Grand Rounds Archive


February 8, 2023
My Farewell to Emergency Medicine: A Journey

Speaker: Dr. Sunil Mangal, Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC Department of Emergency Medicine

January 11, 2023
Pediatric post-concussion symptoms, an evidence review
Speaker: Dr. Quynh Doan, MDCM, PhD; Clinician scientist; Director of Clinical Research and Interim Senior Executive Director, BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute

December 14, 2022
Frontiers in Overdose Prevention: Buprenorphone/Naloxone Microdosing in Emergency Departments
Speaker: Dr. Jessica Moe, MD FRCPC DABEM MSc MA, Emergency Physician; Assistant Professor, UBC DEM; Clinician Scientist BCCDC

November 9, 2022
Emergency Physicians as Leaders in Trauma Care
Speaker: Dr. John Taylor, MD, MPH, FRCPC, Emergency Physician and Trauma Team Leader at Royal Columbian Hospital (RCH)

October 12, 2022
Serotonin Syndrome: a distracting spectrum disorder
Speaker: Dr. Andrew Dawson, MB, FRACP (Edin), FCCP; Professor, Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of Sydney (Australia)

September 14, 2022
RAFF4 Trial: Vernakalant vs. Procainamide for Acute Atrial Fibrillation in the ED

Speaker: Dr. Ian Stiell, Distinguished Professor and Senior Scientist, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa

June 8, 2022
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Why it matters to all of us in Emergency Medicine

Speaker: Dr. Neila Miled, Anti-Racism Advisor, Faculty of Medicine Office of Respectful Environments, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (REDI)

May 11, 2022
Results from the Canadian COVID-19 Rapid Response Network

Speaker: Dr. Corinne Hohl, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

March 9, 2022
Staying awake in the ED while managing the difficult airway
Speaker: Dr. George Kovacs, Professor, Dalhousie University, Departments of Emergency Medicine, Anesthesia, and Medical Neuroscience and Division of Medical Education

February 9, 2022
Cannabis and Road Safety – What’s New?
Speaker: Dr. Jeffrey Brubacher, Associate Professor, UBC Department of Emergency Medicine

January 12, 2022
Distributed Education Model for Critical Care Paramedics in BC: A Pilot Project
Speaker: Dr. Floyd Besserer, Assistant Professor, UBC Department of Emergency Medicine


December, 8, 2021
Rapid Agitation Control with Ketamine in the Emergency Department: How did we arrive here, and what does the future hold?
Speaker: Dr. David Barbic, Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC Department of Emergency Medicine

November 10, 2021
HEiDi (HealthLInk BC Emergency iDoctor-in-assistance)
Speakers: Dr. Rina Chadha, Emergency Physician, Island Health Authority & Assistant Medical Director, HEiDi, HealthLink BC 8-1-1; Dr. Kendall Ho, Professor, UBC Emergency Medicine & Lead, UBC Digital Emergency Medicine

October 13, 2021
Racism in the Emergency Department
Speaker: Dr. Bernard Ho, Emergency Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Queensway Carleton Hospital, Ottawa

September 15, 2021
Life is Too Short to Drink Bad Wine: Prehospital Blood-based Trauma Resuscitation
Speaker: Dr. Erik Vu, Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC Department of Emergency Medicine

June 9, 2021
Evaluating ActionADE: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Speaker: Dr. Corinne Hohl

May 12, 2021
Should I Stay or Should I Go? Controversies in Out of Hospital Resuscitation
Speaker: Dr. Brian Grunau

March 10, 2021
A Case of Severe Accidental hypothermia: from the start but nowhere near the finish
Speaker: Dr. Jan Trojanowski

February 10, 2021
Search and Rescue Medicine: Lessons Learned Practicing Medicine With a Helmet On
Speaker: Dr. Alec Ritchie, UBC Department of Emergency Medicine

January 13, 2021
Is Choosing Wisely for Medical Imaging in BC Emergency Departments a Wise Choice? Lessons learned in imaging appropriateness and opportunities for provincial collaboration
Speakers: Dr. Bruce B. Forster, Professor & Head, UBC Radiology; Dr. Colin O’Neill, Leader, Health System Improvement

Past Presentations:

December 9, 2020
COVID at 9 Months of the Pandemic Response: Where are we going and when will we get there?
Hosts: Dr. Kendall Ho (on behalf of Dr. E. Grafstein), UBC Department of Emergency Medicine
 Dr. Reka Gustafson, UBC School of Population & Public Health; Dr. Marc Romney, UBC Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine; Dr. David Sweet, UBC Department of Emergency Medicine
UBC DEM Grand Rounds June 10, 2020
October 14, 2020
Evaluating the C-Spine in the Pediatric Trauma Patient
Hosts: Dr. Genevive Ernst, Trauma Medical Director @ BC Children's Hospital
UBC DEM Grand Rounds June 10, 2020
September 9, 2020
Cultural Safety and Anti-Racism in Healthcare: How can Emergency Medicine Contribute?
Hosts: Dr. Kendall Ho, Professor, UBC Emergency Department of Medicine, and Dr. Dan Kalla, Clinical Associate Professor, UBC Emergency Department of Medicine
Speakers: Leslie Bonshor, Executive Director, Aboriginal Health at Vancouver Coastal Health; Lindsay Farrell, Director of Indigenous Wellness Reconciliation and Partnership, Providence Health Care; Dr. David Tu, Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC Department of Family Practice; and Dr. Michael Dumont, Clinical Instructor, UBC Department of Family Practice.
UBC DEM Grand Rounds June 10, 2020