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 1 AMA PRA Category 1CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Schedule for Fall, Winter 2019


Sept. 5

Department of Medicine presents updates on current clinical affairs


Michael Barry, MD

Nancy Rigotti, MD

Andrew Allegretti, MD, M.Sc.

Matthew Frigault, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital


Sept. 12

The Swartz Initiative


Mark Linzer, MD, MACP

Thomas Stillman Endowed Chair and Vice Chief for Education, Mentorship and Scholarship

Department of Medicine, Hennepin Healthcare


Sept. 19

Jackson Society


Reshma Kewalramani, MD

Executive Vice President, Global Medicines Development and Medical Affairs, and Chief Medical Officer, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


Sept. 26

Department of Medicine Community Council


Leymah Gbowee

2011 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate



Oct. 3

Clinical Research Day


Harry Dietz, MD

Victor A. McKusick Professor of Medicine and Genetics, Johns Hopkins Medicine


Oct. 10

Departments of Medicine, Emergency, and OBGYN


Leana Wen, MD


Oct. 17

Partners Asthma Day




Oct. 24

Sandler Scholar


Mandy Cohen, MD, MPH

Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services


Oct. 31

Clinicopathologic Conference





Nov. 7

Department of Medicine and Surgery


Richard Hodin, MD

Chief for Academic Affairs, MGH Department of Surgery


Nov. 14

Department of Medicine Diversity & Inclusion Board, Division of Infectious Diseases


Adaora Adimora, MD, MPH

Division of Infectious Diseases, UNC School of Medicine


Nov. 21

Hospital Medicine Unit


Vineet Chopra, MBBS

Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine, University of Michigan


Nov. 28

No Grand Rounds



Dec. 5

Medicine Innovation Program




Dec. 12

Dennis Ausiello Lecture


Bob Horvitz, PhD

David H. Koch Professor, Biology, MIT


Dec. 19

No Grand Rounds


Dec. 26

No Grand Rounds