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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)

March 6, 2015- No Grand Rounds

March 13, 2015

  • Speaker: Mary L. Bouxsein, PhD
  • Institution: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Title: "Clinical Assessment of Bone Strength and Fracture Risk: Beyond BMD"

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

  • Speaker: Yaron Tomer, MD
  • Institution: Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Title: “Triggering Thyroid Autoimmunity; An Interplay of Genes, Viruses and Epigenetics”

March 27, 2015- No Grand Rounds

April 3, 2015- No Grand Rounds

April 10, 2015

  • Speaker: Anders M. Näär, Ph.D
  • Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Title: "Gene Regulatory and MicroRNA Circuits Controlling Cholesterol/Lipid and Energy Metabolism"

April 17, 2015- No Grand Rounds

April 24, 2015

  • Speaker: Marie E. McDonnell, MD
  • Institution: Brigham and Women's Hospital 
  • Title: Treating the Type 2 Diabetes Patient with Obesity

May 1, 2015

  • Speaker: Ajay Chawla, MD
  • Institution: University of California San Francisco
  • Title: Innate mechanisms of thermogenesis
  • LOCATION: Kirstein Living Room

May 8, 2015

  • Speaker: Tobias Walther, PhD
  • Institution: Harvard Medical School 
  • Title: The Phase of Fat: Mechanisms and Physiology of Fat storage

May 15, 2015-No Grand Rounds

May 22, 2015- Annual Pallotta/Stephen Lecture

  • Speaker: Dean Jeffrey Flier, MD
  • Institution: Harvard University
  • Title: TBA

May 29, 2015

  • Speaker: Todd Anthony, PhD
  • Institution: Boston Children’s
  • Title: TBA

June 5, 2015 - No Grand Rounds

June 12, 2015 - Senior Fellow Presentation

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

June 19, 2015 -

  • Speaker: Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc
  • Institution: Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Title: “The Renaissance in Pheochromocytoma- Paraganglioma Genetics”

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 Grand Rounds
Department of Medicine; Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
Phone: 617-735-3322
Fax: 617-735-3323
Email: ecote2@bidmc.harvard.edu