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McMaster University

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Event Schedule


  • 2019

 

Getting Yourself Promoted

Date: Monday, Jan. 14, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Type: Workshop
Department: Program for Faculty Development (PFD)
Location: MDCL

Description:

The McMaster Institute for Research on Aging, the Labarge Centre for Mobility in Aging and the Labarge Optimal Aging initiative will host the MIRA & Labarge Research Day on December 7, 2018. This annual event will showcase research in aging from across McMaster University and recognize the generous donations of Chancellor Suzanne Labarge.


Speakers:

Researchers in aging across all six Faculties at McMaster University


Who Should Attend:

Faculty, staff, researchers and students.

Sponsoring Agency:

The McMaster Institute for Research on Aging


Registration:

To register, visit: bit.ly/MIRAresearchday


Contact Info:

Contact Name: Audrey Patocs
Phone: 905.525.9140 x22877
Email: patocsae@mcmaster.ca

Your McMaster CV: tips & advice (lunch & learn)

Date: Monday, Jan. 14, 2019
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Type: Workshop
Department: Program for Faculty Development (PFD)
Location: MDCL (room to be confirmed with registration)

Description:

This session is for faculty and their support staff to learn the basics of creating and maintaining an academic CV in McMaster format. The session will outline the information that belongs in a CV, the level of detail required and where the information would appear on the CV.

Participants are asked to bring their CVs to allow for specific questions to be answered.

https://fhs.mcmaster.ca/facdev/documents/CVtips-2018-19.pdf


Who Should Attend:

All faculty and/or support staff responsible for CVs


Registration:

There is no registration fee, however, please register online:
https://fhs.mcmaster.ca/facdev/online_registration.html


Contact Info:

Contact Name: Elda DiCroce
Phone: 905-525-9140, x. 22954
Email: dicroce@mcmaster.ca

Availability and quality assessment of genome-wide genetic data on 9,900 participants in the CLSA

Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Time: 12 pm - 1 pm
Type: Other
Department: CLSA / Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Location: Online

Speakers:

Dr. Brent Richards, MD, MSc and Dr. Vince Forgetta, MSc, PhD

Description: This webinar will describe the availability and quality assessment of genetic data for 9,900 CLSA participants, comprising genome-wide directly genotyped data for 794,409 markers and whole-genome imputed data for approximately 40 million genetic variants. As of fall 2018, qualified researchers from any country can access this genomic and phenotypic data release via the CLSA data access process.


Who Should Attend:

All are welcome


Registration:

Registration is free. Register at http://bit.ly/clsawebinars
URL: https://www.clsa-elcv.ca/stay-informed/clsa-webinars/clsa-webinar-videos


Contact Info:

Contact Name: Laura Lawson
Phone: X21413
Email: llawson@mcmaster.ca

Prosthetics and Personhood: Object Histories at the Intersection of Medicine and Disability

Date: Wednesday January 16, 2019
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Type: Lecture
Department: Hannah History of Medicine Unit (Faculty of Health Sciences), Bachelor of Health Sciences Program, Department of Family Medicine, School of Rehabilitation Science, IBIOMED program, Department of History
Location: MDCL 3020

Speakers:

Dr. Jaipreet Virdi, Assistant Professor in the History of Medicine and Disability, Department of History, University of Delaware


Description:

This lecture examines how the crafting and self-presentation of prosthetics allowed people with disabilities to control, if not define, medical discourse over their condition, while also enabling them to assert their autonomy and personhood.


Who Should Attend:

All interested staff, faculty and students in health sciences, humanities, art, social sciences, science, or professional schools


Registration:

No registration is required.
URL: https://medhumanities.mcmaster.ca


Contact Info:

Dr. Ellen Amster, Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine
Phone: 905 525 9140 x24144
Email: amstere@mcmaster.ca

Global Health Speaker Series: "Developing a science around whether, when and how international law can address global challenges"

Date: Monday January 28, 2019
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Type: Lecture
Department: Global Health Office
Location: MDCL 3020

Speakers:

Steven J. Hoffman, Director of the Global Strategy Lab, Professor of Global Health, Law, and Political Science at York University, and Scientific Director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute of Population & Public Health.


Description:

Hoffman will introduce a pioneering approach to 'global legal epidemiology' – the scientific study of international law as a factor in the cause, distribution, and promotion of outcomes around the world. He will discuss legal mechanisms available for coordinating international responses to transnational problems.


Who Should Attend:

All are welcome


Registration:

No registration required


Contact Info:

Contact Name: Ruth Adair
Phone: ext. 22581
Email: adairr@mcmaster.ca

Caregiver Workshop

Date: Tuesday January 29, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: St. Peter's Hospital, Garwood Jones Auditorium


Description:

This workshop is open to anyone caring for a family member or friend who is a senior (65+) to share insights and expertise, and to help build educational resources for caregivers across Ontario. Free lunch will be provided. Financial support for transportation and/or respite care may be requested.


Who Should Attend:

Anyone caring for a family member or friend who is a senior (65+)


Registration:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/hamilton-caregiver-co-design-workshop-tickets-53279508444?aff=ebdshpsearchautocomplete
OR contact sbacque@rgpo.ca or cnash@rgpo.ca
705-761-4078


Contact Info:

Contact Name: Emily Vines
Phone: 905-777-3837 ext. 12220
Email: vinesem@hhsc.ca

Chanchlani Global Health Research Award & Lecture - Tools for Achieving Health Equity: Allegories on "Race" and Racism

Date: Monday February 4, 2019
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Type: Lecture
Department: Global Health Office
Location: HSC 1A1

Speakers:

Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD - senior fellow at the Satcher Health Leadership Institute, adjunct professor at the Rollins School of Public Health, and adjunct associate professor at the Morehouse School of Medicine.


Description:

Renowned epidemiologist and family physician Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones will receive this year's Chanchlani Global Health Research Award. Her talk will explore the ways in which racism contributes to health disparities.


Who Should Attend:

All are welcome


Registration:

RSVP to adairr@mcmaster.ca


Contact Info:

Contact Name: Ruth Adair
Phone: ext. 22581
Email: adairr@mcmaster.ca

12th Annual day in faculty development and Wong Forum in Medicine

Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (approx.)
Type: Forum
Department: Program for Faculty Development (PFD)
Location: David Braley Health Sciences Centre - 2nd floor, 100 Main St. W., Ham., ON

Description:

SAVE THE DATE !

Details to follow soon about our annual day that includes: inter-professional poster fair, mini-workshops and WONG Forum in Medicine (Guest Lecture)


Who Should Attend:

All faculty and/or support staff responsible for CVs


Contact Info:

Contact Name: Elda DiCroce
Phone: 905-525-9140, x. 22954
Email: dicroce@mcmaster.ca

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