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Clinical Center Grand Rounds

CME Information

Grand Rounds Lecture Schedule

February 2009 • 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm • Lipsett Amphitheater

Wednesday, February 4, 2009
12 noon - 1 p.m.

    Ethics Rounds
    Are Risks to Family Members Grounds for Exclusion?

    David Magnus, PhD
    Director, Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Stanford University
    Lecture will be videocast,


Wednesday, February 11, 2009
12 noon - 1 p.m.

    Contemporary Clinical Medicine: Great Teachers
    The Art of Failure in Medicine
    Atul Gawande, MD, MPH
    Surgeon, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana Farber Cancer Institute
    Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School and
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health
    Lecture will be videocast,

Wednesday, February 18, 2009
12 noon - 1 p.m.

    The Winner’s Curse: The Market for Exchange of Science
    Neal Young, MD
    Chief, Hematology Branch, NHLBI
    Ethical Challenges for Medical Journals
    Christine Laine, MD, MPH
    Senior Deputy Editor, Annals of Internal Medicine
    Lecture will be videocast,

Wednesday, February 25, 2009
12 noon - 1 p.m.

    John Doppman Memorial Lecture for Imaging Sciences
    Oncologic Imaging: Endless Horizons
    Hedvig Hricak, MD, PhD, Drhc
    Chairman, Department of Radiology
    Carroll and Milton Petrie Chair
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and
    Professor of Radiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
    Lectures will be videocast,


Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities offered by NIH are jointly sponsored in partnership with The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Activity Description
The weekly Clinical Center Grand Rounds provide a mechanism for presentations on state-of-the-art discoveries.

Intended Audience
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 educational activity for a maximum of 44 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim 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 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 handout 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. Questions: Call 301-496-2563 or contact us.

Reasonable Accommodations
Individuals with disabilities who need sign language interpreters and/or reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Clinical Center's Office of Communications, Patient Recruitment, and Public Liaison, NIH, at least five days in advance. Call 301-496-2563. TTY users, please call through the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.

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This page last reviewed on 01/28/09

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