McMaster University

McMaster University

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Health Sciences

Event Schedule

  • 2017

2017

Multimorbidity in Canada

Date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Time: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. ET
Type: Other
Department: CLSA / Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Location: Webinar

Description:

Many people have more than one chronic health problem. These diseases add up, and the combined effect is more important than the effect of any one problem alone. Using data from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA), this webinar will examine the relationship between disease combinations and if they are more common in older people, or in people with lower income and education.


Speakers:

Dr. Philip St. John is an associate professor and head of geriatrics in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He is an affiliate of the Centre on Aging at the University of Manitoba, and is the co-lead investigator of the CLSA Manitoba site. His research interests include rural health and epidemiology of cognitive impairment and depression.


Who Should Attend:

Everyone is welcome.


Registration:

Registration is required. Free. Register here.

Contact Info:

URL: https://www.clsa-elcv.ca/stay-informed/clsa-webinars
Contact Name: Laura Lawson
Phone: x21413
Email: llawson@mcmaster.ca

8th Annual Care of the Elderly

Date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Time: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET
Type: Conference
Location: Liuna Station, 360 James Street, Hamilton, ON

Description:

At the completion of this program, participants will be able to:
Review and discuss medical, interprofessional & social perspective on medical assistance in dying in the elderly population


Who Should Attend:

Family Physicians, Primary Care Nurse, Social Workers, Pharmacists, Other Health Professionals, Students, Residents, Geriatricians


Registration:

Registration Costs:

Physicians/Other Health Professionals
$175.00
Residents/Students
$75.00


URL: https://www.xcdsystem.com/mcmasterchse/attendee/index.cfm?ID=GoZArS4

Contact Info:

Contact Name: Cheryl Bogie
Phone: 905-525-9140 x22990
Email: bogie@mcmaster.ca

A Conversation with Abraham Verghese

Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017

Time: 9:00 am-10:30 am
Type: Other
Department: Faculty of Health Sciences, Michael DeGroote School of Medicine
Location: MDCL 2232

Description:

Dr. Abraham Verghese is a nationally bestselling author and a prominent voice in medicine.  The NYT Bestselling author of Cutting for Stone, Dr. Verghese was awarded the 2015 National Humanities Medal by President Barack Obama, "for reminding us that the patient is the center of the medical enterprise."   Dr. Verghese is Senior Associate Chair of the Stanford University School of Medicine and will be awarded an honorary degree by McMaster University this year.  Please join us for this opportunity to discuss with an internationally known academic, writer, and physician.


Speakers:

Dr. Abraham Verghese


Who Should Attend:

All faculty and students welcome


Registration:

No registration required.


Contact Info:

Contact Name: Ellen Amster
Phone: X24144
Email: amstere@mcmaster.ca

Contemporary Acupuncture Advances

Date: Friday, May 26, 2017
Time: 8:15 a.m. - 8 p.m. ET
Type: Conference
Location: Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen's. 1 Summers Lane, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Description:

Recognize the most effective strategies to improve clinical outcomes when applying contemporary acupuncture in clinical practice, based on up-to-date research and personal clinical experience from a group of world leaders in neurofunctional acupuncture.


Who Should Attend:

Health Care Professionals who wish to integrate acupuncture in musculoskeletal medicine practice such as Licensed Acupuncturists, Chiropractors, Naturopathic Doctors, Osteopaths, Physicians, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Registered Massage Therapists, Residents and Students


Registration:

Registration: CCAA Members: $545.00
McMaster Faculty: $545.00
All Other Health Professionals: $595.00
Student/Resident: $350.00
URL: https://www.xcdsystem.com/mcmasterchse/attendee/index.cfm?ID=GoZArS4

Contact Info:

Contact Name: Carol Stewart
Phone: 905-525-9140 x 20052
Email: castewa@mcmaster.ca

Clinical Day in Ophthalmology 2017

Date: Saturday June 3rd, 2017
Time: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Type: Conference
Department: Office of the Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences
Location: Queen's Landing, 155 Byron Street, Niagara-on-the-lake, ON L0S 1J0

Description:

Recognize current Diagnostic, Therapeutic, Research and Cost Issues in Ophthalmology


Who Should Attend:

Ophthalmologists, GP, FP, EP, Optometrists, NP-PHC, NP-Adult, Residents, Students and Other Health Professionals


Registration:

Physicians: $175.00
Other Health Professionals, Residents & Students: $135.00
URL: https://www.xcdsystem.com/mcmasterchse/attendee/index.cfm?ID=2xgFf7t


Contact Info:

Contact Name: Natalie Park
Phone: 905-525-9140 x 20763
Email: parkna@mcmaster.ca

Spotlight on McMaster FHS Research and Commercialization

Date: Tuesday June 13, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Type: Seminar
Department: Office of the Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences
Location: MDCL 2232

Description:

Overview of technologies reviewed by Bloom Burton, preparing a competitively differentiated data package and best practices based on Bloom Burton's experience working with McMaster spin-out company, Triumvira


Speakers:

Evelyn Pau, Associate, Bloom Burton & Co


Who Should Attend:

Everyone is welcome.


Registration:

No registration required

Contact Info:

Contact Name: Michelle McCool
Phone: 905 521-2144
Email: mccoolm@mcmaster.ca

Infectious Diseases Day

Date: Friday, June 23rd, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Type: Conference
Location: Liuna Station 360 James Street North, Hamilton, ON

Description:

Utilize and interpret appropriately diagnostic tests for common and emerging Infectious Diseases in the outpatient setting


Who Should Attend:

Internists, Hospitalists, Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians Assitants, Emergency Physicians, Residents and Medical Students


Registration:

Physicians: $150.00
Other Health Care: $100.00
Resident/Students: $60.00
URL: https://www.xcdsystem.com/mcmasterchse/attendee/index.cfm?ID=M9dvkJz


Contact Info:

Contact Name: Cheryl Bogie
Phone: 905-525-9140 x 22990
Email: bogie@mcmaster.ca

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

The Elizabeth J. Latimer Lecture in Palliative care

Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2017
Time: 5 - 6:30 pm
Type: Lecture
Department: HEI
Location: McMaster Health Forum

Description:

Want to up your game in how you use research evidence to inform the pressing health system policy issues you're facing? The McMaster Health Forum's April workshop is your chance to master the skills needed to find and use the best available research evidence in decision-making about health systems!

Speakers:

James Nazroo is professor of sociology, director of the Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity (CoDE), and co-director of the Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA) at the University of Manchester. He is the principal investigator of the fRaill programme, an interdisciplinary study of inequalities in later life, and co-principal investigator of ELSA, which is a multi-disciplinary panel study of those aged 50 and older, and part of an international 'family' of very similar studies.


Who Should Attend:

Health policymakers, stakeholders and researchers


Registration:

Register now for the five-day workshop - April 24 -28, 2017.

The workshops consist of a combination of online instruction and an in-person workshop in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The workshop fee is $2480 (all prices shown are in Canadian dollars)

More information can be found HERE

Contact Info:

Contact Name: Steven Lott
Phone: 9055259140 ext 22766
Email: mhf@mcmaster.ca

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