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.

  • June 12 th - 9:00 a.m. - Dr. Pouya Azar, - Novel opioid use disorder interventions in the fentanyl era: From bench to bedside to community.

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. For in-person room details, please email emergency.residency@ubc.ca 

  • 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)
  • Mar 6 (Island Host) - Dr. Sarah McAnally (Pulmonary Embolus – “Respect the RV”); Dr. Colin Sedgwick (Crashing Anaphylaxis); Dr. Rod Vafaei (DSI vs RSI in the Critically Ill ED patient)
  • Mar 20 (Fraser Host) - Dr. Gary Andolfatto (Updates on Ketamine); Dr. Emily Lostchuck (The Boob Basics: Breastfeeding Medicine); Dr. Helene Morakis (Fever in the returning traveler)
  • Apr 3 (Interior Host) – Dr. Mark Sanderson (ICU TBD); Dr. Kevin Duncan (Magnesium: The highs, the lows, and what it's good for); Dr. Christina Botros (TBC)
  • Apr 17 (Vancouver Host) – Dr. Garth Mullins (Crackdown (Podcast) speaker); Dr. Andrew Chang (TBC); Dr. Lulu Yang (TBC)
  • May 1 (Island Host) – Dr. Samuel Hogman (ED approach to PE in pregnancy), Dr. Max Moor-Smith (Selective vs Pan CT in Trauma)
  • May 15 (Fraser Host) – Dr. Dr. Brendan Arnold and Dr. Joe Haegert (Trauma "Then and Now"), Dr. Chris Doyle-Kelly (TBC), Dr. Ateshia York (ROTEM for urine samples in cases of hematuria. Junk science or the future of AI driven healthcare?)
  • Jun 5 (Interior Host) – Dr. Amit Khosla (Heart Failure Update), Dr. Qadeem Salehmohamed (End Stage Capitalism in Healthcare. An analysis of The 3rd Pokemon Movie.), Dr. Morgan Haines (TBC)
  • Jun 19 (Vancouver Host) – Dr. Xin Mei Liu (You are not confident enough: Gender differences in feedback to residents), Dr. Aidan McParland (TBC), Dr. Meg Singh (TBC)

UBC CCFP-EM Academic Grand Rounds are typically held on the 2nd Wednesdays of each month 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.

  • March 13 - Dr. Frank Scheuermeyer (TBC); Dr Louis Martin (TBC)
  • May 8 - Dr. Kira Rich (TBC); Dr. Adrian Dzugalo (TBC)
  • June 6 - Dr. Caroline Eberdt (TBC); Dr. Emmanuelle Cantin (TBC)

  • 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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