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Schedule of Events

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Thursday, June 6, 2013
7:00 - 8:00 a.m.Donald W. Benson Lecture on Pain Medicine, Hurd Hall
Topic: The Clinician-Scientist, Pain Medicine, and Entrepreneurship:  A Case Study
James N. Campbell, MD
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.Michael E. Johns Lecture, Turner Auditorium
Topic: Affordable Care Act – Health Care Reform Version 1.0
Gail R. Wilensky, Ph.D.
Project HOPE
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.Leo Kanner Lecture, Chevy Chase Auditorium
Topic: The Gift of Child Psychiatry
Robert L. Findling, MD
6:00 -10:00 p.m.
Departmental Social Events, various locations
Friday, June 7, 2013
7:30 a.m.Registration and Continental Breakfast, Turner Concourse
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Departmental Academic Programs, various locations

Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Gynecology and  Obstetrics, Institute of Genetic Medicine, Medicine, Oncology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Pathology, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Radiation Oncology and Molecular Sciences, Surgery, Urology

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10:00 - 11:30 a.m.Walking Tours, tours begin at Turner Concourse
  • New Clinical Buildings
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Lunch Buffet for all Registrants and Guests, Turner Concourse
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.Medical & Surgical Association Plenary Session, Turner Auditorium
  • Update on Johns Hopkins Medicine
    Paul B. Rothman, MD, Dean and CEO, Johns Hopkins Medicine
    Ronald R. Peterson, President, Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System
  • Introduction of New Department Directors
    David W. Eisele, MD, Director, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Landon King, MD, Vice Dean for Research
    Roy C. Ziegelstein, MD, Vice Dean of Education
  • Update on Johns Hopkins Medical & Surgical Association
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.Medical & Surgical Association Interdepartmental Symposia, Turner Auditorium
Topic: Hopkins Stars - Our Illustrious Past and the Promise for the Future
  • John L. Cameron, MD '62
    William Halsted, the first Chairman of Surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Catherine D. DeAngelis, MD
    Medical Professionalism under Pressure
  • George J. Dover, MD
    The Johns Hopkins Children's Center, from Bathhouse to Bloomberg
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

School of Medicine Award and Portrait Presentation Program, Turner Auditorium

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The Samual P. Asper Award for Achievement in Advancing International Medical Education
G. Johan A. Offerhaus, MD, MPH, PhD

Johns Hopkins Women's Medical Alumnae Association Hall of Fame Inductee
Linda P. Fried, MD, MPH
Barbara Starfield, MD, MPH

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Award Honorees
Gerald P. Bodey, MD ’60
Catherine M. Bonuccelli, MD ’83
Richard S. Bransford, MD ’67
Vanessa E. Cullins, MD ’83
Charles W. Cummings, Otolaryngology
Chi Van Dang, MD ’82
Stephen V. Desiderio, MD ’78, PhD ’81
George J. Dover, Pediatrics
Gary S. Firestein, MD ’80
The Flexner Family
Carol W. Greider, Molecular Biology & Genetics
David B. Hellmann, MD ’77
James E.K. Hildreth, MD ’87
Ralph H. Hruban, MD ’85
Harry F. Hull, MD ’73
Richard T. Johnson, Neurology
Redonda G. Miller, MD ’92
David G. Nichols, Dean’s Office
Solomon H. Snyder, Neuroscience
Eileen P.G. “Patti” Vining, MD ’72
Crystal C. Watkins, MD ’03, PhD ’03

Portrait Honorees:
Nicholas J. Fortuin, Medicine-Cardiology
Harold E. Fox, Gynecology and Obstetrics
Martha N. Hill, Dean, Nursing
Edward D. Miller, Dean/CEO, JHM
Myron L. Weisfeldt, MD ’65, Medicine

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.Cocktail Reception for Registrants and Guests, sponsored by the Medical & Surgical Association and the School of Medicine, Turner Concourse
7:30 p.m.Department of Medicine Dinner
8:00 p.m.School of Medicine Informal Class Gatherings, various locations
Saturday, June 8, 2013
8:00 a.m.Registration and Continental Breakfast, Armstrong Medical Education Building
9:00 - 10:45 a.m.School of Medicine Plenary Session, Strauch Auditoria
Topic: Leading the Way - Our Illustrious Past and the Promise for the Future
Neil Grauer, author
Roy C. Ziegelstein, MD, Vice Dean of Education
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Medical & Surgical Association Plenary Session, Strauch Auditoria

Academic Presentations by the Class of 1987
Genetics of Bipolar Disorder: From GWAS to Next Generation Sequencing
Francis J. McMahon, MD ’87
Chief, Human Genetics Branch, National Institute of Mental Health Intramural Research Program, NIH

From plants and sheep to fish and people: using natural products biology to study biliary atresia
Rebecca G. Wells, MD ’87
Associate Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

The Global Impact of Rotavirus Vaccines
Kathleen Maletic Neuzil, MD ’87, MPH
Director, Vaccine Access and Delivery Global Program, Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), Seattle, WA

Academic Presentations by the Class of 1988
Reaching for the Golden Ring: the promise and challenge of disease modification for Epilepsy
Amy Brooks-Kayal, MD ’88
Chief and Ponzio Family Chair of Pediatric Neurology, Children’s Hospital Colorado
Professor with Tenure, Departments of Pediatrics, Neurology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Nitric Oxide, Penile Erection and the Viagra Story
Arthur L. (Bud) Burnett, MD ’88, MBA
Patrick C. Walsh Professor of Urology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Diagnostic Dilemmas at JHH: An approach to solving clinical puzzles
Allan Gelber, MD ’88, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, Deputy Director for Education, Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.Family Picnic, Armstrong Building Plaza
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.Walking Tours, tours begin at Armstrong Medical Education Building
EveningSchool of Medicine Reunion Social Events, Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel, black tie optional

6:00 - 7:30 p.m. 50th Reunion Cocktail Reception
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. 25th Reunion and All Classes Cocktail Receptions
7:30 - 10:00 p.m. All Classes Reunion Dinner (years ending in 2, 3, 7 and 8)
10:00 - 11:00 p.m. Reunion Dessert Reception
Sunday, June 9, 2013
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Various times
Grand Classes Brunch, for the classes of 1961 and earlier, Pier 5 Hotel

School of Medicine Class Brunches or Lunches, various locations
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.Department of Pediatrics: Pony Up for Pediatrics
This new event features a horse show and family festival on Sunday, June 9, 2013 at the equestrian center of McDonogh School in Owings Mills. This year’s beneficiaries include the Child Life Department and the Pediatric Liver Center at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

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