DECEMBER 1-4 Tel Aviv, Israel Annual Mtg. of the Israel Medical Assn. Info: Israel Medical Association, c/o The Stier Group Ltd. 28 Hayetzira St. Ramat Gan, 52521 Israel, Ramat Gan, Israel Middle Eas. (972) 3-7516422/3/5/7

1-5 Sarasota, Fl Infectious Diseases in the Outpatient and Inpatient Settings. Info: American Medical Seminars, Inc., PO Box 6129, Sarasota, FL 34278. (941) 388-1766

3 Kingston, Ontario, Canada Back Pain. Info: Continuing Medical Education, Queen's University, 78 Barrie St., 2nd Fl., Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6 Canada (613) 545-2540

3-4 Newport, RI Annual Mtg. of the RI VMA. Info: RI Veterinary Medical Association, PO Box 154 Barrington, RI 02806. (508) 643-0841

3-7 Asheville, NC Annual Mtg. of the NC Acad. of Family Physicians. Info: North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians, PO Box 18469, Raleigh, NC 27619. (919) 781-6467

4-5 San Francisco, CA Controversies In Women's Health. Info: University of California, San Francisco, Box 0656, San Francisco, CA 94143-0656. (415) 476-5208

4-5 Kansas City, MO 27TH Annual Presentation of "The Heart". Info: Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, 4401 Wornall RD., Kansas City, MO 64111. (816) 932-5140

4-6 Orlando, FL Annual Mtg. of the Soc. of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. Info: Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, 7330 S.W. 62nd Pl., #410, South Miami, FL 33143. (305) 665-9959

5-6 Seattle, WA Annual Mtg. of the Northwest Urological Soc. Info: Northwest Urological Society, 2033 6th Ave., # 1100, Seattle, WA 98121. (206) 441-9762

5-6 New York, NY Update In Gastroenterology & Hepatology. Info: College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University, 630 West 168th St., Unit 39, New York, NY 10032. (212) 781-5990

5-6 San Francisco, CA The Emerging Role of Hospitals in American Health Care. Info: University of California, San Francisco, Box 0656, San Francisco, CA 94143-0656. (415) 476-5208

5-7 San Antonio, TX Allergy & Immunology for the Primary Care Physician. Info: UTHSCSA, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr., San Antonio, TX 78284-7980. (210) 567-6076

5-7 San Antonio, TX Primary Care Research Methods & Statistics Conference. Info: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr., San Antonio, TX 78284-7980. (210) 567-6076

5-8 Champion, PA Annual Mtg. of the PA State Assn. for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance. Info: Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 202 E. 3rd Ave., Lititz, PA 17543. (717) 627-1176

5-9 San Diego, CA Annual Mtg. of the Amer. Soc. of Hematology. Info: American Society of Hematology, 1200 19th St., NW, Ste. 300, Washington, DC 20036. (202) 857-1118

5-11 Boston, MA Annual Mtg. of the Amer. Epilepsy Soc. Info: American Epilepsy Society, 638 Prospect Ave. Hartford, CT 61054. (203) 586-7505

6 Hong Kong, China Hong Kong Medical Assn. Annual Mtg. Info: The Hong Kong Medical Association, 15 Hennessy Rd., 5/F Hong Kong, China. (852) 527 8285, Fax (852) 865 0943

6 Baltimore, MD Eighth Annual Neurology for the Primary Practitioner. Info: Johns Hopkins University, Turner 20/720 Rutland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205-2195. (410) 995-2959

6 Sacramento, CA OPSC Clinical Review. Info: Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California, 455 Capitol Mall, Suite 230, Sacramento, CA 95814-4405. (916) 447-2004

6-9 New Orleans, LA Annual Mtg. of the Amer. Assn. for Respiratory Care. Info: American Association for Respiratory Care, 11030 Ables Ln. Dallas, TX 75229. (214) 243-2272

6-10 New York, NY Annual Mtg. of the Northeastern Soc. of Orthodontists. Info: Northeastern Society of Orthodontists, 427 Kenwood Ave. Delmar, NY 12054. (518) 439-0981

