Grand Rounds

The UBC Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM) Provincial and Academic Grand Rounds are Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and by the Maintenance of Proficiency Program of the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

Grand Rounds are held both virtually (by Zoom) and connected to core hospital teaching sites throughout the province to allow learners to attend in person.


UBC DEM Provincial Grand Rounds are typically held on Wednesdays during the academic year (September to June) from 9 - 10 a.m. PT.

  • February 14 - Speaker: Dr. David Barbic, Derivation of the Falls Decision Rule to Exclude Intracranial Bleeding Without CT Head in Older Adults Who Have Fallen.
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Previous Provincial Grand Rounds presentations are available here

UBC RCPSC-EM Academic Grand Rounds are typically held on Wednesdays during the academic year (September to June) from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. PT.

Click here to join the zoom for Grand Rounds. Please make sure to log in with your full name to be admitted to the session.

  • Dec. 20 - Dr. Shari Li/Dan Ting (Top 5 articles of 2023), Dr. Kelly Huang (Topic TBC), and Dr. Kiran Rikhraj (Topic TBC)
  • Jan. 3 - Dr. Adam Thomas (Resuscitation Updates), Dr. Hilary Drake (Topic TBC)
  • Jan. 17 - Dr. Ana Gomez (Sacroiliac Reduction), Dr. Chantal McFetridge (Rotator Cuff Injuries), Dr. Kate Eppler (Topic TBC), Dr. Brendan Lee (Topic TBC)
  • Feb. 7 - Dr. Mark Sanderson (ICU), Dr. Jen-ai Lai (Topic TBC), Dr. Frances Clayton (Topic TBC)
  • Feb. 21 - Dr. Heather Murray (Medico-legal issues related to ED documentation and EMR issues), Dr. Devon Mitchell (Topic TBC), Dr. Xin Mei Liu (Topic TBC)

UBC CFPC-EM Academic Grand Rounds are typically held on Wednesdays during the academic year (September to June) from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. PT.

  • Sept. 13 - Speakers: Dr. Jessica Hann (Introduction of the SPH detox triage program), Dr. Braedon Paul (Artificial Intelligence in Emergency Medicine: Emerging Innovations, Critical Challenges, and Future Implications), and Dr. Frank Scheuermeyer (Research Update)
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  • Oct. 11 - Speakers: Dr. Rob Saona (Shiftwork and the Emergency Physician), Dr. Simon Pulfrey (Put me in the game coach! How physician coaching improves balance, performance and burnout), and Dr. Marcus Pieterman (Take a bite of this; a rare bite review)

  • Remote sites and VC Anywhere users: please ensure your microphones are “muted” during the presentation, unless you will be asking a question during the Q&A period following the presentation
  • Host site audience: please use microphones during Q&A so remote sites can hear you
  • If remote sites are experiencing technical issues or cannot see the presentation, please call UBC MedIT service desk at the phone number posted in your room. Health authorities, please contact your local IT service desk.

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