JGH

 

JGH Medical Grand Rounds (MGR) are held every Monday from 12:30 to 1:30 PM at the Block Amphitheatre.
 

2017-2018

Speaker Topic Date

Ernesto L. Schiffrin, C.M., MD, PhD, FRSC, FRCPC
Professor and Vice-Chair for Research, Department of Medicine, McGill University
Physician-in-Chief, Department of Medicine, Jewish General Hospital
Canada Research Chair in Vascular and Hypertension Research
Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research 

29th ANNUAL BERTHA & NACHUM MIZNE MEMORIAL LECTURE
NEW GOALS FOR THE TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION.  IS IT TIME FOR A NEW DEFINITION OF HYPERTENSION?

Sept. 18

Lama Sakr, MD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor of Medicine, McGill University
Staff, Division of Pulmonary
Jewish General Hospital

Yves Longtin, MD, FRCPC
Associate Professor, McGill University
Division of Infectious Diseases, Jewish General Hospital

Olivier Beauchet, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Professor of Medicine & Dr. Joseph Kaufmann Chair in Geriatric Medicine
Director of Centre of Excellence on Aging and Chronic Disease (CEViMaC)
McGill University
Staff, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Jewish General Hospital

THIRD ANNUAL DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE CLINICAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM
I. MANAGEMENT OF PLEURAL INFECTIONS

II. CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE ASYMPTOMATIC CARRIERS; CONTAINING WHAT LIES UNDER THE WATER  

III. GAIT ANALYSIS IN THE ELDERLY: INTERESTS AND PERSPECTIVES
 

Sept. 25

Karen Li, PhD
Professor, Psychology
Centre for Research in Human Development
PERFORM Centre, Concordia University

SENSORY, COGNITIVE, AND MOTOR AGING: FINDINGS FROM RECENT EXPERIMENTAL AND INTERVENTION STUDIES

Oct. 2

No Rounds - Thanksgiving

  Oct. 9

James Glenn Krueger, MD, PhD
Director, Milstein Medical Research Program
D. Martin Carter Professor in Clinical Investigation
Professor, Lab Head, The Rockefeller University
Senior Attending Physician and Chief Executive Officer, The Rockefeller University Hospital

CURRENT CONCEPTUALIZATION OF PSORIASIS PATHOGENESIS AND ALSO CURRENT TREATMENTS THAT STEM FROM THIS UNDERSTANDING

Oct. 16

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

&

Bojan Kovacina, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, McGill University
Department of Radiology, Jewish General Hospital

LUNG CANCER SCREENING: ARE WE READY TO START?

Oct. 23

Andre Dascal, MD
OPTILAB Medical Director, MUHC Cluster
Associate Professor of Medicine, McGill University
Senior member, Division of Infectious Diseases, Jewish General Hospital

OPTILAB: CAN ONE FIND HAPPINESS IN A FORCED CONSOLIDATION

Oct. 30

Kenneth Carl Anderson, MD, PhD 
Kraft Family Professor of Medicine 
Harvard Medical School 
Program Director, Jerome Lipper Multiple Myeloma Center and LeBow Institute for Myeloma Therapeutics, Dana Farber Cancer Institute 

UPDATE ON DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF PLASMA CELL DYSCRASIAS 

Nov. 6

Marty Teltscher, MDCM, FRCPC 
Medical Lead, JGH Antimicrobial Stewardship Program 
Assistant Professor, McGill University Faculty of Medicine 
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology 
CIUSSS - CO Montréal - West Central Montreal Health, Jewish General Hospital 
Gaëlle Abittan, B. Pharm., M. Sc., Assistant to the Chief, Department of Pharmacy, CIUSSS Central West of the Island of Montreal 
& Julie Doan, B. Pharm, M. Sc., Pharmacy IT Coordinator 

CANADIAN PATIENT SAFETY WEEK 
I. JASPRO - QUALITY CARE THROUGH APPROPRIATE ANTIMICROBIAL USAGE 

II. AN UPDATE ON MEDICATION RECONCILIATION AT THE JGH 

Nov. 13

Ahsan Alam MDCM, MS, FRCPC 
Associate Professor of Medicine, McGill University 
Program Director, McGill Internal Medicine Residency Training Program 
Division of Nephrology and Multiorgan Transplant Program, MUHC 
&
Ning-Zi Sun, MDCM, MHPE, FRCPC 
Assistant Professor of Medicine, McGill University 
Assistant Program Director, McGill Internal Medicine Residency Training Program 
Division of General Internal Medicine, MUHC 

