Grand Rounds Webcasts
GRAND ROUNDS
0745 to 0845 Hours
Theatre B - Basic Medical Sciences Building
(Link to NG002 St. Boniface Hospital) Live WebCast at www.umanitoba.ca/womens_health

MARCH 2019

MARCH 06 2019

"LABOR INDUCTION FOR FETAL DEMISE AND NON VIABLE PREGNANCIES: A LOOK INTO CURRENT AND FUTURE MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES"

Dr. PAIGE ISABEY, PGY-3 Resident, Obstetrics & Gynecology

(Faculty Advisor: Dr. Helen Pymar)

Objectives:

  • To identify the current management options for second and third trimester induction of labor for IUFD, and review what our current practice is
  • Explore the pharmacokinetics, routes, and efficacy of misoprostol
  • To discuss the role of mifepristone and how it might improve our current management

MARCH 13 2019

“BREASTFEEDING: IDENTIFYING RISK AND SUPPORTING LACTATION SUCCESS FOR THE OBGYN 

Representing the Millenium Group:

Dr. KATHERINE KEARNS BSc, MD, CCFP, IBCLC

Dr. CHRISTINA RAIMONDI BSc, MD, CCFP, IBCLC

Objectives:

  • Understanding the breast as an exocrine organ
  • Identifying Risk factors for Breast Organ dysfunction
  • Influence of Labour Practices on Lactation
  • Special Considerations
  • Rethinking the MD role


MARCH 20 2019

LIKE A BRIDGE OVER BROKEN WATERS: OBSTETRICS & MIDWIFERY INTER-PROFESSIONALISM

Dr. HEATHER WATSON, PGY-4 Resident, Obstetrics & Gynecology

KELLIE THEISSEN, MW, PhD

(Faculty Advisor: Dr. Margaret Morris)

Objectives:

  • Explore the history of the Ob-MW relationship & how this informs modern interactions
  • Identify key features of successful inter-professionalism
    • Relational
    • Institutional
  • Discuss interventions at other centres and their impact on the dynamic between Obs and MWs
  • Case Study: our personal experiences as collaborators
    • First Trimester chapter; opportunities for inter-professionalism
  • Women's OPD; Kellie's emerging role
  • Evaluate Manitoba’s current status of Ob-MW collaboration and explore strategies for enhancement

FEBRUARY 2019

FEBRUARY 13 2019

"SEIZING THE OPPORTUNITY: OPPORTUNISTIC SALPINGECTOMY AND OVARIAN CANCER PREVENTION"

LISA SPANGELO, PGY-4 Resident, Obstetrics & Gynecology

(Faculty Advisor: DR. HELEN PYMAR & DR. ALON ALTMAN)

Objectives:

  • Review the literature on the role of fallopian tubes in the development of ovarian cancer
  • Discuss the role of salpingectomy at the time of benign gynecologic surgery
  • Compare the risks and benefits of opportunistic salpingectomy
  • Review current guidelines on opportunistic salpingectomy

FEBRUARY 20 2019

“CESAREAN SCAR PREGNANCY: AN EMERGING PROBLEM

Representing the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Group:

CAROL SCHNEIDER, FRCSC

Associate Professor, University of Manitoba

Maternal Fetal Medicine

Objectives: 

  • How is the diagnosis of Cesarean scar pregnancy made?
  • What is the natural history of these pregnancies?
  • What treatments are available and how do they compare?
  • What are the risks in a subsequent pregnancy?
  • Is there a role for screening?

JANUARY 2019

JANUARY 9 2019

“Chronic Pain after Pregnancy: Isthmocele and Pudendal Neuralgia, emerging topics in pelvic pain”
Representing the Tache Clinic Group:

DEVON AMBROSE, MD, FRCSC
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Services

Objectives:

  • Review the diagnosis and management of Pudendal Neuralgia
  • Review the diagnosis and management of Isthmocele

JANUARY 23 2019 

A Team Approach to PTSD in Childbirth” 
Representing the Family Medicine Cross Appointment Group:

LARRY REYNOLDS, MD
Professor of Obstetrics and Family Medicine

CHRISTINE FINNBOGASON BSc, BN, RN, MN, PNC (C)
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Women’s Health Program

