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Clinical Center Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds Lecture Schedule

June 2011 • 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm • Lipsett Amphitheater

Wednesday, June 1, 2011
12 noon - 1 p.m.

New Imaging Approaches to Determining Morphology and Severity of Mitral Valve Disease
Vandana Sachdev, MD
Staff Clinician and Director, Echocardiography Laboratory, NHLBI

Surgical Approaches to Management of Mitral Valve Disease
Keith Horvath, MD
Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery Research Program, NHLBI
Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery, NIH Heart Center at Suburban Hospital

Lecture on videocast  (219 KB)
Evaluation Form* (78 KB)

Wednesday, June 8, 2011
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Contemporary Clinical Medicine: Great Teachers
Eighth Annual John Laws Decker Memorial Lecture
Childhood Growth: New Concepts, New Treatments

Jeffrey Baron, MD
Chief, Section on Growth and Development, NICHD

Lecture on videocast  (174 KB)
Evaluation Form* (71 KB)


Wednesday, June 15, 2011
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Asthma and the Environment
Darryl Zeldin, MD
Senior Investigator and Acting Clinical Director, NIEHS

Genome-wide Association Studies and Environmental Interactions in Pulmonary Function
Stephanie London, MD, DrPH
Senior Investigator, Epidemiology Branch and Laboratory of Respiratory Biology, NIEHS

Lecture on videocast,
Evaluation Form* (78 KB)

Wednesday, June 22, 2011
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Steroids in Sepsis: Review of Clinical Trials and Preclinical Studies in a Canine Model
Charles Natanson, MD
Senior Investigator and Chief, Anesthesia Section, Critical Care Medicine Department, CC

Peter Minneci, MD
Instructor in Surgery, Chief Surgical Resident
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Lecture on videocast  (192 MB) 
Evaluation Form* (78 KB)

Wednesday, June 29, 2011
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Bisphosphonates:  Pros and Cons in Bone Health
Michael T. Collins, MD
Chief, Skeletal Clinical Studies Unit, Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, NIDCR

Deborah E. Sellmeyer, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Lecture on videocast  (205 MB) 
Evaluation Form* (84 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 live activity for 1 credit per session for a maximum of 44 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the 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.

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