The McMaster Health Forum Student Leadership Team oversees the coordination of a variety of events aimed at providing opportunities for professional growth, and fostering learning, interdisciplinary discussion and collective action among students to address pressing health challenges.
Since its establishment in 2009, the Student Leadership Team has organized panel discussions and debates, public talks, workshops and 'speed-mentoring' events that give students the chance to meet one-on-one with leaders in Canadian and other health systems. All events encourage active dialogue and debate between participants and presenters. For more information on they key elements of dialogues and debates, see Promoting discussion: Dialogue versus debate.
Convening these events gives students a chance to explore the issues, interact with leading doers and thinkers, and bring topical health challenges to the McMaster student community's attention.