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Clinical Center Grand Rounds

December 2005 • 12:00 noon 1:00 pm • Lipsett Amphitheater

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

    Ethics Rounds
    Who Should Receive First Priority in a Pandemic Flu Vaccine?

    John Arras, Ph.D.
    Professor of Biomedical Ethics & Professor of Philosophy, University of Virginia
    Arnold S. Monto, M.D.
    Professor of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health
    Bruce Gellin, M.D.
    Director, National Vaccine Program
    Department of Health and Human Services
    Watch the archived video Real Player required

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

    Contemporary Clinical Medicine: Great Teachers
    Friendly Fire in the War Against Cancer: Why Screening is a Double-Edge Sword

    H. Gilbert Welch, M.D., M.P.H.
    Professor of Medicine & Community & Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School;
    Co-Director VA Outcomes Group
    Watch the archived video Real Player required

Wednesday, December 21
12 noon - 1 p.m

    New Therapies for Crohn's Disease
    Peter Mannon, M.D., M.P.H.
    Head, clinical Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Research Unit, NIAID
    Monoclonal Antibody Therapy of Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis: Insights into Disease Pathogenesis
    Calman Prussin, M.D.
    Head, Clinical Allergy & Immunology Unit, NIAID

Wednesday, December 28

    No Grand Rounds

50th Anniversary Grand Rounds

Past Rounds

All healthcare professionals are invited to CC Grand Rounds. This is part of the Grand Rounds Series (September 1, 2005 - August 31, 2006). Participants will be provided with, (1) options and alternatives that will guide clinical practice, (2) practical information about clinical research principles based on state-of-the-art information about scientific discovery and clinical advances, and (3) information and opportunities to increase and improve collaboration among investigators. Lectures are held in the Lipsett Amphitheater, First Floor, Magnuson Center, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD. Parking is limited. Visit for information on visiting the campus.

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 42 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.

Reasonable Accommodations: Individuals with disabilities who need sign language interpreters and/or reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact the Office of Clinical Center Communications at 301-496-2563 or through the Federal Relay 1-800-877-8339. Please make requests at least five business days in advance of the event.

Visit the Clinical Center Grand Rounds Web Site at Report changes of address to Clinical Center Communications at 301-496-2563.

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