Presentations

 

2022

  • Martin J (Keynote Speaker, Special Lecture). COVIDSurg Collaborative: How the largest ever surgery-anesthesia collaboration delivered timely evidence for safe surgery during the pandemic. 39th Annual International Symposium: Clinical Update in Anesthesiology, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine. Curacao, NL. 01/2022 
  • Martin J (Invited Presentation). Clinical Assessment for Drugs for Raynaud’s Disease, MOHLTC, Toronto, CA. 01/2022
  • Martin J (Invited Speaker). Update on COVID-19 and Safe Surgery, Anesthesia and Perioperative Care. Province-wide Anesthesia & Perioperative Grand Rounds. Saskatchewan, CA. 01/2022
  • McIntyre, K (Speaker). An Examination of Global Perioperative Causes of Death. WEBSC Student Rounds. 01/22
  • Cheng D, Invited Special Lecture Speaker. Response, React and Recovery of Intensive Care and Ventilator Capacity during COVID-19 Pandemic. 39th Annual International Symposium: Update in Anesthesia, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine; Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, NY. Willemstad, Curacao. 01/2022
  • Cheng D, Invited Special Lecture Speaker. Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: Roles of Anesthesiology. 39th Annual International Symposium: Update in Anesthesia, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine; Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, NY. Willemstad, Curacao. 01/2022

2021

  • Martin J (Invited Speaker). Improving the Resilience of Global Elective Surgery Systems – Surgery 2035. National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Festival: Making cancer research better together, Co-chaired by Aneel Bhangu and James Glasbey, UK. 11/2021
  • Martin J (Invited Speaker & Panelist). GlobalSurg: Anesthesia Leadership & Future Opportunities. Canadian Pediatric Anesthesia Society (CPAS) Annual General Meeting. Co-panelists, Dylan Bould, Ian McKillop, Lenox Huang. Vancouver, Canada, 11/2021
  • Ioannidis J, Martin J (Speaker), Jha S. Evidence in the Era of Fake News: Maintaining Scientific Honesty while Remaining Socially Relevant. 17th World Congress of Anesthesiologists; Virtual Congress. 09/2021
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Session Lectures: Most Clinically Significant Papers in the History of Anesthesia - Global Perspective. Japanese Society of Pediatric Anesthesiology Annual Meeting; Tokyo, Japan. 09/2021
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Leadership Panel lecture: Academic Leadership – the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Japanese Society of Pediatric Anesthesiology Annual Meeting; Tokyo, Japan. 09/2021
  • Martin J (Invited Speaker & Meet the Expert). Global Anaesthesia & Surgery: How to set up data collection across low-, middle-, and high-income countries. World Congress of Anaesthesiologists. Prague/Virtual. 09/2021
  • Martin J (Keynote Speaker). 2030 is the deadline, Can we get there? Measurement is Key. World Congress of Anaesthesiologists. Prague/Virtual. 09/2021.
  • Martin J (Invited speaker). Challenges when evidence is fragile (Supplemental Oxygen Dilemma) or very slim (Ebola, SARS, 2019-nCoV and Anesthesia)? World Congress of Anaesthesiologists. Prague/Virtual. 09/2021
  • Martin J (Invited Speaker). Can we be evidence-based in the face of evidence reversals, over-hype, and research misconduct in anesthesia? World Congress of Anaesthesiologists. Prague/Virtual. 09/2021
  • Martin J (Invited Speaker). COVIDSurg & The Covid Effect: will the excess risk of mortality ever end? World Congress of Anaesthesiologists. Prague/Virtual. 09/2021
  • Martin J (Invited Speaker). High versus Low FiO2 oxygen – Updated Evidence. 16th Annual Perfusion Down Under (PDU) Meeting. Queenstown, New Zealand. 08/2021
  • Martin J (Invited Panelist). COVIDSurg webinar: Is isolation before elective surgery worthwhile? Surgery2025 Global Webinar to coincide with publication release. Co-panelists Ana Minaya-Bravo, Joana Simoes, Aneel Bhangu. 08/2021
  • Martin J (Invited Speaker). COVIDSurg Collaborative: How the largest ever research collaboration delivered timely evidence for safe surgery during the pandemic. XXXIV Colombian Congress of Anesthesiology and Resuscitation (SCARE), Bogota, Colombia. 08/2021
  • Martin J (Invited Speaker). Perioperative Mortality Rates – Trends over Time in Low, Middle, and High-Income Countries. 36th International Annual Conference Egyptian Anesthesia. Cairo, Egypt. 08/2021
  • Martin J (Invited Speaker). COVIDSurg Collaborative: Developing and Disseminating Evidence during a Pandemic. Grand Rounds, Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard University. 06/2021
  • Martin J (Invited Speaker). Becoming a WHO Collaborating Centre: The experience of MEDICI at Western. IDI Mobility Research Retreat. 06/2021
  • Martin J (Session Chair) Opening Comments for Kandala Ngianga-Bakwin, Witwatersrand, South Africa and Warwick, UK “Identifying and explaining shifts in FBM/C through Bayesian multivariate analyses of household survey data for Kenya, Nigeria and Senegal” and Ava John-Baptiste, “Bayesian Analysis to Inform Decision-Making”, Western University. Africa Conversation Series, Western University. 06/2021
  • Martin J (Session Chair). Brief Introduction to Bayesian Analysis – Using Bayesian Analysis to Inform Decisions in Health Care. Invited Speaker – Ava John-Baptiste, Africa Institute Board Meeting, 06/2021
  • Martin J (Moderator), John-Baptiste A, Ngianga-Bakwin K. Identifying and explaining shifts in FGM/C through Bayesian multivariate analyses of household survey data for Kenya, Nigeria and Senegal. The Africa Institute at Western: African Conversations Series. 06/2021. View presentation.
  • Martin J. COVID-19: Surgical Mortality Risk, Backlogs, Vaccinations, and Opportunities for Improvement. SJH Multidisciplinary Perioperative Grand Rounds; London, Ontario. 05/19/2021. View presentation.
  • Martin J. COVID-19 & Surgery Timing Post-Recovery and Role of Vaccines. Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine Regional Grand Rounds; London, Ontario. 04/2021.

  • Ali S, John-Baptiste A. What is Not Measured is Not Managed: Bringing Health Equity Into Decision-Making. Schulich New Faculty Lecture; London, Ontario. 05/07/2021. Click for more info.
  • Martin J (Invited Speaker). Can we be evidence-based in the face of evidence reversals, over-hype, and research misconduct? WFSA Symposium: Evidence in the era of distrust: Maintaining scientific honesty while remaining socially relevant. IARS 2021 Symposium 5/2021
  • Cheng D, WFSA Statement addressing Item #9 Antimicrobials Resistance (AMR) EB148/11, in Pillar 1: One billion more people benefitting from universal health coverage. WHO Executive Board 148th Session, Geneva. 01/2021.
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Leadership CHAT Session and Podcast: Managing People and Resources in Times of Crisis. Bridging Leaders Program, MacPFD & McMaster Department of Medicine, McMaster University; Canada. 01/2021.
  • Kevin McIntyre, PhD Candidate, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics. An Introduction to Ensemble Models. Student Rounds, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. View presentation. Access presentation slides.
  • Cheng D, WFSA Treasurer. WFSA statement on antimicrobial resistance. 148th WHO Executive Board Meeting. 01/2021. View presentation. Read more about the statement. View presentation.

2020

  • Cheng D, Invited Panelist. Plenary Panels on COVID-19, International Collaborations and Diversity. Chinese American Society of Anesthesiologists (CASA) Annual Meeting. (Other Panelists: Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams; Dean of West Virginia University Dr. Clay Marsh; President of American Society of Anesthesiologists, Dr. Beverly Philip; Dr. Davy Cheng, Treasurer, World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists; Dr. Stan Shernan, President, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists; Dr. Susan Mandell, President, Society for the Advancement of Transplant Anesthesia, and Chinese Society of Anesthesiology leaders). 12/2020
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Living with your enemy - how has COVID-19 changed Anaesthetic practice worldwide. The Society of Anaesthetists of Honk Kong (SAHK) Annual Scientific Meeting 2020. 12/2020. Access presentation here.
  • Martin J (Invited Speaker). Innovative approaches to research and implementation to support universal access to global surgery and anesthesia. Anesthesia Rounds, Stanford University. 12/2020
  • Martin J (Invited Professor). Anesthesia Evidence: Validity & Relevance. Anesthesia Rounds, Medical University of South Carolina. 12/2020
  • Martin J (Plenary Speaker). IDEAL Framework for Devices and Surgical Interventions: Policy Implications. IDEAL Policy Forum, Oxford University. 11/2020
  • Cheng D, Co-Chair. Outbreak risks: providing surgery, anesthesia & perioperative care during a pandemic. ESAIC Euroanaesthesia 2020; Virtual Conference. Symposium organized by the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA). 11/2020
  • McIntyre K, Martin J. A systematic review and multi-level meta-regression analyzing time trends of specific cause of death preoperative mortality ratios: a protocol and methodological framework. International Student Surgical Network (INCISION). 11/2020. Access abstract here.
  • Martin J, Invited Panel Speaker. Five Years Since WHO 68.15. 8th Meeting of the G4 Alliance Permanent Council. 11/2020
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. What is the excess risk of infection and death for surgical patients and health care workers during an outbreak? Global Evidence from COVID-19, SARS, MERS, and Ebola. ESAIC Euroanaesthesia 2020; Virtual Conference. Symposium organized by the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA). 11/2020
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Guidelines and management for anaesthesia and perioperative care in the context of a Coronavirus outbreak. ESAIC Euroanaesthesia 2020; Virtual Conference. Symposium organized by the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA). 11/2020.
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  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Guidelines and management for anaesthesia and perioperative care in the context of a Coronavirus outbreak. ESAIC Euroanaesthesia 2020; Virtual Conference. Symposium organized by the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA). 11/2020
  • Martin J, Co-Chair. Covid-19 impact on research throughout the readiness, response and recovery phases. ESAIC Euroanaesthesia 2020; Virtual Conference. Symposium organized by the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA). 11/2020
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Infodemics and pandemics: (mis)information overload and research priority-setting. ESAIC Euroanaesthesia 2020; Virtual Conference. Symposium organized by the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA). 11/2020
  • Cheng D, Plenary Speaker. Variation in postoperative management: Fast track or ultra-fast track cardiac recovery. 35th EACTA Annual Congress. 11/2020. Access presentation here.
  • Cheng D, Plenary Speaker. Welcome lecture - Artifical intelligence in healthcare: Roles in anesthesiology. 35th EACTA Annual Congress. 11/2020. Access presentation here.
  • Cheng D, Co-Chair. ASA-WFSA Panel, Sustainable Anesthesia Care for All: Universal Access to Safe Anesthesia & Surgery. The Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, American Society of Anesthesiologists.
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Plenary Lecture: Intelligence-based Anesthesia Practice in the Era of Digital Age. 67th Brazilian Congress of Anesthesiology (CBA); Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 11/2020. (Cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic)
  • Martin J, Invited Panel Speaker. Sustainable research: Reducing wasteful research and improving clinical-relevance for LMIC and HIC. The Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, American Society of Anesthesiologists.
  • Cheng D, Plenary Speaker. Intelligence-based Anesthesia Practice in the Era of Digital Age. International Summit of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesiology (ISCVA) - The Chinese Society of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesiology (CSCVTA), Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA) and Asian Society of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologists (ASCA); Guangzhou, China. 08/2020. (Cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic)
  • Cheng D, Plenary Speaker. Leadership & Vital Directions in Anesthesiology. Annual Scientific Congress 2020 of the Malaysian Society of Anaesthesiologists and College of Anaesthesiologists; Academy of Medicine Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 07/2020. (Cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic)
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Blood Management Strategies in Cardiac Surgery: Drugs, Technique and Technology. Annual Scientific Congress 2020 of the Malaysian Society of Anaesthesiologists and College of Anaesthesiologists; Academy of Medicine Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 07/2020. (Cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic)
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Health Technology Assessment and Knowledge Translation in Perioperative Care - Evidence to Guidelines to Practice: the road less traveled. Annual Scientific Congress 2020 of the Malaysian Society of Anaesthesiologists and College of Anaesthesiologists; Academy of Medicine Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 07/2020. (Cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic)
  • Cheng D, Visiting Professor (Jerry Reves Endowed Lecturer). Jerry Reves Endowed Lecture: Cardiac Surgery & Anesthesia - Past, Present and Future. Medical University of South Carolina, USA. 04/2020. (Cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic)
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Panel Lecture: Cardiac Surgery in 2030 – Looking Back to Predict the Future: An anesthesiologist’s Prediction for 2030. 42th Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA) Annual Meeting & Workshop; West Palm Beach, FL. 04/ 2020. (Cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic)
  • Cheng D, Visiting Professor. Grand Rounds Lecture: Leadership in Academic Anesthesiology and Healthcare. Department of Anesthesiology, Brown University; Rhode Island, US. 04/ 2020. (Cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic)
  • Cheng D, Visiting Professor. Resident Rounds: Global Burden of Surgical Disease and Access. Department of Anesthesiology, Brown University; Rhode Island, US. 04/ 2020. (Cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic)
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Global Infectious Disease and Perioperative Care: COVID-19. 36th International Annual Conference Egyptian Anesthesia, Egyptian Society of Anesthesiologists, WFSA, ESA; Cairo, Egypt. 03/ 2020. (Cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic)
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. High versus Low Flow Supplemental Oxygen in the Surgical and Critical Care Setting. South African Society of Anesthesiologists, Pretoria, South Africa. 03/2020
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Perioperative Mortality Rates: An Updated Global Analysis 1950 to 2020. South African Society of Anesthesiologists, Pretoria, South Africa. 03/2020
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Research Toolkit: Building Capacity across High, Middle and Low Income Settings. South African Society of Anesthesiologists, Pretoria, South Africa. 03/2020
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Perioperative Mortality Rates: an updated global analysis. Harvard Morning Report, PSSG Surgery Rounds, Harvard University, Boston, USA. 03/2020
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Special Lecture: Studies That Challenged Cardiac Anesthesia and Critical Care Dogma. 38th Annual International Symposium: Update in Anesthesia, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital; NY. St. Kitts, West Indies. 01/2020.

