Archived Provincial Stroke Rounds

March 3rd, 2021

Advancing Stroke Prevention Care in Canada: Highlights from the 2021 CSBPR Update, 7th Edition  (Video will be posted once guidelines released)

Presenter: Patrice Lindsay, Dr. Alexandre Poppe & Dr. David Gladstone


February 3rd, 2021

Health (In)Equity in Stroke Care

Presenter: Dr. Atif Zafar, Medical Director, Stroke Program, St. Michael’s Hospital (Unity Health), Toronto

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December 2nd, 2020

Stroke in young adults: causes, consequences and long-term outcomes

Presenter: Dr. Richard Swartz, Associate Professor, University of Toronto, Director of Stroke Research Unit at Sunnybrook


November 4th, 2020

Driving After Stroke: The Art, Science, Legal Implications and Headaches of Reporting our Patients

Presenter: Dr. H Finestone, Physiatrist at Ottawa’s Elisabeth Bruyere Hospital, and Professor at University of Ottawa’s Department of Medicine


October 7th, 2020

Building a Sustainable Integrated Stroke System of Care: A population-based approach to bundled care

Presenters:  Beth Linkewich, Regional Director, North & East GTA Stroke Network and Nicola Tahair, Regional Director, Toronto West Stroke Network


September 2nd, 2020

Why 911? Optimizing Stroke Care in Northwestern Ontario

Presenters:  Dr Ayman Hassan, Keli Cristofaro and Kristina Visser


August 5th, 2020

Stroke and COVID-19: What’s the latest and where can we find resources?

Presenters:  Dr. Luciana Catanese and Jean Morrow, RN


February 5th, 2020

When Stroke Becomes the Life Ending Event

Presenter:  Dr. W. J. Oczkowski


December 4th, 2019

Paediatric Code Stroke “Time is Brain” & Paediatric Endovascular Stroke Therapy

Presenter: Dr. Andrea Andrade, MD; CSCN-EEG and Dr. Sachin Pandey, MD, FRCP


November 6th, 2019

Selecting patients for Endovascular Therapy (EVT) 0-6 hours and beyond

Presenter: Dr. Frank Silver, Stroke Neurologist, Toronto Western Hospital, Professor of Medicine (Neurology), University of Toronto, Medical Director, Ontario Telestroke Program Affiliate Scientist, Institute for Evaluative Sciences presenting.


October 9th, 2019

Standards of Care: Preparing for bundled care using an interprofessional cross-continuum best practice resource

Presenters: Beth Linkewich, Regional Program Director & Fatima Quraishi, Regional Education Coordinator from the North & East GTA Stroke Network


June 5, 2019

Rural-Urban Differences in Stroke Incidence, Risk Factors & Care

Presenter: Dr. Moira Kapral, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Professor of Medicine & Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Senior Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and Toronto General Research Institute


May 1, 2019

Home Virtual Visits (E-visit) in the Stroke Prevention Clinic

Presenter: Dr. Ramana Appireddy, MBBS, DM, MSc (Clin Epi), Stroke Neurologist, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Queen’s University


March 6, 2019

An Early Supported Discharge Pilot– Bridging Hospital to Home by Enhancing a Rural Community Stroke Rehabilitation Team

Presenter: Lyndsey Butler, OT Reg. (Ont.) Regional Rehabilitation Coordinator – Southwestern Ontario Stroke Network


February 6, 2019

Low-income and Linguistic Minority Status: Challenges withReturn to Participation Post-stroke

Presenter: Katrine Sauvé-Schenk, PhD, OT,Postdoctoral Fellow ISM and Telfer School of Management


December 5, 2018

Targeting Endovascular Thrombectomy (EVT) – Moving Towards a Streamlined System of Care

Presenter: Dr. Grant Stotts, Director,Ottawa Stroke Program Deputy Head, Division of Neurology, Ottawa Hospital


November 7, 2018

Stroke Prevention Clinics Best Practice and Beyond

Presenters: Dr. Demetrios Sahlas & Lisa Fronzi