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Tuesday, Sept. 19

11 a.m. USC Stem Cell Seminar. “The Developmental and Regenerative Plasticity of Planarians,” Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado, PhD, Stowers Institute for Medical Research. Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium. Info: Cristy Lytal, lytal@med.usc.edu, http://stemcell.usc.edu/events

5:30 p.m. Department of Ophthalmology Grand Rounds. Timothy Kern, MD. USC Roski Eye Institute, HC4, 6th floor conference room. Info: Tyaisha Christopher, (323) 409-5233, tyaisha.christopher@med.usc.edu

 

 

Wednesday, Sept. 20

Noon. Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute Seminar. “How Metal Ions in the Brain Tip the Toxic Balance of the Killer Prion Protein,” Glenn L. Millhauser, PhD, University of California, Santa Cruz. Herklotz Seminar Room, ZNI 112. Info: Emily Chu, (323) 442-3219, Emily.Chu@med.usc.edu, http://www.usc.edu/zni

 

 

Thursday, Sept. 21

Noon. USC Institute for Global Health Lecture. “The Death of Evidence: Implications for Global Health,” Jonathan Samet, MD, MS. Soto Street Building (SSB) 301. Info and RSVP: (323) 442-7233, global.health@usc.edu, https://globalhealth.usc.edu/death-of-evidence/

 

 

Monday, Sept. 25

Noon. Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s Workforce Development Core Discussion. “What Issues are Raised by Research on Medical Practices?” Alexander Capron, LLB. Aresty Auditorium. Info and RSVP: Karen Kim, (323) 442-8281, wd@sc-ctsi.org, https://redcap.sc-ctsi.org/surveys/?s=R39X48H97C. A light lunch will be provided.

 

 

Tuesday, Sept. 26

9 a.m. SC CTSI Workforce Development. “Career Development Seminar Sessions: Communication About Science in the World Today,” Michele Kipke, PhD. Harkness Auditorium. Info and RSVP: Karen Kim, (323) 442-8281, wd@sc-ctsi.org

11 a.m. USC Stem Cell Seminar. “The Neural Circuitry of Sex and Violence,” David Anderson, PhD, Caltech. Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium. Info: Cristy Lytal, lytal@med.usc.edu, http://stemcell.usc.edu/events

3 p.m.-6 p.m. USC Tina & Rick Caruso Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Seminar. “Identity, Function, Dysfunction, and Restoration of Sensory Transduction Channels in the Inner Ear,” Jeffrey R. Holt, PhD, Harvard Medical School. Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium. Info: Jacqueline Jimenez, (323) 442-5579, jimenez1@med.usc.edu

5:30 p.m. Department of Ophthalmology Grand Rounds. Tiffany Ho, MD, and Andy Han, MD. USC Roski Eye Institute, HC4, 6th floor conference room. Info: Tyaisha Christopher, (323) 409-5233, tyaisha.christopher@med.usc.edueye.keckmedicine.org/grand-rounds/

 

 

Wednesday, Sept. 27

11 a.m. USC/Amgen Seminar. “Nav1.7 drug development for pain,” Bryan Moyer. Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium. Info: Cristy Lytal, (323) 442-2172, lytal@med.usc.edu, http://stemcell.usc.edu/events

Noon. Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute Seminar. “Rare and Common Risk Variants for Late Onset Alzheimer’s Disease Implicate Myeloid Cell Function,” Alison Goate, DPhil, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Herklotz Seminar Room, ZNI 112. Info: Emily Chu, (323) 442-3219, Emily.Chu@med.usc.edu, http://www.usc.edu/zni

 

 

Thursday, Sept. 28

Noon. Integrative Health Interest Group and USC Institute for Integrative Health Talk. “Medicinal and Recreational Uses of Cannabis,” Rolando Tringale, MD. McKibben Lecture Hall 249. Info: Torey Alling, (206) 335-2372, ihigusc@gmail.com

Noon. Keck Medicine of USC Discussion. “What Changed the Way I Practice Medicine,” Afsaneh Barzi, MD. LG 503-504, Norris Research Tower. Info and RSVP: Mary Aalto, mary.aalto@med.usc.edu. Seating is limited, RSVP does not guarantee seating for late arrivals.

