Healthcare professionals: View our calendar of CME events.
Weight Loss Center offers
Patient Education Seminars
The Weight Loss Center offers free educational seminars for anyone interested in learning more about the weight loss surgery options offered at Cedars-Sinai. Risks, benefits, complications and the process are discussed. Presentations are given by one of our physicians and the Clinical Program Coordinator. All seminars are held at:
Thalians Auditorium (at Alden and George Burns drives)
8730 Alden Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90048
See a list of seminar dates and times.
Learn more about the Weight Loss Center.
Stroke Program offers
"Yes, I can" Stroke Support Group
A support group for stroke survivors age 18 and older, their caregivers and families. There is a different topic of interest and speaker at each meeting. The group provides social interactions and activities with peers in a supportive environment.
When: Second Tuesday of the month from 2-3 p.m.
Where: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Rehabilitation Unit Activity Room #7901
South Tower, Seventh Floor
8700 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
To reserve a seat for you and your guests, please call Linda Schaefer, CTRS/RTC, at 310-423-6358.
Refreshments provided. Parking validated in the Cedars-Sinai lots 1, 2 and 3. No validation for parking in the Medical Office Tower buildings.
Stroke Program offers
"One Stroke Ahead" Young Persons' Stroke Support Group
A support group for stroke survivors ages 18 to 55, their caregivers and their families.
When: Second Tuesday of the month from 6:30PM - 8:00PM
To reserve a seat for you and your guests and to confirm attendance and location, please call Linda Schaefer, CTRS/RTC, at (310) 423-6358.
Refreshments provided. Parking validated in Cedars-Sinai lots 1, 2 and 3. No validation for parking in the Medical Office Tower buildings.
Obstetrics and Gynecology Department offers
Prenatal Education Classes
At Cedars-Sinai, you can take advantage of a complete series of interesting and informative classes. No other medical center in the Los Angeles area offers as many childbirth and parenting classes as we do. All expectant parents are invited to attend our classes, even if you are not having your baby at Cedars-Sinai.
You are invited to take a tour of Cedars-Sinai's maternity unit. Our tour offers you an opportunity to become acquainted with our facility and services. See dates and times for upcoming classes and tours.
Cancer Doesn't Define You
Free Patient Symposium on Innovative Treatment Therapies.
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016 from 6-8 p.m.
Fairmont Miramar Hotel
101 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90401
You’re invited to meet our team of oncology experts from The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute to learn more about innovative cancer treatment therapies available to you at our radiation oncology center in Santa Monica. As an affiliate of the Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, we believe you are more than your diagnosis, and we’re committed to educating and empowering you to know all your treatment options. This event is free to attend and will be moderated by Dr. Lawrence Piro, President and CEO of The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute and frequent contributor on CBS' "The Doctors" Topics: Prostate and Breast Cancers. Refreshments will be provided.
Register online or by calling 1-800-CEDARS-1.
Women Caring for Women Lecture
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015
Cedars-Sinai Harvey Morse Auditorium
8700 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048
Presented by an all-female clinician panel, the lecture will review the latest breast cancer statistics, new reconstruction options, genetics, hormone therapy and life after breast cancer.
TOPICS AND SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
- Dr. Farin Amersi: "Global Trend of Breast Cancer"
- Dr. Catherine Dang: "Breast Cancer in Young Women"
- Dr. Alice Chung: "Prophylactic Mastectomies in Breast Cancer Patients"
- Sylvia Estrada: "New Genetic Frontier: These Are Not Your Mother’s Genes."
- Dr. Elizabeth Kim: "Plastic Surgery: The Reconstruction Journey"
- Sherry Goldman: "Survivorship: Thriving On the Other Side of Cancer."
Many of these female physicians understand the struggles that patients go through as they too are mothers, wives, daughters, etc. It is a unique perspective for these women to care for women who face the same daily struggles they do.
Refreshments will be served and all participants will receive a goody bag. Parking will be validated.