City-Wide Medical Grand Rounds Events

March 20, 2019

Remote Patient Monitoring – Myth or Magic 
Presented by:
​​​​​​Heather Ross, MD, MHSc, FRCPC, FCCS, FACC
Division Head and Fellowship Program Director, Cardiology, Loretta A. Rogers Heart Function Chair, Pfizer Chair in Cardiovascular Research, Site Lead – Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research, Professor of Medicine, University Health Network & University of Toronto

February 20, 2019

Domestic Violence: Advocacy through education, learning from tragedy
Presented by:
Sheila Laredo, MD PhD FRCPC, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Women's College Hospital & Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto; Chief Medical Advisor, College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario
Robin Mason, MA MEd PhD, Scientist, Women’s College Research Institute and Scientific Lead, Women’s Xchange, Women’s College Hospital; Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Jane Sloggett, RN, DOHS, Senior Director, Occupational Health and Safety, University Health Network
Jordan Coop, E-Learning Specialist and Instructional Designer, St. Joseph's Health Centre, Unity Health Toronto
Marylin Kanee, MSW, Advisor & Trainer Human Rights & Health Equity

January 16, 2019

Cannabis in the Legalization Era: Caveat "H-Emptor"
Presented by:
Tony P. George, MD, FRCPC, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Toronto; Clinician-Researcher and Head, Biobehavioural Addictions and Concurrent Disorders Research Laboratory & Program Director, CAMH Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship

November 21, 2018

Enhancing Value in Healthcare: It Takes a System
Presented by:
Eve Kerr, M.D., M.P.H., Louis Newburgh Research Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, VA Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor VA HSR&D Center of Innovation

October 24, 2018

Learning "Healthy" Models for Healthcare
Presented by:
Marzyeh Ghassemi, MSc, PhD, Assistant Professor, Faculties of Computer Science & Medicine, University of Toronto, Faculty Member, Vector Institute

September 26, 2018

2018 Levinson Lecture: How big data changed pro sports & will revolutionize your health care
Presented by:
Sacha Bhatia, MD, MBA, FRCPC, Founding Director, WCH Institute for Health Systems Solutions & Virtual Care (WIHV), F.M. Hill Chair in Health Systems Solutions, Division Head, WCH Cardiology & Staff Cardiology, University Health Network, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

June 20, 2018

Two steps forward, one step back – 2017-18 Departmental Report
Presented by:
Gillian Hawker, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Sir John and Lady Eaton Professor and Chair of Medicine, University of Toronto

May 16, 2018

Organoids as potential vehicles for precision medicine
Presented by:
David Andrews, PhD, Director and Senior Scientist, Biological Sciences, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Professor, Departments of Biochemistry and Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, Canada Research Chair in Membrane Biogenesis

April 18, 2018

Competence By Design in The Department of Medicine.
Presented by:
Scott Berry, MD, MHSc, FRCPC, CBD Implementation Lead & Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Denyse Richardson, BScPT, MD, MEd, FRCPC, Clinician Educator, Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada; Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

March 21, 2018

Fixing medicare: What are the impediments to health reform.
Presented by:
André Picard, health columnist at The Globe and Mail and the author of five books, including Matters of Life and Death: Public Health Issues in Canada.

February 21, 2018

Comparison of US and Canadian Healthcare Systems – stories from a US immigrant.
Presented by:
Larry Robinson, MD, FABPMR, Chief, St. John's Rehab Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Professor & Division Director, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

January 17, 2018

Meritocracy: From Myth to Reality.
Presented by:
Sarah Kaplan, PhD, MA, Director, Institute for Gender and the Economy, Distinguished Professor of Gender & the Economy, Professor of Strategic Management, Rotman School, University of Toronto

November 15, 2017

2017 F.M. Hill Lecture: Developing a Model of Care for Women Living with HIV: Could It Change How We Practice as Specialists?
Presented by:
Mona Loutfy, MD, MPH, Infectious Diseases Specialist, Clinician Scientist & Professor, Women’s College Research Institute, Women’s College Hospital, University of Toronto, Maple Leaf Medical Clinic

October 25, 2017

2017 Canada Gairdner Wightman Award recipient: A New Era: Stroke is More Treatable, Dementia is More Preventable.
Presented by:
Antoine M. Hakim, MD, FRCPC, Senior Scientist Emeritus, Neuroscience Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

September 20, 2017

2017 Levinson Lecture: The Toronto Lung Transplant Program: Past and Present.
Presented by:
Michael Hutcheon, MD, FRCPC, Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto

June 21, 2017

Chair’s Annual Report: Medicine Really Matters.
Presented by:
Gillian Hawker, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Sir John and Lady Eaton Professor and Chair of Medicine, University of Toronto

May 17, 2017

The North American Opioid Crisis.
Presented by:
David Juurlink, MD PhD FRCPC, Professor and Division Director, Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

April 19, 2017

Healthcare Quality Improvement: This Generation’s Evidence-based Medicine.
Presented by:
Kaveh G. Shojania, MD FRCPC, Director, Centre for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Professor and Vice Chair, Quality & Innovation, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

March 22, 2017

Stroke treatment in 2017:  It’s about time.
Presented by:
Rick Swartz, MD FRCPC, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

February 15, 2017

Mentorship, equity and diversity (MED) in medicine.
Presented by:
Sharon E. Straus, MD MSc FRCPC, Canada Research Chair in Knowledge Translation and Quality of Care, Vice-Chair, Mentorship, Equity & Diversity, Department of Medicine, Director, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Toronto, Deputy Physician in Chief, St. Michael's Hospital, Director, Knowledge Translation Program

January 18, 2017

Zika Virus.
Presented by:
Isaac I. Bogoch, MD, MSc, FRCPC, DTM&H, Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

November 17, 2016

Women's College Hospital – FM Hill Lecture: Gut Bugs and Fecal Transplants: Targeting the Microbiome to Treat Disease.
Presented by:
Colleen R. Kelly, MD FACG, Assistant Professor, Gastroenterology, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Women’s Medicine Collaborative, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island

October 26, 2016

2016 Canada Gairdner Global Health Award recipient: Ending the HIV/AIDS Pandemic: An Achievable Goal.
Presented by:
Anthony S. Fauci, MD, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

September 22, 2016

The Dr. Cy Frank Legacy Lectureship: The Promise of Health Sciences in the 21st Century – A Revisit.
Presented by:
Alan Bernstein, OC, PhD, FRSC, President and CEO, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research

June 15, 2016

Medicine Matters: Reflecting on our Past & Mapping our Future.
Presented by:
Gillian Hawker, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Sir John and Lady Eaton Professor and Chair of Medicine, University of Toronto

May 18, 2016

Sinai Health System – Barnet Berris Lecture: Rheumatoid Arthritis - Will Evolution or Revolution Drive Future Therapeutics?
Presented by:
Professor Iain McInnes, PhD, FRCP, FRSE, Director, Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, Muirhead Chair of Medicine, Professor of Experimental Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow


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