2019

  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Perioperative Mortality Rates – Trends over Time in Low, Middle, and High-Income Countries. 36th International Annual Conference Egyptian Anesthesia. Cairo, Egypt. 03/2019
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. High versus Low FiO2 Oxygen in the Perioperative Setting. Stanford Anesthesia Grand Rounds, Stanford University, Palo Alto, USA. 12/2019
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker/Panelist. Perioperative Oxygen and Chlorhexidine Mouthrinse – A Factorial Pragmatic Randomised Trial in Low- and Middle Income Settings (PENGUIN Trial). NIHR Global Surgery Prioritisation Workshop, Accra, Ghana. 11/2019
  • Martin J, Invited Panelist. Technology and AI in Healthcare: Implementation & Integration. Innovation Fund Showcase, Toronto, Canada, 11/2019
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. A tool to assess “when there is enough evidence”: International guidelines for oxygen supplementation for surgery and critical care as an example. The Ecosystem of Evidence: Global Challenges for the Future. 9th International Conference for EBHC Teachers and Developers, and 8th Conference of the International Society for EBHC. Taormina, Italy. 11/2019
  • Martin J, Thavorn K, Karunananthan S Welch V, Tugwell P, et al. To replicate, or not to replicate: a value off information approach to decide whether to replicate systematic reviews. 9th International Conference for EBHC Teachers and Developers, and 8th Conference of the International Society for EBHC. Taormina, Italy. 11/2019
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Perioperative Mortality: An Updated Global Analysis. Perioperative Care Congress, Toronto, Canada. 11/2019
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Plenary: Role of Artificial Intelligence in Anesthesiology. The Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiologists and The Society of Anaesthetists of Hong Kong – Annual Scientific Meeting in Anaesthesiology (ASM). 11/2019. (Cancelled due to HK Civil Protest and COVID-19 Pandemic)
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. CVS Lecture: Cardiac Anesthesia - Past, Present and Future. The Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiologists and The Society of Anaesthetists of Hong Kong – Annual Scientific Meeting in Anaesthesiology (ASM). 11/2019. (Cancelled due to HK Civil Protest and COVID-19 Pandemic)
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Perioperative Anesthesia Lecture: Value-based Anesthesia, Evidence Reversal and Choosing Wisely Campaign. The Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiologists and The Society of Anaesthetists of Hong Kong – Annual Scientific Meeting in Anaesthesiology (ASM). 11/2019. (Cancelled due to HK Civil Protest and COVID-19 Pandemic)
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Perioperative and Anesthetic-Related Mortality in Low-, Middle- and High-Income Countries. Global Surgery Journal Club, Western University, London, Canada. 10/2019
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Perioperative High FiO2 in Reducing Postoperative Surgical Site Infection – What is the Latest Evidence? Global Equity in Surgery, Obstetrics and Anesthesia. WFSA Symposium, American Society of Anesthesia (ASA) Annual Meeting, Orlando, USA. 10/2019
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker/ Workshop Panelist. Designing and Setting Up your Research: Common Pitfalls. All Africa Anesthesia Congress (AAAC), Marrakech, Morocco. 10/2019
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. International Education and Research Collaboration in Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine. WFSA Symposium, All Africa Anesthesia Congress (AAAC), Marrakech, Morocco. 10/2019
  • Cheng D, Guest Speaker. Lecture: Fast Track Cardiac Anesthesia and Cardiac Recovery. Huai'an First People's Hospital; Huai’an, China. 10/2019.
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Presentation: Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University – Education and Research. 85th Anniversary Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China. 10/2019.
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Controversies in Conducting, Interpreting, and Applying Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses for Decision-Making and for Guideline Development. SNACC, Arizona, USA. 09/2019
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Opening Panel: Future of EACTA/SCA/ESA/Chinese Societies. 34th EACTA Congress, Ghent, Belgium. 09/2019.
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: ERAS and Fast Track Cardiac Surgery. 34th EACTA Congress; Ghent, Belgium. 09/2019.
  • Cheng D, Visiting Professor. Lecture: Fast Track and Ultra-fast Track Cardiac Anesthesia & Surgery. Jessa Hospital, Hasselt, Belgium. 09/2019.
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Perioperative Mortality – An update. XXXIII Colombian Congress of Anesthesiology and Resuscitation (SCARE), Bucaramanga, Colombia. 08/2019
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Global Research Collaborations in Anesthesia & Perioperative Care. XXXIII Colombian Congress of Anesthesiology and Resuscitation (SCARE), Bucaramanga, Colombia. 08/2019
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Anesthesia Evidence: What Proportion is Valid and Relevant? XXXIII Colombian Congress of Anesthesiology and Resuscitation (SCARE), Bucaramanga, Colombia. 08/2019
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker & Workshop Chair. Evidence-Based Decision-Making and Guideline Development in Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine. ICCVA, Seoul, Korea. 06/2019
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. The saga of supplemental oxygen in surgery and critical care: Evidence reversals, premature conclusions, and guideline confusion. Evidence Live, Oxford, England. 07/2019
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Controversies in Conducting and Interpreting Systematic Review and Meta-Analyses. Canadian Anesthesia Society Annual Meeting (CAS), Calgary, Canada. 06/2019
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker & Workshop Chair. Evidence-Based Decision-Making and Guideline Development in Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine. ICCVA, Seoul, Korea. 06/2019
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker & Supbgroup Leader. Postoperative Mortality Rates (POMR) as a Global Surgery Indicator. Utstein Consensus: Indicators and Reporting Criteria for Global Surgery, Utstein Abbey, Stavanger, Norway. 06/2019
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Opening Lecture: Value-based Critical Care Medicine – Evidence Reversal and Choosing Wisely Campaign. 17th ICCVA- 13th ASCA -KSA Congress; Seoul, Korea. 06/2019.
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Leadership in Academic Anesthesiology and Healthcare – SOS (Secrets of Success). 17th ICCVA- 13th ASCA -KSA Congress; Seoul, Korea. 06/2019.
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Challenges in Global Anesthesia & Perioperative Care in Low- and Middle-Income Settings. IARS-WFSA Panel, Montreal, Canada. 05/2019
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. High versus Low Fi02 oxygen: An update on the evidence and guidelines controversy. IARS WFSA Panel, Montreal, Canada. 05/2019
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Health Technology Assessment and Knowledge Translation in Perioperative Care - Evidence to Guidelines to Practice: the road less traveled. 45th anniversary edition of The Romanian Society of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Congress – SRATI; Sinaia, Romania. 05/2019.
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Cardiac Surgery & Anesthesia - Past, Present and Future. 45th anniversary edition of The Romanian Society of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Congress – SRATI; Sinaia, Romania. 05/2019.
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Global Risk of Surgical, Anesthesia-Related, and Perioperative Mortality across LMICs and HICs: Updated Analyses. SAFE-T Symposium. Royal Society of Medicine (RSM), UK. 04/2019.
  • Cheng D, Panel Speaker. Perioperative Medicine – A path forward for the province of Ontario. Multi-stakeholder Health Forum - From Research to Policy & Practice, McMaster University; Hamilton, Ontario. 04/2019.
  • Li Z, Dawson E, Moodie J, Martin J, Bagur R, Cheng D, Kiaii B, Foroutan F, John-Baptiste A, Invited Speakers. Frailty in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Poster Presentation, London Health Research Day; London, Canada. 04/2019
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker & Workshop Chair. Evidence-Based Decision-Making, Health Technology Assessment and Knowledge Translation for Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine (EBDM, HTA, KT). Annual Conference of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM); Mumbai, India. 02/2019. 
  • Cheng D, Silver Jubilee Speaker. Panel Workshop: Evidence-Based Decision-Making, Health Technology Assessment, & Knowledge Translation for Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine. 25th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM); Mumbai, India. 02/2019.
  • Cheng D, Silver Jubilee Speaker. Lecture: Individualizing transfusion threshold. 25th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM); Mumbai, India. 02/2019.
  • Cheng D, Silver Jubilee Speaker. Lecture: Left Ventricular Assist Device. 25th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM); Mumbai, India. 02/2019.
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Special Lecture: Value-Based Critical Care Medicine: Evidence Reversal and Choosing Wisely Campaign. 37th Annual International Symposium: Update in Anesthesia, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, NY; Oranjestad, Aruba. 01/2019
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Global Trends in Perioperative and Anesthetic-Related Mortality: Low-, Middle-, and High-Income Settings. 37th Annual International Symposium: Update in Anesthesia, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine, Oranjestad, Aruba; 01/2019
  • Martin J. Ministry of Health of Ontario, monthly presentations and written submission for selected drugs to advise on policy for Ontarians (confidential, drug policy decisions). Committee to Evaluate Drugs (CED) & Executive Officer to the Minister of Health, Ontario Ministry of Health & Long Term Care (MOHLTC Monthly); Toronto, ON; 2007 to 2019.

2018

  • Martin J, Keynote Speaker. Knowledge Translation: Translating Research into Practice. South-Western Ontario Academic Health Network (SWAHN); London, ON. 11/2018
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Lack of access to safe surgery and anesthesia is a public health catastrophe playing out before our eyes: what can we do? PHACtually Speaking, Health Canada, 11/2018
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Evidence Reversals: Do they exist? Can we detect them? Rotman Institute of Philosophy, University of Western Ontario; London, ON. 11/2018
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker & Co-Chair. Priorities in perioperative medicine in low- and middle-income settings. 2018 Annual Prioritisation Workshop on Global Surgery; Rwanda, Africa. 11/2018
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Role of Cardiac Anesthesiologists in the Era of Interventional Cardiology. 15th Asian Australasian Congress of Anaesthesiologists (AACA) and the 26th Annual Meeting of Chinese Society of Anesthesiology (CSA); Beijing, China. 11/2018.
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: TAVI vs SAVR Long Term Outcomes and Management. 15th Asian Australasian Congress of Anaesthesiologists (AACA) and the 26th Annual Meeting of Chinese Society of Anesthesiology (CSA); Beijing, China. 11/2018.
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. WFSA Research Toolkit: Supporting Context Relevant Research in LMIC Settings. World Federation of Societies of Anesthesiologists (WFSA) Symposium ‘Towards Safer Anesthesia & Improved Patient Care’ at the 12th Pan Arab Congress of Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Management; Dubai, UAE. 10/2018
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Global Surgery & Anesthesia. WFSA Symposium at Anesthesiology 2018, the American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting (ASA); San Francisco, USA. 10/2018
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Global Surgery 2030: An Update. Surgery & Perioperative Medicine JC, London, ON, 10/2018
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Evidence-Based Decision-Making: Will the real evidence please stand up? In with evidence, out with bias. Mini-Med School, University of Western Ontario; London, ON. 09/2018
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Ebola: integrating evidence, ethics, economics, and ‘everything else’ that matters. Grand Rounds, Department of Pathology, University of Western Ontario; London, ON. 09/2018.
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. How Fragile is the Evidence Base? An analysis of 327 Randomized Trials. Evidence LIVE! Oxford, UK. 06/2018
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Hospital Based Health Technology Assessment: Combining Evidence, Ethics, Economics and Context. HTA Decision-Maker Institute, THETA, University of Toronto; Toronto, ON. 06/2018
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker & Workshop Presenter. Hospital Based HTA: Real World Cases Demonstrating Decision Impact & Clinical Outcomes, Workshop Session HB-HTA in the HTA Ecosystem: a Role in Improving Public Health Care. Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi); Vancouver, BC. 06/2018
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. A Global Perspective on Perioperative Antibiotics: Which Dose, Route, Duration? WFSA Symposium at EuroAnesthesia (ESA); Copenhagen, Denmark. 05/2018
  • Li Z, Habbous S, Thain J, Hall DE, MD, Nagpal D, Bagur R, Kiaii B, John-Baptiste A, Invited Speakers. Cost-effectiveness analysis of frailty assessment in older patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery. London Health Research Day; London, Canada. 05/2018
  • Li Z, Habbous S, Thain J, John-Baptiste A, Invited Speakers. Cost-effectiveness analysis of frailty assessment in older patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery. Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health Symposium; Halifax, Canada. 04/2018
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: From Bench to Bedside – Translational Research at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. Nanjing Medical University International Symposium on Medical Education; Nanjing, China. 04/2018.
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Plenary Lecture: Starch: Have we given up too soon? 24th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine; Varanasi, India. 03/2018.
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Transfusion Thresholds: Do Outcomes Differ for Critical Care Versus Post-Surgical Patients? 24th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine; Varanasi, India. 03/2018.
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Transcathether Aortic Valve Implementation (TAVI) Surgery – Current Evidence. 24th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine; Varanasi, India. 03/2018.
  • Martin J, Invited Co-Speaker. Transfusion Thresholds: Do outcomes Differ for Critical Care versus Post-Surgical Patients? 24th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine; Varanasi, India. 03/2018
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Troubled Evidence? Tracking excess significance, premature closure, cherry-picking and evidence reversals. Health Innovation Forum, Western University; London, ON. 03/2018.
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Transfusion thresholds: Should they differ for surgical and critical care settings? 36th Annual International Symposium: Update in Anesthesia, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine; Bahamas, 01/2018
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Role of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia in Era of Interventional Cardiology. 36th Annual International Symposium: Update in Anesthesia, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine; Bahamas. 01/2018

2017

  • Cheng D, Speaker. Lecture: Overview of Education and Research Opportunities at Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. Joint Nanjing Medical University and Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University; Ontario Premier Mission to China. 11/2017.
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Plenary Lecture: Heart Team Approach: How to Make it Work? Annual Scientific Meeting of Anaesthesiology; Hong Kong. 11/2017
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Tricuspid Valves: What is the Big Deal? Annual Scientific Meeting of Anaesthesiology; Hong Kong. 11/2017
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Blood Management Strategies in Cardiac Surgery: Drugs, Techniques and Technologies. Annual Scientific Meeting of Anaesthesiology; Hong Kong. 11/2017
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Cardiac Surgery & Anesthesia – Past, Present and Future. 24th International Congress of the Israeli Society of Anesthesiology and Critical Care; Israel. 11/2017
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker & Co-Chair. Priorities in perioperative medicine in low- and middle-income settings. 2017 Annual Prioritisation Workshop on Global Surgery; Johannesburg, South Africa. 11/2017
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. On the Need for an ‘Evidence Reversibility Index’ or an ‘Evidence Sufficiency Index’ to indicate When Evidence is Sufficient. Evidence Based Health Care Conference; Sicily, Italy. 10/2017
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Continuously updated, crowd-sourced evidence syntheses. Evidence Based Health Care Conference; Sicily, Italy. 10/2017
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Knowledge Generation, Access (eHeath and mHealth), and Clinical Practice in LMIC. WFSA Research Symposium: Sustainable Development Goals in Universal Health Coverage: Drug, Technology and Technique. 34th CLASA Congress; Montevideo, Uruguay. 10/2017
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery & Anesthesia: Past, Present and Future. 16th International Congress of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia (ICCVA); Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 10/2017
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Long Term Outcomes: Including Insights from the Brazilian and International Registry. 16th International Congress of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia (ICCVA); Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 10/2017
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Knowledge Generation, Access (eHealth and mHealth), and Clinical Practice in LMICs: Innovations in eHealth and mHealth. Generación del conocimiento, acceso (eSalud y mSalud), y práctica clínica en países de bajos y medianos ingresos. XXXIV CLASA Congreso Latinoamericano de Anestesiologia, World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA) Symposium; Montevideo, Uruguay. 10/2017
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Balanced versus Chloride-Based Crystalloids: The New Fluid Debate. 16th International Congress of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia (ICCVA); Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 10/2017
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Cardiac Surgery & Anesthesia – Past, Present and Future. 19th Congress of the Polish Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Therapy; Bydgoszcz, Poland. 09/2017
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Transfusion Thresholds: Do Outcomes Differ for Critical Care versus Surgical Patients? 19th Congress of the Polish Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Therapy; Bydgoszcz, Poland. 09/2017
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Blood Management Strategies in Cardiac Surgery – Drugs, Techniques and Procedures. 19th Congress of the Polish Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Therapy; Bydgoszcz, Poland. 09/2017
  • Martin J, Cheng D, Invited Speakers. Ebola Virus Disease and other Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers (VHF) in the Context of Surgery: An Evidence-Synthesis and Draft Recommendations. Guideline Development Group, World Health Organization (WHO) Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland, 08/2017
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Leadership in Global Health – HTA & KT. International Summer School at Western; London, ON. 07/2017
  • Martin J, Invited Panel Speaker. Research in Anesthesia – What has it Yielded? Provide the findings of a comprehensive analysis of all anesthesia related research in the past few decades for its validity and clinical reference. Symposium: Return on Investment in Anesthesia Research; Knowledge Translation, Clinical Impact and Engaging the Anesthesia Community. Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society (CAS) Annual Meeting; Niagara Falls ON, Canada. 06/2017
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Troubled Evidence? Tracking excess significance, cherry-picking, and premature closure. Evidence LIVE! Oxford, UK. 06/2017
  • Martin J, Session Chair & Invited Panel Speaker. No innovation without Evaluation: The IDEAL approach for surgical innovations. Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi) Annual Meeting; Rome, Italy. 06/2017
  • Martin J, Session Chair & Invited Panel Speaker. Hospital-Based HTA: Experiences and outcomes from 10 countries across the globe. Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi) Annual Meeting; Rome, Italy. 06/2017
  • Martin J, Invited Panelist & Speaker. Perioperative techniques: how can anesthetic-related mortality in the low-income countries keep pace with the high-income countries? Session: Evidence in clinical decision-making: high to low income countries. Euroanaesthesia 2017 (ESA); Geneva, Switzerland. 06/2017
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Evidence in clinical decision-making: high to low income countries. WFSA Symposium. Euroanaesthesia 2017; Geneva, Switzerland. 06/2017
  • Cheng D, Panelist. Session: Hospital-Based HTA: Experiences and Outcomes from 10 Countries across the Globe. HTAi Annual Meeting; Rome, Italy. 06/2017
  • John-Baptiste A, Invited Speaker. Disinvestment: The promise & the challenge, Evidence versus Experience: Does the Periodic Health visit have a future? Public Health and Family Medicine seminar, The Department of Family Medicine and Interfaculty Program in Public Health, Western University; London, Canada. 06/2015
  • John-Baptiste A, Invited Speaker. Clinical impact of disinvestment in hydroxyethyl starches (HES) for patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Perfusion Education Day, London Health Sciences Centre; London, Canada. 06/2017
  • John-Baptiste A, Invited Speaker. Clinical impact of disinvestment in hydroxyethyl starches (HES) for patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Drug and Therapeutics Committee Meeting, London Health Sciences Centre; London, Canada. 05/2017
  • John-Baptiste A, Invited Speaker. How can economic evaluation inform cost reduction and disinvestment in the hospital setting? Research Rounds, Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment (THETA) Collaborative, University Health Network; Toronto, Canada. 05/ 2017
  • John-Baptiste A, Invited Speaker. “Welcome to my Classroom: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Team-Based Learning Approach.” Spring Perspectives on Teaching, Teaching Support Centre, Western University; London, Canada. 05/2017
  • Cheng D, Panelist. Session: University of Western Ontario and Nanjing Medical University – Success and Opportunities. 6th Annual Ontario-China Research and Innovation (OCRI) Collaboration Forum. 05/2017
  • Cheng D, Panelist. Global Issues and Coordinated Research Agenda for Perioperative and Anesthetic-Related Mortality: All Hands on Deck. IARS Annual Meeting & International Science Symposium; Washington DC. 05/2017
  • Cheng D, Panelist. EBM Panel: Evidence Reversals & Translation Failure in Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine. IARS Annual Meeting & International Science Symposium; Washington DC. 05/2017
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker & Panelist. Surgical or Anesthesia-Related Death: How Big Is the Risk for Developed and Developing Counties? Panel: Perioperative and Anesthesia-Related Mortality: Global Issues and Coordinated Research Agenda for Perioperative and Anesthetic-Related Mortality: all hands on deck. International Anesthesia Research Society Annual Meeting (IARS); Washington DC, USA. 05/2017
  • Martin J, Invited Review Course Lecturer. Health Economics 101: “Value” Rather Than Price Tags.  International Anesthesia Research Society Annual Meeting (IARS); Washington DC, USA. 05/2017
  • Martin J, Prasad V, Invited Panel Chair & Speaker. Reducing Reversals & Research Waste: When is there “Enough Evidence” vs. When is it “Too Soon to Tell”? Panel: Evidence Reversals, Research Waste, and Translation Failure. International Anesthesia Research Society Annual Meeting (IARS); Washington DC, USA. 05/2017
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Global Perioperative Mortality & Big Data. 6th Annual Ontario-China Research and Innovation (OCRI) Collaboration Forum; London, ON. 05/2017
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Long Term Outcome and Cost Implications Global Engagement in Cardiac Surgery. Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists 39th Annual Meeting; Orlando FL. 04/2017.
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: The Times Are Changing: Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology in the Era of Interventional Cardiology. 32nd Annual Congress of the European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiology; Berlin, Germany. 04/2017
  • John-Baptiste A, Qi Y, Jones P, Cheng D, Martin J, Invited Speakers. Economic Evaluation of Disinvestment in Hydroxyethyl Starches for Cardiac Surgery. Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health Symposium; Ottawa, Canada. 04/2017
  • Cheng D, Visiting Professorship. Lecture: Health Technology Assessment and Knowledge Translation in Perioperative Care - Evidence to Guidelines to Practice: the Road Less Traveled. University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre; Houston, TX, USA. 03/2017
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Minimally-Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery: Are Clinical Outcomes Significantly Better Than Conventional Surgery? Chinese Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiology Academic Conference; Nanjing, China. 03/2017
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Health Technology Uptake and Disinvestment Decision Making. Delivering High Value Health Care. Joint Symposium by the OECD, The Kings Fund & The Lancet, London, UK. 01/2017
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Impact of Ebola on Surgery. 35th Annual International Symposium: Clinical Update in Anesthesiology, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine; Cancun, Mexico. 01/2017
  • Cheng D. Lecture: Minimally Invasive Cardio-thoracic Surgery: Are Clinical Outcomes Significantly Better than Conventional Surgery? 35th Annual International Symposium: Clinical Update in Anesthesiology, Surgery, and Perioperative Medicine. Cancun, Mexico. 01/2017

2016

  • Cheng D, Invited Lecturer. Lecture: ICU Leadership. Critical Care Seminar; London, ON. 12/2016
  • Amaral A, on behalf of CWC Working Group. Choosing Wisely Canada (CWC): 5 things not to do in the ICU. Invited Panel Contributor, Canadian Critical Care Society Annual Meeting (CCS). Toronto, ON. 11/2016
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker & Panelist – Evidence-Based Health Technology Assessment, Knowledge Translation in Surgery, Anesthesia & Critical Care: Building a Centre of Excellence. Ontario Ministry of Health & Long Term Care AFP Innovation Showcase. Toronto, ON. 11/2016
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Global Anesthesia Mortality and Surgery / Anesthesia Capacity Gap. 11th Pan Arab Congress of Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Management; Dubai, United Arab Emirates. 11/2016
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Quantifying the Learning Curve. Association of Academic Health Centers International Regional Meeting; London, ON. 10/2016.
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Value-based anesthesia decision-making and knowledge translation (KT). 45th Annual Meeting of the Association of Cardiac Anesthesiologists; Chicago, IL. 10/2016
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery: Are Clinical Outcomes Significantly Better than Conventional Surgery? European Workgroup on Cardiothoracic Intensivists Annual Meeting; Helsinki Finland. 10/2016.
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: TAVI vs Surgical AVR vs Medical Management: An Update on the Evolving Evidence. European Workgroup on Cardiothoracic Intensivists Annual Meeting; Helsinki Finland. 10/2016.
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Transfusion Thresholds - Do Outcomes Differ for Critical Care vs Surgical Patients? Czech Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine; Prague CZ. 10/2016.
  • Cheng D, Invited Named Lecturer. Lecture: Health Technology Assessment and Knowledge Translation - Evidence to Guidelines to Practice: the road less traveled. J Earl Wynands Endowed Lectureship in Anesthesiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute. 10/2016
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker & Panelist. Know4go: Combining Evidence, Economics, and Everything Else that Matters to Increase Innovation Efficiency during Budget Cutbacks. Association of Academic Health Centers International (AAHCI) Meeting, London, ON. 10/2016
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. What proportion of anesthesia evidence is valid and relevant? Academy of Cardiac Anesthesiologists (ACA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, USA. 10/2016
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. What proportion of published evidence is valid and relevant? European Workgroup on Cardiothoracic Intensivists Annual Meeting (ECWI), Helsinki, Finland. 10/2016
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Sepsis Related Mortality: Increasing, Decreasing, or Flat-lining? European Critical Care Workgroup Initiative Annual Meeting (ECWI), Helsinki, Finland. 10/2016.
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Hospital-Based HTA: Addressing Difficult Decisions using Know4Go. Health Technology Assessment for Decision-Makers Institute, Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment (THETA), University of Toronto; Toronto, ON. 09/2016
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Health Technology Assessment and Measuring the Learning Curve in MICS. Session: Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery & Anaesthesia. World Congress of Anesthesiologists (WCA). Hong Kong, 08/2016.
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: PBLD: Tips for Success in Anesthesia Leadership. World Congress of Anesthesiologists; Hong Kong. 08/2016
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Fast Track and Ultra-Fast Track Recovery: Western Perspective. World Congress of Anesthesiologists; Hong Kong. 08/2016
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Value and Evidence-Based Cardiac Care. Pre-World Congress of Anesthesiologists, 24th Annual Meeting of Chinese Society of Anesthesiologists; Guangzhou, China. 08/2016
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: TAVR – Anesthesia Management and Outcomes. Pre-World Congress of Anesthesiologists, 24th Annual Meeting of Chinese Society of Anesthesiologists; Guangzhou, China. 08/2016
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker & Workshop Chair. What Proportion of Evidence is Valid and Relevant? ACUDA Symposium, CAS MEDICI Workshop, Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society (CAS) Annual Meeting. Vancouver, BC. 06/2016
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Anesthesia Leadership – The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly. Workshop: What Proportion of Evidence in Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine is Valid and Relevant MEDICI Workshop - Canadian Anesthesia Society Annual Meeting - ACUDA Symposium; Vancouver, Canada. 06/2016.
  • Martin J, Cheng D, Invited Speakers. Ebola Virus Disease and Other Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers – Implications for Surgery and Anesthesia: Update on Guideline Development, World Health Organization (WHO); Geneva, Switzerland. 05/2016
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Guidelines on Surgery and Anaesthesia Care in Ebola Virus Disease Including Obstetrics. ESA Euroanesthesia Annual Meeting – WFSA Symposium: Anesthesia and Surgery Care in Endemic Highly Infectious Diseases (EHID); London, UK. 05/2016.
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: WFSA Session - What is the World Health Organization doing about the Global Health Crisis? Review Course Lecture: Value-Based Anesthesia Care: Practice Evidence Reversal and Choosing Wisely Campaign. IARS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA; 05/2016.
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker & Panelist. Hospital-Based HTA: Updates from Canada. Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi), Tokyo, Japan. 05/2016
  • Cheng D, Cherian M, Martin J, Invited Speakers. Safe surgery and anesthesia in the context of an Ebola outbreak. Euroanesthesia Congress (ESA), London, UK. 05/2016
  • Martin J, Invited Professor Lectureship, What proportion of the published literature is valid and relevant? British Medical Association and BMJ Evidence Group, BMA House, London, UK. 04/2016
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: OPCAB: Current Evidence and Perioperative Management. Korean Society of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting. Seoul, South Korea. 04/2016.
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: PCI vs CABG (Controversies in interventional cardiology). SCA 38th Annual Meeting and Workshops, San Diego, CA. 04/2016
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. IDEAL Framework for Surgery Research Sequencing. Surgery Serivces Research Committee; London, ON. 04/2016
  • Martin J, Invited Professor Lectureship. Combining Evidence, Economics, Ethics, and ‘Everything Else’ for Decision-Making in Healthcare. British Medical Association and BMJ Evidence Group, BMA House, London, UK. 04/2016
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. IDEAL + Know4Go: Applied Continuously in the Real World Setting. IDEAL Conference, Oxford University, Oxford, UK. 04/2016
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker & Panelist. HTA 2020: Role of Networks to Achieve improved Efficiencies in HTA & KT. Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Symposium, Ottawa, Canada. 04/2016
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Surgical and Anesthetic-Related Mortality: What are the contemporary risks, and are they improving over time? 24th Annual International Symposium: Clinical Update in Anesthesiology, Surgery & Perioperative Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico. 01/2016
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Global Challenges in Anesthesia - Are we doing enough? 34th Annual International Symposium: Clinical Update in Anesthesiology, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine. San Juan Puerto Rico. 01/2016
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Workshop: Is Something New in Cardiac Surgery and Anesthesia? 34th Annual International Symposium: Clinical Update In Anesthesiology, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine. San Juan Puerto Rico. 01/2016

2015

  • Martin J, Invited Lectureship. What proportion of the published literature is valid and relevant? Faculty/Student Discussion Session, City University, London, UK. 12/2015
  • Martin J, Cheng D, Invited Speakers. Ebola Virus Disease in the Context of Surgery: An Evidence-Synthesis and Draft Recommendations. Guideline Development Group, World Health Organization (WHO) Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland, 12/2015.
  • Martin J, Cheng D, Invited Speakers. Metrics for Global Surgery, Report of the WHO Global Initiative for Emergency and Essential Surgical Care (WHO GIEESC) Working Group on Measurement & Evaluation of Global Surgical Indicators, 2015
  • Martin J, Invited Panelist. International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (ISMICS) Expert Consensus Panel on Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI). Los Angeles, CA. 11/2015
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: TAVI Surgery: Current Evidence and Perioperative Management. Inaugural CSCTVA meeting, Xiamen, Fujian Province, China. 11/2015
  • Ali S, Cookson R, Asaria M. Measuring health care performance on equity: a framework using national administrative data from 2004/5 to 2011/12. ISPOR 18th Annual European Congress; Milan, Italy. 11/2015.
  • Martin J, Cheng D, Invited Speakers. Transcathether Aortic Valve Implantation vs Conventional Aortic Valve Replacement: An update on the evidence. Los Angeles, CA. 11/2015.
  • Cheng D, Martin J, Invited Panelists. Consensus Conference: TAVI Outcomes. International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (ISMICS) Expert Consensus Panel. Los Angeles, CA. 11/2015
  • Sonntag D, Schneider S, Mdege N, Ali S, Schmidt B. Beyond food promotion: A systematic review of the influence of the food industry on childhood obesity. European Public Health Conference; Milan, Italy. 10/2015.
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Translating Evidence into Recommendations in the Context of Rapidly Evolving Evidence & Urgency: Experience with Ebola Rapid Advice Guidelines. 7th Evidence Based Health Care (EBHC teachers and developers) International Conference, Taormina, Italy. 10/2015
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. What Proportion of Anesthesia & Perioperative Evidence is Valid, Relevant, and Published? What Proportion is wasted? 7th Evidence Based Health Care (EBHC teachers and developers) International Conference, Taormina, Italy. 10/2015
  • Cheng D, Invited Lecturer. Lecture: Cardiac Anesthesia & Surgery-Past, Present & Future. Anesthesia Day Western University, London ON. 10/2015
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. What proportion of anesthesia evidence is valid and relevant? What proportion is wasted? International Evidence-Based Health Care Conference, Taormina, Sicily. 10/2015
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Translating evidence into recommendations in the context of rapidly evolving evidence and urgency: experience with Ebola rapid advice guidelines. International Evidence-Based Health Care Conference, Taormina, Sicily. 10/2015
  • John-Baptiste A, Becker T, Fischer H, Fung K, Lipscombe L, Austin P, Anderson G, Invited Speakers. Using Bayesian evidence synthesis to estimate hip fracture risk associated with hormonal therapy in early breast cancer. 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making; St. Louis, USA. 10/2015
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Full Contact Health Technology Assessment: Addressing Difficult Decisions using Know4Go. Health Technology Assessment for Decision-Makers Institute, Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment (THETA), University of Toronto. 09/2015
  • Cheng D, Martin J, Invited Speakers. Lecture: OPCAB Surgery in High Risk Patients: Evidence of Benefits in Randomized Trials (ISMICS Consensus Statements). China Heart Congress (CHC) jointly organized by the Chinese Medical Association (CMA) and National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases (NCCD); Beijing, China. 08/2015
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Perioperative Anemia: Evidence-Based Management. XL Annual Symposium, Mexican College of Anesthesiologists; Mexico City, Mexico. 07/2015
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Perioperative Mortality on a Global Scale: Is it improving? How does it relate to Sustainable Development Goals? XL Annual Symposium, Mexican College of Anesthesiologists; Mexico City, Mexico. 07/2015
  • Cheng D, Keynote Speaker. Lecture: Strategies in blood management during cardiac surgery - drugs, techniques and procedures. Mexican College of Anesthesiologists, 41st Annual Refresher Course in Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine. 06/2015
  • Cheng D, Invited Panelist. President Forum: Choosing Wisely Canada Panel. Topic: Performing cardiac stress testing for asymptomatic patients undergoing low to intermediate risk non-cardiac surgery. Choosing Wisely Canada Session, CAS Annual Meeting; Ottawa, Canada. 06/2015
  • Cheng D, Invited Panelist. Workshop Panel: State of Evidence in Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine. Choosing Wisely Canada Session, CAS Annual Meeting; Ottawa, Canada. 06/2015
  • Cheng D, Invited Panelist. Symposium Lecture: Role of Anesthesiologists in the Wider Governance of Healthcare and Health Economics. Choosing Wisely Canada Session, CAS Annual Meeting; Ottawa, Canada. 06/2015
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: TAVI, Open AVR or Medical Management in Elderly Severe Aortic Valve Disease? 3rd International Congress of Perioperative Care for Seniors; Prague, CZ. 06/2015
  • Cheng D, Invited WFSA Symposium Speaker. WFSA Symposium: Why industry has not provided new drugs for anesthesia since more than ten years? European Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting; Berlin, Germany. 06/2015
  • Cheng D, Invited WFSA Symposium Speaker. E-Poster Presentation: The safe surgery checklist: are the results generalizable? A meta-analysis of comparative studies (Media Interviewed). European Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, Berlin, Germany. 06/2015
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker & Workshop Co-Chair. State of the Evidence in Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine. Canadian Anesthesiologists (CAS) Society Annual Meeting; Ottawa, ON. 06/2015
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker & Workshop Panelist. Hospital Based HTA – International Perspectives & Canadian Perspectives. Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi) Annual Symposium; Oslo, Norway. 06/2015
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery: Do elderly patients benefit most? 3rd International Symposium: Perioperative Care for Seniors; Prague, Czech Republic. 06/2015
  • Martin J, Cheng D, Invited Speakers. Ebola Virus Disease and Surgery: Guideline development at the WHO, Geneva, Switzerland, 05/2015
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Safe Surgery Checklist: Are the Results Generalizable? A meta-analysis of comparative studies. Euroanaesthesia Congress (ESA); Berlin, Germany. 05/2015
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Ebola Virus Disease in Surgery and Anesthesia Care. Asian Society of Cardiac Anesthesia (ASCA) Meeting; Hangzhou, China. 05/2015
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: TAVI Surgery; Current Evidence and Perioperative Management. Asian Society of Cardiac Anesthesia (ASCA) Meeting; Hangzhou, China. 05/2015
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Outcome Research Impacting on Clinical Practice in 2015. Asian Society of Cardiac Anesthesia (ASCA) Meeting; Hangzhou, China. 05/2015
  • Cheng D, Plenary Speaker. Opening Lecture: Cardiac Surgery & Anesthesia – Past, Present and Future. 37th SCA- 15th ICCVA Annual Meeting; Washington DC. 04/2015
  • Cheng D, Plenary Speaker. PBLD: Global Health: How can I do my share as a cardiac anesthesiologist? 37th SCA- 15th ICCVA Annual Meeting; Washington DC. 04/2015
  • Martin J (Director, MEDICI), Bhimani S (VP, HTX Health Technology Exchange), Juzwishin D (Director, HTA & Innovation, Alberta Health Services), Khayat Z (Director, MaRS EXCiTE), Soloninka J (President/CEO, HTX Health Technology Exchange). The Evidence/Decision-Making Disconnect: Evidence is often not enough. Invited Panelist Speaker, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health Annual Symposium; Saskatoon, SK. 04/2015
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Difficult Decision-Making for Rare Diseases: When Evidence, Economics, Ethics and Equity Collide. Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health Annual Symposium; Saskatoon, SK. 04/2015
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Checklists and Cardiac Surgery: Do the results apply equally to the Developed as the Developing World, within and outside the clinical trial setting? 37th SCA and ICCVA Annual Meeting; Washington, USA. 04/2015
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Fluid Management: Does the choice of crystalloid matter? 37th SCA and ICCVA Annual Meeting; Washington, USA. 04/2015
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Global surgery, Anaesthesia, and Obstetrics: Shifting paradigms and challenging generations. Royal Society of Medicine Global Surgery, Anaesthesia, and Obstetrics Conference; London UK. 04/2015
  • State of the Evidence in Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine. IARS Symposium Co-Panelists: Dr. Janet Martin, Dr. Stephen Shafer, Dr. Davy Cheng. International Anesthesia Research Society Annual Meeting (IARS); Honolulu, Hawaii. 03/2015
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Refresher Course Lecture: Current Advances in Cardiac Anesthesia. IARS Annual Meeting; Honolulu HI, USA. 03/2015
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Panel Lecture: State of Evidence in Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine. IARS Annual Meeting; Honolulu HI, USA. 03/2015
  • Martin J, Cheng D, Invited Speakers. Ebola & evidence: does the weight of the evidence reflect the weight of the problem? Rapid Advice Guideline Panel, World Health Organization (WHO) Headquarters; Geneva, Switzerland. 02/2015
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Statistical Tips and Tricks to Discern Evidence: Managing Bias and Spin. 18th Annual Conference of the Indian Association of Cardiovascular Anaesthesiologists (IACTA); Jaipur, India. 02/2015
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Dexmedetomidine and its role in ICU and Perioperative Medicine. 18th Annual Conference of the Indian Association of Cardiovascular Anaesthesiologists (IACTA); Jaipur, India. 02/2015
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. VA Punnose Orator Lecture: Anesthesiology Beyond the Face-Mask. 18th National conference of Indian Association of Cardiovascular Thoracic Anesthesiologists (IACTA); Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. 02/2015
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: OPCAB surgery in high risk patients: Evidence of benefits? 18th National conference of Indian Association of Cardiovascular Thoracic Anesthesiologists (IACTA); Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. 02/2015
  • John-Baptiste A, Invited Speaker. Clinical impact of disinvestment in hydroxyethyl starches (HES) for patients undergoing cardiac surgery: A research protocol. City-Wide Anesthesia Rounds, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University; London, Canada. 02/2015
  • Cheng D, Martin J. Know4Go: combining evidence, economics, ethics, and ‘everything else’ to decide what to take up versus what to forgo in healthcare. Presentation to Dr. Bob Bell, Deputy Minister of Health and Long Term Care, Ontario Ministry of Health. 02/2015
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Panel: Strategic leadership. 3rd Annual Talent Management Conference. Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry & London Health Sciences Centre / St. Joseph’s Health Care; London, ON. 01/2015.
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Special Lecture: TEVAR: Perioperative Management and Outcomes. 33rd Annual Symposium: Clinical Update In Anesthesiology, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine; St Kitts, West Indies. 01/2015
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: History in Cardiac Anesthesiology. 33rd Annual Symposium: Clinical Update In Anesthesiology, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine; St Kitts, West Indies. 01/2015
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Erythropoietin and other blood conservation techniques in cardiac surgery: an evidence-based analysis. 33rd Annual International Symposium: Clinical Update in Anesthesiology, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine; Saint Kitts, Saint Kitts and Nevis. 01/2015

2014

  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Robotic Surgery & Cost-Effectiveness. Surgery Services Research Committee; London, Canada. 12/2014
  • Martin J, Zhu A, John-Baptiste A, Invited Speakers. ECT for Mental Health Patients: Should we expand our services in London and region? Regional Mental Health Services; London, Canada. 12/2014
  • Martin J, Cheng D, Invited Speakers. Ebola – defining & GRADE’ing the evidence. Ebola Guidelines Planning Committee World Health Organization (WHO) Headquarters; Geneva, Switzerland. 12/2014
  • Zwarenstein M, Martin J, et al. High throughput Hospital Platform for Pragmatic RCTs of common interventions and policies: A vision but not yet a plan. Invited Contributed Presentation, Trials within Cohorts (TWICs) Symposium, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; London, United Kingdom. 11/2014
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Vasoplegic Syndrome Post CPB. 61st Brazilian Congress of Anesthesiology, Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting; Recife, Brazil; 11/2014.
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Blood Management Strategies in Cardiac Surgery - Drugs, Techniques and Procedures. 61st Brazilian Congress of Anesthesiology, Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting; Recife, Brazil; 11/2014
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Blood Coagulation Disorders After Extracorporeal Circulation – Physiopathology. 61st Brazilian Congress of Anesthesiology, Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting; Recife, Brazil; 11/2014
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Knowledge Translation and Outcome Research Impacting on Clinical Practice in 2014. 34th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Clinical Anesthesia (JSCA); Tokyo, Japan. 11/2014
  • Sonntag D, Ali S, De Bock F. Estimating the Lifetime Indirect Cost of Childhood Overweight and Obesity: A Markov Modelling Study. European Public Health Conference; Glasgow, Scotland. 11/2014
  • Cheng D, Invited Panel Speaker. Lecture: Clinical Outcome Research and Knowledge Translation. International Chinese Academy of Anesthesiology (ICAA), Panel on Clinical Outcome Research (US, Canada, China), ASA Annual Meeting; New Orleans. 10/2014
  • John-Baptiste A, Invited Speaker. Is Less More? A systematic review of disinvestment trials. Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment Collaborative, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto; Toronto, Canada. 10/2014
  • Martin J, Invited Keynote Speaker. Economics: Can we afford to ignore it? Opening Plenary: 14th International Congress on Cardiovascular Anesthesia and European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiologists Annual Meeting (ICCVA-EACTA); Florence, Italy. 09/2014
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker & Workshop Co-Chair. Evidence Based Decision Making and Knowledge Translation in Health Technology Assessment (EBDM, KT& HTA). 14th International Congress on Cardiovascular Anesthesia and European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiologists Annual Meeting (ICCVA-EACTA); Florence, Italy. 09/2014
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Pro/Con Debate: I can live without colloids. 14th International Congress on Cardiovascular Anesthesia and European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiologists (ICCVA-EACTA); Florence, Italy. 09/2014
  • Cheng D, Invited Plenary Speaker. Congress Opening Lecture: Health Technology Assessment and Knowledge Translation - Evidence to Guidelines to Practice: the road less travelled. ICCVA-EACTA Annual Meeting; Florence, Italy. 09/2014
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Cardiac Recovery and Practice Guideline. ICCVA-EACTA Annual Meeting; Florence, Italy. 09/2014
  • Cheng D, Workshop Tutor & Chairman of: Evidence-Based Decision-Making Health Technology Assessment & Knowledge Translation for the Real World. ICCVA-EACTA Annual Meeting; Florence, Italy. 09/2014
  • Cheng D, Featured Speaker. CVS Anesthesia Lecture: Knowledge translation- New evidence impacting your practice in 2014. The China Heart Congress (CHC) 2014, jointly organized by Chinese Medical Association (CMA) and National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases (NCCD); Beijing, China. 08/2014
  • Cheng D, Keynote Speaker. 1) Lecture: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) Surgery: Perioperative management and outcomes; 2) Lecture: Preoperative assessment of CAD patients for Non-Cardiac Surgery: What is in and What is out? 3) Lecture: Colloids vs. Crystalloids: An Update on the State of the Evidence. 40th Annual Refresher Course in Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine. Mexican College of Anesthesiologists; Mexico City, Mexico. 07/2014
  • Martin J, Invited Panelist. Multi-criteria decision-making across the continuum of decision: feedback and reflection from the field. Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi); Washington, USA. 06/2014
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Evidence in Context: Hospital-Based HTA adds Significantly to Arms-Length HTA in Canada. Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi); Washington, USA. 06/2014
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Multicriteria Decision-Making: Reflections from the perspective of the Policymaker in the MoH and the Hospital Settings. Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi); Washington, USA. 06/2014
  • Martin J, Invited Interactive Symposium Co-Chair & Speaker. Evidence-based Decision-Making, Health Technology Assessment & Knowledge Translation for Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine. CAS Annual Meeting, St John’s, NL. 06/2014
  • Cheng D, Invited Panel Speaker. Panel: Your Role As An Interdisciplinary Leader. Academic Leaders’ Summer Conference, Western University; Ontario, Canada. 06/2014
  • Cheng D, Invited Panel Speaker. Symposium: Education/Interactive Evidence-Based Decision-Making, Health Technology Assessment & Knowledge Translation for Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine (EBDM, HTA & KT). Education Symposium, CAS Annual Meeting; St John’s, Newfoundland. 06/2014
  • John-Baptiste A, Polisena J, Martin J, Invited Speakers. A taxonomy to characterize disinvestment opportunities. Knowledge Translation Canada, Annual Scientific Meeting; Quebec City, Canada. 06/2014
  • John-Baptiste A, Invited Speaker. Economic reviews: prospects and problems. CADTH Symposium; Gatineau, Quebec, Canada. 06/2014
  • Sonntag D, Ali S, De Bock F. Which costs does childhood obesity cause? Implications for obesity prevention in Germany. European Congress of Obesity; Sofia, Bulgaria. 05/2014
  • John-Baptiste A, Invited Speaker. Economic Evaluation in Public Health: Misfit or Missed Opportunity? Public Health Rounds, Lambton Public Health Unit; Sarnia, Canada. 05/2014
  • Cheng D, Invited Symposium Chair. Symposium: Global Quality and Patient Safety. WFSA Symposium on Global Quality and Patient Safety, European Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting; Stockholm, Sweden. 05/2014
  • Cheng D, Co-Chair and Speaker. Symposium: Evidence-Based Decision-Making and Knowledge Translation in Health Technology Assessment. IARS Education Symposium, IARS Annual Meeting; Montreal, QC. 05/2014
  • Cheng D, T.H. Seldon Memorial Lecture Speaker. Lecture: Global Challenges in Anesthesia: Are We Doing Enough? IARS Annual Meeting; Montreal, QC. 05/2014
  • Cheng D, Visiting Professor. Lecture: Cardiac Surgery & Anesthesia: Past, Present & Future. Cardiac Anesthesia & Surgery Grand Rounds, Department of Anesthesia & Intensive Care Medicine, Munster University; Germany. 05/2014
  • Martin J, McGregor M, Cheng D. Evidence-based decision-making, guideline development, and knowledge translation in health technology assessment. IARS Educational Symposium Co-Chair & Keynote, International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS); Montreal, QC. 05/2014
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. HTA & regulatory decision-makers: opportunities for innovation. Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health Annual Symposium (CADTH); Gatineau, QC. 04/2014
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Development of a Top 10 List of New and Emerging Health Technologies (CNESH). Pan-Canadian Health Technology Collaborative, CADTH Symposium; Gatineau, QC. 04/2014
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Panel: The Development of a Canadian Top 10 List of New and Emerging Health Technologies. Pan-Canadian Health Technology Collaborative and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, CADTH; 04/2014
  • Cheng D, Visiting Professor. Lecture: Knowledge Translation – Evidence to Guidelines to Practice: The Road Less Traveled. Queen’s University Anesthesiology Research Day; Kingston, Ontario. 04/2014
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. PBLD Lecture: Navigating off-pump CABG surgery. SCA 36th Annual Meeting, Problem-Based Learning Discussion; New Orleans, LA. 03/2014
  • John-Baptiste A, Invited Speaker. Health technology assessment to support hospital decision-making: The case of fluid replacement therapies. New Faculty Lecture Series, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University; London, Canada. 03/2014
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Knowledge Translation: Evidence to Guidelines to Practice- the Road Less Traveled. CASSA and SASA National Annual Meeting; Sun City, South Africa. 03/2014
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. ECT: Should we increase, decrease, or stay the same? LHSC & SJHC series on ECT, Regional Mental Health Unit; London, Canada. 02/2014
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Voluven: A meta-analysis & recommendations for practice. 32nd Annual Symposium: Clinical Update in Anesthesiology, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine; Atlantis, Bahamas. 01/2014
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Erythropoeitin: An updated meta-analysis for cardiac surgery. 32nd Annual Symposium: Clinical Update in Anesthesiology, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine; Atlantis, Bahamas. 01/2014
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Health Technology & Knowledge Translation – Evidence to Guidelines to Practice. 32nd Annual Symposium: Clinical Update in Anesthesiology, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine; Atlantis Paradise Island, Bahamas. 01/2014

