The Office for Health Sciences Education, Educator Development Core and
the Academy for Excellence in Teaching



Mary Ann Nichols 
Vanderbilt University


Wednesday July 8, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM CDT

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214 Light Hall


Health Sciences Education Grand Rounds   
Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 12-1 pm
214 Light Hall

"Common Understanding for PhD Training: The ORPHEUS Perspective"

  Michael J. Mulvany, PhD, DMSc  

Professor Emeritus, Department of Biomedicine
Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

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A boxed lunch will be provided for all registrants.

Please register below by Tuesday, July 7, 2015.

About Dr. Mulvany:

Dr. Mulvany is Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Biomedicine, Aarhus University in Denmark. His scientific career has focused on the structure and function of small arteries and their role in the development of hypertension. Most recently, he has turned his efforts to Ph.D. education as a key contributor to ORPHEUS (Organisation for PhD Education in Biomedicine and Health Sciences in the European System). ORPHEUS is an association of European biomedical and health science faculties and institutions committed to enhancing Ph.D. training by the development of best practice standards, fostering collaboration amongst training institutions, and strengthening career opportunities. ORPHEUS is composed of  over 100 members across the European Higher Education Area. The overall goal of this effort is to maximize the impact of biomedical scientists in the field of medicine and in society in general. Dr. Mulvany has been a tireless advocate for the development of comprehensive standards that  foster effective Ph.D. training. He has represented ORPHEUS throughout Europe and the world while developing a network of like-minded collaborators and contributors.

CME Credit:
Sponsored by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Office for Health Sciences Education, Educator Development Core and  the Academy for Excellence in Teaching

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.Vanderbilt School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. It is the policy of the ACCME and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine to require disclosure of financial relationships from individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity; to identify and resolve conflicts of interest related to those relationships; and to make disclosure information available to the audience prior to the CME activity.  Presenters are required to disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentations.