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Endocrinology Grand Rounds

2013-2014 Schedule

Upcoming Grand Rounds

(All lectures are Fridays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the Shapiro Clinical Center - Leventhal Conference Room, 2nd Floor, unless otherwise noted)

*Eligible for CME credit.

February 14, 2014*

  • Speaker: Alan Malabanan, MD and Harold Rosen, MD
  • Institution: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 
  • Title: "Recent Thoughts on Bone Densities and VFAs"

February 21, 2014

  • Speaker: Zhenqi Liu, MD
  • Institution: University of Virginia 
  • Title: "Diabetes Preventation and Treatment: The Endothelium Comes of Age"

February 28, 2014 - Inaugural Center for Nutrition and Metabolism Presentation

  • Speaker: Rudy Leibel, MD
  • Institution: Columbia University
  • Title: "Molecular Physiology of Body Weight Regulation" 

March 7, 2014*

  • Speaker: Bryan McIver, MD, PhD
  • Institution: Moffitt Cancer Center
  • Title: "Advances in the Evaluation of the Thyroid Nodule: Challenges and Opportunities"

March 14, 2014 -  Annual Usher Memorial Lecture

  • Speaker: Jeffrey Zigman, MD, PhD
  • Institution: UT Southwestern
  • Title: "Control of Appetite and Mood in Mouse and Man by the Hormone Ghrelin"

March 21, 2014 - Hosted by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

  • Speaker: Alan Saltiel, PhD
  • Institution: University of Michigan
  • Title: "Inflammatory Links Between Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes"

March 28, 2014

  • Speaker: Morris Birnbaum, MD, PhD
  • Institution: University of Pennsylvania
  • Title: TBA

April 4, 2014 -  Annual Ingbar Memorial Lecture*

  • Speaker: Lewis Landsberg, MD
  • Institution: Northwestern
  • Title: "Core Temperature, Thermogenesis and Energy Expenditure"

April 11, 2014

  • Speaker: TBA
  • Institution: TBA
  • Title: TBA

April 18, 2014 - No Grand Rounds

April 25, 2014

  • Speaker: TBA
  • Institution: TBA
  • Title: TBA

May 2, 2014

  • Speaker: TBA
  • Institution: TBA
  • Title: TBA

May 9, 2014 - Annual Pallota/Stephen Grand Rounds*

  • Speaker: TBA
  • Institution: TBA
  • Title: TBA

May 16, 2014 - No Grand Rounds

May 23, 2014

  • Speaker: TBA
  • Institution: TBA
  • Title: TBA

May 30, 2014

  • Speaker: Fellow Lecture: Zhiheng "Henry" He, MD
  • Institution: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Title: TBA

June 6, 2014

  • Speaker: Fellow Lecture: Elena Toschi, MD
  • Institution: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Title: TBA

Upon completion of this conference series, participants will be able to:

  1. Outline the current research developments in Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism, Bone, Thyroid and other Endocrine disorders;
  2. Analyze clinical research developments as they relate to current Endocrinology practice issues;
  3. Outline the recommendations given by recent clinical practice guidelines; and
  4. Apply the lessons learned from clinical update and clinical practice guidelines to future clinical practice.


The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Contact Information

Endocrinology Fellowship Program
Department of Medicine; Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue, Gryzmish 626
Boston, MA 02215
Phone: 617-667-5015
Fax: 617-667-7060