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Clinical Center Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds Lecture Schedule

September 2009 • 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm • Lipsett Amphitheater

Wednesday, September 2, 2009
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Update on Mood Disorders: International Patterns and Impact of Mood Disorders
Kathleen R. Merikangas, PhD
Chief, Genetic Epidemiology Research Branch, NIMH

An Update on Drug Discovery and Treatment Biomarker Development in Mood Disorders at NIMH
Carlos A. Zarate, Jr, MD
Chief, Mood Disorders Research Unit, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, NIMH

Lecture on videocast 
Evaluation Form*  (58 KB)

Wednesday, September 9, 2009
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Contemporary Clinical Medicine: Great Teachers Treatment of Early Breast Cancer
Norman Wolmark, MD
Chairman, National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project Professor and Chairman, Department of Human Oncology, Drexel University College of Medicine
Chairman, Department of Human Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital

Lecture on videocast  
Evaluation Form*  (46 KB)

Wednesday, September 16, 2009
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Epidemiology and Immunologic Risk Factors for Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Emily Chew, MD
Deputy Director, Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, NEI

New Evidence that Age-Related Macular Degeneration is an Immunologic Disease
Robert Nussenblatt, MD, MPH
Chief, Laboratory of Immunology, NEI
Acting Scientific Director, NCCAM

Wednesday, September 23, 2009
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Deep Venous Thrombosis: Old Problems, New Options
Jay Lozier, MD, PhD
Staff Clinician, Hematology Service, Department of Laboratory Medicine, CC

Richard Chang, MD,
Chief, Endocrine and Venous Services Section, Interventional Radiology Section, Radiology and Imaging Sciences, CC

Evaluation Form* (46 KB)

Wednesday, September 30, 2009
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Validation of Advanced Cardiac Diagnostic Imaging and Specific Clinical Indications
Marcus Y. Chen, MD
Staff Clinician, Translational Medicine Branch, Laboratory of Cardiac Energetics, NHLBI

Coronary Artery Disease: Should We Treat Ischemia, Stenosis, or Atherosclerosis?
Andrew E. Arai, MD
Senior Investigator, Translational Medicine Branch, Laboratory of Cardiac Energetics NHLBI

* NOTE: To receive credit for attendance, this form must be returned to the Office of Clinical Research Training and Medical Education by 4 pm on the day of the lecture. Please fax forms to 301-435-5275.


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

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 42 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 [disclaimer]. Questions: Call 301-496-2563 or contact us.

Reasonable Accommodations
Sign language interpreters will be provided.  Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact the Clinical Center Office of Communications, Patient Recruitment and Public Liaison at 301-496-2563. TTY users, please call through the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.

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