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Endocrinology Grand Rounds

2014-2015 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)

October 24, 2014 - Hosted by the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

  • Speaker: Jorge Lira Ruas, PhD
  • Institution: Karolinska Institutet
  • Title: "How Exercised Skeletal Muscle Talks to the Brain and Protects From Stress-Induced Depression"

October 31, 2014

  • Speaker: Alastair Garfield, MBiol, PhD
  • Institution: University of Edinburgh
  • Title: "A Parabrachial-Hypothalamic Cholecystokinin Neurocircuit Controls Counter-Regulatory Responses to Hypoglycemia" 

November 7, 2014

  • Speaker: Gerard Berry, MD
  • Institution: Boston Children's Hospital
  • Title: "How Biochemical Genetic Diseases Inform the Science of Human Metabolism"

November 14, 2014

  • Speaker: John Rinn, PhD
  • Institution: Harvard University and Medical School; Broad Institute 
  • Title: "Linking RNA to Human Health and Disease"

November 21, 2014

  • Speaker: Alan Farwell, MD
  • Institution: Boston University School of Medicine
  • Title: TBA

November 28, 2014 - No Grand Rounds

December 5, 2014 - Annual Patricia Usher Memorial Lecture

  • Speaker: Maia Kokoeva, PhD
  • Institution: McGill University
  • Title: "The Enigmatic NG2-glia: A Role in Energy Balance Circuits"

December 12, 2014

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

December 19, 2014

  • Speaker: Joshua D. Safer, MD
  • Institution: Boston University School of Medicine
  • Title: TBA

December 26, 2014 - No Grand Rounds

January 2, 2015 - No Grand Rounds

January 9, 2015

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

January 16, 2015

  • Speaker: Roger Davis, PhD
  • Institution: University of Massachusetts
  • Title: TBA 

January 23, 2015

  • Speaker: Benjamin Z. Leder, MD 
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Title: TBA 

January 30, 2015

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

February 6, 2015

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

February 13, 2015

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

February 20, 2015

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

February 27, 2015

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

March 6, 2015- No Grand Rounds

March 13, 2015

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

March 20, 2015 - Annual Sidney H. Ingbar Memorial Lecture

  • Speaker: Yaron Tomer, MD
  • Institution: Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Title: TBA

March 27, 2015

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

April 3, 2015- No Grand Rounds

April 10, 2015

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

April 17, 2015

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

April 24, 2015

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

May 1, 2015

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

May 8, 2015

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

May 15, 2015

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

May 22, 2015

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

May 29, 2015

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

June 5, 2015

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

June 12, 2015 - Senior Fellow Presentation

  • Speaker: David Baidal, MD
  • Institution: BIDMC/Joslin
  • Title: TBA

June 19, 2015 - Senior Fellow Presentation

  • Speaker: Giulio Romeo, MD
  • Institution: BIDMC/Joslin
  • 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 
jseadia@bidmc.harvard.edu