Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds

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The Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds are an accredited group learning activity, as defined by the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canadaheld September to June on Wednesday mornings from 8:00-9:00a.m. in the MUHC Research Institute Auditorium, room E.S1.1129 (street map / room map).

 

September 2018

September 5

Robert Usher Lectureship

Antenatal Steroids: What is the Evidence Base?

Alan Jobe, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Neonatology and Pulmonary Biology
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, University of Cincinnati

September 12

20th Annual Alan Ross Lectureship

Making it Easier to Choose Wisely; Say Yes to the Less

Jeremy Friedman, MD, PhD
Associate Pediatrician-in-Chief, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto

September 19

Management of Febrile Young Infants: New Data, New Approaches

Brett Burstein, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Physician, Pediatric Emergency, Montreal Children's Hospital

September 26

Inauguration of the Helen Karounis Agora Program (H-KAP)

Adrian Dancea MD, MBA, FRCPC
Associate Professor, McGill University
Division Director, Pediatric Cardiology, Montreal Children’s Hospital

Anne-Marie Gosselin MD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor, McGill University
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Montreal Children’s Hospital

Calvin Jacobs
Language and culture coordination, traditional medicine helper, Kateri Memorial Hospital Centre
Faith keeper Haudenosaunee longhouse

Laurie Plotnick, MD CM, FRCPC
Associate Professor and Associate Chair (Education), Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Associate Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University Health Centre

October 2018

October 3 Department of Pediatrics Town Hall Meeting
Open to Faculty Members in the Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
October 10

Jordan's Principle: Ending Inequalities in First Nations Children's Services

Additional: Jordan's Principle poster (fr/en) / 
Jordan's Principle Information Sheet

Cindy Blackstock, PhD
Executive Director, First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada
Professor, School of Social Work, McGill University

October 17

Pediatric Resuscitation-State of the Art... From the Ivory Tower to our own Backyards

Vinay M. Nadkarni, MD
Medical and Research Director, Centre for Simulation, Advanced Education and Innovation, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Endowed Chair in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

October 24

Patient Safety Week

Solutions for Patient Safety: Children's Hospitals Working Together to Eliminate Harm

Trey Coffey, MD, FAAP, FRCP(C)
Paediatrician and Medical Officer for Patient Safety, Division of Paediatric Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children
Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto

October 31

Toward an Optimal Learning Environment

Miriam Boillat, MD CM, CCFP, FCFP
Associate Dean, Faculty of Development, McGill University
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, McGill University

November 2018

November 7

The Lorraine and Dominique Belcourt Sympoisum

Alagille Syndrome: A Multisystem Disorder

Binita Kamath, MD, MB BChir, MRCP
Staff Gastroenterologist, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Hospital for Sick Children
Associate Scientist, Developmental & Stem Cell Biology, Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute
Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto

November 14 Pediatric Jeopardy Hosted by:
Drs. Roaslie Cavin and Catherine Rich
Pediatric Chief Residents, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
November 21

Preston Robb Neuroscience Lecture

Brain Tumour Cell States & Fates

Peter Dirks, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Staff Neurosurgeon, Division of Neurosurgery, Hospital for Sick Children
Professor, Department of Surgery and Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto
Senior Scientist, Developmental & Stem Cell Biology, Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute

November 28

Room D.S1.1427

How Does Nodal Signaling Modulate the Timing of Parturition?

Daniel Dufort, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University
Research Scientist, Human Reproduction and Development Axis, Child Health and Human Development Program, McGill University Health Centre Research Institute
 

December 2018

December 5

Medical Inpatient Services Open House
Moving from 6C to B09 - Progress and Innovation for Better Medical Inpatient Care

Meeting point: 7:55am in front of the B.09 elevators

Pediatric Inpatient Services Team
December 12

Sentinel Training in Medicine:
Introducing a Peer-Directed Suicide Prevention Program

Natasha Caminsky, B.Sc.
Medical Student, Year 4, McGill University

Xin Mei Liu
Medical Student, Year 4, McGill University

Lysanne Sun-Drapeau, M.Sc.
Medical Student, Year 4, McGill University

January 2019

January 9

Respiratory Virus Diagnostics: Better Tests, Better Outcomes?

