2021 Videos

Date Speaker Topic
September 15, 2021 Dr. Girish Nair Cardiology Rounds
Quaterly Staff Meeting
September 13, 2021 Michel Le May, MD
Director, Regional STEMI Program, UOHI
Professor, Faculty of Medicine, uOttawa
Weekly Research Rounds
The Full Story of the STEMI Program… Once Upon a Time
September 8, 2021 Michael McDonald, MD
Associate Professor, Division of Cardiology
University Health Network/Mount Sinai Hospital

Caroline McGuinty,MD
Cardiologist, UOHI
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, uOttawa

Grand Rounds
New Era and New Guidelines: Updated pharmacologic therapy for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction
June 30, 2021 Benjamin Hibbert, MD
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Cardiology Rounds
Evidence based management of Cardiogenic Shock: please mind the GAP
June 28, 2021 Ivor Benjamin, MD, FAHA, FACC
Director, Cardiovascular Center
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin
Weekly Research Conference
Cardiovascular Diseases in the “Omics Era”: A Physician-Scientist’s Journey & Perspectives on Health Equity
June 23, 2021 Dr. Pietro DI Santo, MD
PGY7 Cardiology Resident
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Cardiology Rounds
The CICU: Where do we go from here?
June 21, 2021 Emelia Benjamin, MD, ScM, FAHA
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Boston University School of Medicine and Public Health;
Clinical Cardiologist, Boston Medical Center;
Vice Chair & Associate Provost, Faculty Development and Diversity, Department of Medicine, Boston University Medical Campus

Weekly Research Conference
The Clinical and Research Agenda to Prevent Atrial Fibrillation and its Complications

June 14, 2021 Erik Suuronen, PhD
Director, Biomaterials and Regeneration Program

Weekly Research Conference
Targeting Methylglyoxal Post-Ml to Promote Cardiac Repair

June 7, 2021 Robert Higgins, MD
The William Stewart Halsted Professor and Director Johns Hopkins Department of Surgery
Surgeon-in-Chief, Johns Hopkins Medicine;
Senior Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Weekly Research Conference - Foustanellas Cardiac Surgery Endowed Lectureship
Back to the Future of Cardiovascular Surgery

June 2, 2021

Jan Steffel, MD 
Vice Chairman, Department of Cardiology; Senior Consultant in Invasive Electrophysiology and Implantable Cardiac Devices, University Heart Center, University of Zurich

Girish Nair, MD
Electrophysiologist and Director, Cardiac Electophysiology and Arrhythmia Service, UOHI
Professor, Department of Medicine and School of Epidemiology and Public Health, uOttawa

Grand Rounds
Comparing the European AF Guidelines vs Canadian: Where do we differ?

May 31, 2021 Benjamin Rotstein, PhD
Director, Molecular Imaging Probes and Radiochemistry Laboratory

Weekly Research Conference
Chemical Labeling with Carbon-11 Carbon Dioxide

May 26, 2021 Dr. Evan Martow, MD
EP Fellow
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Cardiology Rounds
Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: Opportunities for More, or All in Vein
May 19, 2021 Dr. Kevin Boczar, MD
PGY7 Cardiology Resident
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Cardiology Rounds
Hearts on Fire: The role of inflammation in cardiovascular disease – and how we can mediate it
May 17, 2021 Louise Sun, MD, SM, FRCPC, FAHA
Director, Big Data and Health Bioinfomatics Research, UOHI

Weekly Research Conference
Precision Cardiovascular Medicine through Big Data, Informatics and Biotechnology

May 12, 2021 Dr. Deborah Siegal, MD
The Ottawa Hospital
Cardiology Rounds
DOAC Associated Bleeding Management
May 10, 2021 Dr. Peter Macdonald, MD, PhD
Conjoint Professor of Medicine
University of New South Wales, Au
Ottawa Cardiovascular Research Day
Heart Transplantation from DCD Donors: Expanding the Donor Pool
May 5, 2021 Harmony Reynolds, MD
Director, Sarah Ross Soter Center for Women’s Cardiovascular Research
Associate Director, Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Grand Rounds
Evaluation and Management of Myocardial lnfarction with Non-Obstructive CAD (MINOCA)
May 3, 2021 Marc Ruel, MD
Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery, UOHI
Professor, Department of Surgery, uOttawa
Weekly Research Conference Rounds
Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
April 28, 2021 Dr. Ming Guo
Chief Resident, Cardiac Surgery
Cardiology Rounds
Natural History of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
April 26, 2021 Robert Avram, MD
Interventonal Cardiology Fellow, UOHI
Adjunt Insctuctor, UCSF
Weekly Research Conference Rounds
Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Cardiology
April 21, 2021 Drs. Quinton Barry and Simon Parlow
PGY4 Residents
Cardiology Rounds
Patient Safety Rounds
April 19, 2021 Gregor Andelfinger, MD, PhD
Head, Research Axis, Fetomaternal and Neonatal Pathologies, CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center 
Cardiologist Pediatrician, CHU Sainte-Justine
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Université de Montréal

Weekly Research Conference Rounds: Sheila & Don Bayne Cardiovascular Genetics Endowed Lectureship

