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MSGR - Dr. Jonathan Kanevsky, Dr. Todd Lee,Dr. Dev Jayarman - "Necrotizing Fasciitis: A multidisciplinary approach"

Thursday, September 04, 2014 07:30am - 08:30am

"Necrotizing Fasciitis: A multidisciplinary approach"


Main speaker - Dr. Jonathan Kanevsky, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (resident):

Dr Jonathan Kanevsky is a resident in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at McGill University. Originally from New York, he completed his undergraduate and medical studies at McGill graduating with top honors and was recipient of the Charles E Frosst Medical Prize. As a clinician scientist his research interests include wound healing, scar formation, and applications of machine learning in surgery. He received the McLeod Scholarship Grant to develop a device that decreases scar formation which was subsequently patented and licensed to a North American biotechnology company. He is actively involved in the education and research related to innovation in surgery and has published on the topic. Outside of medicine Dr. Kanevsky is a founding member of the Saint Mary’s Young professional group and he co-founded “Rally 4 The Kids” a charity organization that raises awareness about craniofacial diseases for the Montreal Children’s Hospital.



Dr. Todd Lee, Infectious Disease (attending):

Dr Lee is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at McGill University and an attending physician at the MUHC with cross appointments to the divisions of general internal medicine and infectious diseases. He is the Chief of Service of a clinical teaching unit and director of the General Internal Medicine Consultation Service at the RVH. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Toronto and then completed his residency training in internal medicine and a fellowship in infectious diseases also at the University of Toronto. Subsequently, he received his Masters of Public Health from Harvard University. His academic interests include quality improvement and patient safety, with a current emphasis on medication safety. He sits on the MUHC medication safety subcommittee, is chair of the antimicrobial subcommittee and is a member of the MUHC's antimicrobial stewardship program.


Dr. Dev Jayarman, Critical Care (attending) :

Dr. Dev Jayaraman is Associate Professor Department of Critical Care and Department of Internal Medicine and in practice since 2001 at both MUHC and JGH.
He finished medical training and post graduate training at McGill University and MPH at Harvard
He is currently Director of quality improvement for the department of critical care and co-director (with Todd Lee) for the department of medicine



Location : A6.105, Osler, MGH
Contact : ext. 45390
Participating live: St. Mary-1501E,
Lachine – 0J5,
RVH - M3.30,
and Barrie Memorial (Ormstown) - Cart Clinique