Grand Rounds


The Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery hosts Grand Rounds every Friday from 7:30-8:30 AM, currently via Zoom. 

The week of each presentation, an email announcement is sent out with information about the talk and instructions for accessing the Zoom meeting. If you would like to be added to the listserv please email

Want to ask a question during Grand Rounds?
Speakers will answer questions live at the end of the event during the Q&A portion. 

Zoom Access

Grand Rounds are currently taking place over Zoom meetings. The Zoom link, meeting ID, and passcode for each meeting are included in the weekly Grand Rounds email announcement along with step-by-step Zoom instructions.


If you would like to receive CPD credit for attending or viewing Grand Rounds online you must complete an evaluation form.

Two options are available to complete the evaluation: an online form or a PDF evaluation to be submitted via email. You can use whichever method is more convenient. The link to the online form and the PDF evaluation are distributed in the weekly Grand Rounds announcement.

You must send the completed evaluation form to the Education Coordinator at in order to receive credit. If you experience any difficulties, please contact the Education Coordinator.

Past Schedules

2022-2023 Academic Year

September 9, 2022: Dr. Danny Enepekides, A Vision for the Future 
September 16, 2022: Dr. Adrian James, Endoscopic Ear Surgery: Making Progress
September 23, 2022: Dr. Taryn Davids, The Many Faces of Globus  
September 30, 2022: Drs. Jamil Asaria and Rohan Joshi, Contemporary Approaches to Facial Rejuvenation Surgery: Deep-Plane Facelift, Browlift, Eyelid Surgery, and Fat Grafting

October 7, 2022: Dr. Ramandeep Grewal, HPV Vaccination in Canada: Focus on Ontario
October 14, 2022: Dr. Laura Snell, The Integration of the Principles of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) into Surgical Practice and Training : Where Do We Start?      
October 21, 2022: Dr. Nikolaus Wolter, Seek and Destroy – Understanding and Eradicating Esophageal Button Battery Injuries in Children
October 28, 2022: Dr. Antoine Eskander (Panelists: Drs. Bimpe Ayeni, Toni Barnes, Michael Brandt, Teresa Petrella), Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

November 4, 2022: Dr. Boban Erovic, Serratus Anterior Free Flap
November 18, 2022: Drs. Yvonne Chan, Arif Janjua, Martin Desrosiers, Upper airway AIRTIME: East meets West, an interactive exchange on CRSwNP Topics
November 25, 2022: Dr. Fei-Fei Liu, What Have I Learned in my First 90-Days in this New Job at CIHR?                                                 

December 2, 2022: Dr. Mike Tuttle, Risk stratification in differentiated thyroid cancer: from pre-diagnosis to final follow-up
December 9, 2022: Dr. Jonathan Irish, (Panelists Michael Daly, Sharon Tzelnick, Michael Valic and Gang Zheng) Nanoparticle Theranostics in Head and Neck Cancer: The Future of Surgery 

January 6, 2023: Dr. Matthew Crawson, Computer Vision for Irritable Toddlers: Improving Diagnostic Accuracy for Ear Infections
January 13, 2023: Dr. Reena Pattani, Learner Mistreatment in Medicine
January 20, 2023: Dr. Patrick Walz, Pediatric Anterior Cranial Base Pathology:  Building Partnerships to Optimize Patient Care       
January 27, 2023: John De Almeida, Antoine Eskander, Trung Le, Celebrating our Own: Inductees to the Triological Society     

February 3, 2023: Dr. Patrick Scheffler, Multidisciplinary Approach to Pediatric Feeding Disorders – Current Controversies and Future Directions     
February 10, 2023: Dr. Nir Lipsman, Breaking Barriers with Sound: The Past and Future of Focused Ultrasound in Neurosurgery
February 24, 2023: Dr. Arno Kumagai, What’s Beyond Competencies? Teaching for Humanism in Medical Education  

March 3, 2023: Drs. Sunit Das, Radha Kohly, Laura Snell, Case-Based Discussion: Cultural Complications
March 10, 2023: Drs. Dimitrijevic, Dabdoub and Gordon, Advances in Auditory Science for Improved Treatment of Hearing Loss
March 24, 2023: Tori McClure, Binstock Lecture, Choosing Between Balloons and Bear Spray  
March 31, 2023: Dr. Jane Lea, Quality and Safety Lecture, Surgical Coaching: Peer to Peer Coaching for Practicing Staff    

April 21, 2023: Dr. Jeremy Freeman, Surgical Management of Thyroid Nodular Disease—Personal Evolution Throughout 4 Decades of Practice
April 28, 2023: Dr. KJ Lee, Percy Ireland Oration, We Are in a Stupendous Specialty and Career-Sharing Positive Thoughts

May 5, 2023: Dr. Michael Gupta, Cannabis in Head and Neck Cancer
May 12, 2023: Mr. Sat. Parmar, Grimm Lecture, 3 Dimensional Bony Reconstruction and the DCIA   
May 19, 2023: Dr. Jeffrey Holt, Krista Riko Lecture, Function, Dysfunction and Restoration of Sensory Transduction Channels in the Inner Ear 
May 26, 2023:Dr. Travis Tollefson, Joseph K. H. Wong/Smile China Lecture, Surgeons Volunteering: Reshaping the Conversation of Giving

June 2, 2023: Dr. Patrick Gullane, Gullane Lecture, My Journey: Lessons Learned For the Next Generation   
June 16, 2023: PGY 3 Resident Rounds, Vestibular Migraines: An overview of current diagnostic and management strategies      
June 23, 2023: Dr. Brian Rotenberg, Endoscopic Surgery of the Eustachian Tube: A Handshake between Rhinology and Otology  


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