June 2024

Healthy Professional Workers Partnership - Culminating Dialogue on June 12th, 8am to 5pm EDT (register here)


Coming soon..


November 2022

Sustaining Nursing in Canada: A set of coordinated evidence-based solutions targeted to support the nursing workforce now and into the future. Dr. Ben Ahmed, Houssem E., Dr. Bourgeault, Ivy L.  November 2022

April 2022

Dr. Bourgeault provides testimony to House of Commons Standing Committee on Health, April 27th, 2022

March 2022

The Canadian Academy of Health Sciences appointed co-chairs Harrison Applin, PhD, RN, FCAN, Ivy Bourgeault, PhD, FCAHS, Luigi Lepanto, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), and Chris Simpson, BSc, MD, FRCPC, FACC, FHRS, FCCS, FCAHS to the Assessment on Health Human Resources commissioned by Health Canada. March 2022


November 2021

The CAHS Dialogue November 2021 : The straw that broke the camel’s back: Health workers during the pandemic / La goutte qui fait déborder le vase : Ressources humaines en santé et la pandémie. : November 25, 2021 @ 1pm EST / le 25 novembre 2021 @ 13h00 

February 2021

Advancing Gender Equity in Medicine: Andrea C. Tricco, Ivy Bourgeault, Ainsley Moore, Eva Grunfeld, Nazia Peer and Sharon E. Straus CMAJ February 16, 2021 193 (7) E244-E250 DOI: 

La pandémie révèle des lacunes importantes: Ivy Lynn Bourgeault, February 13, 2021

The pandemic exposes critical gaps in our health workforce planning: Ivy Lynn Bourgeault, February 10, 2021


October 2020
September 2020

Health-worker deaths from COVID-19 not just about the numbers: Jade Sim Neeru Gupta and Ivy Bourgeault, Sept. 4, 2020. "The overrepresentation of racialized workers among the list of the deceased is not a coincidence and needs to be addressed, these writers say." 

July 2020

Invited Panelist, Strengthening Long Term Care in the WHO European Region. WHO EURO Long Term Care (LTC) Services - HSS Webinar, July 8, 2020 

Dr. Bourgeault awarded a SSHRC/CIHR Partnership Grant to study Health Professional Workers, July 1, 2020

June 2020
Canada’s system of long-term care was a powder keg; COVID-19 the spark that set it alight. As the virus overtook nursing and care homes across the country, we began to hear about the outdated facilities and the population unable to advocate for itself. Long-term care work deserves our respect with Ivy Lynn Bourgeault June 10, 2020 

Mar 5, 2020

Invited Speakers, Empowering Women Leaders in Health. Royal Ottawa International Women’s Day Celebration 

Feb 12, 2020

Invited Panelist: Sex, Gender and Diversity in Mental Health. Bridging Science, Policy and Practice with Sex and Gender. Health Canada and CIHR Institute for Gender and Health, Ottawa 

Dec 9, 2019

Invited Speaker, How to go about doing an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion audit of one’s School or Faculty, uOttawa Faculty of Medicine, Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Seminar Series 

Jun 1, 2019

Dr. Bourgeault to co-host with Dr. Peter Nugus, the Canadian-Australian Health Sociology Conference in Vancouver, BC 

Oct 1, 2018

Dr. Bourgeault to co-chair the Third Canadian Health Workforce Conference in Ottawa 

Jul 1, 2018

Dr. Bourgeault awarded a SSHRC/CIHR Partnership Grant to study Health Professional Workers  

Jun 1, 2018

Dr. Bourgeault is part of a team of researchers studying Workplace Conversation about Mental Health led by Dr. Laurent Lapierre with funds from SSHRC  

Sep 1, 2017

Dr. Bourgeault is part of a large team of researchers examining Seniors Adding Life to Years (SALTY) led by Dr. Janice Keefe at Mount Saint Vincent University  

Jun 1, 2017

Dr. Bourgeault awarded a CIHR SGBA Health Policy-Research Partnerships supporting an SGBA lens to psychologically healthy workplaces

Apr 1, 2017

Dr. Bourgeault awarded Status of Women Canada funds for the Empowering Women Leaders in Health initiative in partnership with the Canadian College of Health Leaders and the Canadian Health Leadership Network 

Oct 1, 2016

Dr. Bourgeault to co-chair the Second Canadian Health Workforce Conference in Ottawa

May 1, 2016

Dr. Bourgeault to host the Fifth Biennial Conference of the Canadian Society for the Sociology of Health, Ottawa 

Dr. Bourgeault to host the CIHR Insitute of Gender and Health Chairs Event - Telfer School of Management  

Apr 1, 2016

Dr. Bourgeault awarded a Partnership Development grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) and the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR)

May 1, 2015

Dr. Bourgeault presents on Skills Management: Better Optimize Your Workforce's Capabilities to Enhance Quality of Care at the 2nd National Forum on Human Resources Strategies for Healthcare 

Apr 1, 2015

Dr. Bourgeault launches the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Summit Report on Optimising Health Professional Scopes of Practice at the University of Biritish Columbia.

Feb 1, 2015

Dr. Bourgeault presents at the Federal-Provincial Territorial Committee on Health Workforce workshop on Team-Based Models of Care: Impact on Patients, Providers & Health Systems.

Jan 1, 2015

Dr. Bourgeault presents a focus on the legislative recommendations of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences report at the Nova Scotia Regulated Health Professions Network 

Nov 1, 2014

Dr. Bourgeault will hold a visiting Scholar award with the University of Sydney Business School, Work and Organizational Studies Program. Nominated by a colleague, Dimitria Groutsis who leads the Business of Health Network, Dr. Bourgeault will participate in the Global Health Migration Symposium organized by the Managing Global Migration Research Group and in other colloquia related to health worker migration  

Oct 1, 2014

Dr. Bourgeault to co-chair the Canadian Health Workforce Conference, Ottawa 

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