Speaker Videos


Date Speaker Presentation
November 15, 2018 Susan Zimmerman
Executive Director
Secretariat on Responsible Conduct of Research
Research Lecture Series
Are you Conflicted? Or Just Confused? Everyone needs to report conflict of interests.
The whys, hows and consequences for not reporting will be explained in this session
November 14, 2018  

Cardiology Academic Lecture Series

Dr. Andrew Crean
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Cardiology - 2018 AHA/ACC Guideline for Adults with Congenital Heart Disease
Dr. Robert Dent
Internal Medicine
The Ottawa Hospital
Internal Medicine - Update about Obesity: Physiology, Diet, New Drugs and Surgery
Dr. Lisa Bromley
Addiction Medicine
The Ottawa Hospital
CPD - Management of Substance Use Disorders in Cardiac Patients: Focus on Opioids and Alcohol
November 7, 2018 Pierre Cardinal, MD, FRCPC
Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa
Grand Rounds
Crisis Resource Management: A vital but often neglected skill
November 5, 2018 Dr. Michel Le May
Interventional Cardiologist
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Weekly Research Rounds
Directions in the Management of Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest (no recording)
Octobre 31, 2018 Marc W. Deyell, MD
Director, Electrophysiology Laboratory, St. Paul’s Site
Cardiology Rounds
The Lowly PVC: Implications and Treatment in 2018
October 29, 2018 Dr. Robert Reid
Deputy Division Head 
Prevention & Rehabilitation University of Ottawa Heart Institute Professor, Faculty of Medicine
University of Ottawa

Weekly Research Rounds

Five Truths About Health Behaviour Change: What every cardiac specialist should know

October 24, 2018 David E. Newby, MD, PhD
Professor, British Heart Foundation John Wheatley Chair of Cardiology
Centre for Cardiovascular Science, University of Edinburgh
Cardiology Rounds
Aortic Stenosis: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
October 17, 2018 Dr. David H. Fitchett
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Staff Cardiologist, St. Michael’s Hospital
Cardiology Rounds
The cardiologist role in the prevention of major CV events in patients with diabetes at high CV risk
October 15, 2018 Dr. Frans Leenen
Director, Hypertension Clinic
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Weekly Research Rounds
Neuroinflammation and Depression in Heart Failure: What does sex have to do with it?
  Cardiology Rounds - Highlights from ESC - Munich, August 2018
October 10, 2018 David Messika-Zeitoun MD, PhD, FESC
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
MITRA-FR Trial (MitraClip in Functional Mitral Regurgitation)
Francois Auclair, MD, MEd
Infectious Diseases
The Ottawa Hospital
POEM Trial (Partial Oral Treatment of Endocarditis)
Director, Cardiac Imaging
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
SCOT-HEART Trial (of CTA in Stable Chest Pain)
October 3, 2018 Scott T. Reeves, MD, MBA, FACC, FASE
The John E. Mahaffey, MD Professor and Chairman
Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine
Medical University of South Carolina
J. Earl Wynands Endowed Lectureship in Cardiac Anesthesiology
Physician Report Cards: Do they affect the outcome?
October 1, 2018 Dr. David Glineur
Cardiac Surgeon
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Weekly Research Rounds
Impact of Preoperative FFR on Arterial Bypass Graft Functionality: Towards a New CABG Paradigm. The Impact Trial.
Erin Mulvihill, PhD
Scientist and Director of the Energy Substrate Metabolism Research Laboratory
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Weekly Research Rounds
Translational Interrogation of Therapeutic Targets for Cardiovascular Disease: Lessons From the Incretin System (no recording)
September 19 Thais Coutinho, MD
Division Head
Prevention and Rehabilitation
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Cardiology Rounds: Women’s Cardiovascular Health Lecture Series
Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection  (SCAD)
September 17 Dr. Terrence Ruddy
Director of Nuclear Cardiology
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Weekly Research Rounds
Nuclear Imaging of Cardiovascular Cell Death and Inflamation
September 10 Hugh E. Scully, MD
Professor of Surgery and Health Policy
Univerity of Toronto
Weekly Research Rounds
The Critical Role of Physicians as Leaders in the New World of Healthcare
August 20 Dr. Piroze Davierwala
Lead Senior Consultant, Director of Coronary Surgery
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Centre
Leipzig, Germany
Cardiac Surgery Special Rounds
Complex Annular Reconstruction for Left Sided Valvular Disease
July 19 Ariela Vergara-Jaque, PhD
Assistant Professor
Centre for Bioinformatics and Molecular Simulation
University of Talca-Chile
Special Research Lecture
Computational Structural Biology Methods Applied to Membrane Proteins (no recording)
July 18 Horacio Poblete, PhD
Assistant Professor Centre for Bioinformatics and Molecular Simulation
University of Talca-Chile
Special Research Lecture
Computational Nanoscience: One step toward the rational design of nanomaterials
June 27 Aws Almufleh, MD
Cardiology Resident
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Wednesday Cardiology Rounds
Selecting Candidates for Cardiac Re-synchronization Therapy: Beyond QRS Duration
June 25 Professor Yorum Rudy, PhD
Fred Saigh Distinguished Professor of Engineering
Director, Cardiac Bioelectricity & Arrhythmia Center
Case Western Reserve University
Weekly Research Conference: Marr Family Endowed Lectureship in Electrophysiology
Noninvasive ECGI Mapping of Ventricular Arrhythmic Substrates in the Intact Human Heart (no recording)
June 20 Samia Massalha MD
Cardiac Imaging Fellow
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Wednesday Cardiology Rounds
Decision Support Tools, Systems, and Artificial Intelligence in Cardiac Imaging
June 18 Dr. Mario Gaudino
Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Professor in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
New York Presbyterian – Weill Cornell Medical Center
New York, NY
Weekly Research Conference
Twenty-five years with the radial (and other) arteries
June 13 Cardiology Rounds: Breaking News from the Heart Rhythm Society
David Birnie, BSc (Hons), MB ChB, MRCP(UK), MD
Director, Arrhythmia Service
Director of Research, Division of Cardiology
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Wael Alqarawi, MD

