The Department of Dermatology offers continuing medical education programs to present expert speakers to discuss the latest dermatology research, treatments and trends. Additionally, our Grand Rounds present interesting clinical cases for review and discussion.

Grand Rounds Lectures

All Mass General Dermatology Grand Rounds will be virtual meetings through June 2021.

Academic Year July 2020-June 2021 Lectures

July 7, 2020 Shawn Demehri, MD, PHD  Chronic Inflammation and Skin Cancer and Alexander Marneros MD, PHD: Aplasia Cutis Genes


Aug.4, 2020: Elena B. Hawryluk MD, PhD, Daniela Kroshinsky, MD, MPH, and Jeff Yu, MDChallenging  Dermatologic Pediatric Cases


Sept. 1, 2020: Sarina Elmariah, MD, PhD : The Science of Itch and the Art of Managing It


Oct.6, 2020 : Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD: Cutaneous Oncology


Nov. 3, 2020: Eve Lowenstein, MD, PhD: Humility in Medicine


Dec.1, 2020:  Adewole "Ade" Adamson, MD, MPP: The Melanoma Epidemic:  Is It Real or Imagined?


Jan.5, 2021  Eugene R. Semenov, MD: Examining the Landscape of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Toxicities: Epidemiology to Germline Correlates


Feb. 2, 2021: Lu Q. Le, MD, PhD: Recognition and Advances in Management of Neurofibromatosis


Mar 2 2021:  William Damsky, MD, PhD: Granulamatous Disorders in Dermatology: Opportunities for Understanding Macrophage Biology and Developing Novel Therapeutic Approaches.


April 6, 2021:  Eli Sprecher, MD, PhD: Combing Through Genetics of Hair Disorders


May 4 2021; Jennifer Tan, MD: Building Bridges Between Dermatology and Homeless Medicine: Compassion, Partnership, and Legacy


June 1, 2021  Karin Scharffetter-Kochanek, MD


Accreditation Statement

The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1-1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement

In accord with the disclosure policy of the Medical School as well as standards set forth by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, course planners, speakers, and content reviewers have been asked to disclose any relevant relationship they, or their spouse or partner, have to companies producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.

Challenging Dermatologic Cases

For the reminder of 2020,the third Tuesday of each month will feature challenging dermatologic cases via Zoom meetings.

8/18/2020: Speaker: Fan Di Xia, MD  Moderator: Evelyn Lilly, MD


9/15/2020: Speaker: Cristy Garza-Mayers, MD, PhD  Moderator: Elena B. Hawryluk, MD, PhD


10/20/2020: Speaker: Daniel Yanes, MD Moderator: Sarina Elmariah, MD, PHD 


11/17/2020: Speaker: Diana Bartenstein, MD  Moderator:Elena B. Hawryluk, MD, PhD


12/15/2020 Speaker: Kevin Moore, MD  Moderator: Ellen Roh, MD


1/19/2021: Speaker: Lauren Ko, MD  Moderator: Daniela Kroshinsky, MD, MPH


2/16/2021: Speaker: Connie Shi, MD  Moderator: Steven Chen, MD, MPH


3/16/2021: Speaker: Christopher Iriarte, MD  Moderator: Daniela Kroshinsky, MD, MPH

4/20/2021: Speaker: Jennifer Lo, MD Moderator: Arthur J. Sober, MD


5/18/2021: Speaker: Hannah Song, MD  Moderator: TBD


6//15/2021 Speaker: Oyetewa Oyeride, MD  Moderator: TBD