Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Grand Rounds

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 | 07:05 AM to 08:00 AM PST

Grand Rounds Schedule

Sep 6, 2023
OHNS Strategic Plan Townhall Session – HybridOHNS Strategic Plan
Sep 13, 2023Dr. Kaishan Aravinthan – Resident (Zoom)‘Challenges in Surgical Education & Innovative Solutions’
Sep 20, 2023Dept of Surgery Grand Rounds – Presenter – Dr. Eitan Prisman‘Advanced Technology for Head and Neck Reconstruction Surgery’
Sep 27, 2023Guest Presenter – Dr. Brent Chang (Zoom)‘Pediacled Flaps in Head & Neck Reconstruction: Unusual Options for Challenging Situations’
Oct 4, 2023Guest Presenter – Dr. Badr Ibrahim (Zoom)‘Sleep Surgery: Current Practices & Future perspectives’
Oct 11, 2023Dept of Surgery Grand Rounds
 Oct 18, 2023Dr. Kevan Lu – Fellow – Supervisor – Dr. Jane Lea & Dr. Brian Westerberg (Hybrid)“Biodesign & Medical Device Development in Otolaryngology”
Oct 25, 2023Dr. Richmond Lim – Fellow – Supervisor – Dr. Amin Javer (Zoom)“The Anatomy, Physiology and Chemistry Behind Whisky Tasting”
Nov 1, 2023Dr. Amanda Hu (Zoom)“Scary Airway”
Nov 8, 2023Dept of Surgery Grand Rounds – Dr. Graziano Oldani – Dept of Surgery“Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and 3- Dimentional printing: From the Lab to the Operating Room”
Nov 15, 2023Dr. Kiersten Pianosi – Faculty – (Hybrid)“Infant nutrition & swallowing: What can go wrong and how we can help”
Nov 22, 2023Guest Presenter – Dr. Evie Landry (Zoom)“Gene Therapies in Pediatric Hearing Loss: From Bench to Bedside”
Nov 29, 2023Guest Presenter – Dr. Evan Walgama (Zoom)“Neoadjuvant Therapy in Head and Neck Cancer”
Dec 6, 2023Dr. Khia Duncan – Fellow – Supervisor – Dr. Neil ChadhaPediatric Voice Disorders “Silent Night”
Dec 13, 2023Dept of Surgery Grand Rounds
Dr. Alice Mui – UBC Dept of Surgery
Dr. Rolando Fausto Del Maestro – McGill University
“Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI): The Next Frontier in Medical and Surgical Education”
Dec 20, 2023No rounds
Dec 27, 2023No rounds
Jan 3, 2024No rounds
Jan 10, 2024Dept of Surgery Grand Rounds – Dr. Daniel Renouf, Co-Director of Pancreas Centre BC,
Assistant Professor, Medical Oncologist
“Comprehensive Molecular Profiling to Individualize Cancer Therapy: The Future is
Jan 17, 2023Dr. Connor Holmes and Dr. Brendan McNeely – Residents‘Surgical Simulation in Otolaryngology’
Jan 24, 2024Dr. Paul Mick – Guest Presenter“Hear, Think, Thrive: Associations between Hearing, Cognition and Healthy Aging”
Jan 31, 2024Dr. Desmond Nunez – Faculty“UBC Faculty of medicine Anti-Black Racism Response – Where are we now?”
Feb 7, 2024Dr. James Saunders – Guest Presenter Professor of Otology/Neurotology at Dartmouth
Hitchcock Medical Center
“Toxic Hearing Loss in Global Communities”
Feb 14, 2024Dept of Surgery Grand Rounds – Dr. Lynn Fedoruk – UBC Division of Cardiac Surgery Island Health Authority, Medical Director, Cardiovascular Unit, Royal Jubilee Hospital“Perspectives on Surgical Training. Looking through the Retrospectivescope”
Feb 21, 2024No Rounds
Feb 28, 2024Dr. Anas Gomati – Fellow – Supervisor Dr. Arif Janjua‘Early experience with novel endoscopic orbital and trans-orbital approaches at the Vancouver General Hospital’
Mar 6, 2024Dr. Nael Shoman – Guest Presenter Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Dalhousie University‘Dogma in Surgical Practice: Necessity, Appeal, & Dark Side‘
Mar 13, 2024Dept of Surgery Grand Rounds – Dr. Jenna-Lynn Senger – UBC Division of Plastic Surgery‘From Mouse to Man – How Basic Science Can Directly Impact Outcomes for Patients with Peripheral Nerve Neuropathy’
Mar 20, 2024Dr. Anastasios Maniakas – Guest Presenter Assistant Professor, Department of Head and Neck
Surgery, University of Tex MD Anderson Cancer Center.
‘The Role of Imaging in Head & Neck Endocrine Surgery’
Mar 27, 2024Dr. Karen Kost – Guest Presenter
McGill University
‘Second Victim affect when as surgeons we have a complication’
Apr 3, 2024Dr. Beatrice Voizard – Fellow – Supervisor – Dr. Andrew Thamboo‘Studying during residency – evidence-based tips for learners and teachers’
Apr 10, 2024Dept of Surgery Grand Rounds
Apr 17, 2024Dr. Graham McIntyre – PGY 5‘Can you pick your nose sterilely? A critical review of current sterilization standards and sterile practices in otolaryngology’
Apr 24, 2024Dr. Matt Gynn PGY 2 & Dr. Anne Theilmann PGY1‘Parathyroid Disease in ENT’
May 1, 2024Dr. Catherine Poh and Dr. Kevin Ko‘Something new about oral cancer’
May 8, 2024Dept of Surgery Grand Rounds – Dr. Ian Pollack, University of Pitsburgh‘The role of Surgery and Molecular Profiling in Childhood Brain Tumors’
May 15, 2024Dr. Ameen Amanian – PGY 5‘Large Language Model in Otolaryngology – ChatGPT and beyond’
May 22, 2024Dr. Cornelius Kurten – Fellow – Supervisor Dr. Eitan Prisman‘Immuno-oncology in HNSCC – Principles, Practical Lessons, and Potential Applications in the Curative Setting’
May 29, 2024Dr. Darren Tse – Guest Presenter University of Ottawa‘The Ottawa Vestibular Program: A Decade In The Making’
Jun 5, 2024Dr. Austin Heffernan and Dr. Richard He – Residents‘Structured Approach to Oral Lesions’
Jun 12, 2024Dept of Surgery Grand Rounds – Dr. Andrea MacNeill, UBC Department of Surgery
Jun 19, 2024Dr. Martin Birchall – Guest Presenter
Jun 26, 2024Mollie Carruthers – Rheumatologist in IgG4-related disease – Guest Presenter
Divisional Grand Rounds will resume September 6, 2023.

Academic Schedule

Site-specific events



CME Section 2 events

Grand Rounds will resume in September 2024

Women in Surgery in ENT Group (WISE)

AUG 15 – 530PM – 700PM
Hosted via Zoom
Speaker: Dr. Melissa Patry (Laryngology Fellow)
‘An article features on CBC News”
Via Zoom: Link
Meeting ID: 643 1260 3422
Passcode: 469232

Department of Surgery

Web: Surgery Grand Rounds

Other events

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
September 27 – October 1, 2024
Miami, FL

These events are accredited group learning activities as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.  CME credits will only be available to those who return the completed evaluation forms, which will be sent to the attendees via email after the rounds.