1 p.m. Center for Work and Family Life Workshop. “How to Manage Burnout and Compassion Fatigue in Ourselves and Staff.” Keck Hospital Silver Room 34. Info: Center for Work and Family Life, (213) 821-0800

4:30 p.m. Norris Medical Library Film Screening. “It’s Kind of a Funny Story.” Aresty Auditorium. Info: Karin Saric, (323) 442-1125, ksaric@usc.edu. RSVP: http://norris.usc.libguides.com/filmology/funnystory

 

 

Friday, Sept. 29

Noon. USC Research Center for Liver Diseases Seminar. “The Central Role of the Liver in Systemic Iron Regulation,” Tomas Ganz, MD, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. Hastings Auditorium. Info: Dolores Mendoza, (323) 442-1283, dmmendoz@usc.edu. Free seminar.

 

 

Sunday, Oct. 1

7:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m. USC Quench the Fire 5K/10K Run~Walk~Roll & 1 Mile Fun Walk. 6350 Woodley Avenue Van Nuys. Info: Lynne Popadak, (818) 288-0754, quenchthefire@gmail.com, http://www.quenchthefire.org/ Pre-registration fee: $30, $10 discount w/code 2017QTFUSC10.

 

 

Monday, Oct. 2

7:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m. The DHS Endocrinology Primary Care/Specialty Care Workgroup and USC Office of Continuing Medical Education. “4th Annual Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) Diabetes Day.” The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St. Info: Lysandro Valenzuela, (323) 442-2555, usccme@usc.edu, https://cmetracker.net/KECKUSC/Catalog

 

 

Wednesday, Oct. 4

Noon. Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute. “Digital Scholar Webinar Series:  Disseminating Scientific Papers via Twitter: Practical Insights and Research Evidence,” Stefanie Haustein, PhD, University of Montreal. Info: Katja Reuter, katja.reuter@med.usc.edu. RSVP: http://bit.ly/2u5vgRr

Noon. The Saban Research Institute Seminar. “TSRI Core Facility Seminar: Flow Cytometry Core (FACS),” Michael Sheard, PhD. Saban Research Building Auditorium, 4661 Sunset Blvd. Info and RSVP: Sandy Wang, (323) 361-7489, tecpad@chla.usc.edu, http://chla.org/tecpad

 

 

Saturday, Oct. 7

7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Department of Medicine, division of rheumatology, and USC Office of Continuing Medical Education. “USC Clinical Rheumatology Update: Focus on RA, Lupus and Psoriatic Arthritis.” Aresty Auditorium. Info: Lysandro Valenzuela, (323) 442-2555, usccme@usc.edu, https://cmetracker.net/KECKUSC/Catalog

 

 

Wednesday, Oct. 11

7:30 a.m. USC Institute for Integrative Health Seminar. “Leveraging Technology in Mindfulness-Based Interventions,” Inna Arnaudova, PhD. Harkness Auditorium. Info and RSVP: Quintilia Avila, (323) 442-2638, qavila@usc.edu, http://integrativehealth.usc.edu

 

 

Wednesday, Oct. 12

Noon. Gehr Center for Health Systems Science, Department of Medicine Talk. “The Role of Community Health Centers in our Health Care System,” Cástulo de la Rocha, JD, AltaMed Health Services Corp. Aresty Auditorium. Info: Rachel Lim, (323) 409-3823, rachel.lim@med.usc.edu

6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Art Rx Workshop. Simi Rahman, MD. Aresty Auditorium. Info and RSVP: Georgia Weston, (818) 645-0938, grhuston@usc.edu

 

 

