Clinical Center Grand Rounds
12pm, Lipsett Amphitheater
All lectures will be videocast at http://videocast.nih.gov.
August 5, 2009
Is the Pharmaceutical Industry Ready for Personalized Medicine?
Frank L. Douglas, PhD, MD Senior Fellow Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
August 12, 2009
How Should We Make Treatment Decisions for Incapacitated Patients?
David S. Wendler, PhD Head, Unit on Vulnerable Populations Department of Bioethics NIH Clinical Center
August 19, 2009
The Challenges of Collaboration and Team Science: Everything You Didn’t Learn in Kindergarten
Howard Gadlin, PhD NIH Ombudsman and Director, Office of the Ombudsman Center for Cooperative Resolution Office of the Director, NIH
L. Michelle Bennett, PhD Deputy Director, Center for Cancer Research National Cancer Institute
August 26, 2009
Knowledge Translation Research ‘Type 2’: Where the Smart Researchers Are Going
R. Brian Haynes MD, PhD Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Chief, Health Information Research Unit Faculty of Health Sciences McMaster University
8 Clinical Center news August 2009
Scan shows successful Sibling Day
The Second Annual Sibling Day, a collaboration between the National Cancer Institute, the Clinical Center and The Children’s Inn, on July 14 led 11 siblings of NIH patients to different CC departments and through therapeutic exercises to better understand and express what they are going through. The children visited the CC’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and got to take a ride in a mock scanner in the National Insti- tute of Mental Health Behavioral Health Clinic. Above, clinic manager Frances Myers demonstrated to Ane Roesvik, right, and Anna Torres, left, how the simulator works; Samantha Druckenmiller played patient. The mock scanner is used to introduce the MRI procedure to children to test if they could manage the high-cost/high-demand im- aging test, Myers said. With the CC’s Rehabilitation Medicine Department’s Recreation Therapy Section, the children shared tips on coping with a sibling’s illness and made worry boxes with art therapist Megan Robb. Sibling Day ended with an awards cer- emony at The Children’s Inn. The event’s director, Dr. Lori Wiener, coordinator of NCI’s Pediatric Psychosocial Support Program, presented each participant with a super sibling certificate. “They have shown us strength, courage, insight, and compassion. They are truly our teachers,” Wiener told the families and staff gathered at the ceremony. Shannon Dier, a summer student working with Wiener, also played a significant role in organizing the day’s events.