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2018 Switzer Prize
David Sabatini of MIT and Whitehead Institute honored for research on cell growth
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.
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.
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.
Urology Grand Rounds: "Positive Mind, Body...Life" - Tom Williams, Ph.D.
Title: Urology Grand Rounds: "Positive Mind, Body...Life" - Tom Williams, Ph.D.
Date & Time: Jun 20, 2018 7:15 AM - 8:15 AM
Location: 53-105 CHS

Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Grand Rounds Presents: "Perioperative Pain Management of Chronic Pain Patients"
Title: Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Grand Rounds Presents: "Perioperative Pain Management of Chronic Pain Patients"
Date & Time: Jun 20, 2018 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Tamkin Auditorium

STAR Seminar: "Perfecting Your Practice: Creative Strategies for Engaging Youth in Trauma Treatment"
Title: STAR Seminar: "Perfecting Your Practice: Creative Strategies for Engaging Youth in Trauma Treatment"
Date & Time: Jun 20, 2018 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location: The Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Conference Room A7-418, 740 Westwood Plaza

CDI Scientific Seminar Series: “Neurobiology and mind-body interventions”
Title: CDI Scientific Seminar Series: “Neurobiology and mind-body interventions”
Date & Time: Jun 21, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Moss Auditorium (A2-342 MDCC)

UCLA CFAR/AI Grand Rounds - “Immunopathogenesis of two emerging viruses: Zika virus and SFTS virus" - Dr. Jae U Jung
Title: UCLA CFAR/AI Grand Rounds - “Immunopathogenesis of two emerging viruses: Zika virus and SFTS virus" - Dr. Jae U Jung
Date & Time: Jun 22, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: BSRB 154

UCLA CART Distinguished Lecture: "The Changing Face of Autism" - Fred R. Volkmar, M.D.
Title: UCLA CART Distinguished Lecture: "The Changing Face of Autism" - Fred R. Volkmar, M.D.
Date & Time: Jun 22, 2018 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Gonda (Goldschmied) Neuroscience and Genetic Research Center 1st Floor Conference Room 695 Charles E. Young Drive South Los Angeles, CA 90095

Ethics Noon Lecture: “Pseudo-Stem Cell Medicine: Treatment without Evidence” - Steven Peckman
Title: Ethics Noon Lecture: “Pseudo-Stem Cell Medicine: Treatment without Evidence” - Steven Peckman
Date & Time: Jun 26, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Tamkin Auditorium, RRMC

Mindful Music performance at Semel Institute Auditorium
Title: Mindful Music performance at Semel Institute Auditorium
Date & Time: Jun 26, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: UCLA Semel Institute Auditorium

Gender Affirming Surgery from Belgrade and London to UCLA: World Class Training with State of the Art Genital Reconstructive Surgical Techniques and Clinical Best
Title: Gender Affirming Surgery from Belgrade and London to UCLA: World Class Training with State of the Art Genital Reconstructive Surgical Techniques and Clinical Best
Date & Time: Jun 27, 2018 7:15 AM - 8:15 AM
Location: 53-105CHS

Night of Clinical Storytelling
"With our schedules, we convince ourselves we don't have time to connect with patients. But when physicians can step forward and have those conversations, it's powerful and important," says Kevin (KJ) Blair, MD - Resident, General Surgery.
Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine COMBINED with UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative Grand Rounds Presents: "Integrating Medical Cannabis into Clinical Practice"
Title: Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine COMBINED with UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative Grand Rounds Presents: "Integrating Medical Cannabis into Clinical Practice"
Date & Time: Jun 27, 2018 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Tamkin Auditorium B-130, RRUMC

Renal Grand Rounds: “A Review of Alport Syndrome and Bardoxolone Methyl” - Niloo Nobakht, MD, and Farid Arman, MD
Title: Renal Grand Rounds: “A Review of Alport Syndrome and Bardoxolone Methyl” - Niloo Nobakht, MD, and Farid Arman, MD
Date & Time: Jun 27, 2018 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Alan Wilkinson Conference Room, 200 Medical Plaza, Suite 565

