Community Conferences

The Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery host the following community conferences:

Epilepsy Conference - Quest for Help, Healing & Hope

Saturday, November 1, 2014
Cedars-Sinai - Harvey Morse Auditorium,
8700 Gracie Allen Drive, Los Angeles, California

Learn more about epilepsy and current epilepsy therapies. Understand better how to cope with the emotional challenges of living with epilepsy. Learn some tools to improve the health and well-being of those with epilepsy and their caregivers and talk with others who share similar experiences and build your support network.

 

Advances in Neurology and Neurosurgery
Community Conference

Saturday, November 22, 2014
Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara,
1260 Channel Drive, Santa Barbara, California

The multi-disciplinary faculty of Cedars-Sinai offers this comprehensive, half day conference to bring participants up-to-date with the most recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders, particularly brain and spinal tumors, stroke, spinal disorders, epilepsy and Alzheimer's Disease.

Participants will have the opportunity to engage in interactive discussions as well as question and answer sessions with our renowned faculty. Participants will also be provided information about the selection of their healthcare team, nerve pain and integrative medicine.

Breakout Sessions to include:

Stroke - Turning Back the Clock: Curing Patients with Acute Stroke and Stroke Update
Epilepsy - Medical Management and Surgical Management of Epilepsy
Spine - Spine Care Workup and Spine Surgery Updates

 

 

Past Conferences


 

Dystonia Patient Conference

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Advances Health Sciences Pavilion, Plaza Level, Los Angeles, California

The conference seeks to educate patients and their caregivers on current management options for generalized and focal dystonia, including medications, botulinum toxin injections and deep brain stimulation. An outstanding, multi-disciplinary faculty will provide an extensive review of treatment options and will be available for questions and further discussion. We encourage active participation of our audience to make this event truly interactive and educational. We look forward to seeing all of you on October 11. In the meantime, follow us on Facebook at Cedars Sinai: Movement Disorders Program. For more information, you may also email us at dystoniaconference@cshs.org.

 

Pituitary Patient Awareness Day 2014: Huntington Beach, CA

Sunday, September 28, 2014
Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach, Huntington Beach, California

The multi-disciplinary faculty of Cedars-Sinai offers this comprehensive conference to bring participants up-to-date with the most recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of neuroendocrine disorders, particularly pituitary disorders.  Participants will have the opportunity to engage in interactive discussions as well as question and answer sessions with our renowned faculty.

 

Outsmarting Brain Tumors: A Conference on Brain Tumors for Patients, Families and Caregivers

Saturday, September 6, 2014
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Advances Health Sciences Pavilion, Plaza Level, Los Angeles, California

The multi-disciplinary faculty of Cedars-Sinai offers this one day, comprehensive conference to bring participants up-to-date with the most recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors.  The conference seeks to educate patients and their caregivers on the latest research that has been translated into treatments for brain tumors.  It will include a discussion on promising therapeutic discoveries for brain tumors as well as information on other surgical and non-surgical treatment options available today.  Participants will have the opportunity to engage in interactive discussions as well as question and answer sessions with our renowned faculty.

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