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HLA National Health Fellows at a table discussing health care.
February 13, 2024

Insights Into Healthcare: Reimagining Healthcare From the Patient’s Perspective

HLA National Health Fellow and patient care advocate Donald Carty shares his insights on providing patients with care and dignity.

Amy Montour
January 31, 2024

Amy Montour on Leading With Relationships

HLA National Health Fellow program provocateur Dr. Amy Montour shares her thoughts on being an Indigenous leader.

Amy Montour
January 25, 2024

Insights into Healthcare: Sharing Indigenous Teachings

Health Leadership Academy National Health Fellow program provocateur, Dr. Amy Montour, shares her insights on Indigenous ways of knowing.

Doctor advising a patient
November 30, 2023

Insights Into Healthcare: From Rural Communities to Citizen-Led Transformation

HLA National Health Fellow Paul Heinrich shares his insights on healthcare challenges faced in northern and rural communities.

patient listening to doctor
October 30, 2023

Insights Into Healthcare: Personalizing Patient Care

HLA National Health Fellow Dr. Kathleen Ross shares her insights on healthcare innovations, disruptions, and the need to humanize healthcare

Nurse visiting a senior in a homecare setting.
October 27, 2023

Insights Into Healthcare: The Transformation of Home Healthcare

HLA National Health Fellow Farah Ismail shares her insights on the impact technology will have on home healthcare and patient privacy.

Matthew Woodhouse
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).

Alumni panel speaking
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.

Heart on smart watch
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.

Woman sitting in office
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.

Gillian Mulvale speaking
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.