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 October 5-9, 2015



No Grand Rounds Scheduled



8-9 am
Stearns Auditorium

“It's My Body and I'll Do What I Want To”

Jeffrey Ecker, MD
Director, Obstetrical Clinical Research and Quality Assurance; Director, Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology/Maternal Fetal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital



4-6 pm
Stearns Auditorium

4-5 pm - “Evaluation of Dizziness”

5-6 pm - “Meniere's”

Steven D. Rauch, MD
Member, Otology Division, Chief, Vestibular Division – Otolaryngology, Department at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Massachusetts General Hospital; Professor and Vice Chair, Academic Affairs, Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School



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

Case Presentations

Emily Wright, MD
PGY-3 Resident, New England Eye Center

Lauren Branchini, MD
PGY-4 Resident, New England Eye Center


9-10 am
Wolff Auditorium

“Stroke and Young Adults: The Myths, the Manifestations, the Misdiagnosis, and the Mission”

Lester Y. Leung, MD
Attending Neurologist, Tufts Medical Center; Assistant Professor of Neurology, Tufts University School of Medicine



Noon-1 pm
Wolff Auditorium

“Alzheimer's Disease: A Case from the First Folio and Beyond”

Donald L. Price, MD
Emeritus Professor of Pathology, Neurology, and Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Planning Ahead
On Monday, October 19, the Department of Quality and Patient Safety will host “A Journey to High Reliability and Patient Safety: How an Interprofessional Team Can Make a Difference” with Tufts MC and Floating Hospital staff: Megan Cardoso, MD, Medical Director, Pediatric Inpatient Unit, Pediatric Hospitalist; Carol Coakley JD, MS, RN, Senior Risk Manager, Assistant General Counsel; Maria Lombardi, RN, Clinical Nursing Director, Floating 7, PBMT, Pedi IV Team; Shelly Sepulveda, RN, MSN-L, MBA, Professional Development Director, NICU; Jules Trahan, Pharm D, Medication Safety Officer. All are welcome to attend the lecture from noon-1 pm in Wolff Auditorium.

On Wednesday, October 21, the Department of Quality and Patient Safety will host “Quality & Medical Affairs: Current Incentives for Better Outcomes” with Robert Insoft, MD, SVP, Medical Affairs and Quality, Women & Infants Hospital; Associate Professor, Pediatrics, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. All are welcome to attend the lecture from noon-1 pm in Wolff Auditorium.