Education Opportunities

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

2022 MacHANd Day

Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Time: 8:00 am to 2:50 pm EDT

In-Person Location: McMaster Innovation Park, Hamilton

NEW - Post-conference splinting workshop (in-person only, limited space)

Virtual option available!

Program Brochure

For more info: click here

Upcoming MacHANd Grand Rounds

Time: 07:30 am-08:30 am

Location: Virtual [Zoom]

Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Topic:  TBA

Speakers: TBA

Videos of Past MacHANd Grand Rounds

September 21, 2022 - Update on Tendons
Speaker: M. McRae (Plastic Surgery) and K. Roberts (Hand Therapy)

May 18, 2022 - Elbow and shoulder arthroplasty
Speaker: B. Ristevski (Orthopaedic Surgery)

March 23, 2022 - Psychosocial research in hand surgery and rehab
Speaker: J. MacDermid (Rehabilitation Science)

September 29, 2021 - Update on Osteoporosis
Speakers: J. Adachi (Rheumatology, McMaster University) and C. Ziebart (Physical Therapy, Western University)

May 19, 2021 - Elbow Fractures
Speakers: P. Parikh (Physical Therapy) & H. Johal (Orthopaedic Surgery)

March 24, 2021 - CRPS is a wicked problem
Speakers: T. Packham (Occupational Therapy) & P. Winston (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)

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 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