Emerging and senior leaders from both surgical and non-surgical disciplines who are currently pursuing endeavors that promise to dramatically alter the landscape of care for the surgical patient are invited to speak as part of our monthly Surgical Horizons Seminar Series.


Our 2019-2020 Program

Surgical HorizonsUnless otherwise indicated, lectures are held on Friday afternoons, from 12 noon to 1 pm, on BIDMC's West Campus, Lowry Medical Office Building, 9G Conference Room (9th floor), 110 Francis St, Boston, MA.

 A light lunch will be served at 11:45 AM.

Please direct any questions to Susan Hagen, PhD, at shagen@bidmc.harvard.edu.


October 24, 2019

Speaker: Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD 
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Director, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital
"Precision Medicine and Surgery for Obesity"

November 7, 2019

Speaker: Mark W. Grinstaff, PhD
Professor of Chemistry and Biomedical Engineering
Director, Nanotechnology Innovation Center, Boston University

December 19, 2019

Speaker: Elizabeth A. Mittendorf, MD, PhD
Rob and Karen Hale Distinguished Chair in Surgical Oncology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Director, Surgical Research, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center Breast Program

January 16, 2020

Speaker: Sekar Kathiresan, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Director, Organ Reengineering Lab, Center for Engineering in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

February 20, 2020

Speaker: TBD

March 19, 2020

Speaker: Brian M. Wolpin, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Director, Gastrointestinal Cancer Center, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

April 23, 2020

Speaker: TBD

May 21, 2020

Speaker: TBD

June 11, 2020

Speaker: TBD