2013

  • Cheng D, Martin J, Invited Podium Speakers. Evidence based decision making & health technology assessment for anesthesia & surgery: building a Centre of Excellence. Special Panel & Poster Presentation, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care AFP Innovation Showcase; Toronto, ON. 11/2013
  • Martin J, Chair & Keynote Speaker. Hospital-Based HTA: a tale of two hospitals. Inaugural Pan-Canadian Hospital-Based Health Technology Assessment Meeting; Ottawa, ON. 11/2013
  • Martin J, Chair & Invited Speaker. Establishing A Network of Hospital/Regional HTA in Canada. Inaugural Pan-Canadian Hospital-Based Health Technology Assessment Meeting; Ottawa, Canada. 11/2013
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Hospital/Regional-Based HTA: Establishing a Network in Canada. 2nd Annual Symposium on Hospital-Based HTA; Ottawa, Canada. 11/2013
  • Martin J, Invited Podium Presenter & Contributor. Evidence Based Decision Making & Health Technology Assessment for Anesthesia & Surgery : building a Centre of Excellence. AFP Innovation Symposium. Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Toronto, ON. 11/2013
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Evidence-Based Medicine & Knowledge Translation. Clinical Update in Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine; Las Vegas, USA. 11/2013
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Presentation: Evidence-Based Decision Making & Health Technology Assessment for Anesthesia & Surgery: Building a Centre of Excellence. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, AFP Innovation Showcase; Toronto, Ontario. 11/2013
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: The Successes and Challenges of Hospital HTA. Hospital/Regional HTA Symposium; Ottawa, Canada. 11/2013
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Panel: Pan-Canadian Network for Hospital Technology Assessment – Next Steps. Pan-Canadian Health Technology Collaborative and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, CADTH. 11/2013
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Aortic Aneurysm: TEVAR vs Open Surgery and Outcomes. Clinical Update in Anesthesiology, Surgery & Perioperative Medicine Symposium; Las Vegas, NV. 10/2013
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Workshop: Perioperative Evidence-Based Decision-Making and Knowledge Translation in Health Technology Assessment. Clinical Update in Anesthesiology, Surgery & Perioperative Medicine Symposium; Las Vegas, NV. 10/2013
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Interactive Case-Study Workshop: Practicing Evidence-Based Decision-Making and Knowledge Translation. World Congress of Surgery, Obstetric, Trauma & Anaesthesia, WHO, WFSA; Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. 10/2013
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Percutaneous Aortic Valvular Procedures (TAVI) - Current Evidence. 18th Asian Societies of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia (ASCA) Annual Meeting; Singapore. 10/2013
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Stent Repair (TEVAR) - Current Evidence. 18th Asian Societies of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia (ASCA) Annual Meeting; Singapore. 10/2013
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker & Co-Chair. Evidence-Based Decision-Making and Knowledge Translation in Perioperative Medicine. Update in Clinical Anesthesiology, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine; Las Vegas, USA. 10/2013
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Interactive Case-Study Workshop Developer: Practicing Evidence-Based Decision-Making and Knowledge Translation. World Congress of Surgery, Obstetric, Trauma & Anaesthesia, WHO, WFSA Symposium; Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. 10/2013.
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Colloids vs Crystalloids: An Evidence-Based Review. Asian Society of Cardiac Anesthesia (ASCA); Singapore, Sl. 10/2013
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Inhaled Nitric Oxide: An Updated Meta-Analysis. Asian Society of Cardiac Anesthesia (ASCA); Singapore, Sl. 10/2013
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Role of Anesthesiologist in Wider Governance of Healthcare and Health Economics. Opening Symposium: Healthcare Economic and Anesthesia. Ontario Medical Association Anesthesia annual meeting; Niagara Fall, Ontario. 09/2013
  • Cheng D, Featured Speaker. Lecture: TAVI versus Open AVR and Medical Therapy: Consensus Recommendations and Evidence. The Chinese Heart Congress; Beijing, China. 08/2013
  • Cheng D, Featured Speaker. Lecture: OPCAB Surgery in High risk patients: evidence of benefits? The Chinese Heart Congress; Beijing, China. 08/2013
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. An Update on the Evidence for EPO for Cardiac Surgery. China Heart Congress; Beijing, 08/2013
  • Martin J, Invited Contributor. ISMICS 2013 Consensus Statement on OPCAB Surgery. ISMICS Annual Meeting; Prague, Czech Republic. 06/2013
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: ISMICS 2013 Consensus Statements on OPCAB Surgery in Elderly Patients. ISMICS Annual Meeting; Prague, Czech Republic. 06/2013
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Symposium: Field of the anesthesiologist’s competency. WFSA Symposium, Euroanesthesia annual meeting; Barcelona, Spain. 06/2013
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: What place for subspecialties in anesthesiology? Symposium, Euroanesthesia annual meeting; Barcelona, Spain. 06/2013
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker, Chair & Panelist. Marchetti M, Sampietro-Colom L, Cicchetti A, Martin J. Introduction to Hospital-Based HTA (HB-HTA). Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi) 10th Annual Meeting; Seoul, South Korea. 06/2013
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Hospital & Regional HTA: Managing the Interface to Optimize KT. Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi), 10th Annual Meeting; Seoul, South Korea. 06/2013
  • Martin J, Cheng D, Invited Speakers. OPCAB: Bringing evidence (& uncertainties) into recommendations. Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, Consensus Conference; Dublin, Ireland. 05/2013
  • Martin J, Cheng D, Invited Speakers. OPCAB vs CCAB: Regressions and Subgroups. Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, Consensus Conference; Dublin, Ireland. 05/2013
  • Martin J, Cheng D, Invited Speakers. OPCAB vs CCAB: Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis, Part I. Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, Consensus Conference; Dublin, Ireland. 05/2013
  • Martin J, Cheng D, Invited Speakers. OPCAB vs CCAB: Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis, Part II. Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, Consensus Conference; Dublin, Ireland. 05/2013
  • Cheng D, Co-Chair and Presenter. OPCAB/Off-Pump Surgery. ISMICS 2013 Expert Panel Consensus Conference; Dublin, Ireland. 05/2013
  • Cheng D, Co-Chair and Presenter. Presentation: OPCAB versus CCAB Revisit: Risks and Benefits. OPCAB/Off-Pump Surgery. ISMICS 2013 Expert Panel Consensus Conference; Dublin, Ireland. 05/2013. 05/2013
  • Cheng D, Co-Chair and Presenter. RCL: Perioperative Antiplatelet Drugs With Coronary Stents and Dancing With Surgeons: Can We Ever Agree About Bleeding Versus Ischemic Risk? Symposium: Evidence-Based Decision-Making and Knowledge Translation in Health Technology Assessment. IARS Education Symposium; San Diego. 05/2013
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. ISMICS 2013 Consensus Statement on OPCAB vs CCAB Surgery; Dublin, Ireland. 05/2013
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Barriers to uptake of HTA. Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health Annual Symposium; St. John’s NFLD. 05/2013
  • Martin J, Invited Session Chair & Speaker. Quantifying the opportunity cost. Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health Annual Symposium; St. John’s NFLD. 05/2013
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Off-Pump Bypass Surgery – Who benefits from innovation? Society for Cardiothoracic Anesthesia (SCA) Annual Meeting; Miami, USA. 05/2013
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Know4Go: A framework for making difficult decisions. The Economist, London, UK. 04/2013
  • Cheng D, Visiting Professorship. Grand Rounds Lecture: Health Technology Assessment and Knowledge Translation: Evidence to Guidelines to Practice - the Road Less Traveled. Heart and Vascular Institute; Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH, USA. 04/2013
  • Cheng D, Visiting Professorship. Fellow Rounds Lecture: Consensus Statements on Perioperative Blood Management in Cardiac Surgery. Heart and Vascular Institute; Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH, USA. 04/2013
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Evidence to Guidelines to Practice: The Road Less Travelled. Citywide Grand Rounds, Dept. of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine, UWO; London, ON, Canada. 04/2013
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Knowledge Translation: Evidence to Guidelines to Practice- the Road Less Traveled. Korea Society of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Annual Meeting; Seoul, Korea. 04/2013
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Transfusion & Haemostasis - Blood Management Strategies in Cardiac Surgery. Korea Society of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Annual Meeting; Seoul, Korea. 04/2013
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. PBLD Lecture: Challenging cardiovascular cases in the hybrid operating room. SCA 35th Annual Meeting, Problem-Based Learning Discussion; Fontainebleau Miami, Florida. 04/2013
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. International collaboration for Hospital HTA. Invitation to collaborate in Hospital HTA with Seoul Hospital and Korean Ministry of Health; Seoul, Korea. 04/2013
  • John-Baptiste A, Invited Speaker. Safety of adjuvant hormonal therapy in post-menopausal women with early breast cancer - A systematic review protocol. Research Development Rounds, Women's College Research Institute; Toronto, Canada. 03/2013
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Knowledge Translation in Mental Health: Defining our Priorities & Measuring our Impact. Regional Mental Health Grand Rounds; London, Canada. 03/2013
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Colloids vs Crystalloids – What should be the role of Voluven in Surgery and Critical Care? A Systematic Review & Economic Analysis. Citywide Critical Care Grand Rounds; London, Canada. 02/2013
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Colloids vs Crystalloids – What should be the role of Voluven in Surgery and Critical Care? A Systematic Review & Economic Analysis. Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee, St Josephs Health Care London; London, Canada. 02/2013
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Colloids vs Crystalloids – What should be the role of Voluven in Surgery and Critical Care? A Systematic Review & Economic Analysis. Drug & Therapeutics Committee, London Health Sciences Centre; London, Canada. 01/2013
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Colloids vs Crystalloids – What should be the role of Voluven in Surgery and Critical Care? A Systematic Review & Economic Analysis. Citywide Anesthesia Grand Rounds; London, Canada. 01/2013
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Off-Pump Bypass Surgery: An Update. 31st Annual Symposium: Update in Anesthesiology, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine, Curacao, NL. 01/2013
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: OPCAB in High Risk Elderly Patient-Outcomes. 31st Annual Symposium, New York Mount Sinai Hospital, Clinical Update in Anesthesiology, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine; Curacao, Netherlands Antilles. 01/2013
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Health Technology Assessment and Knowledge Translation: Evidence to Guidelines to Practice - the Road Less Traveled. 31st Annual Symposium, New York Mount Sinai Hospital, Clinical Update in Anesthesiology, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine; Curacao, Netherlands Antilles. 01/2013
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Evidence-Based Practice: What is Evidence? UCSD Anesthesiology Update 2013; San Diego, California. 01/2013
  • Cheng D, Visiting Professorship. Lecture: "Knowledge Translation: Evidence to Guidelines to Practice- the Road Less Traveled." University of California San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center, University of California; San Diego, CA, USA. 01/2013
  • Cheng D, Visiting Professorship. Lecture: "Applying Health Technology Assessment and Knowledge Translation- Case Study of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)." University of California San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center, University of California; San Diego, CA, USA. 01/2013
  • Dumville J, Ashby R, Gabe R, Ali S, Saramago P, Adderley U, Bland M, Cullum N, Iglesias C, Soares M, Stubbs N, Torgerson D. VeNUS IV (venous leg ulcer study iv): a randomised controlled trial of compression hosiery versus compression bandaging in the treatment of venous leg ulcers. European Wound Management Association; Copenhagen. 2013.
  • Cookson R, Asaria M, Ortiz-Nunez A, Martin S, Oliver S, Morris E, Ali S, Ferguson B. Are bowel cancer surgery outcomes becoming less equal? Analysis of time-series change in socioeconomic inequalities using data on all hospital inpatients in the English NHS from 1998/99 to 2008/09. National Cancer Intelligence Conference (NCIN); Brighton. 2013.

