Video Archive
Department of Surgery Grand Rounds

September 2015 to Present


June 10, 2020
"Effects of COVID on Education of Future Health Professionals"
Dr. Brian Postl
University of Manitoba

June 3, 2020
"COVID-19 Pandemic - Update #12"
Dr. Perry Gray
University of Manitoba 

May 27, 2020
"COVID- 19 Pandemic - Update #11- Covid Testing new AGMP Surgical Plans for dealing with Backlog"
Dr. Edward Buchel
University of Manitoba

May 20, 2020
"COVID-19 Pandemic- Update #10 - Undergraduate Medical Education (UGME) Update"
Dr. Ira Ripstein, Dr. Gregory Harding, Dr. Patricia Mykytiuk and Dr. Rob Brown
University of Manitoba

May 13, 2020
"COVID-19 Pandemic - Update #9 - Surgical Planning Update and 8 Weeks Later. Is there a Vaccine? Will there be a Second Wave? Am I at Risk of this as a HCW?"
Dr. Edward Buchel and Dr. Duane Funk
University of Manitoba

May 6, 2020
"COVID-19 Pandemic - Update #8 – Green Pathways, Surgical Plan Moving Forward and Clinical Pearls from the Frontlines"
Dr. Edward Buchel and Dr. Virendra Arya
University of Manitoba

April 29, 2020
"COVID-19 Pandemic - Update #7 – Surgical Plans, Innovation & Assessment of Methods for N95 Decontamination"
Dr. Edward Buchel, Dr. Christian Petropolis and Dr. Anand Kumar
University of Manitoba

April 22, 2020
"COVID 19- Pandemic - Update #6 - COVID-19 Testing & Airway Management in COVID-19 – It’s More than Just about Aerosols"
Dr. Jared Bullard and Dr. Hilary Grocott
University of Manitoba

April 15, 2020
"COVID-19 Pandemic Update #5 – Questions and Answers"
Dr. Faisal Siddiqui, Dr. Duane Funk and Dr. Sylvain Lother
University of Manitoba

April 8, 2020
"COVID-19 Pandemic Update #4 – Can the biology of other RNA Respiratory viruses make this pandemic less “unprecedented”? "
Dr. Sylvain Lother, Dr. Chris Christodoulou and Dr. Edward Buchel
University of Manitoba

April 1, 2020
"COVID-19 Update #3 - Surgical Algorithms / PPE"
Dr. Edward Buchel and Dr. Chris Christodoulou
University of Manitoba

March 25, 2020
"COVID-19 Pandemic Planning – Update #2"
COVID PROTOCOLS
Dr. Edward Buchel, Dr. Chris Christodoulou, Dr. Jodi Jones
University of Manitoba

March 18, 2020
"COVID-19 Global Pandemic – Important Updates"
Dr. Chris Christodoulou and Dr. Duane Funk
University of Manitoba

January 29, 2020
"PGME Accreditation 2021"
Dr. Kurt Skakum and Dr. Cliff Yaffe
University of Manitoba

January 15, 2020
"Regenerative Medicine in Paediatrics: advantages for translation"
Dr.Paolo De Coppi
University College of London

December 18, 2019
"Musings on Leadership; Quality & Safety Burnout: What Goes Up Must Come Down"
Dr. Martin Koyle
Professor of Surgery
University of Toronto Women's Auxiliary

December 11, 2019
"Disruptive Behavior in the OR Setting"
Dr. Eric Jacobsohn
Professor & Associate Dean of Professionalism
University of Manitoba

November 20, 2019
"Deliberate Practice, Learning Styles and Expert Performance with a Focus in Surgical Education"
Dr. Giuseppe Retrosi
Department of Surgery
University of Manitoba

September 8, 2019
"La Nouvelle Vague" in Epilepsy Surgery
Dr. Jorge Gonzalez-Martinez
Cleveland Clinic

June 5 2019
Academic Neurosurgery in 2019
Dr. Gelareh Zadeh
University of Toronto

May 29 2019
Benchmarking Operating Room Performance in Dutch University Medical Centers
Dr. Elizabeth van Veen-Berkx
Erasmus University Rotterdam

May 8, 2019
Translating Exosome Research into Surgical Practice:  A big opportunity in small vesicles
Dr. Augusto Zani 
University of Toronto

April 24, 2019
Reflections and a path to the future
Dr. Ted Tufescu and Dr. Leif Sigurdson
University of Manitoba

April 17, 2019
Surgeons as researchers: The courage to ask why?
Dr. Rebecca Auer
University of Ottawa

February 13, 2019
The Humboldt Broncos Tragedy-MCI & Lessons Learnt
Dr. Niroshan Sothilingam
University of Saskatchewan

