Grand Rounds Webcasts
GRAND ROUNDS
0745 to 0845 Hours
Theatre B - Basic Medical Sciences Building
(Link to NG002 St. Boniface Hospital)
Live webcast at https://media1.cc.umanitoba.ca/TheatreB.html

 


JUNE 2020

0800 to 0900 Hours
Virtual Rounds – Zoom Meeting

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JUNE 3 2020

“TWISTED SISTER: MANAGEMENT OF OVARIAN TORSION”
Representing Peds/Adolescent Group:
Dr. AMANDA MORRIS, MD, FRCSC
Section Head, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Objectives:

  • Discuss diagnosis & management of ovarian torsion
  • Advocate for the benefits of conservative management & ovarian preservation
  • Discuss how to improve care for patients presenting with signs & symptoms of ovarian torsion in Manitoba

JUNE 10 2020

"CANCER IN PREGNANCY”
Combined MFM and Gyn Onc Fellows:
DR. RACHELLE GOVIA, PGY-6 Fellow, Maternal Fetal Medicine
DR.EMMA MARKSTROM, PGY-6 Fellow, Gynecological Oncology
(Faculty Advisor:  Dr. Jennifer Hunt / Dr. Sarah Kean / Dr. Amanda Morris)

Objectives:

  • Introduce the most common malignancies diagnosed in pregnancy and summarize key aspects specifically tailored for the OBGYN 
  • Discuss unique implications in the management of the patient diagnosed with a malignancy in pregnancy

JUNE 17 2020

“PIGF AND SFLT BIOMAKERS BASED TESTING TO HELP DIAGNOSE SUSPECTED PRE-ECLAMPSIA”
DR. RAYYAN ROZZAH, PGY-3 Resident, Obstetrics & Gynecology
(Faculty Advisor:  Dr. Michael Helewa)

Objectives:

  • Review PIGF/sflt-1 Physiology
  • Clinical need and practice
  • Review PELICAN and PROGNOSIS Studies
  • Review NICE Guidelines
  • Diagnostic Test Accuracy
  • Cost and resources implications

MAY 2020

MAY 6 2020

“MAINTAINING PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH DURING COVID-19”
DR. MAXINE HOLMQVIST, Ph.D., C.Psych.
Clinical Psychologist and Associate Professor,
Department of Clinical Health Psychology 
HSC Winnipeg | Shared Health

Objectives:

  • Recognize common cognitive, affective and behavioural responses that frontline healthcare providers may experience during pandemics
  • Anticipate how these might impact performance and wellness and how to take steps to mitigate harm
  • Discuss evidence-based strategies to manage intense emotional responses and to enhance wellness in high-stress situations

MAY 13 2020

"HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIMS IN MANITOBA HEALTHCARE SETTINGS”
Representing Ethics/Gyne GFTs:
DR. ADELICIA YU, MD, FRCSC, MHSC (Bioethics)
KARI PARSON, MSc (Neuroscience), MD candidate
Joined by panel of community experts 

Objectives:

  • Appreciate how widespread, yet under-recognized, human trafficking is in MB.
  • Recognize human trafficking victims in clinical encounters.
  • Via panel discussion with community experts, have meaningful discourse on human trafficking in MB and how we may better serve human trafficking victims / survivors.
  • Become familiar with local organization providing support to human trafficking victims / survivors.

MAY 20 2020

“REPAIR OF UTERINE ISTHMOCELES: PASSING TREND OR HERE TO STAY?
DR. LAUREN WHITTAKER, PGY-4 Resident, Obstetrics & Gynecology
(Faculty Advisor:  Dr. Anet Maksymowicz)

Objectives:

  • Description, etiology and symptoms of uterine isthmocele
  • Review of management options
  • Discussion of surgical techniques

April  2020

APRIL 1 2020 - Please click on the direct link for Live streaming   

 “COVID-19 UPDATE # 3 – SURGICAL ALGORITHMS/PPE”
Combined Rounds for Anesthasia/Perioperative/Pain Management/Obs&Gyn:
Presenter: Dr. Chris Christodoulou / Dr. Ed Buchel

Objectives:

  • TBA

APRIL 8 2020

“PUTTING GUIDELINES INTO PRACTICE FOR COVID-19 IN OBSTETRICS
Representing COVID 19 Group:
Presenter: Dr. Vanessa Poliquin / Dr. Mary Jane Seager / Dr. Alon Altman

Objectives:

  • Guidelines in obstetrics in time of COVID 19

APRIL 15 2020
“GYNE IN A TIME OF COVID”
Representing COVID 19 Group:
Presenters: Multiple Gynecologists, including: Dr. Heather Watson, Dr. Jason Elliott, Dr. Lesley Roberts, Dr. Helen Pymar , Dr. Leslea Walters, Dr. Deb Robinson and Dr. Vanessa Poliquin.

Objectives:

  • Identify changes to gynecologic practice that are advisable during the COVID-19 pandemic.

