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6/14/2022 - Medical Grand Rounds: Reflections of a Physician-Scientist





Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Provide an example of one physician scientist's career development
  • Provide a perspective on the role of institutional investments in physician-scientist development 
  • Discuss strategies to increase the diversity of the physician-scientist workforce


Please join us for our next Grand Rounds on Tuesday, June 14, for the final installment in our Leaders in Medicine Series, featuring Nancy J. Brown, MD.  Dr. Brown is the Jean and David W. Wallace Dean of the Yale School of Medicine and the C.N.H. Long Professor of Internal Medicine.  Throughout her accomplished career at both Vanderbilt University and now the Yale School of Medicine, Dr. Brown has been an advocate for physician-scientists.  In her own research endeavors, she has published prolifically on how medications for hypertension and diabetes affect the risk for cardiovascular and renal disease, while also working clinically with patients suffering from secondary and resistant hypertension.  Dr. Brown will share her reflections on leadership and the importance and future of academic medical centers.  We are excited to host her and hope you will join us for her talk, “Reflections of a Physician-Scientist”. 

Suggested Additional Reading & Joint Accreditation Statement - Note: This Accreditation Statement Supersedes All Other Statements:

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This educational activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Suggested Additional Reading

  • Brown, N.J. Developing physician-scientists. Carpe diem. Circulation Research 2018, 123(6):645-647.
  • Brown, N.J. Promoting the success of women and minority physician-scientists in academic medicine: a dean’s perspective. Journal of Clinical Investigation 2020, 130(12):6201-6203.

Nancy J. Brown, MD — Jean and David W. Wallace Dean of the Yale School of Medicine, C.N.H. Long Professor of Internal Medicine, Yale University
Dr. Brown is a consultant for Pharvaris and EStar Biotech. She is a stockholder (privately held) and consultant for Alnylam Pharmaceuticals. She is a stockholder (publicly held) with J&J, Abbvie, Boots Walgreens, and Becton Dickenson.
No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

This activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.