December 4, 2020
Dr. Teresa Chan, an emergency physician in Hamilton, Ont. and associate professor at McMaster University, told CTVNews.ca that continuing to follow public health measures can help emergency physicians overcome burnout. "Everyone in the department is there and frankly risking their lives in many ways to take care of people when they're most needed and so, we'd love it if everyone can chip in by wearing their masks and refrain from large gatherings to help us stop the spread," she said via Zoom on Thursday.
December 2, 2020
MERIT adjunct scientist, Dr. Teresa Chan, is the recent recipient of the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP) Ian Stiell Researcher of the Year Award. This award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to emergency medicine research.
April 29, 2020
The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) office has been created within the Faculty of Health Sciences to further advance health sciences and medical education as well as professional development opportunities for faculty members and health-care professionals.
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Health Care Professionals who integrate acupuncture in a musculoskeletal medicine practice such as Licensed Acupuncturists, Chiropractors, Naturopathic Doctors, Osteopaths, Physicians, Physiotherapists, Dentists, Podiatrists, and Registered Massage Therapists.
At the end of this learning activity the learners will be able to:
Recognize common headache patterns and their clinical presentation.
Distinguish factors between benign headache suited for conservative treatment and characteristics of ominous headache patterns that should be referred to a specialist.
Identify basic clinical anatomy/neurophysiology of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ).
Apply Physical and Contemporary Medical Acupuncture inputs to successfully modulate pain stemming from headache and TMJ dysfunction.
Recognize the role of myofascial trigger points and their relevance to head pain.
McMaster Faculty Member
Physicians & Other Health Professionals
Resident / Students