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Schedule for December 1998

Wednesday, December 2
noon-1 p.m.


Palliation, Euthanasia, and the Dying Patient: Which Distinctions Matter?

Ezekiel J. Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D., Chief, Department of Clinical Bioethics, CC, Moderator

Dan W. Brock, Ph.D., Charles C. Tillinghast, Jr. University Professor, Professor of Philosophy and Biomedical Ethics, and Director of the Center for Biomedical Ethics, Brown University, Guest Discussant

Wednesday, December 9
noon-1:30 p.m.*

Genetic Approaches to Impaired Host Defenses: Is it Time for Gene Therapy for X-Linked SCID?

Jennifer Puck, M.D., Chief, Immunologic Genetics Section, Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch, and Fabio Candotti, M.D., Investigator, Clinical Gene Therapy Branch, NHGRI

CMV Retinitis in the Era of Potent Antiretroviral Therapy

Scott M. Whitcup, M.D, Clinical Director, NEI

Speaker bios

(A Live Interactive Video Conference Broadcast to 50 Medical Schools and 1,000 hospitals across the country)- Broadcast live on NIH Campus on Channel 41

Wednesday, December 16
noon-1 p.m.

Organ and Tissue Donation

William F. Minogue, M.D., Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs, Surburban Hospital

International Collaborative Research: Some Ethical and Regulatory Concerns of Intramural Researchers

Alison Wichman, M.D., Deputy Director, Office of Human Subjects Research, Office of the Director, NIH

Speaker bios

Wednesday, December 23
noon-1 p.m.

HIV Protease Inhibitor-Associated Lipodystrophy

Jack Yanovski, M.D., Ph.D., Head, Unit on Growth and Obesity, SWH, DEB, NICHD

Restless Legs Syndrome

Mark Hallett, M.D., Clinical Director, NINDS

(Sponsored by the Clinical Research Special Interest Group)

Wednesday, December 30
noon-1 p.m.

No Grand Rounds Today Due to the Holidays

All health-care professionals are invited to CC Grand Rounds. Lectures will be held in the Lipsett Amphitheater, First Floor, Clinic Building, (ACRF), Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD. Parking is very limited on the NIH campus, but Medical Center Metro Station on the Red line is within a 10-minute walk of the Clinical Center. Metro buses J2 and J3, and Montgomery County Ride-On Bus #35 all stop right in front of the Clinical Center.

If you must drive, please park in the overflow lot. This is Mid-Pike Plaza, located north of NIH at Montrose Rd. and Rockville Pike. This lot is served by shuttle buses, which run to the Clinical Center every 20 minutes. Parking in the P-3 level of the ACRF garage is intended for patients, their visitors, and staff members with handicap-parking stickers.

The National Institutes of Health /The Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

The National Institutes of Health/The Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences, Inc. designates this continuing medical education activity for 1 credit hour in Category 1 of the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he or she actually spent in the educational activity.

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