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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 October 15, 2018- October 19, 2018



No Grand Rounds scheduled






Stearns Auditorium

Marijuana Use in Pregnancy and Lactation—High Time for a Review

Lauren Hanley, MD Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Director of Lactation, Massachusetts General Hospital, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School



Wolff Auditorium

Pediatric Dermatology: A Panoply of Practical and Puzzling Patients from Private Practice

Ira Skolnik, MD, PhD President, Massachusetts Academy of Dermatology, Clinical Instructor of Socio-Medical Sciences and Community Health, Boston University School of Medicine



Surgery 7-8:30pm
Wolff Auditorium

Remembering the WHY in the WHAT: Refocusing a Research Program

Gregory Kennedy, MD John H. Blue Chair of General Surgery, Director, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama-Birmingham, Professor of Surgery, University of Alabama School of Medicine

Neurosciences 9-10am
Wolff Auditorium

New and Evolving Era in Autoimmune Neurology

Nagagopal Venna, MD, MRCPI, MRCPUK Chief, Division of Neuroimmunology and Neuroinfectious Diseases, Director, Fellowship in Advanced General and Autoimmune Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School



Mother Infant Research Institute noon-1pm
Stearns Auditorium

Neonatal Sepsis: A View from the SOFA

James L. Wynn, MD Division of Neonatology, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Pathology, Immunology and Experimental Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine