To review current surgical cases, along with the management plan and options
To review corresponding radiology and pathology
To promote awareness of possible complications associated with surgical procedures
To review current literature and outcomes
To promote and assess the CanMEDS competencies: Communicator, Scholar, Professional, Collaborator, Manager, Health Care Advocate & Medical Expert. A medical expert should function effectively as a consultant, integrating all of the CanMEDS roles to provide optimal, ethical and patient-centered medical care.
General Surgery Morbidity & Mortality Rounds
To identify medical complications and discuss contributing factors
To improve patient care by implementing preventative strategies
To educate residents, medical students and staff the importance of quality improvement
To review medical literature related to medical complications and medico-legal issues
To promote and assess the CanMEDS roles: Collaborator, Scholar, Professional, Communicator, Manager, Health Advocate and Medical Expert. A medical expert should function effectively as a consultant, integrating all of the CanMEDS roles to provide optimal, ethical and patient-centered medical care.
GI Oncology Rounds
To review current best practice treatment of colo-rectal, pancreatic, gastric, and hepatobiliary malignancy.
To review current clinical protocols and trials.
To obtain broad opinion regarding difficult and complex cases.
The above events are accredited group learning activities (section 1) as defined by the maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada