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Continuing Medical Education

Floating Hospital for Children offers a variety of continuing medical education courses to healthcare professionals.

CME events in the community

Each year, we partner with our affiliates to bring you one of the region's finest educational opportunities for pediatricians and family practitioners. The Update in Pediatrics program is a one, half-day complementary CME course and educational lecture series. The program provides a day of stimulating education, discussion and networking for you and your colleagues. It's a great opportunity to learn more about changes in the practice of pediatrics, as well as the many advancements happening at Floating Hospital for Children.

Learn more about Update in Pediatrics >

FOR THE WEEK OF September 18-22, 2017 


No Grand Rounds Scheduled


7:45-8:45 am
Stearns Auditorium

"Post-Operative Physical Therapy and Physical Activity Guidelines in Urogynecology"

Jessica McKinney, PT, MS
Co-founder and Director of Pelvic and Women's Health, Marathon Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine; Founding Partner, Mama LLC


Noon-1 pm
Stearns Auditorium

"Treatment of Common Peripartum Issues"

Janet Shu, MD
Staff Psychiatrist, Cambridge Health Alliance; Instructor, Harvard Medical School


Noon-1 pm
Wolff Auditorium

"Sins of Commission"

Daniel A. Rauch, MD
Chief of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Floating Hospital for Children; Visiting Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine



9-10 am
Wolff Auditorium

"Neurosurgical Innovations in Movement Disorder Surgery"

G. Rees Cosgrove, MD, FRCSC
Director of Epilepsy and Functional Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery Residency Program; Director, Brigham and Women’s Hospital


Palliative Care
Noon-1 pm
Wolff Auditorium

"Humanism, Burnout and Patient Care:  Excerpts from a Work in Progress"

Julius Yang, MD, PhD
Hospitalist and Director of Clinical Operations, Department of Medicine; Medical Director of Health Care Quality, Silverman Institute for Health Care Quality and Safety, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center


Noon-1 pm
Wolff Auditorium

"Physicians and Addiction"

Peter Grinspoon, MD
Assistant in Medicine, Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital; Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School