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U of T celebrates nursing week with distinguished dialogue

May 9, 2011

TORONTO, ON – This year, the Bloomberg Fac­ul­ty of Nurs­ing is com­mem­o­rat­ing Nurs­ing Week with a research exhib­it, fol­lowed by a pan­el dis­cus­sion titled, “Mod­el of Care: Chal­lenges and Oppor­tu­ni­ties” on May 10 at 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. respec­tive­ly at 155 Col­lege St. The evening will close with a cel­e­bra­to­ry recep­tion.

Pri­or to the lec­ture, a research poster exhi­bi­tion show­cas­ing the faculty’s sig­nif­i­cant tal­ent and research will be dis­played. Approx­i­mate­ly 20 mem­bers of the Bloomberg Fac­ul­ty will present infor­ma­tion relat­ed to their cur­rent bod­ies of research. Most of the researchers will be on hand to dis­cuss their work and answer ques­tions.

Dur­ing the pan­el dis­cus­sion, lead­ing clin­i­cians, researchers and pol­i­cy­mak­ers will probe the major chal­lenges that nurs­es face in the cur­rent health care sys­tem. The con­ver­sa­tion will begin with open­ing remarks from each par­tic­i­pant, fol­lowed by a Q&A with the audi­ence.



WHAT: Nurs­ing Week research exhib­it and pan­el dis­cus­sion, “Mod­el of Care: Chal­lenges and Oppor­tu­ni­ties”

WHEN: Tues­day, May 10, 2011

Research exhib­it: 5 p.m.

Pan­el dis­cus­sion: 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Health Sci­ences Build­ing, 155 Col­lege Street, 6th Floor, Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to

WHO: Pan­el par­tic­i­pants include:

  • Anne Cogh­lan, exec­u­tive direc­tor and CEO, Col­lege of Nurs­es Ontario
  • Sue Van­De­Velde-Coke, exec­u­tive vice-pres­i­dent, Chief Health Pro­fes­sions and Nurs­ing Exec­u­tive, Sun­ny­brook Health Sci­ences Cen­tre
  • Sioban Nel­son, dean and pro­fes­sor, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Fac­ul­ty of Nurs­ing, Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to
  • Alyssa Hamil­ton, MN stu­dent, admin­is­tra­tion stream, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Fac­ul­ty of Nurs­ing, Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to

For more infor­ma­tion and to RSVP, please con­tact:

Sarah Gopaul
Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Assis­tant
Lawrence S. Bloomberg Fac­ul­ty of Nurs­ing
Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to

The Lawrence S. Bloomberg Fac­ul­ty of Nurs­ing at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to ranks among the pre­mier nurs­ing pro­grams in the world in both edu­ca­tion and research. In 2007, ours became the first named fac­ul­ty of nurs­ing in Cana­da. We are com­mit­ted to ensur­ing all of the stu­dents in our under­grad­u­ate, mas­ters and PhD pro­grams have the high­est qual­i­ty learn­ing expe­ri­ences. More­over, with a Fac­ul­ty com­prised of the country’s lead­ing nurse researchers and edu­ca­tors, major con­tri­bu­tions to knowl­edge, health pol­i­cy and future prac­tice are pro­duced reg­u­lar­ly.