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The Brigham Endocrinology Board Review Course

Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Department of Medicine

The Brigham Endocrinology Board Review Course is a unique self-study program specifically designed to meet the continuing education needs of fellows/trainees and practicing endocrinologists (MDs) and other professional affiliates (internists with an interest in endocrinology) who are preparing to take ABIM Board Review or Recertification Examinations or who seek CME activities to improve patient care in the area of endocrinology. This program is now available on multimedia formats to fit your schedule and preparation preference.


 
CREDITS See below for designation of AMA PRA CATEGORY 1 CREDITS™
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Description


The Brigham Endocrinology Board Review Course aims to improve overall knowledge and clinical competence-based practice gaps in Endocrinology (linked and/or derived from ABIM certification/recertification requirements). Relevant topics in ‘board review/case-based practice formats’ via multi-media access for distance learning is provided with this activity. Learners will apply the knowledge and strategies gained through participation in this activity to the Board exam and daily practice.
 
 

Intended Audience


The primary group of learners will be fellows/trainees and practicing endocrinologists (MDs) and other professional affiliates (internists with an interest in endocrinology) who are preparing to take ABIM Board Review or Recertification Examinations or who seek CME activities to improve patient care in the area of endocrinology.
 
 

Topics & Speakers


Neuroendocrinology
  • Prolactinoma
  • Acromegaly
  • Diabetes Inspidus
    Whitney W. Woodmansee, MD
  • Pituitary Adenomas
  • Pituitary Insufficiency
  • Neuroendocrine Cases for the Boards
    Ursula B. Kaiser, MD
Thyroid
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Thyroiditis
    Matthew Kim, MD
  • Hypothyroidism
    Karla M. Pou, MD
  • Thyroid Nodules
    Ellen Marqusee, MD
  • Differentiated Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cases for the Boards
    P. Reed Larsen, MD
Adrenal
  • Cushing's Syndrome
    Gail K. Adler, MD, PhD
  • Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma Syndromes
  • Mineralocorticoid Hypertension
  • Board Review Adrenal Cases
    Robert G. Dluhy, MD
  • Adrenal Nodules and Cancer
    Anand Vaidya, MD MMSc
  • Hypertension Overview
    Naomi D. Fisher, MD
  • Hirsutism and Hyperandrogenism
    Aditi R. Saxena, MD, MMSc
  • Adrenal Insufficiency (Primary & Secondary)
    Jonathan S. Williams, MD, MMSc
Reproduction
  • Male Hypogonadism
    Le Min, MD, PhD
  • Oligomenorrhea
    Maria A. Yialamas, MD
  • Assisted Reproduction
    Janice H. Fox, MD
Calcium/Bone
  • Osteoporosis
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
    Meryl S. LeBoff, MD
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Calcium-Bone Cases for the Boards
    Carolyn B. Becker, MD
  • Hypocalcemia and Hypoparathyroidism
    Edward M. Brown, MD
Metabolism
  • Evaluation of the Patient with Hyperglycemia
  • Managing Diabetes Complications
  • Diabetes Cases for the Boards
    Graham McMahon, MD, MMSc, MRCPI
  • Managing Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes
    Alexander Turchin, MD, MS
  • Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Diabetes
    Bindu Chamarthi, MD, MMSc
  • Inpatient Diabetes Management
    Margo Hudson, MD
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Diabetes in Pregnancy
    Emma B. Morton-Eggleston, MD, MPH
  • Gestational Diabetes
    Ellen W. Seely, MD
  • Managing Obesity
    Florencia Halperin, MD
  • Hypoglycemia
    Rajesh K. Garg, MBBS, MD, DM
  • Lipid Management
    Jorge Plutzky, MD
Others
  • Carcinoid and Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
    Matthew H. Kulke, MD
  • Endocrine Emergencies
    Aditi R. Saxena, MD, MMSc

 
 

Faculty


Course Director - The Brigham Board Review in Endocrinology

Graham McMahon, MD, MMSc, MRCPI
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Editor for Medical Education
New England Journal of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Course Director – The Brigham Board Review Distance Learning Course(s)

Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Global Programs
Harvard Medical School
Physician, Renal Division
Director, Postgraduate Medical Education
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Speakers

Gail K. Adler, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Carolyn B. Becker, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Edward M. Brown, MD
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Bindu Chamarthi, MD, MMSc
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Robert G. Dluhy, MD
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Emma B. Morton-Eggleston, MD, MPH
Instructor in Population Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Department of Population Medicine
Harvard Medical School and
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute

Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Naomi D. Fisher, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Janice H. Fox, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Harvard Medical School
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Rajesh K. Garg, MBBS, MD, DM
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Florencia Halperin, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Margo Hudson, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Ursula B. Kaiser, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Matthew Kim, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Matthew H. Kulke, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Department of Medical Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

P. Reed Larsen, MD
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Meryl S. LeBoff, MD
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Skeletal Health
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Ellen Marqusee, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Le Min, MD, PhD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Jorge Plutzky, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Karla M. Pou, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Aditi R. Saxena, MD, MMSc
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Ellen W. Seely, MD
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Alexander Turchin, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Jonathan S. Williams, MD, MMSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Whitney W. Woodmansee, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Maria A. Yialamas, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital


 
 

Learning Objectives


Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Apply current/recommended endocrinology guidelines in clinical practice
  • Perform differential diagnosis of complex clinical presentations related to endocrine disorders
  • Identify/integrate current therapeutic options for specific endocrine disorders
  • Review and interpret up-to-date literature relevant to clinical endocrinology practice
  • Demonstrate knowledge of pathophysiology as it applies to management of clinical endocrine disorders
  • Apply knowledge gained to the ABIM certification/recertification endocrine examinations

 
 

Accreditation


The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 28.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course should take approximately 28.0 hours to complete.
Date of Recording: June 18, 2012
Date of Original Release and Most Recent Review: November 15, 2012
Termination Date: November 15, 2014

Method of Physician Participation: To successfully complete this activity and earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, learners must listen to or view all lectures, successfully complete a posttest, and submit a post-course evaluation. A processing fee may also be required.