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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 is 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 >

FOR THE WEEK OF Sept 19-23, 2016

Mon

9/19


No Grand Rounds Scheduled

Tues

9/20


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

Recurrent Miscarriage

Alan Penzias, MD
Surgical Director, Boston IVF, Director, Fellowship Program in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School

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Psychiatry
noon-1 pm
Wolff Auditorium

Less Than Human: Understanding Dehumanization

David Livingstone Smith, Ph.D.
Professor of Philosophy, University of New England

Wed

9/21


Pediatrics
noon-1 pm
Wolff Auditorium


Books, Worms and AIDS: How Zambian School Children Have Enriched the Careers of 2 Boston Doctors

Richard M. Bail, MD, MPH
President, Communities Without Borders, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Thurs

9/22


Surgery
7-8:30 am
Wolff Auditorium

Road Safety- It’s On All of Us

Elizabeth S. Wolfe, CAGS, ATC
Injury Prevention Coordinator, Trauma Service, Tufts Medical Center

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Ophthalmology
7:30-8:30 am
Biewend 10th Floor Auditorium

Case Presentations

Aubrey Tirpack, MD
PGY 3 Resident, New England Eye Center

Astrid Werner, MD
PGY 3 Resident, New England Eye Center

                   Fri

9/23


Medicine
noon-1 pm
Wolff Auditorium

Mystery Case

David Goldenberg, MD
PGY 3 Resident, Tufts Medical Center

Get Involved

Are you interested in giving Grand Rounds or looking for slides from a past session? Please call Tanya Palit at 617-636-8031.

FOR THE WEEK OF June 15-19, 2015

Mon

6/15


No Grand Rounds Scheduled

Tues

6/16


OB/GYN
8-9 am
Stearns Auditorium

“Taking Charge of Healthcare: Going Beyond Primum Non Nocere”

Mark DeFrancesco, MD, MBA, FACOG
President-elect, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Wed

6/17


Otolaryngology
3-6 pm
Stearns Auditorium

3-4 pm - "Vascular Anomalies" 

Andrew Scott, MD
Pediatric Otolaryngologist, Floating Hospital for Children; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

4-5 pm - "Subglottic Stenosis" 

5-6 pm - "Choanal Atresia"

Jan Groblewski, MD
Otolaryngologist, Division of Otolaryngology, Hasbro Children's Hospital; Assistant Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology), Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Clinical), The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Thurs

6/18


Neurosciences
9-10 am
Wolff Auditorium

“Making the Most of Mother Nature: Harnessing Developmental Signaling for Neurorepair”

Shenandoah Robinson, MD, FACS, FAAP
Director, Functional Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Boston Children's Hospital; Associate Professor, Neurosurgery and Neurology, Harvard Medical School

                   Fri

6/19


OB/GYN
7:30 am-2 pm
Sackler Auditorium

George W. Mitchell, Jr. Lectureship and Resident Research Day

8-11:45 am - Resident and Fellow Research Presentations

12:45-2 pm - George W. Mitchell, Jr. Lecture: “Looking is not Seeing; Hearing is not Listening”

Kenneth L. Noller, MD
Director of Examinations, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

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New England Eye Center, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine
12:30-5 pm
Behrakis Auditorium

W. Morton Grant Professorship & Moshe Lahav Lectureship

12:30-4 pm - Resident and Fellow Presentations

2-2:50 pm - The Moshe Lahav, MD Lectureship: “The Occurrence and Significance of Lens Tumors in Humans and Other Species”

Daniel M. Albert, MD, MS
Founding Director, McPherson Eye Research Institute; F.A. Davis Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin

4-5 pm - W. Morton Grant, MD Lecture: “Health Care Finance – Its Past, Present and Your Future”

Trexler M. Topping, MD
President and Medical Director, Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston

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Medicine
Noon-1 pm
Wolff Auditorium

Joseph H. Nicholson, MD Lecture: “Prevention - Controversy, Challenges and Consensus in the New ACC/AHA Guidelines”

C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD
Medical Director, Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiac Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

FOR THE WEEK OF June 15-19, 2015

Mon

6/15


No Grand Rounds Scheduled

Tues

6/16


OB/GYN
8-9 am
Stearns Auditorium

“Taking Charge of Healthcare: Going Beyond Primum Non Nocere”

Mark DeFrancesco, MD, MBA, FACOG
President-elect, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Wed

6/17


Otolaryngology
3-6 pm
Stearns Auditorium

3-4 pm - "Vascular Anomalies" 

