McMaster University

McMaster University

Faculty of
Health Sciences

Event Schedule

  • 2017

2017

McMaster 1/2 Day in Epilepsy

Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time: 12pm - 5pm
Department: Continuing Health Sciences Education (CHSE)
Location: Liuna Station, 360 James Street North, Hamilton, Ontario

Description:

Brochure: https://fhs.mcmaster.ca/conted/documents/Brochure_Epilepsy_2017_web.pdf


Speakers:

Dr. Rob Whyte is the Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education at the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University. He works clinically as an anesthesiologist with Hamilton Health Sciences.

Dr. Whyte studied Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo before entering Medicine at McMaster University. His Master's in Education at the University of Toronto focused on the intersection of culture, medical education, medicine, and healthcare. As such, he has been involved with work on several initiatives within McMaster's Faculty of Health Sciences including interprofessional education, professionalism, and work on new curricular models in clinical education.


Who Should Attend:

Family Physicians, Specialists, Internists, General Neurologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Clinicians, Residents, Students, and Other Health Professionals.


Registration:

Registration: REGISTRATION FEES
Physicians: $75
Other Health Professionals: $50
Students / Residents: $40


URL: https://fhs.mcmaster.ca/conted/epilepsy.html

Contact Info:

Contact Name: Natalie Park
Phone: 905-525-9140 x20763
Email: parkna@mcmaster.ca

2017 Gairdner Lecture- Opportunities and Challenges for Vaccines

Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time: 10am-11am
Type: Lecture
Department: Faculty of Health Sciences
Location: MDCL-1102

Description:

2017 Canada Gairdner International Laureate awarded for ' pioneering the genomic approach, known as reverse vaccinology, used to develop a vaccine against meningococcus B which has saved many lives worldwide.'


Speakers:

Dr. Rino Rappuoli
2017 Canada Gairdner International Laureate Chief Scientist and Head External R&D, GSK Vaccines, Siena, Italy


Who Should Attend:

All are welcome.


Registration:

No registration required.

Sponsoring Agency: The Gairdner Foundation

Contact Info:

Contact Name: Jenn Seager
Phone: 905 525 9140 x22184
Email: seagerj@mcmaster.ca

Interdisciplinary Projects in Medicine

Date: Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Time: 12 PM - 1:30 PM
Type: Forum
Department: Health Leadership Academy
Location: MDCL 2232, McMaster University, 1280 Main St W, Hamilton ON L8S4L8

Description:

Learn about the historical journey of interdisciplinary approaches in medicine and the importance they are known to play on team work, evidence-based medicine and delivery of patient care.

Dr Whyte will elaborate on the top three examples that have best demonstrated the interdisciplinary nature of medical practices at McMaster and he will discuss future opportunities to further spur interdisciplinary initiatives and approaches that merit our attention.


Speakers:

Dr. Rob Whyte is the Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education at the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University. He works clinically as an anesthesiologist with Hamilton Health Sciences.

Dr. Whyte studied Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo before entering Medicine at McMaster University. His Master's in Education at the University of Toronto focused on the intersection of culture, medical education, medicine, and healthcare. As such, he has been involved with work on several initiatives within McMaster's Faculty of Health Sciences including interprofessional education, professionalism, and work on new curricular models in clinical education.


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 Dec 5 2017.


URL: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/interdisciplinary-projects-in-medicine-tickets-32129312639

Contact Info:

Contact Name: An Kuye
Phone: 905-525-9140 x26483
Email: kuyea@mcmaster.ca

[BACK] [TOP]
Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional Level Double-A conformance, W3C WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0