Dr. Bourgeault is a Professor in the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Chair in Gender, Work and Health Human Resources. She is also the lead coordinator of the pan Canadian Health Human Resource Network housed at the University of Ottawa with funding from Health Canada and the CIHR.
Dr. Bourgeault has garnered an international reputation for her research on health professions, health policy and women’s health. She has published widely in national and international journals and edited volumes on midwifery and maternity care, primary care delivery, advanced practice nursing, qualitative health research methods, and on complementary and alternative medicine. She has been a consultant to various provincial Ministries of Health in Canada, to Health Canada and to the World Health Organization. Her recent research focuses on the migration of health professionals and their integration into the Canadian health care system. Dr. Bourgeault sits on the international editorial board of Sociology of Health and Illness and the Journal of Marketing and Management in Healthcare as well as on the Institute Advisory Board of the CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research. – See more at: http://evidencenetwork.ca/ivybougeault#sthash.8LmS91RZ.dpuf
Commentaries by Dr. Ivy Lynn Bourgeault:
Ontario likely has enough doctors – if we make better use of our health workers
Women’s work across every aspect of healthcare is largely invisible // Le travail des femmes : largement invisible dans tous les domaines des soins de santé
What kind of health workforce will be needed to serve our aging population? // Quels effectifs faudra-t-il mettre en place pour répondre aux besoins de notre population vieillissante?
Why a new Health Accord needs to include better planning for health human resources // Tout nouvel Accord sur la santé devrait prévoir un mécanisme de planification des ressources humaines
Why do we have so few midwives in Canada? // Pourquoi y a-t-il aussi peu de sages-femmes au Canada?
Premiers’ health report a good start but important opportunities missed
Health care’s bigest soap opera
Interviews with Dr. Ivy Lynn Bourgeault:
Audio Podcast: How can we change the health workforce to serve our aging population?
Audio Podcast: Rethinking long-term care for seniors in Canada
Audio Podcast: Will Senior Care in Canada Break the Bank?
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