Department of Medicine

City-Wide Medical Grand Rounds Events

September 18, 2019

Progress and Challenges in Clinical Cancer Genetics
Presented by:
Judy E. Garber, MD, MPH
Susan F. Smith Chair, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Chief, Division of Cancer Genetics and Prevention, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

June 19, 2019

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

May 15, 2019

Person-Centred Care: Broadening the Curriculum Beyond Bioscience
Presented by:
Ayelet Kuper, MD, DPhil, FRCPC
Staff Physician, Division of GIM, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre; Scientist and Associate Director, The Wilson Centre, UHN/UofT; Co-Lead, Person-Centred Care Education & Associate Professor, DoM, UofT

April 17, 2019

Can Big Data Lead to Big Change? Lessons from GEMINI
Presented by:
Fahad Razak
Assistant Professor and Internist, St Michael's Hospital and Department of Medicine, University of Toronto; Assistant Professor, Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto; Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael’s Hospital; Provincial Clinical Lead for Quality Improvement in General Internal Medicine, Health Quality Ontario
&
Amol Verma
Assistant Professor and Internist, St Michael's Hospital and Department of Medicine, University of Toronto; Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael’s Hospital; Provincial Clinical Lead for Quality Improvement in General Internal Medicine, Health Quality Ontario

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
and
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