News, research, and other announcements.

July 22, 2021

Expanding my capacity for leadership: Reflecting on my experience in the Emerging Leaders Program

Jake Howran, Emerging Leaders Spring 2021 alumnus and co-valedictorian shares his experience in the Emerging Leaders Program.

April 7, 2021

Advance Your Leadership Potential

Leadership is an essential life skill that can be taught and refined. Develop your leadership skills with the Emerging Leaders Program.

February 25, 2021

Programs for a new generation of innovative health leaders

Introducing the Health Leadership Academy's 2021 leadership programming for aspiring and current health leaders.

February 4, 2021

New strategic alliance promotes excellence in health leadership

The Canadian College of Health Leaders has awarded LEADS certification to the Health Leadership Academy for Emerging Leaders and Pathfinder.

Students and guests at the wrap session for IBD fall 2020
December 16, 2020

What does it mean to be a design thinker?

Innovation by Design (IBD) gives students from all disciplines the opportunity to solve broad challenges through a human-centred lens.

July 13, 2020

Strategic foresight as a critical health leadership capability: Reflections on imagining and designing for alternative futures

Professor Sean Park reflects on strategic foresight as a critical health leadership capability in his Innovation By Design course.

June 10, 2020

Finding Opportunity in Crisis: designing a new world

Design thinking changes the way you think and the way you work, said Karel Vredenburg, of IBM.

Emerging Leaders alumni
May 20, 2020

Emerging Leaders have the confidence and humility to say “I don’t know” in a crisis

Emerging Leaders Program alumni discuss the leadership role new residents can play in a changing healthcare landscape.

May 13, 2020

“Leadership is often crisis mode” HLA’s McQueen and fellow panelist reflect on the role of coaching for leadership in complex times

Challenging times highlight the complexity of leadership and the continued importance of coaching, says Greg McQueen of HLA.

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