Nadine Korah, MD, MSc
Attending Physician, Division of General Pediatrics, Montreal Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University

Jesse Papenburg, MD, MSc
Infectious Disease Specialist and Medical Microbiologist, Montreal Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University

Jasmine Vafi, MD (PGY-2)
Pediatric Resident, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University

January 16

The A to Zzz’s of Pediatric Sleep Medicine: A 20 Year Update

Evelyn Constantin, MD, M.Sc. (Epi)
Scientist, Child Health and Human Development Program, McGill University Health Centre, Research Institute
Assistant Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, McGill Univeristy
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
January 23

31st Annual Saul Usher Lecture

Novel Technology in Pediatric Echocardiography – A View into the Future

Luc Mertens, MD, PhD
Section Head, Echocardiography, Labatt Family Heart Centre, Hospital for Sick Children
Associate Scientist, Translational Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute
Professor, Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto

January 30

Room D.S1.1427

Family Literacy Day

Health Literacy and Paediatric Practice: Making it Happen

Linda Shohet, BA, MA, PhD
Former Executive Director, Quebec Centre for Literacy

February 2019

February 6

Repairing the Brain of Sick Newborns: From Bench to Bedside

Pia Wintermark, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Attending, Newborn Medicine, Montreal Children’s Hospital
Clinician-Scientist, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre

February 13

Intersection Between the Opioid Crisis and Pain Crisis - Impact on Children with Chronic Pain

Fiona Campbell, MD, B.Sc., FRCA
Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto
Anesthesiologist, Departments of Anesthesia and Pan Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children
Co-Director, Pain Centre, Hospital for Sick Children
February 20

Transitioning to Competency-By-Design in Pediatrics: Lessons Learned at McGill and Preparing for Successful Implementation

Nathalie Buu MDCM FRCPC
Pediatric Anesthesiologist, Program Director, Anesthesia Residency Program

Evelyn Constantin MDCM MSc(Epi) FRCPC
Assistant Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education, McGill University

Carlos Gomez-Garibello, PhD
Assessment Specialist, Postgraduate Medical Education, McGill University

Elisa Ruano Cea MDCM FRCPC MHPE
General Pediatrics, CBME lead McGill General Pediatrics

February 27

Dr. N. Blair Whittemore Visiting Professor of Sarah's Fund for Cedars in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Using Genomics to Improve Diagnosis and Management of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Charles Mulligan, MBBS (Hons), MSc, MD
Member, Department of Pathology and Co-leader, Hematologic Malignancies Program
Medical Director, St Jude Biorepository, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

 

March 2019

March 6

MARCH BREAK - No Lecture

March 13

Montreal Children's Hospital Global Health Involvement

Partnership with Rwanda: Successes and Challenges

Thérèse Perreault, MD, FRCPC, FAAP
Neonatologist and Director, Division of Neonatalology, Montreal Children's Hospital
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University

Jocelyne Bukeyeneza
Pediatrician, Kacyiru Hospital, Kigali, Rwanda
Fellow, International Neonatal Medicine, Montreal Children's Hospital

March 20

Sociocultural Consultation and Interpretation Services (SCIS)

Who is left Behind? Health Disparities Among LGBT Children, Youth and Adults: Strategies for Inclusive Care

 

Shuvo Ghosh, MD, FAAP (DABP)
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Child Development, Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University Health Centre

Pierre Tellier, MD
Family Physician specializing in Adolescent Medicine at CLSC Cote des Neiges and Head and Hands

March 27

Charlotte Laplante Branchaud Lectureship in Perinatal Endocrinology

Congenital Hyperinsulinism - Management and Outcomes

Daphne Yau
Clinical Fellow in Congenital Hyperinsulinism, Department of Paediatrics, Endocrinology Royal Manchester Children's Hospital