APRIL 22 2020

“COVID-19: WHERE ARE WE HEADING AND HOW TO NAVIGATE THE CONTAGION OF INFORMATION”
Representing COVID 19 Group:
Presenters: Dr. Vanessa Poliquin / Dr. Heather Watson

Objectives:

  • Update in COVID-19 pandemic

March 2020

MARCH 4 2020

“UPDATES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF OVARIAN CANCER”
DR. MATHIEU VIAU, PGY-7 Fellow, Gynecological Oncology

Objectives:

  • To review evidences for neoadjuvant chemotherapy
  • Explore the controversies in intra-peritoneal chemotherapy, dose-dense chemotherapy and HIPEC
  • Discuss the role of PARP inhibitors in the management of ovarian cancer

MARCH 11 2020

 “PELVIC FLOOR DYSFUNCTION: THE GREAT IMITATOR”
Representing Urogynecology Group:
DR. DOBROCHNA GLOBERMAN, MD, FRCSC
Urogynecologist
Obstetrics and Gynecology Department

Objectives:

  • Understand anatomy and function of the pelvic floor
  • Understand pathophysiology of hypertonic pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) and how it can lead to diagnostic confusion
  • Relate common presentations in gynecology to hypertonic PFD (ie “the imitators”)
  • Be able to screen for hypertonic PF
  • Be knowledgeable in management of hypertonic PFD

MARCH 18 2020

 “COVID19” – VIRTUAL ROUNDS (INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO ACCESS THE VIRTUAL ROUNDS TO FOLLOW)
DR. VANESSA POLIQUIN, MD – Reproductive Infectious Disease
Assistant Professor
Dept. Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
University of Manitoba

MARCH 25 2020

“TOPICAL HEMOSTATIC AGENTS IN GYNECOLOGIC SURGERY” – VIRTUAL ROUNDS (INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO ACCESS THE VIRTUAL ROUNDS TO FOLLOW)
DR. DEVON EVANS, BScH, MD, FRCSC
Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Clinical Fellow, McMaster University
MPH Candidate, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Objectives:

  • Justify the expense associated with the appropriate use of topical hemostatic agents
  • Outline the theory and clinical evidence for these agents
  • Describe their composition, mechanisms of action, characteristics, indications, and contraindications
  • Outline special considerations for specific procedures, post-operative imaging concerns, and infectious implications of different topical hemostatic agents
  • Equip the audience with the knowledge and confidence needed to use topical hemostatic agents effectively in gynecologic surgery

 


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FEBRUARY 5 2020

"MANAGEMENT OF THE PERIVIABLE FETUS"
DR. DEBBIE ROBINSON, MD, FRCSC
Representing Tache Group:
Associate Professor

University of Manitoba
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Objectives:

  • Review evidence for current management of preterm labor and delivery
  • Discuss evidence for management of the periviable fetus
  • Discuss variations in management in different countries
  • Ask what if anything about our current regimens should be changed

FEBRUARY 12 2020

“THE PENDULUM IN MEDICINE HISTORY”
Representing Winnipeg Clinic Group:
DR. ZAKARIA ALMOUMEN, MD
Lecturer

University of Manitoba
Obstetrics and Gynecology Department

Objectives:

  • A different look into evidence base medicine

FEBRUARY 19 2020

 “FERTILITY PRESERVATION IN 2020
Representing Heartland Fertility and the Section of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility:
DR. JASON ELLIOTT, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Assistant Professor
DR. GUNU WARRAICH, MD, FRCSC
Lecturer

University of Manitoba
Obstetrics and Gynecology Department

Objectives:

  • Identify patients who are candidates for fertility preservation
  • Understand the indication and procedure to utilize different fertility preservation options
  • Recognize the complexity in decision-making around fertility preservation and when/if using preserved materials
  • Identify the role of elective oocyte cryopreservation in the preservation of female fertility

JANUARY 2020

JANUARY 8 2020

"YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND IN ME: EXAMINING THE GROWING ROLE OF ULTRASOUND IN GYNECOLOGY”

DR. PAIGE ISABEY, PGY-4 Resident, Obstetrics & Gynecology
(Faculty Advisor:  Dr. Amanda Morris)

Objectives:

  • Why is ultrasound our go to form of imaging?
  • Utilization of ultrasound to improve (pre)operative outcomes
  • Re-evaluating the “sexually active” pre-requisite for TVUS

JANUARY 15 2020

 “GYNECOLOGY AND GERIATRIC: OPTIMIZING PERIOPERATIVE CARE IN AN AGING POPULATION”

DR. LESLEY ROBERTS, PGY-7 Fellow, Gynecological Oncology

Objectives:

  • Review the unique medical issues of the geriatric population
  • Discuss ways to optimize peri-operative management in the geriatric population

JANUARY 22 2020

 “EARLY PREGNANCY ASSESSMENT CLINIC: HISTORY, CURRENT EVIDENCE FOR BEST PRACTICE, AND FUTURE PLANS
Representing the Ethic/Gyne GFTs

DR. HELEN PYMAR, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
University of Manitoba
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Objectives:

  • Review the History of EPAC in Winnipeg and Internationally
  • Review Current Guidelines for Best Practice in Early Pregnancy Care, and evidence for current APP in PUL and early pregnancy
  • Discuss future EPAC expansion plans and goals
Live webcast at: umanitoba.ca/womens_health

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