Grand Rounds

The University of Saskatchewan Department of Surgery Grand Rounds are an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

These rounds are typically scheduled on one Thursday of the month during the academic year (September to June), at 05:30 PM, and are held at Saskatoon City Hospital - Rependa Auditorium.

2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017
Dr. Rebecca Warburton,
Cohesive Teams Improve Access and Quality in Breast Surgical Oncology

Thursday, June 1, 2017
Drs. Cole Beavis and Gordie Kaban
Surgical Skills and Simulation in Saskatchewan

Thursday, May 11, 2017
Dr. Steven Foster
Evangelical Medical Center of Lubango

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Dr. Denise Black
University of Manitoba

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Dr. Matt Gounis
University of Massachusetts

Thursday, February 9, 2017
Dr. Shahid Ahmed
Saskatchewan Cancer Agency

Thursday, January 26, 2017
Dr. J. Mocco
Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai

2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016
Dr. Elke Mau
University of Saskatchewan

Thursday, November 10, 2016
Dr. Neil Parry
Western University

Thursday, October 27, 2016
Dr. Mark Jame & Justin Kosar

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Healing Through Reconciliation Panel

Thursday, June 9, 2016
Guy Few
Wilfred Laurier University

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Dr Ryan Meili and Dr. Angela Schellenberg
Surgery and Social Accountability: A Chance to Lead
Unversity of Saskatchewan

Thursday, April 14, 2016
Dr. Alok Pathak
The Manitoba Thyroid Cancer Cohort

Thursday, March 10, 2016
The Alberta Advantage - Building a Surgical Program in a Boom-Bust Economy
Dr. Keith Aronyk
Clinical Professor of Surgery, University of Alberta

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Quality Improvement in Endoscopy
Dr. Robert Hilsden
Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences,
University of Calgary

Thursday, January 28, 2016
Building a Culture of Research
Dr. Nael Shoman
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Surgery

2015

Thursday, December 17, 2015
CAGS Presentation to General Surgeons
Dr. Chris de Gara
Associate Dean of Continuous Professional Learning at the University of Alberta.

Thursday, November 19, 2015
The Surgical Side of Competence by Design
Dr. Ken Harris
Executive Director, Office of Specialty Education and the Deputy CEO at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Thursday, November 12, 2015
Enhancing the Quality of M&M Rounds: the Ottawa M&M Model
Dr. Lisa Calder
Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Current Concepts in Orbital Trauma and Reconstruction
Dr. Ian Sunderland
Assistant Professor, Division of Plastic Surgery
Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
Thursday, September 24, 2015
"What Lives of Poverty we Lead"
Henry Woolf
Acclaimed Stage and film actor and close friend of Nobel prize winning playwright Harold Printer.
Monday, September 14, 2015
Novel Biology and Treatment Innovations for Parkinson's Disease
Dr. Ole Isacson
Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Director, Centre for Neuroregeneration Research and Neuroregeneration Laboratories at McLean Hospital

Thursday, September 10, 2015
Providing Medical and Surgical Care in Haiti: Team Broken Earth
Dr. Andrew Furey
Co-chair, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Bernard Mev Hospital, Port Au Prince, Haiti

Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 5:30 PM
Proximal Aortic Pathology in the Age of Endovascular Repair - A 20 Year Perspective
Dr. Randy Moore
University of Calgary, Vascular Surgery
Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 5:30 PM
An Evolution in Management of In Transit Melanoma Metastases
Dr. Claire Temple-Oberle
Associate Professor, Department of Oncology and Surgery, University of Calgary
Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 5:30 PM
The Evolution of Arthroscopy in Canada
Dr. Robert Litchfield
Medical Director, Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic
Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 5:30 PM
VTE Px Following Major Cancer Surgery
Dr. Paul Karanicolas
Surgical Oncologist, Odette Cancer Centre
Toronto, Ontario
Chair, HepatoPancreaticoBiliary Community of Surgical ONcologists: Clinical, Evaluative, and Prospective Trials Team
Site Representative, National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group

Friday, February 27, 2015 at 5:30 PM
The Surgical Principles of War Surgery
Dr. Nelson Olim
Dr. Nelson Olim, Senior Surgeon, International Committee of the Red Cross

Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 5:30 PM
Healthcare in War and Disaster Zones
Dr. Nelson Olim & Ms. Dawn Anderson
Dr. Nelson Olim is a senior surgeon for the International Committee of the Red Cross.
Ms. Dawn Anderson is a graduate of the College of Nursing at the University of Saskachewan working with the Red Cross movement since 2010.

Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 5:30 PM
Choosing wisely - Surgery and Pathology Interactions
Dr. Anurag Saxena
Associate Dean of Postgraduate Medical Education
College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
Professor
Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan

2014

Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 5:30 PM
NanoKnife: Expanding the Horizon of Ablative Cancer Therapy
Dr. Mike Moser & Dr. Chris Wall
Dr. Mike Moser is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Division of General Surgery at the University of Saskatchewan
Dr. Chris Wall hold a faculty appointment in the Department of Medical Imaging at the University of Saskatchewan
Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 5:30 PM
The Future of Surgical Education at the University of Saskatchewan: The Development of a Roadmap
Dr. Brian Clapson & Dr. Trustin Domes
Dr. Brian Clapson is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Division of Plastic Surgery at the University of Saskatchewan University of Saskatchewan
Dr. Trustin Domes is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Urology at the University of Saskatchewan
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 5:30 PM
Multidisciplinary Surgical Teams & Quality Assurance
Dr. Nael Shoman
Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 5:30 PM
Moving Forward at the College of Medicine and the University of Saskatchewan
Dr. Preston Smith
Dean, College of Medicine
University of Saskatchewan
Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 5:30 PM
Implementation of New Innovations in Cancer Care - Is Canada Ready?
Dr. Geoff Porter
Gibran and Jamile Ramia Chair in Surgical Oncology Research
Senior Scientific Lead for Diagnosis and Clinical Care, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
Director, Cancer Outcome, Halifax, NS
Department of Surgery and Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, College of Medicine, Dalhousie University
Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 5:30 PM
Clinical Quality Improvement: A Research Platform for the Department of Surgery
Dr. Gary Groot
Director of Research and Graduate Studies
Division of General Surgery
Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 5:30 PM
UGME R' US; Tending the Community Goat
Dr. Sheila Harding
Associate Dean of Medical Education
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 5:30 PM
Yann Martel
World-renowned author of Life of Pi and Man Booker Prize winner, whose
works explore truth and imagination, human evil and human nature.

2013

Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 5:30 PM
The Saskatchewan Cerebrovascular and Stroke Program
Dr. Michael Kelly, Neurosurgeon
Director, Saskatchewan Cerebrovascular Centre
Division of Neurosugery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 5:30 PM
Department of Surgery: A VISION FOR THE FUTURE
Dr. Ivar Mendez, Chairman & Unified Head
Department of Surgery, University of Saskatchewan and Saskatoon Health Region