Saturday, Oct. 14

7 a.m.-4 p.m. Center for Cerebrovascular Disorders, Departments of Neurosurgery and Neurology, and USC Office of Continuing Medical Education. “2017 Cerebrovascular Disease Symposium: From Clinical Trial to Clinical Practice.” Mayer Auditorium. Info: Lysandro Valenzuela, (323) 442-2555, usccme@med.usc.edu, https://cmetracker.net/KECKUSC/Catalog

7 a.m.-5:15 p.m. Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and USC Office of Continuing Medical Education. “Innovations in Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy.” 506 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. Info: Lysandro Valenzuela, (323) 442-2555, usccme@med.usc.edu, https://cmetracker.net/KECKUSC/Catalog

 

 

Thursday, Oct. 19

12:30 p.m. SC CTSI and the Keck School of Medicine of USC Workshop. “Lunch & Learn: Biostatistics Workshop, Study Designs and Data Collection Strategies: Scientific and Logistical Considerations in Selecting the Design to Address your Research Question.” Harlyne J. Norris Cancer Research Tower (NRT) LG 503/504. Info and RSVP: Aileen Dinkjian, (323) 442-1087, aileen.dinkjian@med.usc.edu, https://usckeck.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9M3ANHDzwxRjMnH

 

 

Saturday, Oct. 21

10 a.m. USC Stem Cell Open House. “Lab Tour and Open House at StemCyte,” Wise Young, MD, PhD, StemCyte. 13800 Live Oak Ave., Baldwin Park. Info: Jonas Wang, (626) 646-2500, http://www.stemcyte.com

 

 

Thursday, Oct. 26

1 p.m. Center for Work and Family Life Workshop. “Finding Balance: Mind, Body and Spirit.” Keck Hospital Silver Room 34. Info: Center for Work and Family Life, (213) 821-0800

 

 

Wednesday, Nov. 1

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. USC Institute for Integrative Health and USC Office of Continuing Medical Education. “Revisioning Healthcare: Reclaim the Soul of Medicine.” California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St. Info: Lysandro Valenzuela, (323) 442-2555, usccme@usc.edu, https://cmetracker.net/KECKUSC/Catalog

Noon. Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute. “Digital Scholar Webinar Series: Using the Research Platform TurkPrime to Crowdsource Data for the Health Sciences,” Leib Litman, PhD, TurkPrime. Info: Katja Reuter, katja.reuter@med.usc.edu. RSVP: http://bit.ly/2vQPVuC

 

 

Friday, Nov. 3

8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. HTE@USC and SixThirtyGroup Conference. “Transforming Healthcare with Data.” Radisson Hotel Los Angeles Midtown at USC. Info: Nadine Afari, nafari@usc.edu, http://bit.ly/2xjTlsl

 

 

Saturday, Nov. 4-Sunday, Nov. 5

8 a.m.-Noon. Society of Graduate Radiologists, Department of Radiology and USC Office of Continuing Medical Education. “Advances in Radiology.” 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes. Info: Lysandro Valenzuela, (323) 442-2555, usccme@med.usc.edu, https://cmetracker.net/KECKUSC/Catalog

 

 

Saturday, Nov. 11

8 a.m.-5 p.m. Department of Radiology Workshop. “The International Contrast Ultrasound Society Presents CEUS: Basic Training for Novices,” Edward Grant, MD, and Hisham Tchelepi, MD. Herklotz Seminar Room, ZNI 112. Info and RSVP: Susana Fung, (323) 442-8541, sfung@med.usc.edu, http://icuskeck.eventbrite.com

 

 

Friday, Nov. 17

1 p.m.-3 p.m. USC Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute Seminar. “Scientific Knowledge Discovery over Big Data,” John D. Van Horn, USC Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute. Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina – Rancho Santa Fe. Info: Grace Liang-Franco, (323) 442-7246, grace@ini.usc.edu, http://bd2k.ini.usc.edu/events/sci-knowl-discovery/. RSVP: Jack Van Horn, (323) 442-7246, jvanhorn@ini.usc.edu, http://bd2k.ini.usc.edu/events/sci-knowl-discovery/

