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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 >

FOR THE WEEK OF October 16-20, 2017 


Noon-1 pm
Wolff Auditorium

"Controversies in Nutrition Support at the End of Life in the Setting of Advanced Illness"

Kelly Kane, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC
Director, Nutrition and Dietetic Internship Program, Tufts Medical Center

Marybeth Singer, NP
Nurse Practitioner, Tufts MC Cancer Center, Tufts Medical Center




7:45-8:45 am
Stearns Auditorium

"Our Challenges, Our Opportunities, Your Challenge: The Importance of Advocacy"

Thomas M. Gellhaus, MD, FACOG
Immediate Past President, American College/Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; Clinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine


Noon-1 pm
Sackler 216A

"Integrating Neuroscience into 21st Century Psychiatry: Lessons from the National Neuroscience Curriculum"

David Ross, MD, PhD
Associate Program Director, Yale Adult Psychiatry Residency; Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine


Molecular Cardiology Research Institute
Noon-1 pm
Stearns Auditorium

"Nitric Oxide and Development of Insulin Resistance:  Is Insulin Resistance a Vascular Condition?"

Francis Kim, MD
Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Washington Diabetes Institute


Noon-1 pm
Wolff Auditorium

"Updates in Asthma Management"

Karissa Brazauskas, MD
Pediatric Pulmonologist, Floating Hospital for Children; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine


Palliative Care
Noon-1 pm
Wolff Auditorium

"Shifting from Rescue to Right: Palliative Care and Healthcare Reform"

Jennifer K. Clark, MD
Palliative Care Physician, Hillcrest Medical Center; Physician Advisor, Hillcrest HealthCare System




Noon-1 pm
Wolff Auditorium

"A Celebration of the Life of Robert S. Schwartz, MD"

  • Reception to follow
  • This will be a memorial celebration and will not be CME accredited