2012

  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. HTA in Canada. Health Canada Pan-Canadian HTA Collaborative; Ottawa, ON. 11/2012
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Best Evidence Practice – iNO Cardiac and Critical Care: Clinical Benefits or Cost Burden? 13th International Congress of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia; Auckland, New Zealand. 11/2012
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Setting Up Academic Anesthesiology Department: Canadian Perspective. The Society of Academic Anesthesiology Chairs (USA) Annual Meeting; San Francisco, CA, USA. 11/2012
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker & Panelist. Creating the Business Case Using an Evidence Based Approach to Innovation Adoption and Commercialization in Global Health Systems. Leaders in Innovation: Accelerating Genomic Innovation in Life-science Enterprises (AGILE). International Centre for Health Innovation, Executive Development Program 2012, Western University; Toronto, Canada. 10/2012
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Dexmedetomidine for Awake Fibreoptic Intubation: A Meta-Analysis. Drug & Therapeutics Committee; London, Canada. 10/2012
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Dexmedetomidine for Craniotomy: A Meta-Analysis. Drug & Therapeutics Committee; London, Canada. 10/2012
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Dexmedetomidine for Monitored Anesthesia Care and Procedural Sedation: A systematic review. Drug & Therapeutics Committee; London, Canada. 10/2012
  • Martin J, Invited Keynote Speaker. Drug shortages. Ontario Medical Association Conference; Toronto, ON. 09/2012
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: CanMEDS Leadership and Professionalism. Critical Care Western; London Ontario. 09/2012
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: OPCAB Surgery in Elderly Patients: Evidence of Benefits? The 3rd ISCA International Symposium for Cardiac Anesthesia; Sendai, Japan. 09/2012
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Cardiac Surgery & Anesthesia: Past, Present, and Future. The Chinese Heart Congress; Beijing, China. 08/2012
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Quality Assurance in TCV Surgery & Anesthesia Valve Implantation: Transcatheter Valve Implantation. Chinese Heart Congress; Beijing, China. 08/2012
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Colloids vs Crystalloids. Chinese Heart Congress (CHC), Asian Society for Cardiothoracic Anesthesia (ASCA); Beijing, China. 08/2012
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Off-Pump Bypass Surgery. Chinese Heart Congress (CHC). Asian Society for Cardiothoracic Anesthesia (ASCA); Beijing, China. 08/2012
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. How to Interpret Meta-Analysis. 7th Biennial Cardiopulmonary Bypass Conference; Kuching, Malaysia. 06/2012
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Colloids vs Crystalloids: Evidence-Based Review for Surgery & Critical Care. 7th Biennial Cardiopulmonary Bypass Conference; Kuching, Malaysia. 06/2012
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Knowledge Translation – Bridging the Gap from Knowledge to Practice. The 7th Biennial CPB Meeting; Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. 06/2012
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Continuous Quality Improvement in Cardiac Anesthesia and Surgery. The 7th Biennial CPB Meeting; Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. 06/2012
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Antifibrinolytic: The Aprotinin Story. The 7th Biennial CPB Meeting; Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. 06/2012
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: TEVAR-Perioperative management and outcomes. 2nd International Congress: Anesthesia for Seniors; Prague, Czechoslovakia. 06/2012
  • Cheng D, Martin J, Invited Speakers. Lecture: ISMICS 2012 Consensus Statements on Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI). ISMICS Annual Meeting; Los Angeles, California, USA. 06/2012
  • Cheng D, Invited Panel Speaker. Panel: Perioperative Evidence Based Decision Making (EBDM) and Knowledge Translation. IARS Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, USA. 05/2012.
  • Martin J. Anatomy of decision-making & a post-mortem of policy-making: assessing multiple criteria with validity, relevance, consistency and transparency (Know4Go). Ontario Ministry of Health & Long Term Care; Toronto, ON. 05/2012
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Refresher Course Lecture: TEVAR - Perioperative Management and Outcomes. IARS Annual Meeting; Boston, MA, USA. 05/2012
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Dexmedetomidine: A Series of Meta-Analyses to Inform Decision-Making in ICU. LHSC Drug & Therapeutics Committee; London, Canada. 05/2012
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Ketamine: A meta-analysis and meta-regression to inform decision-making for perioperative use. LHSC Drug & Therapeutics Committee; London, Canada. 05/2012
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Ketamine: A systematic review of use in palliative care. Drug & Therapeutics Committee, London Health Sciences Centre; London, Canada. 04/2012
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Ketamine: A systematic review and dose-response analysis for acute post-operative pain. Is it opioid-sparing? Drug & Therapeutics Committee, London Health Sciences Centre; London, Canada. 04/2012
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Dexmedetomidine: A meta-analysis of evidence for prolonged sedation in ICU (adults and pediatrics). Drug & Therapeutics Committee; London, Canada. 04/2012
  • Martin J, Nominated Speaker. Top 10 BIG IDEAS for Global Health Technology Assessment. 1. “Quantifying the Opportunity Cost” and 2. “Moving Beyond Single Technology Assessments using Know4Go.” Nominated Speaker to propose top 10 promising ideas for HTA in Canada, with interactive audience participation and voting. Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health Annual Symposium (CADTH); Ottawa, ON. 04/2012
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Knowledge Translation - Practicing Perioperative Evidence-Based Decision Making. 34th Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA) Annual Meeting; Boston, MA, USA. 04/2012
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Uncontrolled Bleeding after Cardiac Surgery: Risk Factors and Management Strategies. 34th Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA) Annual Meeting; Boston, MA, USA. 04/2012
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Poster Presentation: Does Ultrafiltration Reduce Blood Loss and Improve Clinical Outcomes in Cardiac Surgery? A Meta-analysis of Clinical Trials. 34th Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA) Annual Meeting; Boston, MA, USA. 04/2012
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Surgery Educational Stream: Optimal Management in Shifting Sands - Lecture: Perioperative Blood Management in Cardiac Surgery: Drugs, Techniques and Procedures. Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery In Great Britain and Ireland, and ACTA Joint Symposium; Manchester, UK. 04/2012
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Anesthesia Educational Stream: Anticoagulation/Bleeding in Cardiac - Lecture: Management of HIT patients in Cardiac Surgery. Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery In Great Britain and Ireland, and ACTA Joint Symposium; Manchester, UK. 04/2012
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Cardiac Surgery Stream Lecture: Anesthetic Implications in Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery. Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery In Great Britain and Ireland, and ACTA Joint Symposium; Manchester, UK. 04/2012
  • Cheng D, Presenter. Lecture: OPCAC Surgery in Elderly Patients: Evidence of Benefits? 15th WFSA World Congress of Anesthesiologists; Buenos Aires, Argentina. 03/2012
  • Martin J, Invited Contributor. Alkhamesi NA, Lebenbaum MV, Sarma S, Martin J, Schlachta CM. Open versus Laparoscopic Colectomy for Patients with Endoscopically Unresectable Polyps: A Comparative Cost Analysis. SAGES Meeting; San Diego, USA. 03/2012
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Plastic Surgery: Meta-Analysis of Controlled Studies. American Society of Plastic Surgeons; Ft. Myers, USA. 02/2012
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Health Technology Assessment: Topics in Cardiac Anesthesia. 15th Annual Conference of the Indian Association of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia (IACTA); New Delhi, India. 02/2012
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Inhaled Nitric Oxide for Acute Right Heart Failure: Where is the Evidence? 15th Annual Conference of the Indian Association of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia (IACTA); New Delhi, India. 02/2012
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Where can we incorporate recent literature in our clinical practice-Perioperative Blood Management? The 15th IACTA Conference; New Delhi, India. 02/2012
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Knowledge Translation: Evidence to Guidelines to Practice – The Road Less Traveled. The 15th IACTA Conference; New Delhi, India. 02/2012
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Case Discussion Panelist: Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia. The 15th IACTA Conference, New Delhi, India. 02/2012
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Knowledge Translation - New Evidence Impacting Your Practice. 30th Annual Symposium, New York Mount Sinai Hospital: Clinical Update in Anesthesiology, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine; Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. 01/2012
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Panelist: Best Practice in Cardiac Surgery and Anesthesia. 30th Annual Symposium, New York Mount Sinai Hospital: Clinical Update in Anesthesiology, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine; Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. 01/2012
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Special Lecture: The History of Cardiac Anesthesiology. 30th Annual Symposium, New York Mount Sinai Hospital: Clinical Update in Anesthesiology, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine; Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. 01/2012
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Erythropoeitin for Cardiac Surgery. 30th Annual Symposium, Update in Anesthesiology, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine, Puerto Rico, 01/2012

