CanMEDS Rounds

CanMEDS Rounds

CanMEDS Rounds (previously known as combined subspecialty CanMEDS non-medical expert rounds) are two-hour sessions held 6-7 times each academic year on Wednesday afternoons or Thursday mornings. These rounds are offered to all subspecialty residency program and fellowship program trainees.

Please note CanMEDS Rounds will be held through Zoom until further notice. Calendar invites with the zoom link are sent to residents and fellows one month before each session.

Upcoming CanMEDS Rounds

DATE/TIME/LOCATION TITLE AND SPEAKER CANMEDS ROLE(S) CANMEDS TOPIC(S)
August 4, 2021
3:00-5:00pm

Introduction to Competence By Design (CBD)

Dr. Fernanda Claudio and Dr. Carlos Gomez-Garibello
Accreditation & Education Quality Improvement, Postgraduate Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Jean-François Gravel
Medical Education Systems, Postgraduate Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

   
September 15, 2021
1:30-3:00pm

Lifelong Learning: Learning Styles and CME Credits

Mylène Dandavino, MDCM MSc MHPE FRCPC
Program Head, Medical Inpatient Services, Montreal Children’s Hospital
Associate Professor, Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Program Director, Academic Pediatrics Fellowship, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University

   
October 2021

Title and objectives TBA

Dr. Samir Shaheen-Hussain
Pediatric Emergency Physician, Montreal Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University

Leader; Health Advocate; Collaborator

Understanding the structure, function, and points of influence of the healthcare system, including the role of physicians within this system.

Describe the key issues currently under debate regarding changes in the Canadian health care system, indicating how these changes might affect societal health outcomes and how pediatric subspecialists can advocate to decrease the burden of illness at a community or societal level

November 2021      
December 8, 2021
3:00-5:00pm

Title and objectives TBA

Dr. Eugene Bereza
Family Physician, CIUSSS du Centre-Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal, the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), the Montreal Neurological Institute
Associate Professor, Biomedical Ethics Unit, McGill University

Health Leader;
Advocate Professional
Medical Ethics: Ethical issues arising in patient care and medical decision making;
Ethical and professional issues inherent in health advocacy: altruism, social justice, autonomy, integrity, and idealism
February 2022      
March 2022      
April 2022      
May 2022      

 

Previous CanMEDS Rounds

Date/Time/Location Title AND SPeaker CanMEDS Role(S) CanMEDS Topic(s) Organizer

May 27, 2021
10:00-11:00

Quality Improvement Methods

Dr. Marie-Astrid Lefebrve
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist, Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University Health Centre

Objectives:
1. List the principles of the Model for Improvement
2. List the main steps involved in a quality improvement project
3. Know how to use various tools to diagnose a quality or safety problem, develop change ideas and graph measures of improvement

Leader;
Scholar;
Professional;
Health Advocate
Quality improvement/Quality assurance  
April 7, 2021
15:00-17:00
Clinical Office Management

Dr. Benjamin Burko

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Medical Director, Tiny Tots Medical Centre

Objectives:
1. To explore the different ways that physicians are remunerated
2. To explore the different practice arrangements that exist
3, Managing Employees
4. Budgeting a clinical unit/office
5. Leases and Partnership agreements
6. Risk Management in practice
7. To help physicians identify what practice type will align with their remuneration, lifestyle and practice style goals.
Leader The principles of health care financing: physician remuneration and billing;
budgeting and organizational funding;
Managing a practice, including finances and human resources
Dr. Reza Alizadehfar
March 10, 2021
14:00-15:00
Differential Treatment in Medical Practice: Racism Without Racists

Dr. Jay S. Kaufman, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University

Objectives:
1. Consider formal definitions for discrimination in medical treatment that account for covariates;
2. Discuss various study designs for detecting discrimination in relation to conscious and unconscious bias, and considering the sources of this bias;
3. Evaluate an example one common medical algorithm in kidney disease epidemiology to consider whether it is rational or ethical.
Health Leader;
Advocate Professional
Medical Ethics: Ethical issues arising in patient care and medical decision making;
Ethical and professional issues inherent in health advocacy: altruism, social justice, autonomy, integrity, and idealism
Dr. Surahbi Rawal
February 18, 2021
9:30-11:30

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement at the MCH: What does it mean for you?

