day course represents a joint effort of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at UCLA and the Society for Vascular Surgery.
23rd Annual UCLA Pediatric Board Review Course
September 04-09, 2018
UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center
425 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, 90095

The goal of this course is to provide a broad, but in-depth review of pediatrics for those preparing for the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) certification examination, those undergoing ABP re-certification, and pediatricians and family practitioners seeking an intensive refresher course in pediatrics.
6th Annual UCLA Review of Clinical Neurology
September 14-16, 2018
Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium (NRB)
UCLA Campus
Los Angeles, California

The UCLA Review of Clinical Neurology is designed to provide a comprehensive and practical review for neurologists who wish to strengthen their proficiency in diagnosing and treating core disease states in neurology.
35th Annual UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine & Board Review
September 11 - 15, 2018
UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center
Los Angeles, CA

One of the longest-running courses of its kind, the UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine is a four-day course and board review in geriatric medicine that emphasizes an evidence-based and functional approach to the comprehensive care of older adults.
UCLA / UCSD Lead Management Update 2018
September 22, 2018
UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center
425 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, California

This course is designed to provide the learner with the most up-to-date knowledge of lead management in patients with implanted pacemaker and ICD devices.
8th International Symposium on Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
September 29, 2018
UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center
Los Angeles, California
8th Annual Fetal Echocardiography Symposium at UCLA: Real-Life Fetal Cardiac Screening - Pearls from the Masters
October 20, 2018
UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center
425 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

This symposium will provide a full day of learning, dedicated to real-life tips and pearls specifically for those physicians and sonographers who perform or interpret fetal cardiac screening examinations.
Meeting the Challenge of Primary Care
October 24 - 27, 2018
Kaua’i Marriott Resort
Lihue, Hawaii

This four-day course will provide the participant with an update on common problems seen in primary care related to preventive medicine, rheumatology, internal medicine, and women’s health.
UCLA Symposium on Advances in Treatment of Aortic Pathology
November 03, 2018
Tamkin Auditorium
Ronald Reagan
UCLA Medical Center

This one-day self-assessment CME course will present advances in endovascular technology, conservative management, risk control, and surgical alternatives available for treatment of aortic disease.
PE and U: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Pulmonary Embolism Care
November 17, 2018
UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center
Los Angeles, California

This course explores the most challenging management problems that clinicians face when treating patients with pulmonary embolism (PE) and the complications of this important and potentially fatal condition.
6th Annual UCLA Diabetes Symposium
December 01, 2018
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
Santa Monica, California

The UCLA Annual Diabetes Symposium is a one-day CME program offering providers of varying backgrounds a chance to review optimal state-of-the-art patient care.
Psychiatry Grand Rounds: "Neuroimaging in Bipolar Disorder" - Patricia Walshaw, Ph.D.
Title: Psychiatry Grand Rounds: "Neuroimaging in Bipolar Disorder" - Patricia Walshaw, Ph.D.
Date & Time: Jul 17, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: C8-183 Semel

Ethics Noon Lecture: “Dealing with Racist Patients”
Title: Ethics Noon Lecture: “Dealing with Racist Patients”
Date & Time: Jul 18, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: RRMC, Tamkin Auditorium B-130

Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Grand Rounds Presents: "Strategies and Tools to Enhance Teaching and Feedback in the Operating Room" - Yue Ming Huang, EdD, MHS & Judi A. Turner, MD, Ph.D.
Title: Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Grand Rounds Presents: "Strategies and Tools to Enhance Teaching and Feedback in the Operating Room" - Yue Ming Huang, EdD, MHS & Judi A. Turner, MD, Ph.D.
Date & Time: Jul 18, 2018 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Tamkin Auditorium B-130, RRUMC

Surgery Grand Rounds: "Vascular Surgery" - David Rigberg, M.D.
Title: Surgery Grand Rounds: "Vascular Surgery" - David Rigberg, M.D.
Date & Time: Jul 18, 2018 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: 73-105 CHS

Health Sciences Presentation: "Dealing with Racist Patients" - Kimani Paul-Emile, J.D., Ph.D. and Alicia Fernandez, MD
Title: Health Sciences Presentation: "Dealing with Racist Patients" - Kimani Paul-Emile, J.D., Ph.D. and Alicia Fernandez, MD
Date & Time: Jul 18, 2018 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Geffen Hall Bldg., 130

Introduction to the Rape Treatment Center and Its Resources
Title: Introduction to the Rape Treatment Center and Its Resources
Date & Time: Jul 18, 2018 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: SMH Conference Room