Andrew Scott, MD
Pediatric Otolaryngologist, Floating Hospital for Children; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

4-5 pm - "Subglottic Stenosis" 

5-6 pm - "Choanal Atresia"

Jan Groblewski, MD
Otolaryngologist, Division of Otolaryngology, Hasbro Children's Hospital; Assistant Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology), Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Clinical), The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Thurs

6/18


Neurosciences
9-10 am
Wolff Auditorium

“Making the Most of Mother Nature: Harnessing Developmental Signaling for Neurorepair”

Shenandoah Robinson, MD, FACS, FAAP
Director, Functional Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Boston Children's Hospital; Associate Professor, Neurosurgery and Neurology, Harvard Medical School

                   Fri

6/19


OB/GYN
7:30 am-2 pm
Sackler Auditorium

George W. Mitchell, Jr. Lectureship and Resident Research Day

8-11:45 am - Resident and Fellow Research Presentations

12:45-2 pm - George W. Mitchell, Jr. Lecture: “Looking is not Seeing; Hearing is not Listening”

Kenneth L. Noller, MD
Director of Examinations, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

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New England Eye Center, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine
12:30-5 pm
Behrakis Auditorium

W. Morton Grant Professorship & Moshe Lahav Lectureship

12:30-4 pm - Resident and Fellow Presentations

2-2:50 pm - The Moshe Lahav, MD Lectureship: “The Occurrence and Significance of Lens Tumors in Humans and Other Species”

Daniel M. Albert, MD, MS
Founding Director, McPherson Eye Research Institute; F.A. Davis Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin

4-5 pm - W. Morton Grant, MD Lecture: “Health Care Finance – Its Past, Present and Your Future”

Trexler M. Topping, MD
President and Medical Director, Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston

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Medicine
Noon-1 pm
Wolff Auditorium

Joseph H. Nicholson, MD Lecture: “Prevention - Controversy, Challenges and Consensus in the New ACC/AHA Guidelines”

C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD
Medical Director, Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiac Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

FOR THE WEEK OF June 15-19, 2015

Mon

6/15


No Grand Rounds Scheduled

Tues

6/16


OB/GYN
8-9 am
Stearns Auditorium

“Taking Charge of Healthcare: Going Beyond Primum Non Nocere”

Mark DeFrancesco, MD, MBA, FACOG
President-elect, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Wed

6/17


Otolaryngology
3-6 pm
Stearns Auditorium

3-4 pm - "Vascular Anomalies" 

Andrew Scott, MD
Pediatric Otolaryngologist, Floating Hospital for Children; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

4-5 pm - "Subglottic Stenosis" 

5-6 pm - "Choanal Atresia"

Jan Groblewski, MD
Otolaryngologist, Division of Otolaryngology, Hasbro Children's Hospital; Assistant Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology), Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Clinical), The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Thurs

6/18


Neurosciences
9-10 am
Wolff Auditorium

“Making the Most of Mother Nature: Harnessing Developmental Signaling for Neurorepair”

Shenandoah Robinson, MD, FACS, FAAP
Director, Functional Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Boston Children's Hospital; Associate Professor, Neurosurgery and Neurology, Harvard Medical School

                   Fri

6/19


OB/GYN
7:30 am-2 pm
Sackler Auditorium

George W. Mitchell, Jr. Lectureship and Resident Research Day

8-11:45 am - Resident and Fellow Research Presentations

12:45-2 pm - George W. Mitchell, Jr. Lecture: “Looking is not Seeing; Hearing is not Listening”

Kenneth L. Noller, MD
Director of Examinations, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

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New England Eye Center, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine
12:30-5 pm
Behrakis Auditorium

W. Morton Grant Professorship & Moshe Lahav Lectureship

12:30-4 pm - Resident and Fellow Presentations

2-2:50 pm - The Moshe Lahav, MD Lectureship: “The Occurrence and Significance of Lens Tumors in Humans and Other Species”

Daniel M. Albert, MD, MS
Founding Director, McPherson Eye Research Institute; F.A. Davis Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin

4-5 pm - W. Morton Grant, MD Lecture: “Health Care Finance – Its Past, Present and Your Future”

Trexler M. Topping, MD
President and Medical Director, Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston

--------------------------------

Medicine
Noon-1 pm
Wolff Auditorium

Joseph H. Nicholson, MD Lecture: “Prevention - Controversy, Challenges and Consensus in the New ACC/AHA Guidelines”

C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD
Medical Director, Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiac Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center