Jewish General Hospital Virtual Medical Grand Rounds

JEWISH GENERAL HOSPITAL
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE
MONDAY VIRTUAL MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS
12:30 - 1:30 PM

Join the Medical Grand Rounds on  Microsoft Teams meeting.
Or call in (audio only) NEW: +1 438-799-0762, 502095193#   Canada, Montreal, Phone Conference ID: 502 095 193#

The Medical Grand Rounds are an accredited group learning activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Some Rounds were video recorded.

Medical Grand Rounds 2022-2023

October 31

PULMONARY CASES OF THE YEAR: CHALLENGING DIAGNOSTIC FEATS

Jason Agulnik, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, McGill University
Chief, Division of Pulmonary, Jewish General Hospital

Andrew Hirsch, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, McGill University
Division of Pulmonary, Jewish General Hospital

Nan Zhao, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, McGill University
Division of Pulmonary, Jewish General Hospital

Educational Objectives:

  1. Review 3 rare case presentations of pulmonary problems
  2. Learn about diagnostic pulmonary procedures that helped clarify diagnoses

Contact Person: Carmela Pepe, MD, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Tel. 514-340-8222 ext. 23636.

October 24

UPDATE: BEST PRACTICE GUIDELINE FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT AND OPIOID-INDUCED RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION (OIRD) MONITORING

Céline Gélinas, PhD in Nursing
Professor, Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University
Investigator, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research
Senior Researcher, Centre for Nursing Research, Jewish General Hospital

Educational Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, you will be able to describe:

  1. Key principles of best pain management practices
  2. Key principles of OIRD monitoring

Contact Person: Chantal Bastien, BSc.N, DSI, 514-340-8222 ext. 24816.

October 17

WORDS MATTER

David Eidelman, MDCM, FRCPC, FACP
Vice-Principal (Health Affairs) and Dean
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
McGill University

Educational Objectives:

  1. What is meant by learner mistreatment?
  2. How does our situation compare with the literature?
  3. What can be done to improve?

Contact Person: Ms. Fern D Charles, Administrator, Office of the Vice-Principal and Dean, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Tel. 514-398-3524.

October 10

No Rounds - Thanksgiving

October 3

EIGHTH ANNUAL JGH DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE CLINICAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM

I.  MINIMAL RESIDUAL DISEASE IN MULTIPLE MYELOMA - INVESTIGATING NOVEL METHODS TO HELP BETTER PREDICT OUTCOMES

Rayan Kaedbey, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, McGill University
Division of Hematology, Jewish General Hospital

Educational Objectives:

  1. To review the definition of MRD and the different recognized methods
  2. To review the limitations of these methods
  3. To describe a novel MRD tool that will be investigated in transplant eligible patients at the JGH

II. ANTICOAGULATION STEWARDSHIP: DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSIS OF A NOVEL APPROACH TO APPROPRIATE ANTICOAGULANT PRESCRIPTION

Maral Koolian, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine, McGill University
Division of Internal Medicine, Jewish General Hospital

Ryan Kerzner, B. Pharm., MSc
Pharmacist, Jewish General Hospital

Educational Objectives:

At the end of this session participants will be able to:

  1. Describe elements implicated in the development of a hospital-based anticoagulation stewardship program
  2. Synthetize results post-implementation of an anticoagulation stewardship program
  3. Identify potential limitations and barriers of an anticoagulation stewardship program

III. ASSOCIATION BETWEEN LEVOTHYROXINE USE AND PROGRESSIVE RENAL INSUFFICIENCY AMONG INDIVIDUALS WITH SUBCLINICAL HYPOTHYROIDISM

Oriana Yu, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine, McGill University
Division of Endocrinology, Jewish General Hospital

Educational Objectives:

  1. To discuss the association between thyroid function and renal insufficiency
  2. To discuss study findings on whether treatment of subclinical hypothyroidism is associated with renal function

Contact Person: Vicky Tagalakis, MD, MSc, Division of Internal Medicine, Tel. 514-340-7596.

September 26

No Rounds - Rosh Hashanah

September 19

COMMUNICATING UNCERTAINTY IN CYTOPATHOLOGY AND SURGICAL PATHOLOGY REPORTS

Marc Pusztaszeri, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology, McGill University
Division of Pathology, Jewish General Hospital
&
Livia Florianova, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology, McGill University
Division of Pathology, Jewish General Hospital

Educational Objectives:

  1. To become familiar with some of the limitations precluding a definitive diagnosis on cytology and on histology
  2. To become familiar with standardized reporting systems in diagnostic cytopathology
  3. To become familiar with various phrases/wording, commonly used to express different levels of diagnostic uncertainty in surgical pathology reports

Contact Person:  Ms. Maureen Besley, Division of Pathology, Tel. 514-340-8274.

September 12

SPECIAL EVENT - MEET AND GREET THE RESIDENTS

Elise Levinoff, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, McGill University
Jewish General Hospital Site Program Director, Core Internal Medicine Residency, McGill University
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Jewish General Hospital

Contact Person: Elise Levinoff, MD, Jewish General Hospital Site Program Director, Core Internal Medicine Residency, McGill University, Tel. 514-340-8222 x 24974.

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