7 Atlantic City, NJ 13th Clinical Update in Pulmonary Medicine. Info: Center for Bio-Medical Communication, Inc., 80 W. Madison Ave., Dumont, NJ 07628. (201) 385-8080

7 Livonia, MI Update in AIDS Mgmt. Info: University of Michigan Medical School, Towsley Ctr. for CME, PO Box 1157, Ann Arbor, MI 48106. (313) 763-1400, (800) 962-3555

7-10 Phoenix, AZ Annual Mtg. of the Amer. Assn. of Equine Practitioners. Info: American Association of Equine Practitioners, 4075 Iron Works Pike Lexington, KY 40511. (606) 233-0147

7-10 Dallas, TX Interim Mtg. of the House of Delegates. Info: Texas Dental Association, 1946 S. 1H-35 Austin, TX 78704. (512) 443-3675

7-10 Dallas, TX AMA Interim Mtg. Info: American Medical Association, 20 N. Wacker Dr., Ste. 1575, Chicago, IL 60606. (312) 899-1500

7-12 Maui, HI Annual Mtg. of the Institute for Emergency Medical Education. Info: Institute for Emergency Medical Education, 456 14th St., Bellingham, WA 98225. (360) 676-8939

7-12 Boston, MA Update in Internal Medicine 1997. Info: Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education, 5 Central Square, Suite 201, Stoneham, MA 02180. (617) 279-9887

8-10 Washington, DC 41st Annual Educational Conference. Info: FDLI (Food and Drug Law Institute), 1000 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 200, Washington, D.C. 20005. (202) 371-1420

8-11 Tel Aviv, Israel Medax. Info: Steir Group, 28 Hayetzira St., Ramat Gan, Ramat Gan, Israel (972) 3-7516422/3/5/7

8-12 Sarasota, FL Gynecology for Primary Care and Emergency Medicine. Info: American Medical Seminars, Inc, PO Box 6129, Sarasota, FL 34278. (941) 388-1766

9-10 Hong Kong, China Annual Mtg. of the Hong Kong Ophthalmological Soc. Info: Hong Kong Ophthalmological Society, c/o Hong Kong Eye Hosp. 147K Argyle St. Kowloon, Hong Kong, China. (852) 276 23000

10-12 Chicago, IL Neurology for the Non-Neurologist. Info: Rush Medical College, 600 South Paulina, Ste. 520, Chicago, IL 60612-3832. (312) 942-7119

11-12 Scotch Plains, NJ Using Laminate Veneers Effectively. Info: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey--Center for Continuing Education, P. O. Box 573, Newark, NJ 07101. (201) 982-4267

11-12 Augusta, GA Last Chance Continuing Dental Education--Growth & Development; Personal Finances and Associateships. Info: School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912-1400. (706) 721-3967

11-13 Chicago, IL Vascular Surgery Symposium. Info: Northwestern University Medical School, 303 E. Chicago Ave., Ward 1-004, Chicago, IL 60611-3008. (312) 503-8533

11-15 San Antonio, TX Annual Mtg. of the Amer. Acad. of Optometry. Info: American Academy of Optometry, 6110 Executive Blvd., Ste. 506, Rockville, MD 20852. (301) 984-1441

12-13 San Antonio, TX Gastroenterology for the Primary Care Physician. Info: Scott & White Hospital, 2401 S. 31st Street, Temple, TX 76508.

12-14 St. Petersburg, FL Core Curriculum on Medical Direction. Info: American Medical Directors Association, 10480 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 760, Columbia, MD 21044. (410) 740-9743

12-14 San Antonio, TX The Diabetic Foot Update 1997: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Info: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 7824-7980. (210) 567-6076

12-21 New York, NY Fall Mtg. of the Amer. Psychoanalytic Assn. Info: American Psychoanalytic Association, 309 E. 49th St. New York, NY 10017, New York, NY 10017. (212) 752-0450

13-17 Washington, DC Annual Mtg. of the Amer. Society for Cell Biology. Info: American Society for Cell Biology, 9650 Rockville Pike Bethesda, MD 20814. (301) 530-7153

13-17 New York, NY 51st Post-Graduate Assembly in Anesthesiology. Info: The New York State Society of Anesthesiologists, 360 Lexington Avenue, Suite 1800, New York, NY 10017. (212) 867-7140

