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Professional Education

Joslin Diabetes Center is a leader in pioneering approaches to continuing education for healthcare professionals. Joslin's CME and CE activities promote the highest standards of care, drawing on up-to-date medical literature as well as cutting-edge research conducted at Joslin to provide current, relevant, and evidence-based findings from Joslin faculty and other experts.

Our mission is to help providers offer their patients optimal management of diabetes and its related conditions, improved health outcomes, and enhanced quality of life. To that end, we provide continuing medical education for all members of the diabetes team - physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals- in a variety of formats, both live and online, to suit your schedule and preferred learning style.


Friday, December 5, 2014 – Saturday, December 6, 2014
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Recognized experts in the fields of Lifestyle Medicine, behavior change, health coaching, exercise, stress management and nutrition will be featured in this highly interactive and patient-centered activity. This two-day course will focus on providing the knowledge, skills, and tools for healthcare professionals to effectively and efficiently promote healthy lifestyle changes in their patients. This course is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals interested in learning about Lifestyle Medicine to support their collaboration with patients to adopt and sustain lifestyle changes to reduce disease risks.

Find out more and register.

Current Enduring Activities

Harvard Joslin: Advances in Diabetes 2012—Webcast Series

This internet enduring material was developed from the following presentation by the faculty on November 1-3, 2012 at the Advances in Diabetes and Thyroid Disease 2012 course in Boston, MA.

Over 200 primary care providers met for two days to hear from national experts on the latest developments in diabetes treatment, insulin management, cardiovascular risk reduction, and other topics relevant to primary care providers and their patients.

Diabetes and the Heart 2010: A Clinical Summit on Critically Challenging Patients—Webcast Series

In September 2010, over 100 primary care providers, cardiologists, and others gathered in Boston to hear from national experts on the latest developments in preventive and therapeutic interventions for the cardiometabolic syndrome, with the goal of reducing eventual morbidity and mortality in their patients.

These video/slide Web casts are speaker presentations recorded at the conference.

Improve Practice Systems and Participate in Performance Improvement (PI) CME through Joslin's Online Primary Care Community

The Joslin Professional Education Continuum (JPECTM) provides knowledge, analysis tools, and collaboration with your colleagues to help you and your clinical and office team improve your office systems, patient care and patient outcomes. Visit this free online community now and join the hundreds of other healthcare providers who are taking advantage of Joslin's expertise and resources.

Diabetes Screening and Management in Your Practice.pdf


Joslin Clinical Guidelines

To assist physicians and other healthcare professionals in managing the care of their patients with diabetes, Joslin offers approved clinical guidelines on a variety of topics including Adult Diabetes, Pharmacological Management of Type 2 Diabetes, and Continuous Glucose Monitors.  

Joslin CME Home Page on Medscape

Go to the Joslin page on Medscape for the latest Joslin online content.

ACCME Awards Joslin CME Accreditation with Commendation