Education Opportunities

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

2020 MacHANd Half-Day

Date: Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Location: Virtual

Upcoming MacHANd Grand Rounds

Time: 07:30 am-08:30 am

Location: Virtual

Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Topic:  Hand Therapy Practice: Pre and Post COVID

Speaker: Mr. Mike Vallely (Hand Therapy)

Videos of Past MacHANd Grand Rounds

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)

September 27, 2017 - Advances in Upper Extremity Prosthetics
Speaker: S. Grad (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation) & K. Minor (Occupational Therapy)

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