Surgical Grand Rounds

Here's the list of the archived*  MSGR 2011-2013 recordings that you can watch on DVD (available to borrow in our DeK Centre):


*(not online anymore)



"Peritoneal carcinomatosis: principles of treatment and results" - November 28, 2013. Dr. Lucas Sideris, FRSC, Chercheur clinicien, Centre de recherche de l'Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont, Professeur agrégé de chirurgie, Université de Montréal, Chirurgie générale et oncologique. 51 min.


HPB Rounds "Surgery and biology of Portal thrombosis: 2013" - November 21, 2013. Jean C. Emond MD, Thomas S Zimmer Professor, Chief of Transplant Services, Columbia University and the New York Presbyterian Hospital. 47 min.



The 14th Annual Steinberg-Bernstein Visiting Professor "The Ever Changing Paradigms in Surgical Education: a Washington University Perspective" - October 24, 2013. L. Michael Brunt MD, Professor of Surgery and Director, MIS Clinical Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri. 
55 min.


The Flanders Family Visiting Professor "Surgical Performance Assessment: I hear and I forget.
I see and I remember. I do and I understand….don’t I?" - October 17, 2013 . Dr. Pamela Andreatta Ed.D. (Ph.D.),
M.F.A., Associate Professor with SimPORTAL, University of Minnesota Medical School. 67 min. 


“FUSE - Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy” - October 3, 2013. Liane Feldman MD, FRCS(C), FACS and Amin Madani MD. 60 min.


“Being Mindful at the Cutting Edge” - September 26, 2013. Patricia Dobkin, Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, clinical psychologist, and Thomas Hutchinson, MD, Director of the McGill Programs in Whole Person Care. 56 min.


Division Wide M&Ms - September 12, 2013. 60 min.


EBS Rounds - May 23, 2013. 60 min
Jad Abou Khalil, PGY3 General Surgery - "Recent Trials of Appendicitis: The Challenges of Surgical Research";

Fadi Hamadani BMSc, MD General Surgery resident - "Era of the open abdomen: where are we and where are we going?"

"The Path Towards Achieving Surgical Quality" - May 2, 2013. Dr Clifford Y. Ko, Director of the ACS division
of research and optimal patient care and director of the NSQIP. 50 min.


The 11th Annual LD MacLean General Surgery Visiting Professor “Understanding Mechanisms of Diabetes Surgery - From Bedside to Bench” - April 25, 2013. Philip R. Schauer, M.D. Professor of Surgery, Lerner College of Medicine Director, Advanced Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery, Bariatric & Metabolic Institute Cleveland Clinic. 50 min.


"Contemporary multidisciplinary management of gastric cancer" - April 18, 2013. Daniel G. Coit MD, FACS, The Edward J. Tabah Visiting Professor in Surgical Oncology. 60 min.


"Surgical Treatment of ACL Injuries with a MOON Prospective" - April 11, 2013 . Dr. Richard D. Parker, Annual Orthopedic Surgical Visiting Professor, Cleveland Clinic Orthopaedic Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery. 63 min.


"Changing the Medical Learning Environment: Attainable goal or Utopian myth?" - April 4, 2013. Dr. Richard Montoro, McGill University Faculty of Medicine Assistant Dean of Resident Affairs. 53 min.


"Colonoscopy and polyps" - March 21, 2013. Dr. Barry Stein, Department of Surgery Colorectal Surgery (MGH), Adult Sites (RVH, MGH). 55 min.


"Evidence-Based Practices in Would Care" - March 14, 2013. Dale Perks N, BScN, IIWCC Nurse Clinician, SOPD, MGH. 55 min


"Surgical Site Infections : The latest on prevention and prophylaxis" - February 28, 2013. Dr. Charles Frenette. 60 min.


"Curriculum Renewal in UGME: The Future of Clinical Education" - February 21, 2013. Dr. S. Demyttenaere, Dr. B. Cummings, Dr. S. Bergman. 60 min


"Post Graduate Surgical Education: Changes in the Wind" - February 14, 2013. Dr. Sarkis Meterissian and Dr. Kevin Lachapelle. 1 hour


"Code Orange: How we respond as an institution" - February 7, 2013. Multiple speakers. 60 min


The 18th Annual Rocke Robertson Trauma Symposium "Damage Control : The Odyssey" - January 24, 2013. C. William Schwab, MD, FACS, FRCS, (GLAS), Professor of Surgery, Pearlman School of Medicine,Division of Traumatology, Surgical Critical Care & Emergency Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA. 30 min - selected parts.


The Harvey H. Sigman Lecture in Surgical Education "Kids these days”: Reshaping the “Generation Me” Discussion" - November, 29 2012. Dr Glenn Regehr, Professor Department of Surgery, Associate Director of the Centre for Health Education Scholarship in the Faculty of Medicine (UBC). 50 min.

The 10th Annual McGILL University Hepatopancreaticobiliary and Liver Transplant Surgery Symposium "The Future of HBP Surgery: Past, Present and Future" - November, 22 2012. John Martinie, Associate Professor of Surgery,
Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Carolinas Health Centre. 50 min.


The 9th Annual Harvey H. Sigman Lecture in Surgical Education "The Core of Competence" - October 31, 2013. John D. Mellinger MD FACS, Professor and Chair, Division of General Surgery, and Program Director of the General Surgery
Residency at SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois. 60 min.



