Neuroendocrine Unit

The Massachusetts General Hospital Neuroendocrine Pituitary Workshop is an ongoing two and half day course teaching an integrated, multidisciplinary approach in treating patients with pituitary and hypothalamic conditions.

The multidisciplinary partnership of endocrinologists, neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, and neurologists, provides the Neuroendocrine Clinical Center at the Massachusetts General Hospital with depth of expertise that has produced a major international and national referral center for patients with pituitary and hypothalamic disorders. The Center physicians share their knowledge through advanced educational offerings. Topics to be included in this 2 ½ - day course:

  • Prolactin Disorders
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Adrenal Disorder Case Studies
  • Pituitary Radiation Therapy
  • Cushing’s Syndrome
  • Challenging Cushing’s Disease Case Studies
  • Sellar Masses
  • Pituitary Case Studies and Co-Secreting Tumors
  • Acromegaly
  • Challenging Acromegaly Case Studies
  • Therapy of Hypogonadism in Women
  • Interactive Patient Panel (optional)
  • Pituitary Tumor Basic Science Research (optional)

 

2 ½ - Day Course Tuition: $2,200 per person (12 person minimum) pre-registration required

Tuition includes:

  • Course attendance
  • Guided facility tours
  • Didactic lectures and case studies with question & answer opportunities
  • Breakfast and light refreshments each day
  • Course participation certificates for attendants (includes course name, course dates and MGH seal)

Speaker Panel:

  • Anne Klibanski, MD - Laurie Carrol Guthart Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Chief, Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital; Director, Harvard Catalyst Clinical Research Center, Harvard Medical School; Director, Center for Faculty Development, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Beverly MK Biller, MD - Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Physician in Medicine, Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Steven Grinspoon, MD - Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Physician in Medicine, Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital; Co-Director, Neuroendocrine Clinical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital; Director, Program in Nutritional Metabolism, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Karen K. Miller, MD - Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician in Medicine, Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital; Director, Neuroendocrine Research Program in Women’s Health, Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Lisa Nachtigall, MD - Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant Physician in Medicine, Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital; Co-Clinical Director, Neuroendocrine Clinical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Brooke Swearingen, MD - Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Neurosurgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Nicholas Tritos, MD, DSc - Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Medicine, Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Xun Zhang, PhD - Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Biochemistry, Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital

 For more details, please contact:

Shelly Riley, MGH Office for Visitor Education Programs
55 Fruit Street
CAM326-510N
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 726-8363
mghvep@partners.org