Dr. Nadine Korah
Assistant Professor, Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Attending Physician, General Pediatrics, Montreal Children's Hospital

Objectives:
1. Understand the historical context and the key elements of patient safety.
2. Discuss tools and strategies that exist to improve communication in healthcare.
3. Review and practice Disclosure of safety events
4. Introduce CQI (continuous quality improvement) methodology.

Leader Health Advocate, Patient safety, adverse events, and medical errors Dr. Gillian Morantz
December 16, 2020
14:00-15:00

Getting involved in Health Advocacy

Dr. Sarah Campillo

Pediatric Rheumatologist, Montreal Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University

Health Advocacy How physicians can be involved in health advocacy Dr. Sarah Campillo
November 11, 2020
15:00-17:00

Direct Observation Assessment and Feedback

Dr. Evelyn Constantin
Associate Professor, Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Pediatrician, General Pediatrics, Montreal Children's Hospital

Dr. Preetha Krishnamoothy
Associate Professor, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Pediatric Endocrinologist, Montreal Children's Hospital

Scholar How to provide effective feedback;
Incorporating the principles of ethics with respect to teaching
Drs. Anne-Marie Canakis and Lianne Kopel

October 14, 2020
13:00-14:30

Social Determinants of Health: Understanding How Social and Economic Factors Impact Health Outcomes

Dr. Giuseppina Di Meglio
Associate Professor, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Adolescent Medicine Specialist, Montreal Children's Hospital

Leader;
Health advocate
Understanding determinants of health among the pediatric population, including barriers to access care and resources Dr. Giuseppina Di Meglio
CANCELLED
May 2020

Dr. Richard Gosselin, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Neonatologist, Montreal Children's Hospital

Dr. Nina Nouraeyan, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Neonatologist, Montreal Children's Hospital

Title and objectives to be announced

Health Advocate
Leader
Scholar
Transition from Fellow to Staff Dr. Julie Bartholomew
Neonatology
CANCELLED
April 2020

Dr. Benjamin Burko
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Medical Director, Tiny Tots Medical Centre

Clinical Office Management

Objectives:
1. To explore the different ways that physicians are remunerated
2. To explore the different practice arrangements that exist
3, Managing Employees
4. Budgeting a clinical unit/office
5. Leases and Partnership agreements
6. Risk Management in practice
7. To help physicians identify what practice type will align with their remuneration, lifestyle and practice style goals.

Leader Finance Dr. Reza Alizadehfar
Allergy and Clinical Immunology

CANCELLED
March 2020

Dr. Jay S. Kaufman, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University

Differential Treatment in Medical Practice: Racism Without Racists

Objectives: TBA

    Dr. Surabhi Rawal
Hematology-Oncology
February 26, 2020
14:00-16:00
B.02.6851

Dr. Hema Patel, MD, FRCPC
Pediatrician and Director, Complex Care Service, Montreal Children's Hospital
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University

Time Management

Objectives:
Setting priorities and managing time to balance patient care, practice requirements, outside activities and personal life while ensuring personal health/physician wellness.

Leader
Professional
Time Management
Personal Wellness
Dr. Indra Gupta
Nephrology
January 29, 2020
15:00-16:00
B.02.6851

Dr. Majd Mustafa

FMRQ 2019-2020 Information Tour on Physician Resources for Medical Residents and Specialties

    Dr. Emmett Francoeur
Developmental Pediatrics
January 22, 2020
12:30-16:30
Room B.08.3019

Camara Van Breeman, RN, MN, CHPCN(C), NP(F)
Nurse Practitioner (Family), Canuck Place Children's Hospice, at the BC Children's Hospital

Serious Illness Conversation

    Dr. Stephen Liben
Palliative Care
October 30, 2019
15:00-17:00
B.02.6851

Dr. Benjamin Burko
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Medical Director, Tiny Tots Medical Centre