Electrophysiology Fellow

University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Amin Zagzoog, MD
Electrophysiology Fellow
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
June 11 Bruce McManus, MD, PhD
Professor, UBC Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
CEO, PROOF Centre of Excellence
UBC and St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
Weekly Research Conference: Dr. Robert Roberts Lectureship
Blood Biomarkers for Failing and Failed Hearts - Beyond an Odyssey
June 6 Steve K. Singh MD, MSc, FRCSC
Surgical Director, Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support Division of Cardiac Surgery
Harvard University
Grand Rounds
Contemporary Outcomes and Trends in Durable LVADs
June 4 Marc Gillinov, MD
Chair, Department of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH
Foustanellas Cardiac Surgery Endowed Lectureship
Robotic Mitral Valve Surgery: The Emperor’s Clothes?
May 30 Cardiology Academic Lecture Series​
Dr. Etienne Couture
Interventional Cardiology Fellow, UOHI
Cardiology Topic: MV Procedures
Dr. Grégoire Le Gal
Hematology (Thrombosis), TOH/OHRI
Internal Medicine Topic: DOACs with Reduced Renal Function
Dr. David Moher
Clinical Epidemiology (Journalogy), OHRI
CPD Topic: Fake News: Predatory Journals
May 28 Minna Woo, MD, PhD
Head, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism
University Health Network, Mount Sinai Hospital
Professor, University of Toronto
JAK-STAT signalling: interconnecting fatty liver and atherosclerosis (no recording)
May 23 Cardiology Rounds: Breaking News from ACC 2018
Benjamin Chow, MD
Director, Cardiac Imaging, UOHI
Heart Failure Imaging Studies: CTA-HF, OUTSMART
Derek So, MSc, MD
Interventional Cardiology, UOHI
Antiplatelet Drug Studies: ADAPT, TREAT Trial, PHARMACLO, SWAP 4
Gary Small, PhD
Clinical Investigator, UOHI
DOAC Trials: MANAGE, Reverse AD, COMPASS Trial: MALE Analysis, Annexa-4 Interim Analysis
May 14 Rob Beanlands, MD
Vered Chair and Division Head, Cardiology;
Director, National Cardiac PET Centre;
Director, Molecular Function and Imaging Program;
Clinician Scientist;
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Professor, University of Ottawa
Weekly Research Conference
Mapping Cardiovascular Disease to Improve Patient Outcomes with Advanced Molecular & Functional Imaging
May 9 Jean-François Tanguay MD, FACC, FAHA, FESC
Director of the Coronary Care Unit
Cardiologist and Research Scientist, Montreal Heart Institute
Co-chair of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Antiplatelet Guidelines Committee
Cardiology Rounds
Review of the New CCS Antiplatelet Guidelines
May 7 Peter J.H. Scott, PhD
Director, PET Chemistry
Associate Professor, Radiology
University of Michigan
Weekly Research Conference
New Approaches to Late-stage Labeling of Bioactive Molecules
May 4 Jöns Hilborn
Professors, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Special Seminar - The Novel Translational Therapeutics and Materials Teams Ottawa
The Role of Mechanics for Scar Tissue Formation (no recording)
May 2

Grand Rounds on E-Consultation

Erin Keely MD, FRCPC
Division of Endocrinology, The Ottawa Hospital
Co-founder, Champlain BASE (Building Access to Specialist Care Through E-Consultation)
Review of LHIN E-consult program and demonstration of software
Christopher Johnson, MD, FRCPC
Site Director of Cardiology, The Ottawa Hospital, General Campus
Review of Cardiology experience with E-consultation
Ross A. Davies, MD FRCPC, FCCS
Head of CME and CPD
Division of Cardiology, UOHI
Review of educational opportunities, and potential role in Cardiology Referral Clinic
April 27 Victor J. Dzau, MD
Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
Wilbert J. Keon Endowed Lectureship
Rebuilding the Failing Heart: Molecular Approaches to Cardiac Regeneration
April 25 Thais Coutinho, MD
Division Head, Prevention and Rehabilitation
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Chair, Canadian Women’s Heart Health Centre
Cardiology Rounds
Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy and Future Cardiovascular Risk
April 23 Carolyn Y. Ho, MD
Medical Director of the Cardiovascular Genetics Center
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Boston, MA
Sheila & Don Bayne Cardiovascular Genetics Endowed Lectureship
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in 2018: Using Genetics for Greater Precision
April 18 Igo Ribeiro, MD, MS (HPEd)
Cardiac Surgery Chief Resident
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Cardiology Rounds
Prosthetic Aortic Valve Selection in The Era of Transcatheter Therapies
April 11 Lukasz Bartosik, MD, MSc
OMA Board Director
Department of Anesthesiology, Montfort Hospital

