Continuing Medical Education

Floating Hospital for Children offers a variety of continuing medical education courses to healthcare professionals.

CME events in the community

Each year, we partner with our affiliates to bring you one of the region's finest educational opportunities for pediatricians and family practitioners. The Update in Pediatrics program is a one, half-day complementary CME course and educational lecture series. The program provides a day of stimulating education, discussion and networking for you and your colleagues. It's a great opportunity to learn more about changes in the practice of pediatrics, as well as the many advancements happening at Floating Hospital for Children.

Learn more about Update in Pediatrics >

Tufts Medical Center offers a variety of continuing medical education courses to healthcare professionals. If you are a healthcare professional, please feel free to attend any of our weekly Grand Rounds. 

FOR THE WEEK OF November 11 - November 15, 2019



No Grand Rounds Scheduled





7:45 – 8:45 a.m.
Stearns Auditorium 

Driving education to improved outcomes and other mysteries of healthcare in the age of Al

Jodi Abbott, MD, MSc, HCM; Medical Director of Education Center Curriculum and Outreach at American Medical Association; Assistant professor; Assistant Dean for Medical Education, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement; Vice chair of Education for the Department of OB/GYN at Boston University School of Medicine





Noon – 1 p.m.
Wolff Auditorium 

Co-Bronchiolitis: How Far Have We Come?

Charles Murphy, MD, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician, Tufts Medical Center; Clinical Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine




7 – 8 a.m. 
Anesthesiology large conference room 

Opioid Sparing Surgery

Scott A. Sigman MD, Team Physician UMASS Lowell, Fellow of the World Society of Sports and Exercise Medicine Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

9-10 a.m.
Wolff Auditorium

Axonal Disease from the Squid to the Clinic: From Huxley’s Science Fiction to the Cacophonous Symphony of Neuropathic Pain

Stephen G. Waxman, MD, PhD
Bridget Marie Flaherty, Professor of Neurology, Neurobiology, and Pharmacology; Director of the Center for Neuroscience and Regeneration Research at Yale University School of Medicine and VA Connecticut

Noon – 1 p.m. 
Stearns Auditorium 

Adversity. IICAPS & Innovation. Learning from Children and Families What is Hidden in Plain Sight

Joseph Woolston, MD,
Albert J. Solnit Professor of Pediatrics and Child Psychiatry Yale University School of Medicine



Noon - 1 p.m. 
Anesthesiology Large Conference Room on Ziskind 6

Human Papillomavirus  associated squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck: a review

Jeffrey L. Arnold, MD,
Tufts Medical Center

Noon – 1 p.m. 
Wolff Auditorium 

Scleroderma and Pulmonary Hypertension: Why it is important. 

Harrison Farber, MD
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at Tufts Medical Center


Mother Infant Research Institute
Noon – 1 p.m. 
Stearns Auditorium 

Computational biomechanical models of human Pregnancy – evaluating the risk of preterm birth and the biomechanical function of the pessary

Kristin M. Myers, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University