Harvard medical school, founded in 1782, is one of the oldest medical schools in the United States. This knowledge hub has been ranked as top 1 research medical school by U.S News & World Report for the past few years. Best known for its global leadership in education and research, Harvard provides great opportunities for prospective medical students to continue with their research while teaching at the university. Throughout the years, Harvard medical school (HMS) has produced thousands of distinguished leaders and caregivers with international influence. HMS boasts nine Nobel prizes shared among fifteen researchers for their discoveries in science and medicine.
The activities within Harvard’s clinical departments and affiliated hospitals are offered in a variety of teaching modalities; such as, live courses, online courses, and regularly scheduled series (RSS). Early next year, starting Feb 1st - Feb 5th 2016, HMS offers one of its highest rated CME courses in Boston titled “Updates in General Internal Medicine for specialists 2016” (36 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™). This special program would include experts from various specialties providing information on current trends, recent advances in general medicine, and recommendations for day-to-day clinical decisions and patient care.
This program is led by expert practitioners and committed teachers who would review current guidelines, diagnostic/ management and response strategies for important medication interactions. They would also be discussing treatment interventions and possible side effects from traditional and advanced therapies.
The event is led by the course directors John D. Goodson, MD
and Jane S. Sillman, MD
Dr. Goodson is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a physician of primary care at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Goodson graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine. He specializes in internal medicine and has over 40 years of experience in the field. He is a founder of John D. Stoeckle Center for Primary Care Innovation and leads efforts to improve the work experience for primary care clinicians.
Dr. Sillman attended the New York University School of Medicine in 1970 and has been in practice for the past 44 years. She is an internal medicine specialist working as an Assistant Professor in Harvard Medical School. Dr. Sillman is also affiliated with Brigham & Women’s Faulkner hospital and Brigham & Womens Hospital, Boston. Dr. Sillman has received many positive reviews from her patients throughout the years and is best known for her dedication and commitment in the field of internal medicine. She has more than 15 publications to her credit.
Conference registration and full schedule is available here: Link
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