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August 2002     noon - 1 pm

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Wednesday, August 7
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Introduction to Pain and Palliative Care Management

Ann Berger, R.N., M.S.N., M.D., Chief, Pain and Palliative Care, Clinical Center, NIH

Lecture can be accessed on the NIH videocast at

Wednesday, August 14
12 noon - 1 p.m.

What Is Happening in Academic Medicine: A National Review

Robert Dickler, Senior Vice-President, Division of Health Care Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges

Lecture can be accessed on the NIH videocast at

Wednesday, August 21
12 noon - 1 p.m.

The Role of Cultural Factors in Clinical Medicine and Medical Research

James W. Thompson, M.D., M.P.H., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of Maryland

Lecture can be accessed on the NIH videocast at

Wednesday, August 28
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Informed Consent for Research in Vulnerable Populations
David Wendler, Ph.D., Head, Unit on Vulnerable Populations, Clinical Bioethics Department, Clinical Center, NIH

Lecture can be accessed on the NIH videocast at

Wednesday, September 4
12 noon - 1 p.m.

What Not To Say: Strategies for Effective Communication by Physicians

Howard Gadlin, Ph.D., NIH Ombudsman and Director, Center for Cooperative Resolution, Office of the Director, NIH

Lecture can be accessed on the NIH videocast at

Past Rounds

All healthcare professionals are invited to CC Grand Rounds. Participants will be provided state-of-the-art research on the latest scientific advances in the field of biomedical research. This activity is for all interested physicians, clinicians, and allied health professionals. Lectures will be held in the Lipsett Amphitheater, First Floor, Clinic Building (ACRF), Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD. Parking is very limited on the NIH campus, but Medical Center Station on the Red line is within a 10-minute walk of the Clinical Center.

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If you must drive, please park in the overflow lot. This is Mid-Pike Plaza, located north of NIH at Montrose Rd. and Rockville Pike. This lot is served by shuttle buses, which run to the Clinical Center every 20 minutes. Parking in the P-3 level of the ACRF garage is intended for patients, their visitors, and staff members with handicap-parking stickers.

The National Institutes of Health/Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (NIH/FAES) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The NIH/FAES designates this educational activity for 1 credit per session up to a maximum of 48 category 1 credits toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the activity.

Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities: If you require special accommodations to participate, please provide information about your requirements to Clinical Center Communications at 301-496-2563 at least five business days in advance of lecture.

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