Education Opportunities

The MacHANd Group holds Grand Rounds three times a year, as well as an annual educational symposium.

2021 MacHANd Day

Date: TBA

Time: TBA

Location: TBA

Upcoming MacHANd Grand Rounds

Time: 07:30 am-08:30 am

Location: Virtual [Zoom]

Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Topic:  'CRPS is a wicked problem'

Speaker: Drs. Tara Packham (Occupational Therapy) and Paul Winston (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

Videos of Past MacHANd Grand Rounds

September 23, 2020 - Hand Therapy Practice in the Time of COVID-19
Passcode: U.8!VV31
Speakers: P. Ball (Hand Therapy) & M. Vallely (Hand Therapy)

September 25 2019 - Can I [still] drive?: Clinical decision-making, the upper extremity, & medical fitness-to-drive
Speaker: B. Vrkljan (Occupational Therapy)

May 15, 2019 - Flexor Tendon Injuries
Speakers: H. Buchanan (Occupational Therapy, University of Cape Town) & C Prada (Orthopaedic Surgery)

March 20, 2019 - Medical Cannabis in Pain Management
Speakers: A. Blain (Anaesthesia) & K Linher-Melville (Pathology and Molecular Medicine)

September 26, 2018 - Outcome Evaluation in the Upper Extremity
Speakers: J. MacDermid (Rehabilitation Science) & R. Wouters (Hand Therapy)

May 16, 2018 - The 2017 Guidelines for Opioid Therapy and Chronic Non-Cancer Pain
Speaker: J. Busse (Anesthesia)

March 21, 2018 - Updates in Shoulder Arthroplasty
Speakers: K. Rajaratnam (Orthopaedic Surgery) & S. Schilthuis (Physiotherapy)

General Information

Mailing Address:

MacHANd (c/o Margaret Lomotan)
School of Rehabilitation Sciences
Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University
Institute of Applied Health Sciences,
Room 403, 1400 Main St. W. Hamilton, ON L8S 1C7