 

 

Wednesday, Dec. 6

Noon. Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute. “Digital Scholar Webinar Series: Accelerating Systematic Review Studies Using the Online Tool Covidence,” Anneliese Arno, MSc, Covidence. Info: Katja Reuter, katja.reuter@med.usc.edu. RSVP: http://bit.ly/2w7cLNK

 

 

Thursday, Dec. 7

12:30 p.m. SC CTSI and the Keck School of Medicine of USC Workshop. “Lunch & Learn: Biostatistics Workshop, Sample Size and Study Power: Why Do I Need So Many Subjects? What Will My Biostatistician Need to Know and How Can I Get That Information?” Harlyn J. Norris Cancer Research Tower, (NRT). Info and RSVP: Aileen Dinkjian, (323) 442-1087, aileen.dinkjian@med.usc.edu, https://usckeck.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9M3ANHDzwxRjMnH

 

 

Friday, Dec. 8

8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Alzheimer Disease Research Center Symposium. “First Annual Finch AD Symposium.” Herklotz Seminar Room, ZNI 112. Info: Hussein Yassine, (323) 442-1909, hyassine@usc.edu

 

 

Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018

7 a.m.-4:45 p.m. USC Office of Continuing Medical Education. “5th Annual USC Multi-Disciplinary Breast Cancer Symposium.” InterContinental Hotel. Info: Lysandro Valenzuela, (323) 442-2555, usccme@med.usc.edu, https://cmetracker.net/KECKUSC/Catalog

 

 

Thursday, Feb. 1-Saturday, Feb. 3

All day. USC Institute of Urology Conference. “Practical Urology.” Aresty Auditorium. Info and RSVP: Lisa Ho, (323) 442-2555, usccme@usc.edu, http://www.usc.edu/cme

 

 

Monday, Feb. 5

7 p.m. Visions and Voices Signature Event Discussion. “Music as Medicine: Renée Fleming and Antonio Damasio in Conversation,” Antonio Damasio, MD, PhD; Renée Fleming. Bovard Auditorium. Info: http://visionsandvoices.usc.edu/events/listing.php?event_id=966212. Reservations requested; RSVP opens at 9 a.m. Jan. 8.

 

 

Monday, Feb. 12-Thursday, Feb. 15

All day. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and USC Office of Continuing Medical Education. “2018 Perinatal Medicine Conference.” Hyatt Regency Maui. Info: Lysandro Valenzuela, (323) 442-2555, lysandro.valenzuela@med.usc.edu, https://cmetracker.net/KECKUSC/Catalog

 

 

Thursday, Feb. 15

12:30 p.m. SC CTSI and the Keck School of Medicine of USC Workshop. “Lunch & Learn: Biostatistics Workshop, Statistical Analysis: What Statistical Methods Are Appropriate For My Study Design and Data Collected?” Harlyne J. Norris Cancer Research Tower, (NRT LG 503/504). Info and RSVP: Aileen Dinkjian, (323) 442-1087, aileen.dinkjian@med.usc.edu, https://usckeck.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9M3ANHDzwxRjMnH

 

 

Thursday, March 29

4 p.m. Visions and Voices Lecture. “I Can Make A Difference,” Marian Wright Edelman, founder, Children’s Defense Fund. Mayer Auditorium. Info: http://visionsandvoices.usc.edu/events/listing.php?event_id=966345. Reservations requested; RSVP opens at 9 a.m. March 5.

 

 

Saturday, April 7

3 p.m.-7 p.m. USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work Symposium. “Art Rx,” Susan Schneider Williams. Mayer Auditorium. Info and RSVP: Sydney Siegel, (310) 579-5321, slsiegel@usc.edu