Presenter: Linda McGillis Hall, RN, PhD, FAAN, FCAHS, Professor, Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto

Moderator:  Dr. Netha Dyck, RN, EdD, CHE, Dean, College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, University of Manitoba  

Webinar Title:  Building a Program of Research in Nursing Academia

Webinar Description:

This webinar provides newer nursing faculty members, emerging nurse scientists, doctoral and postdoctoral nursing and health sciences students with practical guidance on developing their own unique program of research. Research program development from the perspective of nursing academic faculty is highlighted, within the context of the Canadian healthcare funding environment and healthcare system.

Key questions this webinar will answer:

  1. What are the stages or steps in developing an individual program of research in a nursing academic setting?
  2. What steps can be taken in building a program of research to ensure it is successful?
  3. What are the features of a successful program of research?
  4. What can be done to ensure a program of research is sustainable over time?

Presenter Biography:

  1. Linda McGillis Hall, PhD, RN, FAAN, FCAHS is the Kathleen Russell Distinguished Professor and was the Associate Dean of Research at the Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto from 2007 to 2018 - where she has been employed as a faculty member since 2000. She is a recognized leader in nursing health services research and was the first Canadian nurse to be inducted as an American Academy of Nursing International Fellow (2007), was the inaugural recipient of the Canadian Nurses Association Order of Merit for Nursing Research (2008) and was inducted as a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences in 2010. She also received the 2013 Research Mentorship Award from the US Academy Health’s Interdisciplinary Research Group on Nursing Issues (IRGNI), the 2011 Award of Excellence in Nursing Research from the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN), and in 2016 was named to the International Researcher Hall of Fame, of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society for Nursing. Most recently, in 2017 she received the Pat Griffin Scholar Award from CASN. Her research has also earned her an Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Nursing Senior Career Research Award (2009-2012), a Canadian Institutes of Health Research New Investigator Award (2002-2007), and a Premier's Research Excellence Award from the Ontario government (2003-2008). Her research program focuses on health human resources issues related to nursing staff mix and models of care, nursing education, the nursing work environment and how this influences nurse retention, mobility and migration, nurse’s health, and patient safety outcomes of nursing practice.

Lunch & Learn: How to build a program of research

  • Thursday Mar 14 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Online