Education Opportunities

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

2023 MacHANd Day [HYBRID]

Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Time: 8 am to 3 pm ET

In-Person Location: McMaster Innovation Park, Hamilton [Virtual option available]

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Upcoming MacHANd Grand Rounds

Time: 07:30 am-08:30 am

Location: Virtual [Zoom]

Date: Wednesday,March 27, 2024

Topic:  TBA

Speakers: TBA

Videos of Past MacHANd Grand Rounds

September 27, 2023 - Ulnar Neuropathy
Speaker:  T. Jiravichitchai (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation) and M. Vallely (Hand Therapy)

May 17, 2023 - Point of Care Ultrasonography (POCUS) for the Upper Extremity
Speaker:  K. Strike (Physiotherapy, Hamilton Health Sciences) and N. Stein (Radiology, Hamilton Health Sciences)

March 29, 2023 - Update on 1st CMC Arthritis
Speaker: H. Baltzer (Plastic Surgery, University of Toronto) and M. Farzad (Hand Therapy, Western University)

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