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  • 2017

2017

21st Annual McMaster Muskoka Seminars

Date: July 24 - Aug.4 2017
Time: 9 am - 12:15 pm
Type: Seminar
Department: Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
Location: Deerhurst Resort - Huntsville, Ontario

Description:

The McMaster Muskoka Seminars are designed to provide clinicians (psychiatrists, family doctors, GP-Psychotherapists, mental health professionals) with an outstanding opportunity to combine stimulating symposia with a relaxing summer vacation.  This series of seminars is hosted by the Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, in conjunction with St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton and with the assistance and involvement of the OMA Section on Primary Care Mental Health.


Speakers:

July 31-Aug.4 (9:00am-12:15pm)      
Week A: Psychiatry for Family Physicians (Dr. Jon Davine)

Week B1: Practical Introduction to General Practice Psychotherapy (Dr. Michael Pare)
                                
Week B2 ONLINE sessions available through OTN for "Practical Introduction to General Practice Psychotherapy" (Dr. Michael Pare)

Week C: "Management - Simple & Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Now with an Additional Focus on Self-Care" (Dr. Harry Zeit and Dr. Amy Alexander)


Who Should Attend:

Anyone of interest.


Registration:

Registration: Course Tuition:  $795.00 per course
Returning Rate:  $745.00 per course
Online Daily session: $150.00
Online Full week (5 daily sessions): $625.00
URL: http://psychiatry.mcmaster.ca/news-events/events/event/2017/07/24/default-calendar/21st-annual-mcmaster-muskoka-seminars-2017


Contact Info:

Contact Name: Maria Benoit
Phone: 905-522-1155 ext. 39019
Email: mbenoit@mcmaster.ca

How "Disabled" Youth with Autism Enabled Our Workplace

Date: Tuesday , September 12, 2017
Time: 12 PM - 1:30 PM
Type: Forum
Department: Health Leadership Academy
Location: Dean's Lounge 4th Floor, Ron Joyce Centre, 4350 South Service Rd., Burlington ON L7L5R8

Description:

Dr Georgiades will share some brainstorming ideas on how we can refine our education, healthcare, and vocational systems to create opportunities for individuals with autism to access the necessary supports and services so they can lead fulfilling lives and make their own unique and much-needed contributions to Society.

Speakers:

Dr. Stelios Georgiades is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University. He is Co-Director of the McMaster Autism Research Team (MacART), Co-Founder of the Child Health Specialization in the Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHSc.) Program, and a Core Member of the Offord Centre for Child Studies.
Dr. Georgiades' program of research investigates developmental trajectories and clinical and biological heterogeneity in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Neurodevelopmental disorders. He is Co-lead for the McMaster site for the Pathways study, a Canada-wide longitudinal study of children and youth with ASD, and a Co-Principal Investigator for the Province of Ontario Neurodevelopmental (POND) Network, a provincial research program working on improving outcomes for children with Neurodevelopmental disorders.

Dr. Georgiades is also an Expert Scientist appointed by the Federal Minister of Health on the Working Group for the Canadian Autism Partnership and sits on the ASD Clinical Expert Committee of the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services.


Who Should Attend:

McMaster faculty and staff and community employers


Registration:

This event is free for a limited number of registrants.
Visit the Eventbrite page for Collaboratorium Talks on Sept 12 2017.

URL: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/how-disabled-youth-with-autism-enabled-our-workplace-tickets-32119661773

Contact Info:

Contact Name: An Kuye
Phone: 905-525-9140 x26483
Email: ankuye@gmail.com

The Elizabeth J. Latimer Lecture in Palliative care

Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2017
Time: 5 - 6:30 pm
Type: Lecture
Department: Division of Palliative Care, Department of Family Medicine
Location: David Braley Health Sciences Center, 100 Main Street West, Hamilton, Room 2032

Description:

TOPIC: Social Innovation and Palliative Care: The Challenge of Transforming a Biomedical Approach

Speakers:

Professor Frances Westley, The J.W. McConnell Chair in Social Innovation, University of Waterloo
Author of "Getting to Maybe: How the World is Changed"


Who Should Attend:

Health policymakers, stakeholders and researchers


Registration:

This is an open lecture; No registration required.

URL: http://www.fhs.mcmaster.ca/palliativecare/documents/latimerlecture_Westleyflyer.pdf

Contact Info:

Contact Name: Clareen Akshinthala
Phone: 905-525-9140 ext 20494
Email: akshint@mcmaster.ca

Health Leadership Across the Health System

Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Time: 12 PM - 1:30 PM
Type: Forum
Department: Health Leadership Academy
Location: Farncombe Atrium, Health Science Centre, 3rd Floor, Blue Section, 1280 Main St W, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8

Description:

Panelists will speak to the importance of health leadership in the context of their work and that of innovation, digital transformation, entrepreneurship, education, and change management.

Speakers:

MATTHEW WOOLHOUSE, PhD
Matthew Woolhouse holds Masters and Ph.D degrees from the University of Cambridge, UK. He is currently Associate Professor of Music Cognition at McMaster University, where he teaches courses in music theory, analysis and keyboard harmony.

GILLIAN MULVALE, PhD
Gillian is an Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Analysis in the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University.

MEREDITH VANSTONE, PhD
Meredith Vanstone is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, Senior Scientist in the Program for Educational Research and Development, and a member of the Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis.

REZA SAMAVI, PhD, PEng
Dr. Reza Samavi is an assistant professor at the Department of Computing and Software and the department's coordinator of the Master of Science eHealth program.

RICK HACKETT, PhD
Rick D. Hackett, Professor and Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Organizational Behavior and Human Performance at the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University, and Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association.


Who Should Attend:

McMaster faculty and staff and community employers


Registration:

This event is free for a limited number of registrants.
Visit the Eventbrite page for Collaboratorium Talks on Oct 3 2017.

URL: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/health-leadership-across-the-health-system-tickets-31512028325

Contact Info:

Contact Name: An Kuye
Phone: 905-525-9140 x26483
Email: ankuye@gmail.com

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