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Celebrating nurses on world health day

Tuesday, Apr 07, 2020: The “State of the World’s Nursing Report – 2020” has been published by the World Health Organization (WHO). Read More

New article explores preparing for patient partnership

Tuesday, Apr 07, 2020: Marissa Bird, a PhD student in the nursing program, is the lead author on a new review about patient engagement. Read More

Featuring: Michael McGillion and Sandra L. Carroll

Graduating BScN students are getting ready to join the nursing workforce

Friday, Apr 03, 2020: Approximately 440 students will graduate from the nursing program at McMaster this spring. They’re ready to take their places in healthcare ... Read More

Featuring: Joanna Pierazzo

Nursing faculty shortage is the focus of a new research project

Thursday, Apr 02, 2020: Her team has been awarded a grant from MERIT’s Academic Mentorship Research Starter Fund. Read More

Featuring: Sheila Boamah, Nancy Carter and Joanna Pierazzo

Congratulations to our award-winning students

Thursday, Mar 26, 2020: ​ Students from McMaster University’s graduate and undergraduate nursing programs have once again won prestigious Registered Nurses’ F... Read More

New study project will examine the "well-being paradox"

Thursday, Mar 19, 2020: Dr. Maureen Markle-Reid and PhD student Carly Whitmore discuss the new research. Read More

Featuring: Jenny Ploeg, Kathryn Fisher and Maureen Markle-Reid

Grant will fund research on resident-to-resident aggression in long-term care

Monday, Mar 09, 2020: Associate professor Dr. Pam Baxter is the principal investigator on a new grant from Sigma Theta Tau International. Read More

Featuring: Pamela Baxter and Sheila Boamah

Real stories of alumni finding their way -- by Diana Marginean

Friday, Mar 06, 2020: Diana Marginean, a graduate of the BScN program at McMaster, talks about Life After Mac. Read More

Nurses and midwives are leading the way to Universal Health

Friday, Mar 06, 2020: The Region of the Americas has some 9 million practitioners in the nursing profession, 4.5 million of whom are university-trained nurses, 87% of th... Read More

SDG-targeted research helps create health care jobs for Canadian newcomers

Thursday, Mar 05, 2020: Andrea Baumann has led the development of a successful employment strategy. Read More

Featuring: Andrea Baumann

New guidance for recognizing and responding to family violence

Tuesday, Mar 03, 2020: Dr. Susan Jack was the co-chair of the Curriculum Leader Table, as well as the chair of the Children’s Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence Evidence Review Group. Read More

Featuring: Susan Jack and Diana Sherifali

Clara Graham Elman, Alumni profile

Friday, Feb 28, 2020: Clara (nee Graham) Elman graduated from nursing at McMaster before the university even had a BScN program. Her career, which included clinical and... Read More

First-of-its-kind nurse practitioner fellowship in Canada

Wednesday, Feb 26, 2020: Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) launched a first-of-its-kind Nurse Practitioner (NP) Fellowship Program in Complex Malignant Hematology (CMH). The... Read More

Featuring: Denise A. Bryant-Lukosius

EMBOLDEN team launches its first co-design event in Hamilton

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020: A research team wants to help older adults overcome health barriers through improved nutrition, physical activity and social connections in key Ha... Read More

Featuring: Rebecca Ganann, Kathryn Fisher, Diana Sherifali, Maureen Markle-Reid and Ruta Valaitis

Congratulations to Ruta Valaitis on her retirement

Monday, Feb 24, 2020: From babies to older adults, and every age in between, Dr. Ruta Valaitis’ work has involved patients from across the life span. Read More

Featuring: Ruta Valaitis

New research works with older adults to co-design community programs

Friday, Feb 21, 2020: Dr. Rebecca Ganann’s recent research looks at designing community programs aimed at keeping older adults healthy. Read More

Featuring: Rebecca Ganann

Nursing history show and tell: Issue 6

Thursday, Feb 20, 2020: A box of scrapbooks in the FHS Archives contains photographs and news stories from the early days of the McMaster School of Nursing. Read More

Heart Month 2020

Monday, Feb 10, 2020: At McMaster’s School of Nursing, researchers are searching for better ways to treat and prevent this condition. Read More

Featuring: Bernice Downey, Michael McGillion, Patricia Helen Strachan, Diana Sherifali, Sandra L. Carroll and Maureen Markle-Reid

STUDENT STORIES: Tierra Reay in Whitehorse

Wednesday, Feb 05, 2020: Students in the BScN program have the opportunity to do a clinical placement in other areas of Canada and in countries at sites that partner with McMaster. Here is one story. Read More

Highlights from our latest research: Jan 2020 report

Friday, Jan 31, 2020: This report covers work produced and reported to us by our faculty and students from Oct 1 to Dec 31, 2019. Faculty members and students were fir... Read More

Congratulations to Michele Drummond-Young on her retirement

Thursday, Jan 30, 2020: Assistant professor Michele Drummond-Young retired from teaching in December after nearly 30 years with the School of Nursing. After a successful ... Read More

Featuring: Michele Drummond-Young

Third issue of the Evidence-Informed Decision Making casebook is now available

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020: The NCCMT is excited to include in this issue two international stories. Read More

Featuring: Maureen Dobbins

Protecting the vulnerable: Healthcare leaders discuss violence in long-term care

Monday, Jan 20, 2020: Dr. Pam Baxter is the lead on a new grant from CIHR. Read More

Featuring: Pamela Baxter and Sharon Kaasalainen

Accelerated program students take professionalism pledge

Friday, Jan 10, 2020: Seventy-three students attended the Professionalism Pledge Ceremony for the Accelerated BScN Program on January 9th at McMaster University. Read More

Featuring: Maria Pratt, Bernice Downey and Joanna Pierazzo

Class of 1994 celebrated 25 years

Tuesday, Jan 07, 2020: The class of 1994 BScN held their 25th Nursing Reunion during Homecoming on October 19, 2019.  Here is their report from their celebrati... Read More

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