January 2006 • 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm • Lipsett Amphitheater
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Wednesday, January 4
12 noon - 1 p.m.
Pulmonary Hypertension in Sickle Cell Disease: Past, Present and Future
Oswaldo Castro, M.D.
Acting Director, Howard University Center for Sickle Cell Disease
Role of Brain Natriuretic Peptide
Roberto F. Machado, M.D.
Staff Clinician, Vascular Medicine Branch, NHLBI
Gregory J. Kato, M.D.
Staff Clinician, Critical Care Medicine Dept., CC and Director, Sickle Cell Vascular Disease Unit, NHLBI
Wednesday, January 11
12 noon - 1 p.m.
Contemporary Clinical Medicine: Great Teachers
Improving the Quality of Health Care
Donald M. Berwick, M.D.
President and CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Lecture will be videocast, http://videocast.nih.gov
Wednesday, January 18
12 noon - 1 p.m
The Role of Tissue Factor and Blood Coagulation in the Pathogenesis of Cerebral Malaria
Ivo M.B. Francischetti, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Fellow, Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, NIAID
Malaria: Deadly as Ever
Thomas E. Wellems, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, NIAID
Wednesday, January 25
Challenging Cases in Clinical Problem Solving
James E. Balow, M.D.
Clinical Director, NIDDK
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 http://www.nih.gov/about/visitor/index.htm
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
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.
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