Psychiatry Grand Rounds: "Managing Bipolar Disorder during Pregnancy" - Victoria Hendrick, M.D.
Title: Psychiatry Grand Rounds: "Managing Bipolar Disorder during Pregnancy" - Victoria Hendrick, M.D.
Date & Time: Jul 24, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: C8-183 Semel

Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Grand Rounds Presents: "Malpractice Experience in Anesthesiology" - Johanna Klohn
Title: Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Grand Rounds Presents: "Malpractice Experience in Anesthesiology" - Johanna Klohn
Date & Time: Jul 25, 2018 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Tamkin Auditorium B-130, RRUMC

STAR Seminar: "Pediatric Behavioral Healthcare at UCLA: Focus on Primary Care Integration"
Title: STAR Seminar: "Pediatric Behavioral Healthcare at UCLA: Focus on Primary Care Integration"
Date & Time: Jul 25, 2018 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, 760 Westwood Plaza, Conference room A7-418

Surgery Grand Rounds: "Advances in Management of Pancreatic Cancer" - Mark D. Girgis, M.D.
Title: Surgery Grand Rounds: "Advances in Management of Pancreatic Cancer" - Mark D. Girgis, M.D.
Date & Time: Jul 25, 2018 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: 73-105 CHS

Medicine Grand Rounds: "Shared Decision Making and Diabetes" - Carol Mangione, MD, MSPH, Tannaz Moin, MD, MBA, MSHS, O. Kenrik Duru, MD, MSHS
Title: Medicine Grand Rounds: "Shared Decision Making and Diabetes" - Carol Mangione, MD, MSPH, Tannaz Moin, MD, MBA, MSHS, O. Kenrik Duru, MD, MSHS
Date & Time: Jul 25, 2018 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Location: B-130 RRMC

Metabolism/ Know Your Colleague - Peter Clark, PhD and David Nathanson, PhD
Title: Metabolism/ Know Your Colleague - Peter Clark, PhD and David Nathanson, PhD
Date & Time: Jul 26, 2018 3:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: 112 GH

ASXL Research Symposium
Title: ASXL Research Symposium
Date & Time: Jul 27, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: Luskin Conference Center

Psychiatry Grand Rounds: "Controversies in the Management of Bipolar Disorder" - Michael Gitlin, M.D.
Title: Psychiatry Grand Rounds: "Controversies in the Management of Bipolar Disorder" - Michael Gitlin, M.D.
Date & Time: Jul 31, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: C8-183 Semel

CART Community Talk: "Behind the Seen: How Animation Communicates" w/ Prof. Charles Solomon
Title: CART Community Talk: "Behind the Seen: How Animation Communicates" w/ Prof. Charles Solomon
Date & Time: Jul 31, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: UCLA Semel Auditorium 635 Charles E. Young Drive South, C8-183, NPIH, Los Angeles, CA 90095

Surgery Grand Rounds: "Stop the Bleed" - Lenworth Jacobs, Jr, M.D., MPH
Title: Surgery Grand Rounds: "Stop the Bleed" - Lenworth Jacobs, Jr, M.D., MPH
Date & Time: Aug 01, 2018 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: 73-105 CHS

2018 Critical Care Scholars Symposium
Title: 2018 Critical Care Scholars Symposium
Date & Time: Aug 03, 2018 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center 425 Westwood Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90095

Drop-In Statistical Consults at UCLA
The UCLA CTSI Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design Program provides integrated services and biostatistical support. Services include (1) contemporary data analysis methodology consultation, implementation, and epidemiology expertise; (2) the best available clinical data management software; (3) study design and grant preparation assistance; and (4) bioinformatics/computational biology data analysis.
The Josiah Brown Research Poster Fair
Title: The Josiah Brown Research Poster Fair
Date & Time: Jul 20, 2018 1:00 PM - Jul 20, 2018 2:00 PM
Location: B36 Geffen Hall

New in Online CME: The Role of the Hospital in the Care of Patients with Advanced Dementia
It is known that the prevalence of dementia has been steadily rising as the U.S. population’s average life expectancy rises. Dr. Susan Mitchell provides evidence-based considerations for treatment options and describes the role of hospital physicians in assisting patients with making treatment decisions.
New in Online CME: Management of Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs) & Zollinger Ellison Syndrome (ZES)
Neuroendocrine tumors are often diagnosed late due to lack of specific symptoms during the early stages of the disease. Dr. Joseph Pisegna reviews the diagnosis and management of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, carcinoid tumors, and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
New in Online CME: Home Based Health Care: Putting the Patient at the Center
Home physician visits were the norm in the 1800s with a progressive decline in home visits since that time. With an aging population with multiple co-morbidities, Dr. Patricia Harris makes a case for increasing Home Based Health Care to maximally prioritize patient needs.
DGSOM at UCLA Faculty, Fellows, Residents and Post Doc Family Picnic
Title: DGSOM at UCLA Faculty, Fellows, Residents and Post Doc Family Picnic
Date & Time: Aug 09, 2018 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Switzer Plaza

