The Brigham Board Review in Endocrinology

Brigham and Women's Hospital and Oakstone Board Review

A broad approach to key topics in endocrinology with special focus on board certification and recertification.

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CME Board Review in Endocrinology

This CME program is a wide-ranging review of the essential topics in endocrinology. The Brigham Board Review in Endocrinology includes case-based lectures on topics like type 1 and type 2 diabetes, antidiabetic agents, diabetic emergencies, pituitary and hypothalamic disorders, adrenal disorders, etc. It will help you to:

  • Prepare for the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Endocrinology certification and recertification examinations
  • Demonstrate improved understanding of endocrine diseases
  • Correlate pathophysiology and pathobiology with clinical presentations
  • Evaluate the latest therapeutic strategies with risks and benefits
  • Attain the latest knowledge for management of diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis, menopausal symptoms, gender dysphoria, etc.
  • Apply new information to your daily practice, improving diagnostic accuracy and patient management

Expand Your Skills

A comprehensive board review, this learn-at-your-own-pace course in endocrinology provides AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, it provides access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so that you may expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

Quick Facts

Provider: Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Course Director:
Ole-Petter R. Hamnvik, MB, BCh, BAO, MMSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA
Senior Associate Dean for Global and
Continuing Education
Director, Master in Medical Sciences in
Clinical Investigation (MMSCI) Program
Harvard Medical School
Director, Office of
Postgraduate Medical Education
Physician, Division of Nephrology
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Credits: Earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Diabetes Mellitus and Hypoglycemia: Overview of Diabetes

  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Screening, Diagnosis and Prevention - Marie E. McDonnell, MD
  • Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus - Margo S. Hudson, MD

Diabetes Mellitus and Hypoglycemia: Management of Hyperglycemia

  • Lifestyle Modification in Diabetes Management - Marie E. McDonnell, MD
  • Antidiabetic Agents 1: Metformin, Sulfonylureas, Meglitinides and Thiazolidinediones - Amir M. Tirosh, MD, PhD
  • Antidiabetic Agents 2: Agents Acting on the Incretin System (GLP-1 Agonists and DPP-4 Agonists) and SGLT-2 Inhibitors - Margo S. Hudson, MD
  • Antidiabetic Agents 3: Insulin - Alexander Turchin, MD
  • Selecting Antidiabetic Therapy - Marie E. McDonnell, MD
  • Assessment of Glycemic Control - Alexander Turchin, MD
  • Management of Hyperglycemia in the Inpatient Setting - Nadine E. Palermo, DO
  • Diabetic Emergencies - Nadine E. Palermo, DO
  • Diabetes in Pregnancy - Marie E. McDonnell, MD

Diabetes Mellitus and Hypoglycemia: Chronic Complications of Diabetes

  • Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Diabetes - Bindu Chamarthi, MD, MMSc
  • Microvascular and Skin Complications of Diabetes - Margo S. Hudson, MD

Diabetes Mellitus and Hypoglycemia: Other Pancreatic and Glucose Disorders

  • Hypoglycemia in Non-Diabetic Patients - Rajesh K. Garg, MD
  • Carcinoid and Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors - Ole-Petter R. Hamnvik, MB, BCh, BAO, MMSc

Diabetes Mellitus and Hypoglycemia: Review

  • Diabetes Cases for the Boards - Marie E. McDonnell, MD

Lipids, Obesity and Nutrition

  • Evaluation and Management of Obesity - Florencia Halperin, MD
  • Assessment and Treatment of Dyslipidemia - Jorge Plutzky, MD

Thyroid Disorders

  • Hypothyroidism - Trevor E. Angell, MD
  • Hyperthyroidism and Thyroiditis - Matthew I. Kim, MD
  • Thyroid Nodules - Ellen Marqusee, MD
  • Molecular Marker Evaluation of Thyroid Nodules - Erik K. Alexander, MD
  • Cancers of the Thyroid Gland - Trevor E. Angell, MD

Calcium and Bone Disorders

  • Evaluation of the Patient with Low Bone Density - Sharon H. Chou, MD
  • Treatment of Osteoporosis - Sharon H. Chou, MD
  • Hypercalcemia - J. Carl Pallais, MD
  • Hypocalcemia - J. Carl Pallais, MD
  • Other Disorders of Bone, Calcium and Phosphate Homeostasis - Eva S. Liu, MD
  • Calcium and Bone Cases for the Boards - Carolyn B. Becker, MD

