Fall 2020 - Spring 2021 Schedule

Location: Zoom
Time: Thursdays, 12:00 PM–1:00 PM
Intended Audience: Internal MGH Faculty and Staff

The Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center 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.

PLEASE NOTE: Cancer Center Grand Rounds is open ONLY to internal faculty and staff.


September 2020

September 17, 2020
The Chabner Pioneers in Oncology Lectureship: Lung Cancer Therapy
Paul Bunn, MD
Medicine-Medical Oncology
James Dudley Chair in Cancer Research
Professor, Lung Cancer
University of Colorado Hospital

September 24, 2020
COVID Response: Lessons Learned from the COVID Surge at MGH and What to Expect for the Future

Kerry Reynolds, MD
Clinical Director, Inpatient Oncology Units
Director, Severe Immunotherapy Complications Program
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Paul Biddinger, MD
Chief, Division of Emergency Preparedness
Director, MGH Center for Disaster Medicine

Anne Prestipino, MPH
Senior Vice President of Strategy and Clinical Operations
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

October 2020

October 1, 2020
COVID Response: Using Registries to Inform Risk Assessment and Care Delivery for Individuals with Cancer During the COVID-19 Pandemic
William Wood, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology
UNC School of Medicine

October 8, 2020
COVID Response: Temporal and Spatial Heterogeneity of SARS-CoV-2 Pulmonary Infection
David Ting, MD
Assistant Physician, Hematology/Oncology
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

October 15, 2020
21st-Century Impact of Cancer Care
Robert Winn, MD
Senior Associate Dean for Cancer Innovation
VCU School of Medicine

October 22, 2020
Me Biased? Unconscious Bias in Medicine and Medical Education
Narjust Duma, MD
Hematology/Oncology Faculty
Department of Medicine
School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin

October 29, 2020
Clinical Pathologic Conference: 34-Year-Old Woman with Abdominal Distension, Fatigue, and Acute Kidney Insufficiency

Sundar Jagannath, MD
Mount Sinai Hospital, NYC

Mark Anderson, MD
Department of Radiology
Massachusetts General Hospital

Andrew Yee, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Robert Hasserjian, MD
Department of Pathology
Massachusetts General Hospital

November 2020

November 5, 2020
How Many Myelomas Are There?
Nikhil Munshi, MD
Director of Basic and Correlative Science, Jerome Lipper Multiple Myeloma Center
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

November 12, 2020
Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia: Still with us. Still a problem.
Douglas Cines, MD
Professor of Medicine, Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Director, Coagulation Laboratory

November 19, 2020
Lippard Lecture
Diego Castrillon, MD
Vernie A. Stembridge, M.D., Distinguished Chair in Pathology
Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center
UT Southwestern Medical Center

December 2020

December 3, 2020
Chief Fellows Lecture

Chi-Joan How, MD
Medical Oncology Fellow
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Connor Johnson, MD
Medical Oncology Fellow
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Chris Nabel, MD
Medical Oncology Fellow
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

December 10, 2020
Debate: Time to De-Escalate Treatment in Oropharyngeal Carcinoma?

Lori Wirth, MD
Medical Director, Center for Head and Neck Cancers
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Barbara Burtness, MD
Professor of Medicine
Disease Aligned Research Team Leader, Head and Neck Cancers Program
Co-Leader, Developmental Therapeutics
Yale Cancer Center

Annie Chan, MD
Director, Head and Neck Radiation Oncology Research Program
Massachusetts General Hospital

John Clark, MD
Clinical Director, Center for Head and Neck Cancers
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Jeremy Richmon, MD
Director, Head and Neck Robotic Surgery
Massachusetts Eye and Ear

Check back soon for 2021 dates and topics.