Schedule: Grand Rounds

Upcoming Rounds - Recognizing and Tackling Malnutrition

April 27, 2022 - Division of Family Practice Hospitalists, Pasqua Hospital, Saskatchewan Health Authority (by invite only)

Speaker: Dr. Don Duerksen 

Details coming soon

June 17, 2022, 12:00pm - 1:00pm - Department of Medicine, Halton Health Care, Ontario

Speaker: Dr. Barb Bielawska

Details coming soon

Pediatric Grand Rounds 
Malnutrition in Hospitalized children: screening, treatment & prevention 

September 8, 2022, 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST
 - Department of Paediatrics, Ste-Justine UHC, University of Montreal , Quebec

Speaker: Dr. Valerie Marchand

Details coming soon

Past Rounds - Recognizing and Tackling Malnutrition

January 20, 2022, 8:30am - 10:00am MST
 - Family Medicine Rounds, University of Alberta, Edmonton

Speaker: Dr. Leah Gramlich

Total number of attendees: 110
Generated interest for:
- Family MDs being aware of malnutrition and identifying patients
- including nutrition status in hospital discharge summary plan
- CMTF Primary Care Malnutrition Toolkit

Questions included:
- Quantity of ONS consumed by patients with poor oral intake
- access to resources and programs within AHS for those with malnutrition 
- recommended blood work to support malnutrition diagnosis 

January 13, 2022, 8:00am - 9:00am ET - Medicine Grand Rounds, Hamilton Health Sciences, Ontario

Speaker: Dr. Leah Gramlich

Total number of attendees: 74
Questions and comments included:
- Protein requirements and quality of protein 
- Appropriateness of initiating enteral nutrition in those in whom goals of care are not defined 
- Hamilton Health Sciences RDs efforts at implementing best evidences related to malnutrition (Med Pass and INPAC adoption)

Recording available at:

November 2, 2021, 12:00pm - 1:00pm ET - Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Ottawa
Speaker: Dr. Leah Gramlich, MD, FRCPC

Total number of attendees: 103
Generated interest for:
- de-escalating use of medications that suppress appetite. 
- continued work on improving nutrition screening and assessment practices
- training in nutrition care-request from a hospital in Trinidad and Tobago

Recording available at:

For Health Professionals in Newfoundland and Labrador ONLY
October 22, 2021, 12:00pm - 1:00pm NLT
 - Medical Grand Rounds, Memorial University, Newfoundland
Speaker: Dr. Donald Duerksen, MD, FRCPC

Total number of attendees: 102
Generated interest for:
-impact of disease related malnutrition
-the double burden of obesity & malnutrition
-food first approaches to address malnutrition in a hospital setting

September 23, 2021, 12:00pm - 1:00pm ET - CHUM (Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal)  
Speaker: Dr. Johane P. Allard, FRCPC, AGAF/CACF

Total number of attendees: 102

Recording available at:

March 2, 2021, 7:00pm - 8:00pm MST - Primary Care Rounds, Office of Lifelong Learning, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Speaker: Dr. Leah Gramlich, MD, FRCPC

Total number of attendees: 176
Poll responses in session:
- 83% thought malnutrition was a significant concern in their primary care setting 
- 60% to 70% needed information on how to identify patients or what to do if a patient is at risk
- 60% have limited or no access to a registered dietitian or did not have enough time 

April 29, 2021, 8:00am - 9:00am MST - Medicine Grand Rounds, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton
Speaker: Dr. Leah Gramlich, MD, FRCPC

Total number of attendees: 104

Recording available at:





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