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Clinical Center Grand RoundsClinical Center Grand Rounds

June 1999

CME available. Questions? Call 301-496-2563. Email : Contact Us.

Wednesday, June 2
noon-1 p.m.

CC Grand Rounds are canceled today so that members of the NIH community can attend the NIH Director's Cultural Lecture.


Conflicting Principles of Health Evaluation

Amartya K. Sen, Ph.D., Master, Trinity College, Cambridge, United Kingdom and 1998 Nobel Laureate in Economics

The lecture will be in the Masur Auditorium at 12 noon.

Wednesday, June 9
noon-1 p.m.


The Ethics of Disclosing Genetics Information

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

Ellen Wright Clayton, M.D., J.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and School of Law, Guest Discussant

Wednesday, June 16
noon-1 p.m.

Vascular Effects of Estrogen in Postmenopausal Women

Richard Cannon, M.D., Acting Chief, Cardiology Branch, NHLBI

Childhood Onset Schizophrenia: Rare But Worth Studying

Judith L. Rapoport, M.D., Chief, Child Psychiatry Branch, NIMH

speaker bios

Clinical Center Roundtable airs live on GE TiP-TV and CenterNet, the Academic Health Center Network. Campus viewers can watch the program live in Lipsett Amphitheater in Building 10.

Organ Transplantation

June 18, 1999
Noon to 1 p.m. est

Wednesday, June 23
noon-1 p.m.

The Role of Pet Scan in the Management of Breast Cancer

David N. Danforth, Jr., M.D., Senior Investigator, Surgery Branch, NCI

Effects of Cytokines on Drug Metabolism

Stephen Piscitelli, Pharm.D., Coordinator, Clinical Pharmacokinetics Research Laboratory, Pharmacy Department, CC

speaker bios

Wednesday, June 30
noon-1 p.m.


Future Directions in the Treatment of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

Deborah P. Merke, M.D., M.S., Acting Chief of Pediatric Services, CC, Moderator

speaker bios

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.

Directions to the Clinical Center | Directions in the Clinical Center| the Metro

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.

Questions about the Clinical Center or CC Grand Rounds? Contact Us

Or call: (301) 496-2563

National Institutes of Health, Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, Bethesda, Maryland 20892. Last modified: 6/99

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