News, research, and other announcements.

September 13, 2019

Cross-Campus Collaborators Assess How to Tackle Abusive Behaviours in the Clinical Workplace

HLA grant researchers explore the critical issue of mistreatment of students in a clinical setting

August 12, 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 11, 2019

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

Emerging Health Leaders alumni share their insights with the incoming spring 2019 cohort

May 7, 2019

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.

April 30, 2019

How to Navigate a Complex Future: Health System Experts Weigh in on Health Leadership Academy Research Findings

Highlights from a panel discussion launching the HLA's new white paper on the alternative futures of health.

April 29, 2019

New Health Leadership Academy white paper explores how to prepare emerging health leaders for the future

The Michael G. DeGroote Health Leadership Academy (HLA) presents a new white paper: Preparing for the Alternative Futures of Health

April 12, 2019

Design thinking students showcase the future needs of health in an interactive exhibit

Learn more about future needs in four key areas of health: palliative care, autism care, education, and active transportation.

March 28, 2019

The 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 22, 2019

Transforming the Rowing Machine Experience through Design Thinking

Cameron Siou, graduate of the HLA's Innovation by Design course, went onto apply his newfound design thinking skills to a startup venture

February 25, 2019

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

Students from the HLA's Innovation by Design course share how they used design thinking to tackle sedentary behaviour.

February 14, 2019

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

New research by Gillian Mulvale and her colleague published in the Healthcare Management Forum Journal.

December 12, 2018

A Holiday Reunion: Emerging Health Leaders graduates break bread and swap leadership stories

Graduates of the Emerging Health Leaders program discuss the attributes of great leaders.