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Clinical Center Grand Rounds

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Grand Rounds Lecture Schedule

April 2012 • 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm • Lipsett Amphitheater

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Ethics Rounds
Should Patients Have Access to Experimental Treatments?
Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhD
Vice Provost for Global Initiatives
Chair, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, and Diane v.S. Levy and Robert M. Levy University Professor, University of Pennsylvania

Case Presenter: Marion Danis, MD, Chief, Bioethics Consultation Service and Head, Section on Ethics and Health Policy, Department of Bioethics, CC

Lecture on Videocast (220 MB)
Evaluation Form* (177 KB)

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Contemporary Clinical Medicine: Great Teachers
Mysterious Cases
David B. Hellmann, MD, MACP
Aliki Perroti Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Vice Dean, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, and Chairman, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Lecture on Videocast (224 MB)
Evaluation Form* (170 KB)

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Novel Transplant Approaches for Patients with Treatment-Refractory Severe Aplastic Anemia
Richard W. Childs, MD
Acting Clinical Director
Chief, Section of Transplantation Immunotherapy,
Hematology Branch, NHLBI

Rediscovering the Reticulocyte for Anemia Research
Jeffrey L. Miller, MD
Senior Investigator and Chief, Section on Molecular Genomics and Therapeutics, Molecular Medicine Branch, NIDDK

Lecture on Videocast (225 MB)
Evaluation Form* (178 KB)

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Illuminating Human Disease and Infection
Peter D. Burbelo, PhD
Staff Scientist, Neurobiology and Pain Therapeutics Branch, Laboratory of Sensory Biology, NIDCR

Rapamycin-Resistant Allogeneic T Cells: Bench to Bedside
Daniel H. Fowler, MD
Senior Investigator, Experimental Transplantation and Immunology Branch, NCI

Lecture on Videocast (222 MB)
Evaluation Form* (177 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
The Center for Information Technology (CIT) makes special NIH events, seminars, and lectures available to viewers on the VideoCast web site. VideoCasting is the method of electronically streaming digitally encoded video and audio data from a server to a client. Streaming files are not downloaded, but rather are broadcast in a manner similar to television broadcasts . The videos are processed by a compression program into a streaming format and delivered in a staggered fashion to minimize impact upon the network and maximize the experience of the content for the viewer. When users request a streaming file they will receive an initial burst of data after a short delay (file latency). While content is being viewed, the streaming server machine and software continues to "stream" data in such a manner that the viewer experiences no break in the content. Questions: Call 301-496-2563. Viewers from outside the NIH network can download the lastest free tools:

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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