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News, research, and other announcements.

August 20, 2019

Dancifying Life: A New Approach to Parkinson’s Rehabilitation

Director of McMaster's Digital Music Lab Matthew Woolhouse on why music and dance is beneficial for people with Parkinson's Disease (PD).

May 15, 2019

Embrace the journey: Emerging Health Leaders alumni share their experiences with incoming cohort

Moderated by EHL 2018 alumnus Joe Au-Yeung, a panel of three graduates shared their insights last week with incoming students.

May 3, 2019

Rick Hackett: Canadian healthcare needs agile leaders and bold visions for the future

Healthcare leaders need to be of high integrity and have a systems-wide, "big picture" mindset, writes Hackett.

Greg McQueen
March 28, 2019

Health Leadership Academy welcomes Greg McQueen as Acting Co-Director

McQueen has provided senior leadership at several medical schools and health science centres across North America.

March 1, 2019

Sitting is the new smoking: Using design thinking to tackle a public health challenge

Students from McMaster's Innovation by Design (IBD) course recently shared their experiences tackling the "epidemic" of sitting.

February 26, 2019

New research looks at how to integrate peer support workers into clinical settings

Gillian Mulvale says the lived experience can improve the quality of care across the health system.

November 26, 2018

Tributes given to educational innovator Delsworth Harnish

Harnish helped establish the Health Leadership Academy (HLA) with the DeGroote School of Business, and served as Co-Director.

November 20, 2018

Design thinking at its best: Student prototype wows global autism experts

“We have a chance to be pioneers and lead the way," says fourth-year Health Sciences student and HLA participant Kohilan Selvakumaran.

November 7, 2018

Navigating Canada’s rapidly-evolving health landscape will require a new kind of leader

New HLA research is concerned with how we prepare future generations of health leaders for an ever-shifting health landscape.

August 7, 2018

SickKids taps McMaster students to help frontline staff embrace personal protective equipment

"Working with the students was inspiring to me as a healthcare leader," says Dr. Lennox Huang, Chief Medical Officer, SickKids.

June 14, 2018

Lessons in leadership: Three Emerging Health Leaders program participants share their stories

“This has stretched my brain in a way it hadn't been before,” says second-year student Rachel Bierbrier.

February 12, 2018

Strengthening the business of healthcare: EMBA physicians invited to enroll in HLA fellowship program

Participating EMBA candidates will be awarded the title of Michael G. DeGroote Health Leadership Academy Physician Fellow.