Grand Medical Rounds

Weekly Department of Medicine Grand Rounds offer a range of clinically relevant, educational topics for a generalized audience of students, residents, fellows and faculty. Grand Rounds are an accredited group learning activity for the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Grand Rounds are held on Thursdays at noon in the Cullen Family Lecture Theatre, Level 1, St. Paul's Hospital. They are also broadcast live to various locations around the province.

To view all upcoming rounds through the BC Rounds Calendar, please click here.

Many previous Grand Round recordings are available to view. Please click here to see the list of videos available.

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*A videoconferencing option is also available to individuals who wish to join the PHC Department of Medicine Grand Rounds from their desktop or laptop.

For instructions to connect online, please click here. To connect to the Grand Rounds presentation, please click here.

The meeting ID is 30317


"A future without bouncebacks? The ongoing quest to end unplanned hospital readmissions"

Dr. John Staples
Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of General Internal Medicine
Providence Health Care


1. Describe the scope of unplanned hospital readmissions in Canada
2. Consider policy options to address unplanned hospital readmissions
3. Examine the influence of G78717 physician incentive payments on unplanned hospital readmissions in British Columbia


Evaluation sheet and poster can be found at the bottom of the page.