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2018-2019 Medical Grand Rounds

2018-2019 Academic Year

More details to come as speakers & topics are announced. 

Date Division Speaker Topic/Link to Webcast (if available)
Sept. 12 Neurology M. Boulos Why Being On-Call is bad for Your Brain
Sept. 19 Cancelled
Sept. 26 CWMGR S. Bhatia How big data changed pro sports & will revolutionize your health care
Oct. 3 Respirology A. Gershon Measuring quality of COPD care: A Canadian perspective
Oct. 10 Cardiology A. Czarnecki and E. Cohen Trans-catheter mitral valve interventions
Oct. 17 Critical Care M. Tylee Advanced care planning prior to surgery
Oct. 24 CWMGR M. Ghassemi Learning "healthy" models for healthcare
Oct. 31 Nephrology A. Zahirieh Severe ANCA vasculitis: Treating a rare disease in a complex system
Nov. 7 HaemOnc L. Mozessohn The nuts & bolts of monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis & CLL
Nov. 14 Education B. Murray Research ethics: Focus on education & how to effectively interact with the REB
Nov. 21 CWMGR E. Kerr Enhancing value in healthcare: It takes a system
Nov. 28 Rheumatology G. Choy Look beyond the headines: Nuances in caring for people wih rheumatic diseases
Dec. 5 Geriatrics D. Gandell A geriatric medicine update
Dec. 12 Fun rounds J. Silverberg/D. Ozier Fun rounds
Cancelled - Holiday schedule
Jan. 9 Endocrinology J. Gilbert Antihyperglycemic agents to be used in managing people with type-2 diabetes
Jan. 16 CWMGR T. George Cannabis in the legalization era: Caveat "H-Emptor"
Jan. 23 Ethics S. Bean

Artificial intelligence and ethics in healthcare

Jan. 30 Dermatology N. Shear Thinking fast and slow in the world of drug reactions
Feb. 6 Palliative Care M. Bennett Palliative Care in the Age of MAiD
Feb. 13 Research D. Ko Risk stratification of cardiovascular events in primary prevention: Are we still stuck with Framingham?
Feb. 20 CWMGR S. Laredo et al. Domestic violence: Advocacy through education, learning from tragedy
Feb. 27 Clinical Pharmacology B. Jakubovic Drug hypersensitivity in cancer and inflammatory disease: Phenotypes, endotypes, biomarkers, and the case for drug desensitization
March 6 CPC - Chief Resident M. Cheung Clinicopathologic conference: A patient with episodic focal neurologic symptoms and abnormal neuroimaging results
March 13 Quality S. Tobe Preventing diabetic nephropathy: Can we go beyond blood pressure management and RAAS blockade?
March 20 CWMGR H. Ross Remote Patient Monitoring – Myth or Magic
March 27 Cancelled
April 3 Med Onc K. Jerzak Contemporary management of chemotherapy-induced nausea & vomiting (CINV)
April 10 Infectious Diseases C. Rotstein Principles of infection in patients with hematologic malignancies
April 17 CWMGR F. Razak & A. Verma Can Big Data Lead to Big Change? Lessons from GEMINI
April 24 Senior Leadership G. Hawker Five Year Review of the Department of Medicine at University of Toronto – Outcome and Next Steps
May 1 Endocrine Rounds R. Fung Transgender medicine for the Internist
May 8 Sibbald Lecture L. Lingard The many faces of clinical supervision
May 15 CWMGR A. Kuper Person-centred care: Broadening the curriculum beyond bioscience
May 22 Research Day E. Etchells Dr. Donald Cowan Research Day - "Opportunity"
May 29 Education A. Smith Sunnybrook’s mission & vision: Are we delivering?
June 5 GIM: CPC D. Ozier Clinicopathological conference: "Too much protein...no whey!" Presenting a case of Hypertension and Proteinuria
June 12 Awards J. Silverberg 2018-2019 Department of Medicine Resident Awards
June 19 CWMGR G. Hawker

Chair’s annual report: Humbled and proud