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 Clinical Center Grand Rounds

 Clinical Center Grand Rounds

Schedule for February 1999

Wednesday, February 3

noon-1 p.m.


Resolving Cultural Conflicts in Patient Care

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

Bernard Lo, M.D., Director of Medical Ethics at the University of California at San Francisco and member of the National Bioethics Advisory Commission, Guest Discussant

Wednesday, February 10

noon-1 p.m.


Amyloidosis: Complications and Treatment

James E. Balow, M.D., Clinical Director and Chief, Kidney Disease Section, NIDDK, Moderator

Wednesday, February 17

noon-1 p.m.

Medical Consequences of Depression

Philip W. Gold, M.D., Chief, Neuroendocrinology Branch, NIMH. (Sponsored by the Clinical Research Special Interest Group)

Premature Ovarian Failure is Not Just an Early Menopause

Lawrence Nelson, M.D., Staff Physician, Section on Women's Health Research, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, NICHD. (Sponsored by the Clinical Research Special Interest Group)

Speaker bios

Wednesday, February 24

noon-1 p.m.


Chemokines and Their Receptors in Infection and Inflammation

Joshua Farber, M.D., Investigator, Laboratory of Clinical Investigation, NIAID, Moderator

Speaker bio

All health-care professionals are invited to CC Grand Rounds. Participants will be provided state-or-the-art research on the latest scientific advances in the field of biomedical research. Lectures will be held in the Lipsett Amphitheater, First Floor, Clinic Building, (ACRF), Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, Maryland. Parking is very limited on the NIH campus, but Medical Center Station on the Red line is within a 10-minute walk of the Clinical Center.

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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 hour per session up to a maximum of 48 hours 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.

Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities: If you require special accomodations to participate, please provide information about your requirements to Clinical Center Communications at 301-496-2563 at least five business days in advance of lecture.


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