COVID-19 Grand Rounds Series

The Massachusetts General Hospital's Department of Medicine, in partnership with the Ragon Institute, presents a series of academic lectures on the impact of and response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the auspices of the department's Medical Grand Rounds, these timely and informative talks bring together the leading medical experts working to address this new global challenge.

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Massachusetts General Hospital’s Medical Grand Rounds is a CME-accredited weekly seminar series dedicated to improving patient care and presenting new approaches in the field of Medicine.

Location: O’Keeffe Auditorium
Start time: 8:00 am – 9:00 am

The Mass General Medical Grand Rounds course is dedicated to presenting state-of-the-art approaches to patient care and reviewing new advances in the field of Medicine. Attracting speakers on the forefront of medicine both within and outside of Mass General, this course provides an opportunity for Mass General faculty, fellows, residents, nurses and professional staff to improve the care of our patients. Clinicians who work outside of Mass General are also welcome to participate. Medical Grand Rounds is structured as a 45-minute lecture followed by 15 minutes of discussion. Please see below to view our upcoming schedule, including topics and speakers.


Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Partners HealthCare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1AMA PRA Category 1CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Schedule for Winter, Spring & Summer 2020


January 2
Division of Hematology & Oncology
  • Laura Spring, MD
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
January 9
Stanbury Physician-Scientist Pathway
  • Max Petersen, MD
  • Rachel Wolfson, MD, PhD
  • Matt Emmett, MD, PhD
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
January 16
Departments of Medicine and Surgery
  • Robbie Goldstein, MD, PhD
  • Curtis Cetrulo, MD
  • Heather Faulkner, MD, MPH
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
January 23
Tabor Women Lecture
  • Laurie Glimcher, MD
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
January 30
Bulfinch Visiting Professor Lecture
  • Mark Zeidel, MD
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center


February 6
The Ernest M. Haddad Lecture
  • Joshua Sharfstein, MD
  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
February 13
Division of Cardiology
  • Nandita Scott, MD
  • Malissa Wood, MD
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
February 20
Pathways Consult Service
  • Jacob Rosenberg, MD, PhD
  • Raghu Chivukula, MD, PhD
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
February 27
Division of Endocrine
  • Elaine Yu, MD
  • Massachusetts General Hospital


March 5
Fedorov-Zeitels Lecture
  • Anna Greka, MD, PhD
  • Broad Institute Kidney Disease Initiative
March 12
A Coordinated, Boston-wide Response to COVID-19
  • Bruce D. Walker, MD
    Ragon Institute
  • Marc Lipsitch, DPhil
    TH Chan School of Public Health
  • Pardis Sabeti, MD, DPhil
    Harvard University and Broad Institute
  • Galit Alter, PhD
    Ragon Institute
  • Mark Namchuk, PhD
    Harvard Medical School
  • Dan Barouch, MD, PhD
    Ragon Institute and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Mark Schwartz
    MGH Trustee
March 19
Division of General Internal Medicine
  • Margot Kushel, MD
  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
March 26
Blumenthal Lecture
  • Sandro Galea, MD, MPH
  • Boston University School of Public Health


April 2
Division of Infectious Diseases & The Ragon Institute
  • Robert Schooley, MD
  • UC San Diego Health
April 9
Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology
  • Kimberly Blumenthal, MD
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
April 16
Jackson Society
  • TBD
April 23
The Division of Nephrology
  • TBD
April 30
Clinicopathologic Conference


May 7
Resident Research Day
  • TBD
May 14
Infectious Control Unit
  • TBD
May 21
Division of Palliative Care and Geriatrics
  • TBD

May 28
Department of Medicine State of the DOM

  • Katrina Armstrong, MD
  • Massachusetts General Hospital


June 4
Department of Medicine Chief Residents
  • Nancy Haff, MD
  • Nino Mihatov, MD
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
June 11
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
  • Timothy Blackwell, MD
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
June 18
Clinicopathologic Conference
  • TBD
June 25
Division of Gastroenterology
  • TBD


July 2
  • No Grand Rounds
July 9
Department of Medicine Transformative Scholars
  • TBD
July 16
Partners Trainee Well-being Council
  • Michael Weinstein, MD, MBE
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
July 23
Department of Medicine Chief Residents
  • Emily Walsh, MD
  • Daniel Restrepo, MD
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
July 30
Department of Medicine Krane Award
  • TBD