ARE WE COMPETENT FOR 'COMPETENCY'? GETTING READY FOR COMPETENCY BASED MEDICAL EDUCATION 

Nov. 20

Agnieszka Majdan, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine, McGill University 
Staff, Division of Endocrinology, Jewish General Hospital 
& Tina Kader, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine, McGill University 
Staff, Division of Endocrinology, Jewish General Hospital 

ARE WE COMPETENT FOR 'COMPETENCY'? GETTING READY FOR COMPETENCY BASED MEDICAL EDUCATION 

Nov. 27

Lucie Wade 
Clinical Ethicist 
Quality, Evaluation, Performance and Ethics Management 
CIUSSS West-Central of the Island of Montreal 

The LOI order form & the layers of expectation and consent related error that lurk below 
Two case examples: Hasidic Judaism & Interoperative suspension of DNR physician aide for level of medical intervention (lomi) discussion with patients   

Dec. 4

Howard Chertkow, MD, FRCP, FCAHS 
Professor of Neurology, McGill University 
Scientific Director, Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) 
Member, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Jewish General Hospital 

TEN NEW THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT ALZHEIMER DISEASE AND THE DEMENTIAS 

Dec. 11

L. John Hoffer, MD, Ph.D., FRCPC 
Professor of Medicine, McGill University 
Member, Division of Internal Medicine and Nutrition Support Team, Jewish General Hospital 

TEN CLINICAL PEARLS FOR IDENTIFYING, EVALUATING AND MANAGING SERIOUS IN-HOSPITAL MALNUTRITION DISEASES 

Jan. 8

Coleman Rotstein, MD, FRCPC, FACP 
Professor of Medicine 
Division of Infectious Diseases 
Co-Director, Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases 
University of Toronto, University Health Network 

ADVANCES IN THE TREATMENT OF FEBRILE NEUTROPENIA IN CANCER PATIENTS 

Jan. 15

Stavroula Christopoulos, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine 
Mcgill University 
Member, Division of Endocrinology 
Jewish General Hospital 

AT THE HEART OF DIABETES: CARDIOVASCULAR CONSIDERATIONS IN THE TREATMENT OF DIABETES 

Jan. 22

Ella Amir, PhD, MBA 
Executive Director, Ami-Québec 

TWENTY SECOND ANNUAL HUMANIZATION OF CARE AWARENESS PROGRAM ROUNDS 
TACKLING THE ROOTS OF MENTAL HEALTH STIGMA AND DISCRIMINATION IN HEALTHCARE SYSTEM 

Jan. 29

Lorne Schweitzer, MD 
Internal Medicine Third Year Resident 
McGill University & Jewish General Hospital 

&

Alina Beliavsky, MD 
Internal Medicine Third Year Resident 
McGill University & Jewish General Hospital 

I. DID WE MEASURE A MIDICHLORIAN LEVEL? 

II. READING BETWEEN THE LINES: IS IT JUST A PNEUMONIA? 

Feb. 5

Todd Campbell Lee, MD, FRCP, CSPQ 
Associate Professor of Medicine, McGill University 
Staff, Division of General Internal Medicine, MUHC 
Chief, Medical Clinical Teaching Unit, Royal Victoria Hospital 
Director of the MUHC Clinical Practice Assessment Unit 

THE "MEDSAFER" PROJECT: LEVERAGING OUR CLINICAL TEACHING UNITS TO IMPROVE MEDICATION SAFETY 

Feb. 12

Bo Shen, MD 
Professor of Medicine 
The Ed and Joey Story Endowed Chair, Head of IBD Section, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 

SPECTRUM OF INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE 

Feb. 19

Bernard Lapointe, MD 
Associate Professor of Oncology and of Family Medicine 
Eric M. Flanders Chair in Palliative Medicine 
McGill University 
Chief, Supportive / Palliative Care Division 
Jewish General Hospital 
Elizabeth MacNamara, MD 
Associate Professor of Medicine, McGill University 
Chief, Division of Medical Biochemistry, Jewish General Hospital 
& Paul Warshawsky, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine, McGill University 
Chief, Department of Adult Critical Care 
Division of Pulmonary, Department of Medicine, Jewish General Hospital 