April 2019

April 3

Donald Cohen Lectureship in Childhood Autism

New Frontiers in ASD Diagnosis

Lonnie Zwaigenbaum, MD, FRCPC
Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation Chair in Autism
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta
Divisional Director, Division of Developmental Pediatrics
Site Co-Chief, Child Health, and Co-Director, Autism Research Centre, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

April 10

17th Annual Steinberg Child Development Lectureship

A New Era in the Treatment of Rare Disease: Perspectives from a Pediatric Neurologist

Maryam Oskoui, MD, MSc
Pediatric Neurologist, Montreal Children's Hospital
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
April 17

How to Understand and Interpret Reports from Molecular Genetics Labs

Jean-Baptiste Rivière, PhD
Director of the Bioinformatics Platform, MUHC Research Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Human Genetics, McGill University
April 24

Innovative Approaches to Pediatric and Adolescent Care: Child Life Play-Based Interventions

Helen Magdalinos, BA, CCLS
Certified Child Life Specialist, Pediatric Surgical Units, Montreal Children's Hospital

May 2019

May 1

7th Donald and Elizabeth Hillman Global Child Heath Lecture

Global Health and Pediatric Neurology

Jorge Vidaurre, MD
Chair International Commmittee, Child Neurology Society
Director, EEG laboratory, Director, Pediatric Neurophysiology Fellowship
Nationwide Children’s Hospital / Ohio State University

May 8

Pediatric Ethics Conference

If Mature Minors Were to be Eligible for Medical Assistance in Dying: An Ethical Lens on Possible Benefits, Risks and Safeguards

Dawn Davies, MD
Pediatrician, Roger Neilson House,
Physician, Palliative Care, The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario

May 15

Department of Pediatrics Town Hall Meeting

Open to Faculty Members in the Department of Pediatrics, McGill University

with
Dean David Eidelman, M.D. C.M.
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Vice-Principal (Health Affairs), McGill University
 

May 22

Flourishing at Work – Mindful Lessons for Clinicians and Leaders

Ronald Epstein, MD
Professor, Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Oncology and Medicine (Palliative Care), University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
American Cancer Society Clinical Research Professor

May 29

*Room D.S1.1427*

Alice Chan-Yip Lectureship in Integrative and Psychosomatic Medicine

Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Somatic Symptom Disorders

W Curt LaFrance Jr., MD, MPH
Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology, Alpert Medical School, Brown University
Director of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Neurology, Rhode Island Hospital

June 2019

June 5

49th Annual Alton Goldbloom Lecture

Why Every Healthcare Consultation Needs a Dose of Empathy

Jeremy Howick BA, MSc, PhD
Senior Research & Director of Oxford Empathy Programme,
Nufield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford
Fellow, Kellogg College

June 12

School of Physical and Occupational Therapy

Building Healthy Inclusive Communities for All

Denise Keiko Shikako-Thomas, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Physical & Occupational Therapy, McGill University
Associate Member, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University

June 19

Frank M. Guttman Visiting Professor

The Unspoken Quality Metric: Moral Distress and Peer Support in Healthcare

Kurt F. Heiss, MD, FACS, FAAP
Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine
Medical Director of Quality, Surgical Services, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Previous Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds Schedules

September 2017 - June 2018September 2016 - June 2017September 2015 - June 2016 | September 2014 - May 2015 | 
September 2013 - June 2014 | September 2012 - June 2013 | September 2011 - June 2012 | September 2010 - June 2011 | 
September 2009 - June 2010 | September 2008 - June 2009

Previous Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds Posters (including educational objectives)

September 2017 - June 2018September 2016 - June 2017September 2015 - June 2016 | September 2014 - June 2015 |
September 2013 - June 2014September 2012 - June 2013


Child Health and Human Development Program Research Seminars

The Child Health and Human Development (CHHD) program, of the MUHC Research Institute, offers Pediatrics Research Seminars on Mondays from 12:00 - 1:00p.m in the MUHC Research Institute, room E.S1.1129. 

For upcoming seminars please visit the CHHD Events page.