Objectives:

  • To have an understanding of PTSD  as it relates to Pregnancy  Care 
  • Consider how a team approach might help women and care providers 

DECEMBER 2018

DECEMBER 5 2018

Presentation of the Royal College “2018 Prix d’Excellence Specialist of the Year Award” for Saskatchewan and Manitoba (Region 2)

“Menopause on the Front Line:  5 Things You Need to Know"


DR. DENISE BLACK MD, FRCSC,
Community Gynecologist (sponsored by DC Obstetrics & Gynecology Group)

Objectives:  

  • To update knowledge of recent guidelines in menopause management
  • Highlight important information around safety of hormone therapy
  • Review therapeutic options and highlight best practices

DECEMBER 12 2018

Combined Ob/Gyn; Anesthesia, Surgery – Theatre A
“Surgery, an Extreme Sport? Why Physician Wellness Matters"
DR. JANE LEMAIRE, Clinical Professor General Internal Medicine
Vice Chair Physician Wellness and Vitality
Wellness Lead, W21c Research and Innovation Center
University of Calgary

Objectives:

  • To identify what work-related hazards face physicians
  • To discuss recent advances in the approach to physician wellness
  • To describe how physician wellness links to work culture and context

DECEMBER 19 2018

“Manitoba 2020: A proposal to create Manitoba’s largest birth cohort”
Representing the MB2020/PNC Manitoba Birth Cohort Project Team:
DR. NATHAN NICKEL, MPH, PhD
Assistant Professor of Community Health Sciences
Research Scientist
DR. JONATHAN McGAVOCK, PhD
Assistant Professor
Co-Lead: DREAM Theme & DEVOTION Network
CIHR Applied Health Chair in Resilience and Obesity in Youth
Department of Pediatrics and Child Health
  
Objectives:

  • Review the value of birth cohorts for making early life discoveries to benefit the health of women and children
  • Compare different models of data collection for birth cohort studies that provide clinically relevant information
  • Outline a plan for a new cohort study in Manitoba to understand the biopsychosocial determinants of a healthy pregnancy and early childhood

NOVEMBER  2018

NOVEMBER 7 2018

“Fetal Scalp Sampling: A Real Head Scratcher”
DR. OMAR ALBAKRI, RESIDENT, OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY (FACULTY ADVISOR: DR. CAROL SCHNEIDER)

Objectives

  • To give a brief overview of the history of fetal scalp sampling
  • Explain the technique of fetal scalp sampling and show different kits used
  • Learn the difference between pH and lactate sampling and how to interpret each
  • A brief look at the literature surrounding fetal scalp sampling and why it has fallen out of favor in recent years
  • A peek at what the future of fetal surveillance might be

NOVEMBER 14 2018

“Systems Thinking for Physicians and Physician Leaders” – (Cross Appointment Group)
DR. SHAYNE TABACK, MD, FRCPC, CEC
Director, Clinician Investigator Program, Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba
Associate Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Child Health;
Community Health Sciences; and Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
University of Manitoba Faculty of Health Sciences
Scientist, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
Certified Executive Coach

Objectives

  • Determine the best leadership / decision-making approach for work problems based on a systems framework
  • List practices for solving problems in complex systems
  • Define polarity management in relation to health care

NOVEMBER 21 2018

“Furthering understanding of vaginal mucosal immunity and microbiome to improve sexual and reproductive health” – (Representing the THRIVE study team) & (GFT Gyne Team)
DR. VANESSA POLIQUIN, MD – Reproductive Infectious Disease
Assistant Professor, Dept. Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, University of Manitoba
DR. ADAM BURGENER, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba
DR. ALICIA BERARD, PhD
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dept. Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba

Objectives

  • Identify the gaps in knowledge related to the diagnosis and management of bacterial vaginosis and other forms of vaginitis
  • Describe the current state of knowledge of the vaginal microbiome, as defined by community state types, and relationship to host immunity
  • Explain the aims, inclusion criteria and methodology of the THRIVE trial in order to solicit local participation in this prospective study investigating the dynamism of vaginal mucosal immunity

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