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Elaine Carty, Professer Emerita, has been named a Member of the Order of Canada "For her contributions to advancing women’s health care options, particularly for her instrumental role in establishing professional midwifery care in British Columbia." She will attend a ceremony at Rideau Hall at a later date to accept her insignia. We congratula
UBC Senior Lecturer, Cathryn Jackson, is the 2017-18 recipient of the Elizabeth Kenny McCann Scholar Award. The two-year award of $30,000 allows the holder to support and enhance teaching/learning pedagogy and scholarship in the UBC School of Nursing.
Jennifer Baumbusch and Richard Sawatsky have been named winners of the ARNBC award for Excellence in Advancing Nursing Knowledge & Research, while Agnes Black is the recipient of the Innovation in Nursing award. Congratulations to our worthy colleagues for their great achievements!
The richly deserved Killam Award for Excellence in Mentoring 2016 will be presented to Dr. Sally Thorne during the fall convocation at UBC. Dr. Thorne is an internationally recognized scholar in the fields of cancer and chronic illness, with an emphasis on communications and the impact of health system engagement on patient outcomes.
The Vancouver Sun opinion piece with John Oliffe and Olivier Ferlatte, outlines how homophobia impacts suicide rates among gay and bisexual men.
Wendy Hall has demonstrated "the highest standards in professional nursing education," according to the fall council meeting of the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN). The criteria for this award include the following characteristics: