Surgery Grand Rounds

The UBC Department of Surgery Grand Rounds is 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 the second Wednesday every month during the academic year (September to June), from 7 am to 8 am, and are held at:

Paetzold Health Education Centre
1st floor, Jim Pattison Pavilion South
Vancouver General Hospital
899 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver BC

(Refreshments sponsored by Johnson & Johnson are served at 6:45 am)

2022/2023 Dates

June 14

No sessions in July or August 2023.

2023/2024 Dates

September 13
October 11
November 8
December 13
January 10
February 14
March 13
April 10
May 8
June 12

June 14, 2023 | 07:00 AM to 08:00 AM

Topic: “Win-win”: The Impact of UBC Surgical Training on the Improvement of Healthcare in Oman


Dr. Hani Al Qadhi, General and Trauma Surgeon at Sultan Qaboos University (the Sultanate of Oman)


Dr. Al Qadhi earned a medical degree from Sultan Qaboos University and a Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) which he earned in 2006. He has also completed an advanced course in Laparoscopic surgeries from the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery, and is a certified instructor for ‘Advanced Trauma Life Support.’ Dr. Al Qadhi gained significant surgical experience from McGill University and the University of British Columbia between 2000 to 2006. At present, he is performing laparoscopic surgeries for the neck, abdomen, lap hernia repair, lap splenectomy, and other related surgeries at the Sultan Qaboos University Hospital. Apart from his medical expertise, Dr. Al Qadhi has also pursued interests in various fields such as acting and sports. He has been an actor on Oman TV and is a national athlete with interests in soccer, squash, tennis, swimming, and chess. Dr. Al Qadhi’s special interests include General Surgery, Head & Neck Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Hemorrhoid Treatment, Thyroid Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Advanced Key hole Laparoscopic Surgeries, Appendix, Gall Bladder & Gall stones, Diagnostic, and Hernia treatment.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the impact of UBC surgical training on the improvement of healthcare in Oman
  • Assess the benefits and challenges of implementing UBC surgical training programs globally based on the case of Oman

Online Participants

Meeting ID: 96854415353 Passcode: 415353

Telephone Participants:

Dial +1 778 907 2071 and follow the prompts.

You will be prompted to enter the Zoom Meeting ID and Passcode below followed by “#”

Meeting ID: 96854415353 Passcode: 415353

Evaluation & Attendance Form – Must be completed for Maintenance of Certification Program credit.

Archived Grand Rounds Presentations (Videos)

Access recorded presentations here: UBC Canvas

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