Fall 2017-Spring 2018 Schedule


Location: Simches Research Center, Room 3110
Time: 12:00–1:00 PM
Intended Audience: Internal MGH Faculty and Staff

The Massachusetts General Hospital Grand Rounds program has emerged as a premiere oncology conference in Boston. This program provides an opportunity for Mass General professional staff and fellows to learn from national and international leaders and innovators in cancer treatment and research.

Grand Rounds offers CME credit, and is structured as a 45 minute lecture followed by 15 minutes of discussion and interaction. Please see below to view the weekly topics and presenters.

October 2017

  • ASCO Update

    October 5, 2017

    Ryan Nipp, MD, MPH
    Zofia Piotrowska, MD
    Dror Michaelson, MD, PhD
    Laura Spring, MD
    Justin Gainor, MD

  • Topic TBD

    October 12, 2017

    Dennis Slamon, MD, PhD
    UCLA Department of Medicine
    Director of Clinical/Translational Research
    Director of the Revlon/UCLA Women's Cancer Research Program
    Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Professor of Medicine
    Chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology

  • Clinical Pathologic Conference: A 36-Year Old Pregnant Woman with a Recent Diagnosis of Colon Cancer

    October 19, 2017

    Malavika Prabhu, MD
    Radiology: TBD
    Discussant: Janet Murphy, MD
    Clinical impression: Laura Riley, MD and TBD
    Pathology: TBD

  • Lippard Lecture

    October 26, 2017

    Laura J. Van 't Veer, PhD
    University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
    Professor of Laboratory Medicine
    Program Leader, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center Breast Oncology Program (BOP)
    Director of Applied Genomics with the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center,
    UCSF-Site Principal Investigator of the Athena Breast Health Network

November 2017

  • TBD

    November 9, 2017

  • Topic TBD

    November 16, 2017

    Gad Getz, PhD
    Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
    Assistant Pathologist, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Director of Bioinformatics, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and Department of Pathology
    Paul C. Zamecnik Chair of Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
    Director, Cancer Genome Computational Analysis and Associate Member, Broad Institute
    Member, Blue Ribbon Panel, Co-chair of Enhanced Data Sharing working group

  • Topic TBD

    November 30, 2017

    W. Kimryn (Kim) Rathmell, MD, PhD
    Director, Division of Hematology/Oncology
    Cornelius A. Craig Professor of Medicine
    Professor of Clinical Medicine and Cancer Biology

December 2017

  • Topic TBD

    December 7, 2017

    Alec Kimmelman, MD, PhD
    NYU Langone Health
    Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
    Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology

  • TBD

    December 14, 2017

January 2018

  • ASH Update

    January 4, 2018

    Speakers TBD

  • Topic TBD

    January 11, 2018

    Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, MD, PhD
    Stanford
    Chair, Department of Radiology
    Director of Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS)

  • Topic TBD

    January 18, 2018

    Sarat Chandarlapaty, MD, PhD
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Medical Oncologist

  • Topic TBD

    January 25, 2018

    Kenneth Kaushansky, MD, MACP
    Stony Brook University
    Dean, School of Medicine
    Senior Vice President of Health Sciences

February 2018

  • Topic TBD

    February 1, 2018

    Luis F. Parada, PhD
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Director, Brain Tumor Center
    Albert C. Foster Chair
    American Cancer Society Research Professor

  • TBD

    February 8, 2018

  • Topic TBD

    February 15, 2018

    Elizabeth Jaffee, MD
    Johns Hopkins Medicine
    Deputy Director, The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
    Professor of Oncology

March 2018

  • Topic TBD

    March 1, 2018

    Marc Ladanyi, MD
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Molecular Geneticist
    Chief, Molecular Diagnostics Service
    William J. Ruane Chair in Molecular Oncology

  • Clinical Pathologic Conference, Case TBD

    March 8, 2018

  • TBD

    March 15, 2018

  • TBD

    March 22, 2018

April 2018

  • Topic TBD

    April 5, 2018

    Ezra Cohen, MD
    UC San Diego Health
    Associate Director, Moores Cancer Center
    Professor of Medicine

  • Topic TBD

    April 12, 2018

    Guido Marcucci, MD
    City of Hope
    Director, Gehr Family Center for Leukemia Research
    Professor, Department of Hematologic Malignancies Translational Science
    Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
    Hematologist/Oncologist

  • Topic TBD

    April 26, 2018

    Smita Bhatia, MD, PhD
    University of Alabama School of Medicine
    Professor & Vice Chair of Outcomes for Pediatrics
    Director of the School of Medicine Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship
    Associate Director for Outcomes Research of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Associate Director of the Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education

May 2018

  • Topic TBD

    May 3, 2018

    Dung Thi Le, MD
    Johns Hopkins Medicine
    Associate Professor of Oncology

  • Topic TBD

    May 10, 2018

    Nora Disis, MD
    University of Washington Medicine
    Director, Tumor Vaccine Medical Oncology
    Department of Medicine
    Division of Oncology

  • Clinical Pathologic Conference, Case TBD

    May 17, 2018

  • Topic TBD

    May 24, 2018

    Trever Bivona, MD, PhD
    University of California San Francisco
    Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Associate Professor, Hematology and Oncology

  • Topic TBD

    May 31, 2018

    Steven Devine, MD
    The Ohio State University
    Wexner Medical Center
    Program Director, Blood and Marrow Transplant Program
    Professor of Internal Medicine