Situating the Migration and Integration of Health Workers in National and International Contexts

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2024

1:30pm - 3:30pm

Lecture by:
Dr. Ivy Bourgeault

The recruitment, migration and integration of health workers in the Canadian context of health workforce shortages has global implications. In this talk, Dr. Bourgeault will address the key trends in Canada, including recent efforts to more quickly integrate internationally educated health workers already here, with recent analyses of the consequences of local policies and practices for countries from which health workers are being recruited or migrating.

About The Lecturer

Dr. Ivy Bourgeault

Ivy Lynn Bourgeault, PhD, is a Professor in the School of Sociological and Anthropological Studies at the University of Ottawa and the University Research Chair in Gender, Diversity and the Professions. She leads the Canadian Health Workforce Network, the Empowering Women Leaders in Health initiative and co-leads the Team Primary Care: Training for Transformation project. Dr. Bourgeault has garnered an international reputation for her research on the health workforce, and health worker migration and integration, particularly from a gender lens.