January 16, 2019
Scaling Safety: The science of surgical Safety checklist Implementation
Dr Alex Haynes
Harvard Medical School

December 12, 2018
Surgery, an Extreme Sport? Why Physician Wellness Matters
Dr Jane Lemaire
University of Calgary

 November 14, 2018
Me Too In Medicine
The Honourable Marilou McPhedran C.M.
Senator, Canadian Parliament
Interventions in Preventing Sexual Harrassment

November 7, 2018
Redefining Resectability in HPB Surgery: Performing Complex Vascular Resections in Pancreas and Liver
Dr. Robin Visser
Fellow, Hepatobiliary Surgical Oncology and Multi-Organ Transplant Surgery
University of Toronto

June 6, 2018
Leadership in Neurosurgery: Lessons Learned
Dr. James T. Rutka
RS McLaughlin Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery
University of Toronto
Editor-in Chief, Journal of Neurosurgery

May 30, 2018
Demystifying Physician Burnout
Dr. Helene Flageole
Chief, Pediatric Surgery
McMaster Children's Hospital

May 2, 2018
Provincial Trauma Systems: A new direction for Manitoba
Dr. Mark Oppenheimer
Department of Surgery
University of Manitoba

April 18, 2018
Prehabilitation, Rehabilitation and Enhanced Recovery Programs
Dr. Liane Feldman
Professor of Surgery
McGill University

March 21, 2018
Global Surgery from a Winnipeg perspective
Dr. David Hedden, Dr. Rizwan Manji, Dr. Melanie Morris

January 17, 2018
The Centre of Image Guided Innovation and Therapeutic Intervention (CIGITI): Engineering Surgical Technology and Training
Dr. James Drake
Neurosurgeon in Chief, Hospital for Sick Children

January 10, 2018
Succeeding in an era of constraint: Doing more with less
Dr. Neil Berrington, Dr. Michael Johnson

December 20, 2017
Department of Surgery Innovator Series
Dr. Rakesh Arora, Dr. Lawrence Gillman, Dr. Demitre Serletis

December 6, 2017
Competency By Design What it Means To You
Dr. Wade Gofton
Director of Education
University of Ottawa

November 8, 2017
The Development of the Objective Assessment of the Effectiveness of Immersion Medical Training for Surgical Teams
Dr. Anthony J. LaPorta
Colonel Retired, USAMC
Professor of Surgery and Military Medicine
Rocky Vista University

November 1, 2017
Talk is Cheap – the value of handover in clinical practice
Dr. Rakesh Arora
Associate Professor – Department of Surgery, Anesthesia & Physiology
Cardiac Surgeon/Intensivist
Medical Director – Intensive Care Cardiac Sciences
Cardiac Sciences Program, St. Boniface General Hospital

October 18, 2017
Cardiac Risk Assessment and Management in Non-Cardiac Surgery: Overview of the CCS 2016 Guidelines
Dr. Sadeesh Srinathan
Associate Professor, Section of Thoracic Surgery
Department of Surgery, University of Manitoba

September 6, 2017
World Health Assembly 2017:  The Role of Surgeons in the World Health Organization and Global Surgery
Dr. Gail Rosseau
Chief, Cranial Base Surgery
Northshore University Health System Chicago
Vice President at AANS
Administrative Council (BOD) at WFNS
Executive Board, Volunteer Coordinator at FIENS

 June 28, 2017
VENTIS - What does it do anyway?
Dr. Rob Brown
Associate Head, Educational Affairs
Department of Anesthesia
University of Manitoba

June 21, 2017
Pioneers, Cowboys and Desperadoes: Surgical Innovations vs Quality Improvement in the 21st Century
Dr. Keith Georgeson
Chief Executive Sacred Heart Children's Hospital
Pediatric Surgeon, Spokane Washington

June 7, 2017 - Dwight Parkinson Day
The Evolution of Open Skull Base Surgery / The Transformative Power of Leadership
William Couldwell
Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Clinical Neurosciences Centre, Salt Lake, City, UT

Dr. Terry Klassen
CEO & Scientific Director, CHRIM
Head, Department of Pediatrics & Child Health, University of Manitoba

May 31, 2017 - Thorlakson Day
Innovative Approaches for Improving Surgical Quality
Dr. Justin Dimick
George D. Zuidema Professor of Surgery,
Chief of the Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Director of the Centre for Healthcare Outcomes & Policy
University of Michigan

May 10, 2017
Brain Repair, Robotics and Virtual Reality: Technologies of the Future
Dr. Ivar Mendez
Fred H. Whigmore Professor and Unified Head, Department of Surgery
University of Saskatchewan and Saskatoon Health Region
Royal University Hospital