Pituitary and Hypothalamic Disorders

  • Anterior and Posterior Pituitary Insufficiency - Le Min, MD, PhD
  • Pituitary Masses - Ursula B. Kaiser, MD
  • Prolactin and Growth Hormone Excess - Ole-Petter R. Hamnvik, MB, BCh, BAO, MMSc
  • Neuroendocrine Cases for the Boards - Ursula B. Kaiser, MD

Adrenal Disorders

  • Adrenal Insufficiency - Jonathan S. Williams, MD, MMSc
  • Cushing Syndrome - Gail K. Adler, MD, PhD
  • Primary Hypertension - Naomi D. Fisher, MD
  • Endocrine Hypertension - Naomi D. Fisher, MD
  • Adrenal Nodules and Cancer - Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc
  • Pheochromocytomas and Paragangliomas - Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc
  • Adrenal Cases for the Boards - Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc

Female Reproduction

  • Oligomenorrhea - Maria A. Yialamas, MD
  • Management of Menopausal Symptoms - Ole-Petter R. Hamnvik MB, BCh, BAO, MMSc
  • Hormonal Contraception - Caryn R. Dutton, MD
  • Hirsutism and Hyperandrogenism - Grace Huang, MD
  • Infertility and Assisted Reproduction - Janis H. Fox, MD

Male Reproduction

  • Male Hypogonadism - Shalender Bhasin, MB, BS
  • Erectile and Ejaculatory Disorders - Michael P. O'Leary, MD
  • Gender Dysphoria and Transgender Management - Ole-Petter R. Hamnvik, MB, BCh, BAO, MMSc
  • Male Reproductive Endocrine Cases for the Boards - J. Carl Pallais, MD

Genetics in Endocrinology

  • Hereditary Syndromes in Endocrinology: Genetics and Management - Adi Barlev-Ehrenberg, MD, MS

Course Directors

Ole-Petter R. Hamnvik, MB, BCh, BAO, MMSc

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

The Brigham Board Review
Distance Learning Series

Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA

  • Senior Associate Dean for Global and Continuing Education
  • Director, Master in Medical Sciences in
  • Clinical Investigation (MMSCI) Program
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Office of Postgraduate Medical Education
  • Physician, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Faculty

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

Erik K. Alexander, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Trevor E. Angell, MD

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

Adi Barlev-Ehrenberg, MD, MS

  • Instructor in 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

Shalender Bhasin, MB, BS

  • 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

Sharon H. Chou, MD

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

Caryn R. Dutton, MD

  • Instructor in Obstetrics
  • Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • 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

Janis H. Fox, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics
  • Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Rajesh K. Garg, MD

  • Associate 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

Grace Huang, MD

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

Margo S. Hudson, MD

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

 

Ursula B. Kaiser, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Matthew I. Kim, MD

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

Eva S. Liu, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • 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

Marie E. McDonnell, MD

  • Lecturer on Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Le Min, MD, PhD

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

Michael P. O'Leary, MD

  • Professor of Surgery
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Department of Surgery
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Nadine E. Palermo, DO

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

J. Carl Pallais, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
  • Department of Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Jorge Plutzky, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Amir M. Tirosh, MD, PhD

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

Alexander Turchin, MD MS

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc

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

Maria A. Yialamas, MD

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

Accreditation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

Date of Original Release: TBD
Credit Expiration Date: TBD

CME credit is obtained upon successful completion of a program post-test.

Learning Objectives

After viewing this activity, participants should be able to affirm or modify their approach to patient management in the following areas:

  • Integrate and demonstrate increased overall knowledge of endocrine diseases
  • Identify and improve knowledge and clinical competence-based practice gaps in endocrinology
  • Correlate pathophysiology and pathobiologic principles with clinical presentations
  • Describe optimal therapeutic strategies and their risks and benefits
  • Apply the knowledge and strategies gained through participation in this activity to the board exam and daily practice

Intended Audience

The activity was planned for practicing endocrinologists, fellows/trainees and other health care professionals with an interest in endocrinology.

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