News & Events

Welcome to the Master of Health Management Program News & Events page. Below you will find highlights of the Master of Health Management Program, faculty, students and alumni – on campus and online. There is always something exciting happening here!

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In the Media

Read feature articles posted in magazines and on webpages about the innovative aspects of the Master of Health Management Program; and the accomplishments of its faculty, students and alumni. Search the list using date, event, and keyword.

Title Date Description
MHM Alumni Receives 2017 Distinguished Rehabilitation Science Alumni Award
October 2017 Four alumni of McMaster's School of Rehabilitation Science were honoured with the school's Distinguished Alumni Award which recognizes graduates who display leadership, achievement and contributions to the areas of scholarly activity, education, clinical practice or the community at large. Stephanie Hill – Health management (Class of 2016) was the successful MHM recipient. Click on the title to the left to read more.
MHM Faculty Member wins FHS 2016 Health Professions Educator Award
May 2016 Deb Stewart has been selected as this year’s winner of the FHS 2016 Health Professions Educator Award! The Health Professions Educator Award is designed to encourage and reward the continued excellence of health professions education and health professions education scholarship within McMaster University. Read more and register to attend the official announcement celebration.
SRS Spotlight:
Raymond Kao, MHM Class of 2016

August 2015 Raymond Kao, a current student in the Master of Health Management (MHM) program, entered the program looking to further his experience in healthcare and assume progressively more challenging leadership roles in his field. Read more about Raymond to the left.
SRS Spotlight:
Rick Ferron, MHM Class of 2015

July 2015 Rick Ferron, MHM ’15, started in the Master of Health Management (MHM) program looking to further his career in the field of Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and to enhance his knowledge and gain the skills necessary to excel in a health management role. Read more about Rick to the left.
School of Rehabilitation Science
ANNUAL REPORT July 2014 – December 2015

2014-2015 The School of Rehabilitation Science aims to provide outstanding leadership in rehabilitation science at the national and international levels through continued expansion of innovation in education and research as well as increased commitment to service partnerships with clients and rehabilitation providers.
Showing Surgeons the Cost of Disposable Equipment
Aug 2015 National Post interviews MHM graduate to discuss how showing surgeons the massive cost of disposable supplies leads to big savings for hospital.
Student Spotlight: Amy Riske, MHM Class of 2014 & Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement
Aug 2014
Funding from Canadian Foundation for Healthcare will encourage family engagement in paediatric rehabilitation in the Yukon. Read more on how Amy's Scholarly Paper entitled "‘Organizational level family engagement in community-based paediatric rehabilitation" led the groundwork to benefit the community of Whitehorse.
Health management students gather for spring residency
Sept 2014 Last month, students from the 2012 cohort of the Master of Health Management (MHM) program gathered together for a key learning opportunity: their Spring Residency. This three day event is sculpted by engaging videos, instructive case studies, and valuable workshops.
Rehabilitation science students spruce up business skills
Spring 2013 Physiotherapists Cathy Hoyles and Caroline Gill work almost half a continent apart – one in St. John's Newfoundland, the other in Hamilton – yet both are honing their business management skills in McMaster University's Master of Health Management (MHM) program.
Flexible learning for health care professionals
Sept 2013 Many health care professionals experience difficulties moving into management and need to develop core skills in such areas as staffing, budgeting and information about the broader functioning of the health care system, its policies and governance. However, it is difficult for them to leave the work place for full-time education and general business management programs may not meet their specific needs.
School of Rehabilitation Science ANNUAL REPORT JANUARY 2013 – JUNE 2014
2013-2014 The School of Rehabilitation Science aims to provide exemplary educational programs for students in occupational therapy, physiotherapy, rehabilitation science and health management. The School will contribute to the advancement of health care in general and rehabilitation science in particular through excellence in collaborative research and service initiatives.