14 New York, NY Annual Mtg. of the Assn. for the Advancement of Psychotherapy. Info: Association for the Advancement of Psychotherapy, 1300 Morris Park. Ave., Bronx, NY 10461. (718) 430-3503

16 Sydney, Australia Annual Mtg. of the Conservative Orthopedics Int'l Assn. Info: Conservative Orthopedics International Association, 1811 Monroe Dearborn, MI 48123. (313) 563-0360

25-1 Orlando, FL Annual Mtg. of the Alpha Omega Int'l Dental Fraternity. Info: Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity, 1314 Bedford Ave., Ste. 206, Baltimore, MD 21208. (410) 602-3300

JANUARY 3-7 Maui, HI 14th Annual Obstetrics, Gynecology, Perinatal Medicine, Neonatology and the Law. Info: Boston University School of Medicine, 715 Albany Street, A305, Boston, MA 02118. (617) 638-4605

7-10 Kansas City, MO Annual Mtg. of the Professional Conv. Management Assn. Info: Professional Convention Management Association, 100 Vestavia Office Park, Ste. 220 Birmingham, AL 35216, Birmingham, AL 35216. (205) 823-7262

8-11 Boca Raton, FL Annual Mtg. of the AAHS. Info: American Association for Hand Surgery, 444 E. Algonquin Rd., Arlington Heights, IL 60005. (847) 228-9750

8-11 New York, NY American Academy of Psychoanalysis Winter Meeting. Info: American Academy of Psychoanalysis, 47 East 19th Street, 6th floor, New York, NY 10003-1323. (212) 475-7980

10-14 Orlando, FL Annual Mtg. of the Eastern States Veterinary Assn. Info: Eastern States Veterinary Association, 2614 SW 34th St., Ste. 4, Gainesville, FL 32608. (904) 375-5672

13-18 Maui, HI Annual Mtg. of the Western Soc. of Allergy & Immunology. Info: Western Society of Allergy and Immunology, PO Box 1122, Roanoke, TX 76262. (817) 491-2616

14-19 Key Biscayne, FL Masters of Pediatrics Conference. Info: University of Miami Department of Pediatrics, 1601 NW 12th Ave Ste 3026A, Miami, FL 33136. (305) 243-3992

15-17 Denver, CO Annual Mtg. of the Metropolitan Denver Dental Soc. Info: Metropolitan Denver Dental Society, 3690 S. Yosemite, Ste. 200, Denver, CO 80237. (303) 488-9700

15-18 Boston, MA Yankee Dental Congress. Info: Massachusetts Dental Society, 83 Speen St., Natick, MA 01760. (508) 651-7511

16-17 Santa Monica, CA Caring for Older Persons: A Practical Approach. Info: UCLA Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology, 10945 Le Conte Ave, Suite 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095. (310) 312-0531

16-18 Cancun, Mexico Headache Now/Cancun 1998! Info: American Association for the Study of Headache, 875 Kings Highway, Suite 200, Woodbury, NJ 08096. (609) 845-1720

16-18 Seattle, WA Annual Mtg. of the Gynecologic Oncology Group. Info: Gynecologic Oncology Group, 1234 Market St., #1945, Philadelphia, PA 19107. (215) 854-0770

16-19 Paradise Island, New World of Cardiology. Info: Futura Media Services, Inc, 135 Bedford Road PO Box 635, Armonk, NY 10504. (914) 273-1047

17-19 Key Biscayne, FL Masters of Pediatric Dermatology. Info: University of Miami Departments of Pediatrics & Dermatology, 1601 NW 12 Ave Ste 3026A, Miami, FL 33136. (305) 243-3992

18-21 Orlando, FL Annual Mtg. of the Amer. Soc. for Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition. Info: American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, 8630 Fenton St., #412 Silver Spring, MD 20910. (301) 587-6315

19-23 Grand Forks, ND 21st Annual Family Practice Update. Info: The ND Academy of Family Physicians, University of North Dakota, PO Box 9037, Grand Forks, ND 58202-9037. (701) 772-1730