Efficiency in the Clinical Setting

Objectives:
1. To understand how physicians allocate time both consciously and unconsciously
2. To understand the impact of enhanced efficiency on Patient-Care, Waiting Lists, Organizational Functioning and Physician well-being and Remuneration
3. Multiple concrete strategies and tools for physician efficiency-enhancement will be demonstrated

Leader Finance Dr. Reza Alizadehfar
Allergy and Clinical Immunology
September 5, 2019
10:00-12:00
B.02.6851

Dr. Preetha Krishnamoothy
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Pediatric Endocrinologist, Montreal Children's Hospital

Teamwork: Working and Functioning Effectively as a Team

Collaborator
Communicator

Communication with professionals Dr. Preetha Krishnamoothy
Endrocrinology
June 6, 2019
9:00-16:00
B.026645

Frederic De Civita
Manager of Admitting and Registration Services, Montreal Children's Hospital
Assistant to Associate Director General

Gabrielle Cunningham-Allard
Research Clerk, Emergency Department, Montreal Children's Hospital

MCH Lean Yellow Belt

Health Advocate
Leader
Professional
Scholar
Quality improvement
Quality assurance
Dr. Samara Zavalkoff
Pediatric Critical Care
May 9, 2019
11:00-13:00
B.02.6645

Dr. Tanya Di Genova
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Pediatric Intensivist, Montreal Children's Hospital

Dr. Adrian Dancea
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Pediatric Cardiologist, Montreal Children's Hospital

n/a

Collaborator
Health Advocate
Leader
Understanding health care system Dr. Samara Zavalkoff
Pediatric Critical Care
April 17, 2019
13:30-16:00
D.03.6020

Marie-Claude Proulx
Patient and Family Centred Care Coordinator, Montreal Children's Hospital

Difficult Conversations: Communication 201

Collaborator
Communicator
Communication with patients Dr. Genevieve Legault
Neurology
March 6, 2019
14:00-16:00

Dr. Nadine Korah
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Attending Physician, General Pediatrics, Montreal Children's Hospital

n/a

Health Advocate
Leader
Patient Safety Dr. Najma Ahmed
Gastroenterology
February 28, 2019
10:00-12:00

Dr. Evelyn Constantin
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Pediatrician, General Pediatrics, Montreal Children's Hospital

Dr. Preetha Krishnamoothy
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Pediatric Endocrinologist, Montreal Children's Hospital

Direct Observation Assessement and Feedback

Scholar Providing feedback Dr Anne-Marie Canakis
Dr. Lianne Kopel
Respiratory Medicine
December 12, 2018
14:00-16:00

Dr. Aisling O'Gorman
Faculty Lecturer, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Pediatrician, General Pediatrics, Montreal Children's Hospital

Cultural Safety and Shared Care with the Northern Module

Health Advocate
Leader
Understanding determinants of health Dr. Surahbi Rawal
Hematology-Oncology

Canadian Child Health Clinical Scientist Program 2019-2020 Schedule

All sessions will be held from 1:00-2:00pm via ZOOM. Please contact penny.moutsos [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Penny Moutsos) to be added to the email list for ZOOM links.

DATE / TIME/ LOCATION TOPIC SPEAKER
July 15, 2020 Critical Appraisal of a Published Study Dr. Wissam Shalish
October 28, 2020 Mentorship/mentoree and Supervisor/supervisee Dr. Patricia Fontela
November 18, 2020 Authorship Dr. David Rosenblatt
December 16, 2020 Prepare a Research Plan, Collect and Interpret Data Dr. Loydie Majewska
January 20, 2021 Searching the Biomedical Literature Dr. Taline Ekmekjian
February 10, 2021 Refining a Research Question Dr. Geoffrey Dougherty
March 3, 2021 CV Workshop Dr. Gabriel Altit
March 24, 20221 Cost-effective Analysis Dr. Marc Beltempo
April 14, 2021 Qualitative Research Dr. Janet Rennick
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