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Online resource boosts professional development among McMaster faculty

CASCaDe (Continuing Academic and Scholarly Career Development) is a one-stop online career development resource designed to help McMaster's health sciences faculty members progress seamlessly through their careers. The resource is a coordinated effort among some of McMaster's most vital professional development services.

To access the CASCaDe website, please visit:


McMaster University's Faculty of Health Sciences trains physicians, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, health care researchers, physician assistants and midwives to work together in teams, providing the finest patient care.

Our programs cover the spectrum of health care, including the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Rehabilitation Science, Midwifery, a Bachelor of Health Sciences program and Canada's first physician assistants' program.

We are known for innovating small group, problem-based education, with a focus on self-directed, life-long learning, as well as the development of evidence-based medicine.

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Cartoon from Mike Evans' YouTube chanel

Entertaining MD to talk about changing patient-doctor relationships

Mike Evans

A family physician who has become a YouTube sensation through his videos that provide easy-to-understand health advice, will be the keynote speaker at a public talk on Monday, Oct. 27 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at McMaster Innovation Park, 175 Longwood Road South, Hamilton.

Dr. Mike Evans, who is known for his work on patient engagement and particularly the use of technology in healthcare communications, will present on the changing landscape in how patients and healthcare professionals talk together, and the impact of technology on the way consumers seek out health information.

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Ebola may be quietly immunizing many

Jonathan Dushoff

A McMaster researcher is one of four scientists raising the issue that Ebola may be silently immunizing large numbers of people, who never fall ill or infect others yet become protected from future infection. Their letter was published today in the medical journal The Lancet.

"Although resources on the ground are scarce, now is the best time to learn more about immunity to Ebola, and the sooner we know the sooner the knowledge can be used to stop the epidemic," said Jonathan Dushoff, an associate professor of biology and an investigator with the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research.

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