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 February 23-27, 2015



7-8 am
Wolff Auditorium

“The Value of Outcomes Research in Anesthesiology: How this Can Improve the Quality of Our Specialty”

Andrea Kurz, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, Cleveland Clinic



Molecular Cardiology Research Institute
Noon-1 pm
Stearns Auditorium

“CNS Gα-subunit Protein Mediated Neural Control of Kidney Function: Implications for Pathophysiology of Salt-Sensitive Hypertension”

Richard Wainford, PhD, FAHA
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics, The Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Boston University School of Medicine



No Grand Rounds Scheduled



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

Case Presentations

Emily Wright, MD
Resident, New England Eye Center

David Salz, MD
Retina Fellow, New England Eye Center


9-10 am
Wolff Auditorium

“Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Controversies in Surgical Management”

Robert G. Whitmore, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Tufts University School of Medicine; Neurosurgeon, Department of Neurosurgery, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center



Noon-1 pm
Wolff Auditorium

“Managing Care Transitions in a Value-Based System”

Robert A. Klugman, MD, FACP
Vice President, Medical Affairs, Eastern Region, Kindred Healthcare; Medical Director, Kindred at Home, Boston Integrated Market


Mother Infant Research Institute
Noon-1 pm
Stearns Auditorium

“Reducing the High Incidence of Preterm Delivery in Puerto Rico; the PROTECT Project”

Akram Alshawabkeh, PhD, PE
George A. Snell Professor of Engineering; Director, PROTECT Superfund Research Center, Northeastern University

Planning Ahead

The New England Eye Center and Tufts University School of Medicine on Tuesday, March 17 will host, “Complement-Activation and Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Connecting the Dots Between Smoking, Oxidative Stress, ER Stress and Lipid Deposition” with Bärbel Rohrer, PhD, Professor of Ophthalmology; Stanley H. and Theodora L. Feldberg Endowed Chair, Medical University of South Carolina. All are welcome to attend the reception from 5 to 5:30 pm followed by the lecture at 5:30 pm in Biewend Auditorium, 10th Floor.