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Clinical Center Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds Lecture Schedule

October 2010 • 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm • Lipsett Amphitheater

Wednesday, October 6, 2010
12 noon - 1 p.m.

NIH Research Festival
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Wednesday, October 13, 2010
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Contemporary Clinical Medicine: Great Teachers
Molecular Approaches for Preventing Opportunistic/Healthcare-Associated Infections

John E. (Jack) Edwards, Jr, MD
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Harbor/UCLA Medical Center
Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Lecture on videocast (256 KB)
Evaluation Form* (72 KB)

Wednesday, October 20, 2010
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Ethics Rounds
What Defines Death?

James Bernat, MD, Professor of Neurology and Medicine
Dartmouth Medical School, and Director, Program in Clinical Ethics,
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Jefferson McMahan, PhD, Professor of Philosophy, Rutgers University

Robert M. Veatch, PhD, Professor of Medical Ethics, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University

Lecture on videocast (256 KB)
Evaluation Form* (115 KB)

Wednesday, October 27, 2010
12 noon - 1 p.m.

John Doppman Memorial Lecture for Imaging Sciences
The Evolution of PET: Images of Progress

Carolyn Cidis Meltzer, MD
William P. Timmie Professor and Chair of Radiology
Associate Dean for Research
Director, Emory Center for Systems Imaging
Emory University School of Medicine

Lecture on videocast (256 KB)
Evaluation Form* (95 KB)

* 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. For CC Grand Rounds CME inquires, contact Avril Bertrand at 301-496-9425 or

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.

Who Should Attend
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 1 credit per session 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 and the NIH 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 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.

Past Grand Rounds

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