OB/GYN Grand Rounds: "Characterizing the Neuronal Circuit Controlling Female Sexual Receptivity" - Matthew Macer, M.D.
Title: OB/GYN Grand Rounds: "Characterizing the Neuronal Circuit Controlling Female Sexual Receptivity" - Matthew Macer, M.D.
Date & Time: Jun 29, 2018 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Location: RRMC B-124

Congratulations Gold Humanism Honor Society Inductees!
Gold Humanism Honor Society 2018 Medical Student Induction Ceremony
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

New in Online CME: What Makes Communication About Goals of Care Effective
What Makes Communication About Goals of Care Effective - While many physicians agree that goals of care discussions are important, many report that they feel uncomfortable or inadequately trained to lead such discussions. Here Dr. Anthony Back explores physician and patient attitudes toward goals of care discussions and provides a framework through which to navigate such conversations.
New in Online CME: The Accurate Diagnosis of Hypertensive Cardiovascular Risk
The Accurate Diagnosis of Hypertensive Cardiovascular Risk - Hypertension is a tremendously common diagnosis that plays a large role in predicting cardiovascular risk. Timely and accurate diagnosis is important in preventing uncontrolled hypertension. Dr. Stanley Franklin discusses white-coat and masked hypertension as well as barriers to diagnosis to help reduce the rate of poor outcomes in these patients.
OB/GYN Grand Rounds
OB/GYN Grand Rounds for June
Drop-In Consults with CTSI Grants Submission Unit
GSU grant services are offered free of charge. Office hours will be held Tuesdays 1:00-3:00pm and Thursdays 9:00-11:00am in CHS, Room 43-367. Walk-ins are welcome.
Congratulations to the 2018 Teaching Award Recipients
Congratulations to the 2018 Teaching Award Recipients: The Kaiser-Permanente Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Serge & Yvette Dadone Clinical Teaching Award
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.
Working Memory Study - Currently Recruiting Participants
Participate in a study that examines working memory through the use of MRI, EEG and cognitive assessments. All components of the study are completed at the Semel Institute. Participants will be compensated for their time.
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.
Medical and Dental Resident Volunteers Needed for Study Sponsored by the Air Force to Evaluate Markers of Cognitive Fatigue in Saliva
This is a Research Study Recruitment by Drs Varghese John and David Wong. The Resident volunteers participating in the study would give saliva pre-shift (well rested) and post-shift (fatigued) after completing the PoMS questionnaire.
Healthy Research Volunteers Wanted for Weight Loss Snack Study
This a 26 week study conducted by the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition investigating the effect of daily consumption of mixed nuts on weight loss and other established parameters of health. It is a randomized, controlled, parallel, two-arm study comparing the effects of consuming 1.5 oz mixed nuts or an equally caloric amount of pretzels daily as part of a hypocaloric weight loss diet, followed by an isocaloric maintenance diet.
Do You Suspect That Your Child May Have ADHD?
Do You Suspect That Your Child May Have ADHD?
Was Your Child Exposed to Alcohol During Pregnancy?
Was Your Child Exposed to Alcohol During Pregnancy?
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
Male Volunteers Wanted for Phytonutrient Study
This is a 12.5 week study is to evaluate the effect of polyphenol consumption, specifically those in pomegranate juice, on established parameters of cardiovascular health, skin inflammation and aging. This is a randomized, controlled, parallel, two-arm study comparing the effects of consuming 8 oz pomegranate juice or 8oz placebo juice.
Recruiting Teenagers (ages 13-17) for the Brain and Culture Study
We are interested in learning more about how teenagers' views of themselves influence how their brains react to certain types of information in order to better understand why some teenagers show an increased risk for anxiety.
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.
T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
The UCLA Regenerative Musculoskeletal Medicine Training Program (RMMTP) is open to any UCLA post-doctoral/clinical fellow/resident who is a US citizen or permanent resident and whose research interest focuses on aspects of musculoskeletal biology. Awards are funded for one year with a possible renewal of 1 additional year upon satisfactory progress. Now accepting applications through noon on July 2nd, 2018.