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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 September 17, 2018- September 21, 2018


No Grand Rounds scheduled


OB/GYN 7:45-8:45am
Stearns Auditorium

Clinical Reasoning

Joseph Rencic, MD Department of Internal Medicine and Adult Primary Care, Associate Program Director of Internal Medicine Residency Program, Tufts Medical Center, Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine ___________________

Psychiatry noon-1pm
Wolff Auditorium The

Addiction Solution: Treating Our Dependence on Opioids and Other Drugs

Lloyd Sederer, MD
Chief Medical Officer, New York State Office of Mental Health, Adjunct Professor, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health


Dermatology Case Discussion 9:15-10:15am / Guest Speaker 10:30- 11:30am Biewend 10th Fl. Ophthalmology Auditorium

Acne Therapeutics: Evidence Based Pearls

Emmy Graber, MD, MBA President and Founder, The Dermatology Institute of Boston

Pediatrics noon-1pm
Wolff Auditorium

Children's Health in a Changing Global Environment

Philip Landrigan, MD, MSc Director, Global Public Health Program, Director, Global Observatory on Pollution and Health, Professor of Biology, Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society, Boston College


Neurosciences 9-10am
Wolff Auditorium Making

Gene Therapy Work for Neurological Diseases: Timing and Target

Florian Eichler, MD Director, Center for Rare Neurological Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Palliative Care noon-1pm
Wolff Auditorium

Spirituality and Palliative Care: From Asclepius to

Tracy Balboni MD, MPH, FAAHPM Clinical Director, Supportive and Palliative Radiation Oncology Service, Department of Radiation Oncology, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School


Medicine noon-1pm
Wolff Auditorium

LDL Cholesterol: Should the New Goal Be Zero?

Marc S. Sabatine, MD, MPH Chairman, TIMI Study Group, Lewis Dexter, MD Distinguished Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital,
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School ___________________

Mother Infant Research Institute noon-1pm
Stearns Auditorium

Maternal Obesity and Offspring Health: Opportunities to Improve Outcomes

Sarbattama Sen, MD Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Brigham and Women's Hospital