Industry Insights


Health research conference sounds optimistic note for health workforce planning

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...
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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...
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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...
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Investment in leadership development by Toronto’s Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre helping to fill leadership vacuum exacerbated by COVID-19 pandemic

Supportive leaders having positive effect on retention of front-line health workers and patient outcomes.
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