July 29-31, 2011 Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Course Directors: Anne Klibanski, MD and Beverly MK Biller, MD
The multidisciplinary partnership of endocrinologists, neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, and neurologists, provides the Neuroendocrine Clinical Center at the Massachusetts General Hospital with depth of expertise that has produced a major international and national referral center for patients with pituitary and hypothalamic disorders. The Center physicians share their knowledge through advanced educational offerings.
In this didactic course, participants will be exposed to an integrated, multidisciplinary approach in treating patients with pituitary and hypothalamic conditions.
Topics to be included in this 2 1⁄2 - day course:
- Prolactin Disorders
- Pituitary Surgery
- Adrenal Disorder Case Studies
- Pituitary Radiation Therapy
- Cushing’s Syndrome
- Challenging Cushing’s Disease Case Studies
- Sellar Masses
- Pituitary Case Studies and Co-Secreting Tumors
- Challenging Acromegaly Case Studies
- Therapy of Hypogonadism in Women
- Interactive Patient Panel (optional) <~~ MaryO'Note: this should be required!
- Pituitary Tumor Basic Science Research (optional)
2 1⁄2 - Day Course Tuition: $2,200 per person (12 person minimum)
includes: Course attendance Guided facility tours Didactic lectures and case studies with question & answer opportunities Breakfast and light refreshments each day Course participation certificates for attendants (includes course name, course dates and MGH seal)
• Anne Klibanski, MD, Laurie Carrol Guthart Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Chief, Neuroendocrine Unit at MGH and Director of the Harvard Catalyst Clinical Research Center at HMS and Director of the Center for Faculty Development at MGH.
• Beverly MK Biller, MD, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and faculty member in the Neuroendocrine Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital
• Steven Grinspoon, MD, Professor of Medicine and Director of the MGH Program in Nutritional Metabolism and Co-Director of the Neuroendocrine Clinical Center
• Karen K. Miller, MD, Director of the Neuroendocrine Research Program in Women’s Health in the Neuroendocrine Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School
• Lisa Nachtigall, MD, Co-Clinical Director of the Neuroendocrine Clinical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
• Brooke Swearingen, MD, Neurosurgeon at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
• Nicholas Tritos, MD, DSc is a faculty member of the Neuroendocrine Unit, MGH and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School
• Xun Zhang, Ph.D, Assistant in Biochemistry at the MGH and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School
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