McMaster University

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Event Schedule

  • 2017

2017

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: Ron Joyce Centre, Health Leadership Academy's Lounge 4th Floor, 4350 South Service Road, Burlington, ON, L7L 5R8

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: kuyea@mcmaster.ca

11th Annual McMaster Pain Program 2017

Date: Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
Time:7:45 am - 12:30 pm
Type: Conference
Location: Liuna Station, 360 James Street North, Hamilton, Ontario

Speakers:

Jason Busse, BSc, MSc, DC (CMCC), PhD Associate Professor Department of Anesthesia McMaster University Hamilton, ON

Lydia Hatcher, MD, CCFP, FCFP, CHE
Chief of Family Medicine
St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

Vikas Parihar, BSc Biochem,
BSc Pharmacy, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist
Michael G. DeGroote Adult Pain Clinic
McMaster University
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesia
McMaster University

Laura Katz, PhD., C. Psych.
(Supervised Practice)
Psychologist
Michael G. DeGroote Pain Clinic
McMaster University

Tara Packham


Who Should Attend:

Family Physicians, Pain Physicians, Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Nurses, Residents, Occupational Therapists, and Students


Registration:

Physicians: $150.00
Other Health Professionals: $80.00
Residents / Students: $50.00.

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: kuyea@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

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