Medical Grand Rounds

JEWISH GENERAL HOSPITAL
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE
MONDAY MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS ON ZOOM

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.

Medical Grand Rounds 2020-2021

1:00-2:00 PM

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October 26, 2020

THE SUCCESS OF A DEDICATED GERIATRIC COVID UNIT AT THE JGH AND BEYOND
Elise Levinoff, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, McGill University
Site program Director Core Internal Medicine Residency
Division of Geriatric Medicine, Jewish General Hospital
Educational Objectives:
1. To discuss and review how COVID 19 impacted frailty in geriatric patients
2. A review on the benefits of dedicated geriatric units for patients with COVID 19
3. To further implement AAPA (Specialized approach to seniors’ care) into the acute hospital setting
Contact Person: José Morais, MD, Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Tel. 514-340-7501.

October 19, 2020

SOMETIMES STEPPING BACK IS BETTER THAN A CLOSER LOOK
Jean L. Bolognia, MD
Professor of Dermatology, Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut
Educational Objectives:
1. To appreciate the need to “step back” and have a “low power” view whenexamining the skin
2. To illustrate the concept of a “4X” clinical examination via the differential diagnosis of toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN)
Contact Person: Robin Billick, MD, Chief, Division of Dermatology, Tel. 514-340-8222 ext. 25065.

October 12, 2020

No Rounds - Thanksgiving

October 5, 2020

Sixth Annual Department of Medicine Clinical Research Symposium
I. PULMONARY ARTERIAL RECRUITMENT AND DISTENSION AND THE ACCOMMODATION OF PULMONARY ARTERIAL FLOW IN FONTAN PATIENT
David Langleben, MD
Professor of Medicine, McGill University
Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital
Educational Objectives:
1. To understand the anatomy and physiology of the Fontan repair, and its dysfunction
2. To understand the potential role of vasodilator therapy in Fontan repair
3. To understand how we assess lung perfusion to answer the above
II. CAN WE MEASURE DAMAGE IN SYSTEMIC SCLEROSIS (SSC, SCLERODERMA)?
Murray Baron, MD
Professor of Medicine, McGill University
Division of Rheumatology, Jewish General Hospital
Educational Objectives:
1. Understand the Concept of Disease Damage versus Activity
2. Learn the value of delphi exercises
3. Learn about the new SSc Damage Index
4. Appreciate the different trajectories of damage in early SSc
III. CAN A BLOOD TEST DIAGNOSIS LUNG CANCER?  
Jason Agulnik, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, McGill University
Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Jewish General Hospital
Educational Objectives:
1. Understand work-up for advanced Non Small Cell Lung Carcinoma (NSCLC)
2. Understand the different driver mutations for NSCLC

September 28

Yom Kippur - No Rounds

September 21, 2020

NEW ENTITIES IN CANCERS (2018-2020)
Alan Spatz, MD
Professor, Departments of Pathology & Oncology, McGill University
Director, Division of Pathology, McGill University Health Center
Chief, Division of Molecular Genetics, Jewish General Hospital
Educational Objectives:
At the end of the presentation, the participants will:
1. Better understand the importance of phenotype-genotype integration in precision oncology
2. Have a better knowledge of new entities in various fields of solid and hematological cancers
3. Have a better knowledge of the technological opportunities and challenges in oncology
Contact Person:  Ms. Maureen Besley, Division of Pathology, Tel. 514-340-8274.

September 14, 2020

12:30-1:30 PM
SPECIAL EVENT: MEET AND GREET THE RESIDENTS
Elise Levinoff, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine, McGill University
Site program Director, Core Internal Medicine Residency
Staff, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Jewish General Hospital
Contact Person: Elise Levinoff, MD, Director, Postgraduate Teaching, Tel. 514-340-8222 x 24974.

September 7, 2020

LABOUR DAY - NO ROUNDS

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