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<br /> <br /> Ernest N. Morial Convention Center<br /> La Nouvelle Orleans Room A<br /> October 18 and 19, 2009<br /> 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.<br /> ■ FREE and Confidential<br /> ■ Network with up to 50 employers<br /> ■ Connect online before the event<br /> ■ Schedule appointments with employers<br /> ■Computers to search Career Center jobs<br /> <br /> Volume 73,Number 10<br /> October 2009<br /> Editor<br /> Douglas R. Bacon, M.D.<br /> Associate Editors<br /> Doris K. Cope, M.D.<br /> N. Martin Giesecke, M.D.<br /> Assistant Editors<br /> Michael H. Entrup, M.D.<br /> Todd R. Gleaves, M.D.<br /> (Senior Resident Co-Editor)<br /> Girish P. Joshi, M.D.<br /> Angela Kendrick, M.D.<br /> Kathryn E. Stack, M.D.<br /> Brad M.Taicher, D.O.<br /> (Junior Resident Co-Editor)<br /> John E.Tetzlaff, M.D.<br /> Mary Ann Vann, M.D.<br /> Editorial Staff<br /> Dawn M. Glossa<br /> David A. 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