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 December 31, 2020.

Our Grand Rounds lectures are held on the first Tuesday of every month at the Simches Research Center, 185 Cambridge Street, Suite 311o, Boston, MA.  This is a secure building, so you must present a Mass General, Partners, or Harvard Identification badge to attend.

Academic Year July 2019-June 2020 Lectures

July 3, 2019: Steven Chen, MD, MPH: A Tidal Wave is Coming: Immune-Related Adverse Events of the Skin Related to Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors


Aug. 6, 2019: Beth Drolet, MD Genomic Discoveries in Vascular Anomaliles: Where Birthmarks and Cancer Converge


Sept. 3, 2019: Kamal Jethwani, MD, PhD: Artificial Intelligence in Medicine


Oct. 1, 2019: Susan C. Taylor, MD: Skin of Color with a Focus on Alopecia


Nov. 5, 2019: Elena B. Hawryluk, MD, PhD; Management of Pigmented Lesions in Children and Adolescents


Dec. 3, 2019:  Heidi Kong, MD, MHSc: Elucidating the Role of the Skin Microbiome in Eczematous Dermatitis


Jan. 7, 2020  Sook-Bin Woo, DMD:  Oral Mucosal Disease and The Dermatologist


Feb. 4, 2020: David Rosmarin, MD :JAKI in Vitiligo


Mar 3, 2020:  Alice Pentland, MD, (TBF): New Approaches to Understanding Clinical Processes and Outcomes


April 7, 2020:  Lu Le, MD, PhD: Immunology and Molecular Genetics- Postponed


May 5, 2020: Daniela Kroshinsky, MD, MPH & Residents:  Best of Consults in an Inpatient Setting


June 2, 2020  Maryam Asgari, MD, MPH: Unlocking thEtiology of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma


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.

Live Patient Viewing Grand Rounds

The third Tuesday of each month patient viewings are from 7:45am to 8:15am at 50 Staniford Street, Suite 200, Boston, MA. Due to patient privacy guidelines, only approved staff may attend the live patient viewings in the Dermatology Clinic.  Case Discussions begin at 8:30am to 9:30am at Simches Research Center, 185 Cambridge Street, Suite 3110. Boston, MA.

8/20/2019: Speaker: Ehsan Azimi, MD  Moderator: Steven Chen, MD, MPH


9/17/2019: Speaker: Neera Nathan, MD  Moderator: Sandy Tsao, MD


10/15/2019: Speaker: Janelle Nassim, MD  Moderator: Jennifer Tan, MD


11/18/2019: Speaker: Daniel O'Connor, MD  Moderator: Daniela Kroshinsky, MD, MPH


12/17/2018 Speaker: Scott Elman, MD  Moderator: Steven Chen, MD,  MPH


1/21/2020: Speaker: Tiffany Sun, MD  Moderator:Ellen K. Roh, MD


2/18/2020: Speaker: Nicole Gunasekera, MD  Moderator: Ellen K. Roh, MD


3/17/2020: Speaker: Christy Garza-Mayers, MD  CANCELED 


4/21/2020: Late Breaking Research and Case Reports in Dermatology: Virtual Meeting


5/15/2020: Speaker: Nicholas Theodosakis,  MD Challenging Dermatologic Cases


6/16/2020: Speaker: Jennifer Yeh,  MD  Moderator: Mayra Lorenzo, MD, PHD: Challenging Dermatologic Cases