BECOMING A RESIDENT IN YOUR 60S: LEARNING THE OBVIOUS IN PALLIATIVE CARE WITH PRESENTATIONS OF THREE CLINICAL SCENARIOS 

Feb. 26

Yves Langlois, MD, FRCSC
Associate Professor of Surgery
McGill University
Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery
Jewish General Hospital
& Michael Goldfarb, MD
Staff, Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine, McGill University

QUALITY AND OUTCOMES IN CARDIOVASCULAR CARE AT THE AZRIELI HEART CENTER - NOW AND BEYOND

Mar. 5

Andre Roussin MD, FRCPC, CSPQ
Associate Professor of Medicine
Departments of Medicine and Vascular labs, CHUM and MHI
University of Montreal
SSVQ and Thrombosis Canada

PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE (PAD): A GLOBAL APPROACH TO A MULTI-FACETED DISEASE

Mar. 12

Harold R. Collard, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care
Director, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Interstitial Lung Disease Program
Co-Director of the USCF Clinical and Translational Science Institute

UPDATES ON INTERSTITIAL LUNG DISEASES AND IDIOPATHIC PULMONARY FIBROSIS

Mar. 19

Julian Falutz, MD, FRCPC
Associate Professor, McGill University
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Director, Comprehensive HIV Aging Initiative
Chronic Viral Illness Service, MUHC 

AGING WITH CHRONIC HIV INFECTION: PREDICTORS OF SUCCESS

Mar. 26
No rounds - Easter Monday   Apr. 2

Laeora Berkson 
Assistant Professor of Medicine, McGill University 
Division of Rheumatology, Jewish General Hospital 

GIANT CELL ARTERITIS 

Apr. 9

William D. Foulkes, MD, PhD 
James McGill Professor
Departments of Medicine, Human Genetics & Oncology   
McGill Program in Cancer Genetics, McGill University 
Department of Medical Genetics, Jewish General Hospital 

Barbara Rivera, PhD  

& Leanne de Kock
B-Tech (PhD Candidate)      

MANY MOSAIC MUTATIONS MOLECULARLY MEASURED 

Apr. 16

Peter Small, MD 
Associate Professor of Medicine, McGill University 
Chief, Division of Allergy & Immunology, Jewish General Hospital  

URTICARIA AND ANGIOEDEMA  

Apr. 23

Ismail R. Raslan, MD, MSc 
Third Year Internal Medicine Resident,  
Chief Medical Resident, McGill University & Jewish General Hospital 
MSc Translational Medicine in Cardiology


Jessica Salituri, MD, MSc 
Second Year Internal Medicine Resident, McGill University & Jewish General Hospital 

I. Acute Heart Failure Patients Requiring a Critical Care Unit Admission, Derivation, Validation, and development of a Risk Score 

II. Activation of mammalian target of rapamycin in renal tissue of patients with scleroderma renal crisis  

Apr. 30

Ramsey Sabbagh, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine, McGill University 
Staff, Division of Nephrology, Jewish General Hospital 

MEDICAL MANAGEMENT OF RECURRENT NEPHROLITHIASIS 

May 7

John McMurray, MB ChB (Hons), MD, FRCPC, FESC, FACC, FAHA, FRSE, FMedSci 
Professor of Medical Cardiology and Deputy Director (Clinical) 
Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences 
University of Glasgow 
Honorary Consultant at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital 
Glasgow, UK 

Women with heart failure in a new century 

May 14

Stefanie Lam, Pharm.D, M.Sc. 
JASPRO Pharmacy-lead 
Ryan Kerzner, B.Pharm., M.Sc. 
Renaud Roy Pharm.D, M.Sc. 
Pharmacist 
CIUSSS West-Central Montreal 
Jewish General Hospital 
Marty Teltscher, MD, CM, FRCPC 
JASPRO Medical-lead 
Assistant Professor, McGill University Faculty of Medicine 
JGH Division of Infectious Diseases, OptiLab Montreal - MUHC - Microbiology 

UPDATE FROM THE JOINT ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM (JASPRO) 

May 28

Sarit Assouline, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, McGill University
Division of Hematology, Jewish General Hospital

François Mercier, MD
Professor of Medicine, McGill University
​Division of Hematology, Jewish General Hospital

 

ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA: NEW TOOLS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST A DEADLY FOE

Jun 4

Wilson Miller, MD, PhD

James McGill Professor in Oncology and Medicine, McGill University

Member, Department of Oncology, Jewish General Hospital

Researcher, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research

 

TRANSFORMATIONAL TARGETED AND IMMUNE THERAPIES IN MELANOMA AND BEYOND

Jun 11


 

 

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