Second pop-up session to offer a sneak peek of our new Health Workforce Dashboard

If you’re like us and interested in seeing pan-Canadian health workforce data centralized for the first time, we invite you to join us on June 20!  We will walk participants through an interactive demo of our first dashboard release. This release will offer modules that begin to look at who our workforce is, policy interventions […]

Health research conference sounds optimistic note for health workforce planning

People talk in front of tables at a trade show

The Health Workforce Canada team and I attended our first pan-Canadian health research and policy conference last week. We were warmly welcomed at CASPHR (Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research), and came away with a strong sense of hope and optimism for the future of our health workforce. It’s clear that everyone is […]

CEO Deb Gordon describes what health systems would be like in an ideal world

I was pleased to join the Canadian College of Health Leaders for part of their National Conversation on solutions for challenges facing the health system. Moderator Dr. Michael Gardam asked panelists to describe what health systems would look like in a perfect world, one where our health workforce was engaged and supported in Canada. It’s […]

Our first pop-up session to focus on retaining new health care graduates

Health Workforce Canada is excited to be hosting our first virtual pop-up session, where we will bring together health care partners from across the country to learn from each other about best practices, challenges, and successes in the Canadian health workforce. Our first pop-up session will focus on retaining new health care graduates and will […]

Health Workforce Data In Canada: How to Optimize its Use within Research

Health Workforce Canada Board Director Dr. Kim McGrail will speak at this webinar, hosted by CIHR, which brings together health workforce researchers with key pan-Canadian data stewards and Health Workforce Canada to discuss what health workforce data are available to Canadian researchers, how to access and use the data, and associated data privacy issues to […]

Health Workforce Canada celebrates vital role of women in strong health workforce

Women play a vital role in Canada’s health workforce. They are physicians and nurses, midwives and personal and other support workers. They are allied health professionals – dentists, dental assistants, dental hygienists, and part of many other clinical groups. Women, too, are an essential part of the workforce in clinical and corporate support, research and […]

Canada’s health systems over capacity, marked by job vacancies, millions of hours in overtime

System responding with innovations, collaboration through new entity Health Workforce Canada  By Health Workforce Canada Across the country, responses to health workforce challenges during and after the pandemic have included innovations in how service is delivered, expanded scopes of practice and a renewed focused on team-based care. New pan-Canadian collaborations have started to move the […]