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Black History Month 2023 Poster

February 23, 2023

Black History Month 2023

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The UBC Consortium for Nursing History Inquiry will present the following activities to celebrate Black nurses throughout February 2023. 

Online Event:

The Consortium for Nursing History Inquiry welcomes all who are interested to join our virtual event

Black History Month 2023: Historical Considerations on Nursing Education across Canada

February 23 at 10 a.m. PST.

This event will include three presentations by participants from:

  • UBC School of Nursing
  • USASK College of Nursing
  • UNBJ Department of History & Politics

Join us to learn about a Rockefeller Foundation report written by Ethel Johns (the first director of nursing at UBC) on the status of Black women in the nursing profession in the United States (written in 1925), the entry of Black students to UBC Nursing and UNB School of Nursing, and racism in nursing education and practice in Canada today.  

Date & Time

Thu, February 23, 2023
10:00am - 11:00am

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