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Clinical Center Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds Lecture Schedule

May 2011 • 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm • Lipsett Amphitheater

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Measuring Stress and Its Impact on Health in Family Caregivers
Margaret Bevans, RN, PhD
Clinical Nurse Scientist, Nursing Research and Translational Science, Nursing and
Patient Care Services, CC

Esther Sternberg, MD
Chief, Section on Neuroendocrine Immunology and Behavior, NIMH
Lecture will be held in Masur Auditorium

Lecture on videocast (256 KB)
Evaluation Form* (106 KB)

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Contemporary Clinical Medicine: Great Teachers
Mysterious Cases
Lawrence Tierney, Jr, MD
Professor of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, and
Associate Chief, Medical Service, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Lecture on videocast (256 KB)
Evaluation Form* (96 KB)

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Hyper IgE Syndrome: Looking Beyond the Face of Job
Alexandra Freeman, MD
Staff Clinician, Laboratory of Clinical Infectious Diseases, NIAID

Hyper IgE Syndrome: From Wound Healing to Cell Reprogramming
Manfred Boehm, MD
Investigator, Laboratory of Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine, NHLBI

Lecture on videocast (256 KB)
Evaluation Form* (128 KB)

Wednesday, May 25, 2011
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Placental Growth Factor and Endothelin in Sickle Cell Pulmonary Hypertension
Gregory J. Kato, MD
Investigator and Head, Sickle Cell Vascular Disease Section, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary
Branch, NHLBI

Sickle Cell Disease, Vasculopathy, and Leg Ulceration
Caterina Minniti, MD
Staff Clinician and Director of Clinical Services for the Sickle Cell Unit,
Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Branch, NHLBI

Lecture on videocast (256 KB)
Evaluation Form* (127 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
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 [disclaimer]. Questions: Call 301-496-2563 or contact us.

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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