The 13th Annual Steinberg-Bernstein Visiting Professor "Simulation-based training in surgery: achievements and challenges" - October 25, 2012. Daniel J. Scott, MD, Associate professor, Frank H. Kidd, Kr. MD Distinguised Professorship in Surgery, Director, Southwestern Center for MIS University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre. 1h 04 min.

"What does endoscopy have to do with the future of surgery?" - October 18, 2012.  Dr. Thadeus L.Trus M.D., Associate Professor of Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Fellowship Director, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. 52 min. 


EBS Rounds  - September 27, 2012. 52 min.

"Entitle the role of endoscopic stunting in the management of esophageal leak" by Dr. Jonathan Cools-Lartigue;

"What value health? A primer on health economics in surgery" by Dr. Larry Lee.


Royal College Visit - September, 20 2012. Dr John M. A. Bohnen MD, FRCSC, FACS, Division of General Surgery,
St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Chair of the Specialty Committee in General Surgery . 50 min.



Flanders Family Visiting Professor "Medical Experts: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" -  September 13, 2012.
Dr Itiel Dror, PhD, University College London (UCL), Cognitive Consultants International (CCI). 58 min.



"The Changing Face of Breast Cancer Surgery" - May 24, 2012,  Dr. Mark Basik, Assistant Professor,Departments of Surgery and Oncology, McGill University, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Sir Mortimer B. Davis-Jewish General Hospital. 52 min.


"Multidisciplinary treatment of gastric cancer" - May 17, 2012, Dr. Mitsuru Sasako, Professor and Chair, Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, Hyogo College of Medicine, Japan. 60 min.


"Metabolic Surgery: Weight loss surgery as a treatment for type II diabetes" - May 10, 2012. Amy A. Neville, MD, FRCSC, clinicall fellow in Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University. 43 min.


"Quality & Safety in the Surgical Practice at Mayo" - May 3, 2012, Dr. Claude Deschamps, MD, Joseph I. and Barbara Ashkins Professor of Surgery, Chair, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. 1 h.


"Minimally Invasive Endocrine Surgery" - April 19, 2012. The 10th Annual LD MacLean VP - Dr Qan Duh, University of California. 58 min.


"New Paradigms in Surgical Education" - April 12, 2012. Dr. J. Denstedt, University of Western Ontario, Endourology & MI Urology VP. 59 min.


"Division Wide M&M" - April 5, 2012. 54 min.


"That Was Then…  What Now?" - March 22, 2012. The 20th Annual Eric M. Flanders visiting professor - Dr. David S. Mulder, MD, MSc, FRCS, FACS, Professor of the Department of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, McGill University-MUHC.  56 min.


"Colorectal Cancer:  Pearls, Peeves & Pitfalls" - March 15, 2012. The 2012 Cedars Cancer Institute Edward J. Tabah visiting professor in surgical oncology - Dr. Kelli Bullard Dunn, MD, FACS, FASCRS (Director, Colorectal Cancer Multidisciplinary Program, Associate Director of Clinical Programs, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, US). 53 min.


"McGill Molson Informatics Project. Virtual Patients in Core Surgical Education:
The Place for the Case” - February 23, 2012. by Dr. David Fleiszer, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Chair,
Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada AFMC, Informatics Resource Group and Dr. Nancy Posel, N, DIA, MEd, Assistant Director, McGill Molson Medical Informatics. 48 min.


"Virtual World Rounds” - February 16, 2012. Imperial College London. 52 min.


"Bariatric surgery:  It's all about the wait, n'est ce pas?" - February 9, 2012.  Fady Moustarah MD, MPH, FRCSC, FASMBS, Centre de Recherche de l’ IUCPQ, Québec, Université de Laval (Québec), Enseignement Clinique, Département de Chirurgie,  Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie & Pneumologie de QuébecAdvanced Laparoscopy, Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery. 

"Division-Wide M&M's" -  January 12, 2012. 56 min.


"Selected topics in thoracic trauma – cases, issues, evidence" - January 26, 2012. Talat S. Chughtai MD, MSc,
FRCSC. 46 min.


"Cell encapsulation technology as a novel strategy for anti-tumour immunotherapy" - December 8, 2011, Dr. Frank Schwenter, Department of Surgery, MUHC. 49 min.


"Molecular Pathology and Surgery" - December 1, 2011, Professor of Pathology Dr. Aldo Scarpa, MD, PhD, University of Verona, Italy. 46 min.

"Division-Wide M&M’S" - November 17, 2011. 50 min.

"Beyond the Cooler: the Evolution of Ex-Vivo Organ Preservation and Therapy" -  November 3, 2011. Steven Paraskevas MD, PhD, Department of Surgery, Hepatobiliary and Transplantation Surgery, Director of Pancreas and Islet Transplant Program, MUHC. 59 min.

"MGH/RVH site rounds" - October 20,2011. ("Postoperative Period"/ S. Pidgeon, G. Baldini; "Update Perioperative Initiatives" / D. Stanbridge; "Building an Efficient Preoperative System. Perspectives from the first six months." / D. Hornstein; "Preoperative Care and Centre Pathways" D. Watson, B.Sc.N.)


"Evidence-based Surgery" - October 13, 2011.  47 min.