Skip to main content
NIH Clinical Center
  Home | Contact Us | Site Map | Search
About the Clinical Center
For Researchers and Physicians
Participate in Clinical Studies

Back to: Clinical Center Home Page > About the Clinical Center > News and Events
Clinical Center Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds Lecture Schedule

October 2008 • 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm • Lipsett Amphitheater

Wednesday, October 1
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Ethics Rounds
Infectious Disease and Public Health: The Ethics of Intervention
Hugh Whittall, Director
Nuffield Council on Bioethics
Lecture will be videocast,

Wednesday, October 8
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Contemporary Clinical Medicine: Great Teachers
Coronary Revascularization: Controversies and Concepts
Richard A. Lange, MD
Professor and Executive Vice Chairman, Department of Medicine
Director, Office of Educational Programs
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Lecture will be videocast,

Wednesday, October 15
12 noon - 1 p.m.

NIH Research Festival
For more information, visit

Wednesday, October 22
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Recent Clinical Advances in Nephrology and Hypertension
James E. Balow, MD
Chief, Kidney Disease Section, Kidney Diseases Branch and Clinical Director, NIDDK

Wednesday, October 29
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Ocular Manifestations of von Hippel-Lindau Disease: Basic Understanding
of the Pathogenesis and the Therapeutic Challenges

Emily Y. Chew, MD
Deputy Director, Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications, NEI

Active Surveillance to Prevent Transmission of Antimicrobial Resistant Bacteria
in the Intensive Care Units: Results of the STAR*ICU Trial

Naomi P. O’Grady, MD
Staff Clinician, Critical Care Medicine Department, CC

Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities offered by NIH are jointly sponsored in partnership with The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Activity Description
The weekly Clinical Center Grand Rounds provide a mechanism for presentations on state-of-the-art discoveries.

Intended Audience
All physicians, allied health professionals, and non-clinical scientists are invited to attend the Clinical Center Grand Rounds Series.

After attending the activity, participants will be able to (1) define options and alternatives that will guide clinical practice, (2) evaluate practical information presented about clinical research principles based on state-of-the-art scientific discovery and clinical advances, and (3) analyze information and opportunities to increase and improve collaboration among investigators.

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.  The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 44 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Policy on Speaker and Provider Disclosure
It is the policy of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine that the speaker and provider disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s).  The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine OCME has established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. Detailed disclosure will be made in the activity handout materials.

Videocast Information
Viewing of the videotaped lectures requires RealPlayer software and a 220Kbps LAN or 56Kbps dial-up connection bandwidth. NIH users can download RealPlayer Enterprise for Windows or RealOne for Mac.  Viewers from outside the NIH network can download the latest free version of RealPlayer software from Real Networks. Questions: Call 301-496-2563 or contact us.

Reasonable Accommodations
Individuals with disabilities who need sign language interpreters and/or reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Clinical Center Communications at least five days in advance. Call 301-496-2563. TTY users, please call through the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.

Past Grand Rounds

This page last updated on 08/21/2020

National Institutes
of Health
  Department of Health
and Human Services
NIH Clinical Center