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

September 14
October 12
November 9
December 14
January 11
February 8
March 8
April 12
May 10
June 14

October 12, 2022 | 07:00 AM to 08:00 AM

Location: Vancouver General Hospital Paetzold Lecture Theatre & Virtual

Title: Teaching Technical Skills

Dr. David Tang
 MD, MEd, FRCSC, Associate Professor of Surgery, UBC Division of Plastic Surgery


Dr. Tang has a clinical area of focus in Plastic Surgery, specifically in hand and peripheral nerve reconstruction. After completing his medical school here in Vancouver, he moved east to Halifax for his surgical residency and then a fellowship south of the border in St. Louis. His first 10 years of practice were at Dalhousie in Halifax where he served as the Program Director for both the Plastic Surgery residency training program and the Surgical Foundations program, and most recently as the Director of Education for the Dalhousie Department of Surgery. He is a regular surveyor for Royal College accreditations and is also currently the Director of the written exam for Plastic Surgery at the Royal College. He recently moved back to the west coast to become a member of the UBC Division of Plastic Surgery and be closer to home. Outside of his work, his incredible family includes 3 teenage children who fill him with pride each day.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Describe the unique aspects of teaching technical skills.
  • Discuss the principles of teaching technical skills.
  • Understand the role of simulation in teaching technical skills.

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)

Video-recorded Grand Rounds presentations are posted on the UBC’s e-Learning System and accessible with a UBC Campus-Wide Login (CWL) account.

Access recorded presentations here: UBC Canvas

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