Drop-In Consults with CTSI Grants Submission Unit
Get help on your grant application!
Research Study for Women With Regular and Irregular Menstrual Cycles
Dr. Daniel Dumesic and his research team from the UCLA Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology are conducting a study to learn more about endocrine and metabolic conditions in women.
Healthy Adult Volunteers (55 - 85) wanted for Early-onset Alzheimer's Disease Study
The UCLA Behavioral Neurology program is recruiting adults for a healthy comparison group (between ages 55 and 85) in Early-onset Alzheimer's Disease Phenotypes Study.
UCLA Research Study for adults (18-40) with Body Dysmorphic Disorder
UCLA Research Study for adults (18-40) with Body Dysmorphic Disorder We will enroll men and women diagnosed with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) and 20 matched healthy controls between the ages of 18-40. All BDD participants and controls must be medication-free.
Are you transgender and would like to participate in a research study?
The GENDER DYSPHORIA study is looking for trans male and trans female individuals to take part in a study about gender identity and own body perception.
Individuals with Autism Needed for Brain Imaging Study
We are conducting a research study investigating the relationship between brain inflammation and symptoms of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) using positron emission tomography (PET) brain imaging, cognitive and behavioral testing, and the antibiotic minocycline. This study will involve up to 9 visits to UCLA and the West Los Angeles VA Hospital over 16 weeks. Participants may receive up to $430.
Does your teen have anxiety?
The purpose of this brain imaging study is to understand the effects of anxiety on reward responsiveness in female adolescents with mild anxiety and also females diagnosed with anorexia nervosa.
Control Subjects without Autism Needed for Brain Imaging Study
We are conducting a research study investigating the difference in brain inflammation between people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and people without ASD using positron emission tomography (PET) brain imaging. This study will involve up to 4 visits to UCLA and the West Los Angeles VA Hospital over 16 weeks. Participants may receive up to $270.
The Habitual Diet and Avocado Trial is seeking volunteers (HAT Study)
Participants sought for a nutrition study looking at the benefits of avocados on abdominal fat and other health factors.
Healthy Subjects Wanted for Cinnamon Spice Study Effect on Glucose and Insulin
Volunteer for medically-supervised research at the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition to study: “Investigation of cinnamon spice on glucose and insulin levels in healthy subjects”
Do You Suspect That Your Child May Have ADHD?
Do You Suspect That Your Child May Have ADHD?
Healthy Children 8 to 13 Years Old Needed for a Study of Brain Development
Healthy Children 8 to 13 Years Old Needed for a Study of Brain Development
Was Your Child Exposed to Alcohol During Pregnancy?
Was Your Child Exposed to Alcohol During Pregnancy?
Working Memory Study - Currently Recruiting Participants
Eligible participants will be asked to complete cognitive tasks as well as undergo MRI and EEG testing. The study must be completed in 3 visits. Participants will be compensated $150 upon completion of the study.
Participants between age 60-90 invited to be a part of Memory Research Study
Participants between age 60-90 invited to be a part of Memory Research Study
Join A Team Science Bootcamp, Get an Amazon Gift Card
The CTSI Team Science program is seeking participants for a study on innovative teams and their work processes. Participants will receive a $40 Amazon gift card per person when they submit a post- training online survey.
Recruiting Typically Developing Children Aged 5 to 17 for a Research Study
Childhood brain development study involving MRI, questionnaires, and cognitive tests.
Recruiting Teenagers (ages 13-17) for the Brain and Culture Study
Your teenager (ages 13-17) can earn up to $100 for participating in a study examining patterns of brain activity that show a link with anxiety.
CTSI Catalyst Awards
UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is inviting applications for Catalyst Grants July 1-August 1, 2018. Grants support team-building activities that advance translational science and promote collaborations across disciplines and CTSI institutions. Awards range from $100 to $5,000.
Nursing Cellular Therapy Conference - "Critical Role of Nursing in Cellular Therapies"
This two-day training program will provide RNs and other allied health professionals key information on clinical trials research, emerging cell-based therapies, and to address the pivotal role nurses play in carrying out these complex therapies for our patients and families