Continuing Medical Education

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 May 25-29, 2015



No Grand Rounds Scheduled



Noon-1 pm
Wolff Auditorium

“Treating Haitians: What You Need to Know to be Successful”

Astrid Desrosiers, MD, MPH
Medical Director, Haitian Mental Health Clinic, Cambridge Health Alliance; Clinical Assistant in Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School



Noon-2:30 pm
Wolff Auditorium

Quality Improvement Updates

Priya Garg, MD
Director, GME Quality Improvement and Patient Safety; Associate Designated Institutional Officer, Floating Hospital for Children

Laurel Leslie, MD, MPH
Director, Program on Innovations in Pediatric Policy and Practice, ICRHPS; Director, Learning, Education, and Attention in Pediatrics (LEAP) Clinic, Floating Hospital for Children


3-6 pm
Stearns Auditorium

3-5 pm - “Skull Base Anatomy”

Carl Heilman, MD
Neurosurgeon-in-Chief; Chairman of Neurosurgery, Tufts Medical Center; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

5-6 pm - “Frontal Sinusitis”

Annie Lee, MD
Otolaryngologist, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center



7-8:30 am
Wolff Auditorium

“Surgeons: An Essential Part of Comprehensive Palliative Care”

Laura Lambert, MD
Surgeon, Division of Surgical Oncology, UMass Memorial Medical Center; Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School


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

Case Presentations

Michael Lewen, MD
Resident, New England Eye Center

Avneet Sodhi, MD
Glaucoma Fellow, New England Eye Center


9-10 am
Wolff Auditorium

“Headache in Children and Adolescents”

Anna Minster, MD
Pediatric Neurologist, Boston Children's Hospital; Instructor in Neurology, Harvard Medical School



Noon-1 pm
Wolff Auditorium

“To The Apocalypse and Back: One Year of Ebola in Liberia”

Steven Hatch, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, UMass Medical School

Planning Ahead

On Thursday, June 4, the Department of Surgery will host its 4th Annual Research Day from 7 am-10 am in Wolff Auditorium. Clinical and Basic Science presentations will be delivered by Department of Surgery Resident and Fellow Staff. All are welcome.

On Tuesday, June 9, the Cancer Center will host a Research Retreat at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in The Agnes Varis Auditorium, located at 200 Westboro Road, North Grafton, MA. Those interested in participating in the poster session must send their abstracts in a Word document to Administrative Assistant Janet Fannon no later than Friday, May 15.