Aortic Valve Development and Maturation: Insights from the Identification of a Novel Monogenic Disease Trait

April 14, 2021 Dr. Mohammad AlTurki
Interventional Fellow
Cardiology Rounds
Optimization of PCI with Intracardiac Physiology
April 7, 2021 Jess Fiedorowicz, MD, PhD
Head and Chief, Department of Mental Health, TOH
Professor and Senior Research Chair in Adult Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, uOttawa
Grand Rounds
How Does Course of Illness Influence Cardiovascular Risk With Mood Disorders?
March 31, 2021 Dr. Lawrence Law
PGY6 Cardiology Resident
Cardiology Rounds
Endocarditis: Modern Challenges
March 29, 2021
  • Lucie Thibault, PhD
    Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Marijke Taks, PhD
    Vice Dean, Research, Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Linda Garcia, PhD
    Director, LIFE Research Institute

Weekly Research Conference Rounds
Overview of the uOttawa Faculty of Health Sciences, its Research Focus, and the LIFE Research Institute

March 24, 2021 Dr. Willy Weng
PGY6 Cardiology Resident
Cardiology Rounds
Setting the Pace for the Future
March 22, 2021 George Caputa, PhD
Associate Editor
Nature Metabolism

Weekly Research Conference
Nature Metabolism: New Metabolic Horizons

March 15, 2021 Ken Lawless, MSc, BSc (Hons.)
Executive Director
Health and Life Sciences Innovation Hub

Weekly Research Conference
The Ottawa Health Innovation Hub: Purpose, mandate and plans for a new Ottawa Health Innovation Hub to aocelerate innovation and commercialization and how the Hub can 
support UOHI researchers

March 10, 2021

Kevin Chung, MD

Interventional Fellow

University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Anthony Poulin, MD

Cardiac Imaging Fellow

University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Cardiology Rounds
Challenges in Evaluation and Management of Patients with Aortic Stenosis
March 8, 2021 Kerri-Anne Mullen, PhD

Weekly Research Conference
From Bedside to World-Wide: How the Ottawa Model bridged the Death Valley of knowledge translation

March 3, 2021

Martin Maron, MD
Director, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center and Research Institute
Tufts Medical Center

Grand Rounds
Sudden Death Prevention in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Where do we stand in 2021?

March 1, 2020 Thomas Lagace, PhD
Director, Lipoprotein Receptor Biology Laboratory, UOHI
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, uOttawa

Weekly Research Conference
Conformational Flexibility and Binding Interactions of PCSK9

February 24, 2021 Dr. Thais Coutinho & Dr. Pablo Nery

Cardiology Rounds

Update Women’s Heart Health Summit & Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure: Trials and Tribulations

February 22, 2021 Michelle James, PhD
Assistant Professor,  Department of Radiology and Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences
Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS)
Stanford University School of Medicine
Weekly Research Conference
Molecular Imaging of Immune Cells in the Whole Body and Brain: a critical strategy to improve treatment of neurological diseases
February 10, 2021 Dr. Omar Abdel-Razek, MD, FRCPC

Chief Resident, PGY 6

University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Cardiology Rounds
Models of Care in the Catheterization Lab: Streamlining the Patient Journey
February 8, 2021

Munir Boodhwani, MD

University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Weekly Research Conference

TITAN:SvS - Rationale and Design of the First, Multi-center, Randomized Clinical Trial in Thoracic Aortic Disease

February 3, 2021

Professor Ehud Raanani, MD
Director of the Department of Cardiac Surgery
Professor of Surgery, Sackler School of Medicine
Sheba Medical Center
Ramat Gan, Israel

Grand Rounds - Keon Lecture

Surgical and Percutaneous Mitral Valve Therapies

February 1, 2021

Sara Vasconcelos, PhD

Scientist, Division of Experimental Therapeutics
Toronto General Hospital Research Institute
University Health NetworkInstitute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering
University of Toronto

Weekly Research Conference

Therapeutic Vascularization for Tissue Regeneration

January 27, 2021

Dr. Robert Avram

PCI Fellow

Cardiology Rounds

Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Cardiology

January 25, 2021

Calum Redpath, MD, PhD 

University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Weekly Research Conference

Non-Invasive Cardiac Radioablation- Why, Where, How and What Next?

January 20, 2021

Dr. Saad AlHassani

PGY6 Cardiology Resident

Cardiology Rounds
Left Ventricle Thrombus
January 13, 2021

Dr Amel Arnaout and Dr. Peter Liu

Cardiologie Rounds

Taking Diabetes to Heart: The practical approach of using new diabetic agents for patients with CV disease

January 11, 2021

Vincent Chan, MD

University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Weekly Research Conference

A Randomized Surgical Trial of Mitral Valve Repair With Leaflet Resection Versus Leaflet Preservation on Functional Mitral Stenosis

January 6, 2021

John Spertus, MD

Cardiologist, Laurier/Missouri Endowed Chair
Professor of Medicine, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Grand Rounds

Overview of Patient-Reported Outcomes: Using the Patients’ Voice in Clinical Trials, Quality Assessment and Clinical Care

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