April 19, 2017
Collaboration and Innovation in Vascular Surgery: A Tale of Two Procedures
Dr. Ravi Sidhu
Assistant Dean Postgraduate Medical Education
Associate Professor Vascular Surgery
University of British Columbia

March 1, 2017
Simulation-based Interprofessional Education: How & why in-situ simulation is used to improve team communication
Dr. Glenn Posner
Medical Director, University of Ottawa Skills and Simulation Centre|
Simulation Educator RCPSC

February 15, 2017
The Changing Role of the Surgeon: Leading the Transformation of Healthcare
Dr. Jonathan Irish
Chief, Department of Surgical Oncology
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

February 1, 2017
The Good, the Bad, and the CBME in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Dr. Brian Westerberg
Dr. Frederick Kozak
Department of Otolaryngology
University of British Columbia

 January 18, 2017
Prevention of Blood Loss During Radical Cystectomy
Dr. Rodney Breau
Department of Surgery Research Chair in Urological Oncology
University of Ottawa

January 4, 2017
"Making Wise Choices:  Resource Stewardship, Choosing Wisely Manitoba CWM” 
Dr. Amin Kabani
Mr. Jim Slater
Diagnostic Services Manitoba

 December 7 2016
ICU Liberation:  Implementing the ABCDEF Bundle and improving the lives of ICU patients
Dr. Matthew Aldrich
Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Care
Medical Director, Critical Care, University of California, San Francisco

 November 30 2016
The establishment, maintenance, success and future planning of a research network - The Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network Story
Dr. Jay Riva-Cambrin
Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Clinical Epidemilogist, Neurosurgery Program Director, University of Calgary
Hydrocephalus Research Network

November 2 2016 - Blood Management Day
Massive Transfusion and Obstetrical Hemorrhage
Dr. Brian Muirhead, Dr. Savas Menticoglou, Dr. Carles Musuka
University of Manitoba
Best Blood Manitoba

September 28 2016
Synoptic Reporting; The Furture of Operative Reporting
Dr. Jason Park, Dr. Helmut Unruh, Dr. Richard Nason
University of Manitoba

September 14 2016
Seeing Differently: The Leadership Advantage
Dr. Wiley Souba
Professor of Surgery, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth College
Professor of Business Administration, Tuck School of Business

 June  29 2016
Disorders of conciousness following catastrophic brain injury:  Diagnosis, prognosis and decisions regarding withwrawal of care and the right to die.
Dr. Jeanne Teitelbaum
Professor in Neurology and Critical Care, Universite de Montreal
Co-Director of the Acute Stroke Program, Montreal Neurological Institute
Program Director for Neurocritocal Care, Montreal Neurological Institute
President of the Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation

Organ Donation 2016:  Driving Best Practice Change in Offering Organ Donation
Dr. Adrian Robertson
University of Manitoba
Medical Director, Transplant Manitoba Gift of Life

May 4 2016
Safety Depends on Leadership Innovation and Courage
Dr. Hartley Stern
Chief Executive Officer
The Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

April 20 2016
How do get your work published in the Annals of Surgery
Dr Keith Lillemoe
Editor-in-Chief of Annals of Surgery
Chief of Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital
W. Gerald Austen Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School


March 16 2016
How far have we come since the Cardiac Inquest?
The Honourable Justice Murray Sinclair
University of Manitoba
Truth & Reconciliation Commission of Canada


February 3 2016
Physician Assistant Dying
Dr. Mike Harlos
University of Manitoba
Dr. Perry Gray
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA)
Ms. Pat Murphy & Mr. George Webster
St. Boniface Hospital
Dr. Alewyn Vorster
College of Physicians & Surgeons of Manitoba (CPSM)


January 13 2016
Can surgeons turn veins into arteries?
Dr. Alan Dardik
Professor of Surgery (Vascular)
Yale University
Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs
Chief, Vascular Surgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare Systems
West Haven, CT


December 2 2015
How to empower grass roots surgical quality improvement?
Dr. Andrew Seely
University of Ottawa
Ottawa Hospital Researh Institute


November 18, 2015
Surgical Robotics: Is It Worth The Hype?
Dr. Stephen Pautler
Western University
Lawson Health Research Institute
Cancercare Ontario


October 21, 2015
Putting Data in the Hands of Surgeons - Measuring Performance to Improve Care
Dr. Timothy Jackson
University of Toronto


September 23, 2015
VTE Prophylaxis Clinical Practice Guidelines:  The Official Release
Dr. Sarvesh Logsetty & Dr. Joel Loiselle
University of Manitoba
Ms. Lorena Thiessen
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA)






Visiting Professor & Grand Rounds Program


Dr. Nafisa Dharamsi
Director, Professional Development   

Laura-Lee Bouchard
Manager, Surgical Education
Department of Surgery
LBOUCHARD@hsc.mb.ca