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Regional Cardiac Care Educational Rounds

Scarborough Health Network (SHN) is proud to present weekly regional cardiac care educational rounds for physicians and health professionals in the community. Our cardiac rounds feature SHN cardiologists and other clinical and industry experts, presenting on the latest in cardiac care services, procedures, innovations and more.

You’re Invited

Rounds are held on Tuesday mornings through a live webcast via Microsoft Teams. Every week, healthcare professionals from across SHN, other hospitals and the community join us virtually.

If you are interested in receiving invites to participate in our virtual rounds, please contact cardiacrounds@shn.ca to register with us.

Archived Presentations

We welcome you to view archived presentations from our past educational rounds.

Focused Update of the CCS Guidelines for the Use of Antiplatelet Therapy
Dr. Akshay Bagai
December 19

AHA Update
Dr. Joe. Ricci
December 12

Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension: From Diagnosis to Therapy
Dr. Marc De Perrot
December 5

PVD: Management of our Patients, A Guidelines-based Approach
Dr. Beth Abramson
November 28

Contemporary Post Cardiac Arrest Management
Dr. Chris Overgaard
November 21

Defining the Ideal Tricuspid Valve Anatomy for Tricuspid Valve Intervention: Implications for Device Selection
Dr. Geraldine Ong
November 14

Cardiac MRI: Utility in Clinic Practice, and Future Directions
Dr. Idan Roifman
November 7

Cardiogenic Shock – Pearls in Management
Dr. Adriana Luk
October 31

Cases in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Dr. Mouhannad Sadek
October 24

Oral Anticoagulation in 2023: Unmet Needs and Future Perspectives
Dr. John Eikelboom
October 17

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: The St. Michael’s Hospital EPOCH Program
Dr. Ahmad Alli
October 3

Echocardiography for Everyone: Exploring State of the Art Innovations
Dr. Wendy Tsang
September 26

ESC 2023 – A few interesting topics
Dr. Jim Cherry
September 19

Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Closure
Dr. Sheldon Singh
June 27

A short Course on Cardiac Tumours
Dr. Robert Cusimano
June 20

Reducing the Burden of PAD
Dr. Sonia Anand
June 13

Emerging Lipid Lowering Therapies
Dr. Lawrence Leiter
June 6

SGLT2i-Miracle Drugs-But how do they Work?
Dr. Kim Connelly
May 30

Pacemaker Psuedomalfunction
Dr. Gera Kisselman
May 16

Approach to the Thick Heart: Utility of Multi-Modality Imaging
Dr. Natalie Ho
May 9

Surgery for Infective Endocarditis and Diversity in Cardiac Surgery
Dr. Bobby Yanagawa
May 2

Heart Failure Care for the Bottom Billion
Dr. Sheila Klassen
April 25

Myocardial Perfusion Stress CMR in the Evaluation of Macro- and Microvascular Disease
Dr. Brad Sarak
April 18

Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Dr. Gianluigi Bisleri
March 28

Resistant Hypertension: A Primer
Dr. Paul Galiwango
March 1

AHA Update Part 2
Dr. Joe Ricci
February 15

AHA Update Part 1
Dr. Joe Ricci
January 25

Prevention of Atherothrombotic Events with Colchicine
Dr. Jean-Claude Tardiff
November 30

Structural Heart Intervention: Update 2021
Dr. Neil Fam
November 23

Hot Topics in the Kidney-Heart Drain Connection
Dr. Andrew Steele
November 16

The burden of chronic stable Angina, Can we do more?
Dr. Christian Constance
November 2

Cardiac CT and CAD: Beyond stenosis Assessment
Dr. Paul Galiwango
October 19

Minimally Invasive Mitral Value and Arrhythmia Surgery
Dr. Gianluigi Bisleri
October 5

ESC Updates
Dr. Jim Cherry
September 21

The New 2021 EHRA Practical Guidelines-Focus on Stroke Prevention in Elderly Patients
Dr. Robert Hegele
September 14

Heredity Cardiac Amyloidosis
Dr. Paul Galiwango
June 29

CCS Lipid Guidelines
Dr. Nisha D’Mello
June 8

RNA Therapeutics and the Future of Cardiac Care
Dr. Johnathan Watts
June 1

Treating Atrial Fbirillation in Special Populations of Patients
Dr. Paul Galiwango
May 25

Right Heart Assessment in PH
Dr. Amer Johri
May 18

Cardiac Imaging After Ischemic Stroke
Dr. Kibar Yared
May 11

The New Canadian Heart Failure Guidelines Just Came Out – So What?
Dr. Jonathan Howlett
May 4

Anti-Platelet Therapy, AFIB, and Coronary Disease
Dr. Ram Vijayaraghaven
April 20

Current Assessment and Treatment Strategies in Pulmonary Hypertension
Dr. John Granton
April 13

Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgeries
Dr. Gianluigi Bisleri
April 6

Cholesterol Management: Where We Are Now and Where Might We Be Going
Dr. Jim Cherry
March 30

Optimizing Care of Patients with Polyvascular Disease in 2021
Dr. Sonia Anand
February 9

Clipping into Uncharted Waters: An Update in Transcatheter Valvular Interventions
Dr. Andrew Czarnecki
January 26

New Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines
Dr. Derek Yung
January 12

American Heart Association (AHA) Updates – Part 2
Dr. Joe Ricci
December 15

American Heart Association (AHA) Updates – Part 1
Dr. Joe Ricci
December 8

Update in Cardiac Amyloidosis
Dr. Natalie Ho
December 1

Transition to Virtual Cardiovascular Rehab
Stephanie Bennett, R. Kin MFSc and Kristen Doucette, R. Kin BHSc
November 24

An Apple a Day Keeps Heart Failure Away
Dr. Shaun Goodman
November 17

Heart Failure and Atrial Fibrillation Interplay
Dr. Sanjay Dhingra
November 3

COVID-19 and the Heart
Dr. Ashok Mukherjee
October 20

Emerging Therapies in Cardiovascular Protection Beyond Current Standards of Care
Dr. Subodh Verma
October 6

ESC Major Trial Update
Dr. Jim Cherry
September 22