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 >

FOR THE WEEK OF January 16-20, 2017


No Grand Rounds Scheduled

7:45-8:45 am
Stearns Auditorium

"Primary Cesarean Delivery: Much to Do, or Much Ado About Nothing?"

Anjali Kaimal, MD, MAS
Director, Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program; Obstetrical Director, Multidisciplinary Fetal Care Group, Massachusetts General Hospital


Molecular Cardiology Research Institute
Noon-1 pm
Stearns Auditorium

"BMP9 Signaling and HHT"

Calvin Vary, PhD
Faculty Scientist III/Senior Scientist, Center for Molecular Medicine, Maine Medical Center Research Institute


Noon-1 pm
Wolff Auditorium

"Eating Disorder in Adolescent Males: New Trends and Treatments"

Anita Matthews
Student, Class of 2017, Tufts University School of Medicine

Laura K. Grubb, MD, MPH
Director of Adolescent Medicine, General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Floating Hospital for Children; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine


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

Case Presentations

Melina Morkin, MD
PGY-3 Resident, New England Eye Center

Emily Wright, MD
PGY-4 Resident, New England Eye Center


9-10 am
Wolff Auditorium

"Challenging the Existing Paradigms of Neurosurgery"

Douglas Kondziolka, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS
Vice-Chair, Clinical Research (Neurosurgery); Director, Center for Advanced Radiosurgery, NYU Langone Medical Center; Professor of Neurosurgery; Professor of Radiation Oncology, New York University


Noon-1 pm
Wolff Auditorium

"Health Reform in 2017: Policy Proposals and Perspectives"

Paul Hattis, MD, JD, MPH, FACPM
Senior Associate Director for MPH Programs; Associate Professor, Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine

Amy Lischko, DSc, MSPH
Associate Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine

Signe Peterson Flieger, PhD, MA, MSW
Assistant Professor, Tufts Health Plan; Professor of Health Care Policy Research, Tufts University School of Medicine