MSK Rehab Research Network – Trainee Summer School
July 31 – August 4 | Western University
The MSK Rehab Research Network is excited to offer an interactive trainee summer school on outcome measurement. Topics include measurement theory, properties and how they are assessed, as well as a focus on patient engagement.
Participants will also gain hands-on experience at the state-of-the-art Wolf Orthopaedic Biomechanics Lab (WOBL) and the Roth McFarlane Hand and Upper Limb Centre (HULC).
Speakers: Dr. Trevor Birmingham, Dr. Lisa Carlesso, Dr. Joy MacDermid, Dr. Tara Packham as well as patient partners.
This event is free and open to trainees of all levels who are involved in MSK rehabilitation research at a Canadian university. The event will be capped at a maximum of 25 participants to ensure an interactive, hands-on experience for all.
Space is extremely limited, apply today!
Applications will be assessed on a first come, first serve basis and evaluated on alignment with Network priorities.
Key Concepts Covered:
- Muscle Strength and Endurance
- Joint Motion and Kinematics
- Patient-reported Outcomes
- Performance-based functional tests
Expected Trainee Outputs:
- Develop an outcome measurement strategy for your own research program
- A plan for partnering with patients/persons with lived experience in your research
|July 31||August 1||August 2||August 3||August 4|
|Morning Arrival||Morning Lectures||Morning Lectures||Morning Lectures||Patient & PWLE Session|
|Afternoon Registration||Lab Testing & Measurement (WOBL)||Lab Testing & Measurement (HULC)||Performance Based Tests||Wrap-Up and Departure|
Travel & Accommodations:
On-campus accommodations are available for non-Western students at Ontario Hall Residence. This residence is located directly across from Elborn College, where most sessions will be taking place. Accommodation costs will be covered and include hot breakfast. Daily lunches will be provided for all participants.
Details on bookings will be provided following your acceptance into the summer school.
Non-local participants will be required to arrange their own travel to London and local transport to/from Western University. Following the event, the Network will reimburse up to $500 in CIHR-eligible travel expenses per person.
Some walking or local transit may be required between classrooms and lab locations on and near campus. Please make note of any mobility challenges you may have so we can accommodate as best as possible.
Any questions can be directed to Ryan Power (firstname.lastname@example.org)