2011

  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Anesthesia Risks and Complications. Saudi Anesthesia Annual Meeting; Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 12/2011
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Perioperative Myocardial Ischemia. Saudi Anesthesia Annual Meeting; Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 12/2011
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Perioperative Blood Management: Consensus Statements. Saudi Anesthesia Annual Meeting; Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 12/2011
  • Cheng D, Martin J, Invited Speakers. Lecture:  Perioperative Blood Management - ISMICS Consensus Statements. Grand Rounds, Department of Cardiac Surgery, King Fahad Arms Force Hospital, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 12/2011
  • Cheng D, Martin J, Invited Speakers. Lecture: ISMICS Consensus Statement Report – Perioperative Blood Management 2011. ISMICS Winter Workshop, Xiamen, China. 11/2011
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Consensus Guidelines of Blood Management in Cardiac Surgery. ONTrac Meeting; Toronto, ON, Canada. 11/2011
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Grand Rounds lecture: Knowledge Translation: Bridging the Gap from Knowledge to Practice. Department of Anesthesia, Weill Cornell Medical College; NY, USA. 11/2011
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. MMTB Lecture with the CA3 Residents: Preoperative Assessment Of Cardiac Risk Patients For Non-Cardiac Surgery: What Is In, What Is Out? Weill Cornell Medical College; NY, USA. 11/2011
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Cardiac Surgery/Anesthesia Grand Rounds: Perioperative Blood Management in Cardiac Surgery & Consensus Statements 2011. Department of Anesthesia, Weill Cornell Medical College; NY, USA. 11/2011
  • John-Baptiste A, Invited Speaker. Understanding sources of uncertainty in cost-effectiveness models. Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Health Quality Ontario, Medical Advisory Secretariat Retreat: Dealing with Uncertainty; Toronto, Canada. 10/2011
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Future of Cardiovascular Anesthesia & Surgery. Asian Society of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia (ASCA); Taipei, Taiwan. 09/2011
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Knowledge Translation: Bridging the Gap from Knowledge to Practice. Asian Society of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia (ASCA); Taipei, Taiwan. 09/2011
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Anesthesia Risk and Quality Improvement. Asian Society of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia (ASCA); Taipei, Taiwan. 09/2011
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Medical Evidence, Decision Integrity, Clinical Impact (MEDICI). Presentation to: Senior Leadership Committee (SLC) at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, Senior Leadership Team of SJHC and LHSC; London, Canada. 07/2011
  • Keyser R (RHK Consulting), Fraser N (President, Medtronic), Robertson P (VP, GE Canada), Martin J (Co-Director, EPiCOR-HiTEC). Measuring Value of Medical Innovation: Value vs Cost. Medical Technology Innovation ICHIL Ivey School of Business Symposium, London, ON. 06/2011
  • Martin J, Cheng D, Invited Panel Contributors. Perioperative Blood Management in Cardiac Surgery – Consensus Statements 2011. ISMICS Expert Consensus Conference; Washington, USA. 06/2011
  • John-Baptiste A, Invited Speaker. Does first line therapy with aromatase inhibitors increase the risk of hip fractures among women with early stage breast cancer? A Bayesian approach to resolving uncertainty. Research Development Rounds, Women's College Research Institute, Women’s College Hospital; Toronto, Canada. 11/2011
  • John-Baptiste A, Invited Speaker. Do Cost-Effectiveness Analyses Provide Policy-Relevant Guidance on the use of Aromatase Inhibitors in Early Breast Cancer? A Systematic Review. Research Development Rounds, Women's College Research Institute, Women’s College Hospital; Toronto, Canada. 06/2011
  • John-Baptiste A, Invited Speaker. Value of Information (VOI) analysis in the Context of Field Evaluations. Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment (THETA) Collaborative retreat; Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada. 06/2011
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker & Panelist. Contextualization in HTA: Is there a “science” – The Hospital Perspective. Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Symposium, Ottawa, ON. 04/2011
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Multi-criteria decision analysis for HTA using Know4Go. Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health Annual Symposium; Vancouver, BC. 04/2011
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Evidence is Essential, but Insufficient: Combining Evidence, Economics and the SLEEPERs to address Wicked Decisions in Healthcare. Think tank on Health Technology Assessment and Management (HTA&M), Health Canada, Ottawa, 04/2011
  • John-Baptiste A, Invited Speaker. Decision makers’ perceptions of decision models: a case study. Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Symposium; Vancouver, Canada. 04/2011
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Perioperative Blood Management: No Cell Left Behind. Ontario Hospital Association, Blood Management and Conservation: Enhancing Quality of Care, Patient Safety and Efficiency; Toronto, ON, Canada. 04/2011
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Using Know4Go to improve decision-making at the macro level. Invited presentation to the Executive of the BC Ministry of Health; Victoria, BC. 04/2011
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Using Know4Go to improve decision-making locally & regionally. Invited presentation to the BC Ministries (Health, Environment, Social Programs), Health Policy Rounds; Victoria, BC. 04/2011
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Plenary Lecture: Preoperative assessment of cardiac patients for non-cardiac surgery: what’s in and what’s out? 17th ASEAN Congress of Anaesthesiologists; Manila, Philippines. 02/2011
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Symposium Lecture: Dilemmas in Cardiothoracic Patients: The beta-blocker controversy: should it change our anesthesia practice. 17th ASEAN Congress of Anaesthesiologists; Manila, Philippines. 02/2011
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Cardiac Anesthesia & Surgery: Past, Present and Future. Saudi Heart Association Annual Meeting; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 02/2011
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: OPCAB Surgery in High Risk Patients: Evidence of Benefits. Saudi Heart Association Annual Meeting; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 02/2011
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Is there a benefit to OPCAB surgery? 29th Annual Symposium: Clinical Update in Anesthesiology, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine; St Maarten, French West Indies. 01/2011

2010

  • Cheng D, Invited Panel Presenter. Presentation: Evidence-Based Perioperative Drug Therapy - Getting Evidence Into Policy & Practice. The AFP Innovation Fund Provincial Oversight Committee Showcase; Toronto, ON, Canada. 11/2010
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: From Evidence to Guidelines to Practice: The Road Less Travelled. Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry Knowledge Synthesis/ Knowledge Translation Symposium 2011, UWO; London, ON, Canada. 11/2010
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: MEDICI- Medical Evidence, Decision Integrity, Clinical Impact Presentation. Children’s Health Research Institute (CHRI) Seminar Series; London, ON, Canada. 11/2010
  • Martin J, Invited Panel Speaker. Know4Go & EPiCOR: Evidence-Based Perioperative Drug Therapy – Getting Evidence into Policy & Practice. Invited Panel Presentation, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care AFP Innovation Fund Provincial Oversight Committee Showcase; Toronto, ON. 11/2010
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Know4Go: Using Evidence, Ethics & Economics in Decision-Making. Invited Presentation to Ministers and Health Policy Analysts of Health Canada (in consideration of a renewed Health Technology Management Strategy, moving beyond HTS 1.0); Ottawa, ON. 11/2010
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Health Technology Assessment & Management: A Coordinated Strategy for Canada. Invited Presentation to Ministers and Health Policy Analysts of Health Canada (in consideration of a renewed Health Technology Management Strategy, moving beyond HTS 1.0); Ottawa, ON. 11/2010
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: OPCAB Surgery in High Risk patients: Evidence of Benefits? 20th Congress of the Association Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia (ATCSA); Beijing, China. 10/2010
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Cardiac Care Network of Ontario, Canada. 20th Congress of the Association Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia (ATCSA); Beijing, China. 10/2010
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Perioperative Management and Recovery in Hybrid Robotic Coronary Revascularization Surgery. 20th Congress of the Association Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia (ATCSA); Beijing, China. 10/2010
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Endovascular Aortic Repair (TEVAR) Versus Open Surgical Repair: Outcomes in Comparative Studies. 20th Congress of the Association Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia (ATCSA); Beijing, China. 10/2010
  • Cheng D, Visiting Professor. Lecture: Management of Poor Ventricular Function in Cardiac Surgery. Departments of Cardiac Surgery and Anaesthesia, Chinese University of Hong Kong; China. 10/2010
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Plenary Lecture: Cardiac Surgery & Anesthesia: Past, Present & Future – Western World. 12th International Congress Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia conference (ICCVA); Beijing, China. 09/2010
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: World Health Organization Safe Surgery Checklist Guideline. 12th International Congress Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia conference (ICCVA); Beijing, China. 09/2010
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Translating Clinical Trials to Clinical Practice. 12th International Congress Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia conference (ICCVA); Beijing, China. 09/2010
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. High Impact HTA: Assessing Evidence, Ethics, Economics in Context within Constrained Time Limits using Know4Go. International Conference of Cardiovascular & Vascular Anesthesia (ICCVA); Beijing, China. 09/2010
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Plenary Lecture “Cardiac Surgery & Anesthesia: Past, Present and Future.” 6th Bienniel Conference on CPB 2010; Penang, Malaysia. 08/2010
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Symposium Lecture: “Common postoperative Complications and Management in Cardiac Surgery.” 6th Bienniel Conference on CPB 2010; Penang, Malaysia. 08/2010
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Symposium Lecture: “Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Stent Repair (TEVAR): Outcomes and Perioperative Management”. 6th Bienniel Conference on CPB 2010; Penang, Malaysia. 08/2010
  • Martin J, Invited Professor & Speaker. HTA & Innovation in Canada: From Local to Provincial to National Impact. Venice Summer School in HTA; Venice, Italy. 07/2010
  • Cheng D, Invited Panelist/Speaker (Clinical Chairs, University of Western Ontario). Topic: Competency in Clinical Practice and Teaching. Academic Summer Leaders Conference; Grand Bend, ON, Canada. 06/2010
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Common Problems and Management in Post Cardiac Surgery Patients. 13th Asian-Australasian Congress of Anesthesiologists; Fukuoko, Japan. 06/2010
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Does Perioperative Coronary Revascularization Improve Cardiac Outcomes in Major Non-Cardiac Surgery? 13th Asian-Australasian Congress of Anesthesiologists; Fukuoko, Japan. 06/2010
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Advancement in Minimal Invasive Cardiac Surgery. 13th Asian-Australasian Congress of Anesthesiologists; Fukuoko, Japan. 06/2010
  • Cheng D, Martin J, Invited Speakers. Consensus Conference Lecture: Mini-Mitral versus Conventional Mitral Valve Repair or Replacement – Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (ISMICS) Annual Meeting; Berlin, Germany. 06/2010
  • Martin J, Cheng D, Invited Speakers. Minimally-Invasive Mitral Valve Repair/ Replacement vs Conventional MVR: A Systematic Review. International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (ISMICS) Annual Consensus Conference; Zurich, Switzerland. 05/2010
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. SCA Monograph Lecture: ‘Modulating the Stress Response: Is it of academic interest only? SCA Annual Meeting; New Orleans, LA, USA. 04/2010
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. PBLD Lecture: Management Concerns in Minimally Invasive Surgery. SCA Annual Meeting; New Orleans, LA, USA. 04/2010
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Advancement of Anesthesia Management in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease. Department of Anesthesiology, Ruijin Hospital; Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China. 04/2010
  • Cheng D, Distinguished University Professor Lecture. Cardiac Anesthesia and Surgery – Past, Present and Future. The University of Western Ontario; London, ON, Canada. 04/2010
  • Cheng D, Refresher Course Speaker. Lecture: Rapid Reversal of Anticoagulation: Octaplex and FVIIa Update. IARS 84th Congress; Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. 03/2010
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Cardiac Surgery and Anesthesia: Past, Present and Future. West China Hospital, Sichuan University; Chengdu, China. 03/2010
  • Martin J, Invited Speaker. Know4Go: A Decision-Making Approach to Systematically Incorporate Evidence, Ethics, Economics, (& Everything Else). Canadian Association for Population Therapeutics (CAPT) Annual Symposium; Toronto, Canada. 03/2010
  • Martin J, Invited Contributor. Coping with a paucity of data: an evaluation framework for rare diseases. Canadian Association for Population Therapeutics (CAPT) Annual Symposium, contribution to presentation by Chaim Bell; Toronto, Canada. 03/2010
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Rapid Reversal of Anticoagulation: Octaplex and FVIIa. The 5th Annual Canadian Winter Cardiac Team Meeting & Resident/Fellow Abstract Competition; Mont-Tremblant, QE, Canada. 02/2010
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: TEVAR for Descending Thoracic Aortic Disease: Outcomes. The 5th Annual Canadian Winter Cardiac Team Meeting & Resident/Fellow Abstract Competition; Mont-Tremblant, QE, Canada. 02/2010
  • Cheng D, Invited Speaker. Lecture: Octaplex – Rapid Reversal of Anticoagulation. 28th Annual Symposium: Clinical Update in Anesthesiology, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine; Nassau, Bahamas. 01/2010
  • John-Baptiste A, Invited Speaker. Treatment of chronic hepatitis C in patients with substance abuse: the rules have changed, but why aren't patients ready? Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center; Boston, United States of America. 01/2010