Lee Donohue, MD, MHSc
OMA Board Director

Cardiology Rounds
Binding Arbitration Update and OMA Renewal
April 9 Arun Chockalingam, MS, PhD, FACC
Professor of Epidemiology, Medicine & Global Health
University of Toronto
Anand and Saroj Aggarwal South Asian Heart Health Endowed Lectureship
Why South Asians are at an Increased Risk for Heart Disease, Stroke and Diabetes? Epidemiological and Cultural Analysis
April 4 Tara Sedlak, MD, FRCPC
Cardiologist, Vancouver General, St Paul’s and UBC Hospitals
OVATioN Rounds (Ottawa-Vancouver Cardiology Rounds Exchange)
Chest Pain in Women with Normal Coronary Arteries: Etiologies and Implications
March 28 Dr. Mark Ainslie
Clinical Fellow, Electrophysiology and Pacing
Cardiology Rounds
Pacemakers and Defibs in the MR scanner: What is the fuss about? (Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask.)
March 26 Bart Loeys, MD, PhD
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
University of Antwerp, Belgium
Michael Potter and Family Cardiovascular Genetics Endowed Lectureship
Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection: The Translational Journey from Marfan to Sartan and Back
March 19 Vincent Chan, MD
Cardiac Surgeon, UOHI
Research Rounds
Surgical standards for mitral leaflet and chordal repair: options for treating degenerative MR
Jodi Edwards, PhD
Scientist & Director, Brain and Heart Nexus Research Program, UOHI
Research Rounds
Brain and Heart Nexus Research Program (no recording)
February 28 Dr. Andrew Mulloy, MD, FRCPC, PGY6
C2 Resident
Cardiology Rounds: Aerospace Medicine: Past, Present & Future
February 26 Dr. Mark Ware
UOHI Trainee Committee Invited Speaker
Director of Clinical Research
McGill University Health Centre
Research Rounds: Cannabis in Canada 2018. Research, Policy and Public Health
February 21 Peter Liu, MD
Chief Scientific Officer and Vice President, Research
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Cardiology Rounds: New treatment to address heart rate in heart failure
February 12
Dr. Clyde Yancy Servier Canada Endowed Lectureship in Heart Function
February 7 Benjamin Hibbert, MD, PhD Grand Rounds: Device based management of stroke prevention: an evidence based review of left atrial appendage and PFO closure
February 5

Lynn Megeney, PhD

Senior Scientist, Regenerative Medicine Program

Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Research Rounds: Moderating caspase 3 activity is the key step in determining beneficial vs adverse cardiac hypertrophy
January 31 Jeffrey Marbach Academic Cardiology in the 21st Century: Cultivating the Next Generation of Physician Scientists
January 29 Han Kim, PhD
Scientist and Director, Functional Genetics and Metabolism Laboratory
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Research Rounds: Food intake amount vs. pattern Investigating the role of intermittent fasting against obesity and associated metabolic dysfunction
(No presentation is available)
January 29 Calum Redpath, MD, PhD
Clinician-Investigator and Staff Cardiologist
University of Otawa Heart Institute
Research Rounds: Sudden Death Post-MI Is there a care gap hiding in plain sight?
(No presentation is available)
January 24 Thais Coutinho, MD
Division Head, Prevention and Rehabilitation University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Peripheral Arterial Disease - What All of Us Need to Know
January 22 Thomas Lagace, PhD
Scientist and Director, Lipoprotein Receptor Biology Laboratory
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Research Rounds: Targeting PCSK9 for advanced LDL-cholesterol lowering
January 17 David Harnett Low Risk Chest Pain: Bridging the Gap Between the Emergency Room and Home
January 15 Katey Rayner, PhD
Scientist and Director, Cardiometabolic microRNA Laboratory
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Research Rounds: RIP kinases: New players in metainflammation in atherosclerosis and obesity
January 15 Wenbin Liang, PhD
Scientist and Director, Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Laboratory
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Research Rounds: Understanding the ion channel dysfunction in heart disease
January 10 Etienne Couture, MD, FRCPC The Elephant in the Cath Lab: The ORBITA Trial Put Into Context
January 8 Ruth McPherson, MD PhD
Merck Frosst Canada Chair in Atherosclerosis Research
Director, Ruddy Canadian Cardiovascular Genetics Centre
Director, Atherogenomics Laboratory and Lipid Clinic
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Research Rounds: Genetics & Genomics of CAD Making Use of Big Data

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