21 Kingston, ON Gastroenterology. Info: Continuing Medical Education, Queen's University, 78 Barrie St., 2nd Fl., Kingston, ON K7L 3N6 Canada. (613) 545 2540

21-23 Chicago, IL The Year in Internal Medicine. Info: Northwestern University Medical School, 303 E. Chicago Ave., Ward 1-004, Chicago, IL 60611-3008. (312) 503-8533

21-25Annual Mtg. of the Indep. Medical Distributors Assn. Info: Independent Medical Distributors Association, 5818 Reeds Rd. Mission, KS 66202, MIssion, KS 66202. (913) 262-4510

21-25 Charlotte, NC Annual Mtg. of the NC Podiatric Medical Soc. Info: North Carolina Podiatric Medical Society, PO Drawer 40399, Raleigh, NC 27629. (919) 872-2224

22-23 Austin, TX The QIO Agenda: Improving Access, Process and Outcomes. Info: The American Health Quality Association, 1140 Connecticut Ave., #1050, Washington, DC 20036. (202) 331-5790

22-24 Dallas, TX Annual Mtg. of the Dallas County Dental Soc. Info: Dallas County Dental Society, 4100 McEwen, Ste. 141, Dallas, TX 75244. (214) 386-5741

23-24 St. Cloud, MN Annual Mtg. of the MN Ambulance Assn. Info: Minnesota Ambulance Association, PO Box 823, St. Cloud, MN 56302. (320) 654-1767, (800) 852-2776

23-25 White Sulphur Springs, WV Annual Mtg. of the WV Veterinary Medical Assn. Info: West Virginia Veterinary Medical Association, PO Box 711 Oak Hill, WV 25901. (304) 465-8267

24-30 San Jose, CA Bios '98 International Biomedical Optics Symposium. Info: Society of Photo Optical Instrumentation Engineers, PO Box 10, Bellingham, WA 98227-0010. (360) 676-3290

25-28 New Orleans, LA Annual Mtg. of the Soc. of Thoracic Surgeons. Info: Society of Thoracic Surgeons, 401 N. Michigan Ave., Ste. 600 Chicago, IL 60611. (312) 644-6610

25-28 Naples, FL Leadership Conference for Physicians, Trustees & Executives. Info: The Governance Institute, 737 Pearl St, Suite 201, La Jolla, CA 92037. (619) 551-0144

26-30 Honolulu, HI Annual Mtg. of the Pan-Pacific Surgical Assn. Info: Pan-Pacific Surgical Association, 1360 S. Beretania St., Ste. 304, Honolulu, HI 96814. (808) 528-1180

28-1 St. Croix, USVI Annual Mtg. of the Independent Medical Distributors Assn. Info: Independent Medical Distributors Association, 5818 Reeds Rd., MIssion, KS 66202. (913) 262-2114

28-31 Las Vegas, NV Annual Mtg. of the Amer. College of Nuclear Physicians. Info: American College of Nuclear Physicians, 1200 19th St. NW, Ste. 300, Washington, DC 20036. (202) 857-1135

29-1 Indianapolis, IN Annual Mtg. of the IN Veterinary Medical Assn. Info: Indiana Veterinary Medical Association, 309 W. Washington St., Ste. 202, Indianapolis, IN 46204. (317) 974-0888

29-31 Miami, FL Annual Mtg. of the East Coast District Dental Soc. Info: East Coast District Dental Society, 420 S. Dixie Hwy., #22 Coral Gables, FL 33146. (305) 667-3647

30-1 Minneapolis, MN Annual Mtg. of North Central States Optometric Council. Info: North Central States Optometric Council, 201 N. 8th St., Ste. 400, Lincoln, NE 68508. (402) 476-8016

30-31 Anaheim, CA 36th Clinical Conf. in Pediatric Anesthesiology & Post-Congress Cruise. Info: Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Box 3, Dept. of Anesthesiology, 4650 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027. (213) 669-2262

31-4 Atlanta, GA Annual Mtg. of the Southeastern Surgical Congress. Info: Southeastern Surgical Congress, 1776 Peachtree Rd. NW, #410N, Atlanta, GA 30309. (404) 607-8958*