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We hold events throughout the year – from educational lectures to networking events to social gatherings and much more! 

Check out U of T Nursing on YouTube here to watch some of our past events. 

Stay tuned to this space for information on upcoming events, keep an eye on the Alumni e-newsletter, or contact / 416-946-7097 to learn how to stay connected.


Community-led Research with Indigenous Communities: Parenting in early childhood
Featuring Dr. Amy Wright

Monday, October 3, 2022
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm 
Zoom details will be sent to registrants 

You’re invited to Bloomberg Nursing Rounds, a series of talks featuring our Faculty researchers sharing their work. We are pleased to welcome the first speaker of the 2022 – 2023 season, Dr. Amy Wright, who will speak about “Community-led Research with Indigenous Communities: Parenting in early childhood.” 

Dr. Amy Wright is an Assistant Professor at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto. She is past-President and current President-Elect of the Canadian Association of Neonatal Nurses and a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner at McMaster University Children’s Hospital. She has worked extensively with the Indigenous community and Indigenous-led organizations in the Hamilton area since 2013, on meeting the communities’ research goals on healthy parenting and early childhood development, including projects such as Healing the Hurt, a KT initiative with Indigenous mothers to complement practitioners’ self-study of culturally safe health care. 

Register here. 


Wednesday, October 12, 2022
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Rec Room, 255 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, ON, M5V 3M9

U of T is having an exclusive party to celebrate your accomplishments! Join recent grads for a night of games and fun at the Rec Room. Your ticket includes game credits, tasty eats and one drink ticket. This is strictly a 19+ event. 

$25 per ticket
Space is limited, Register now!


Creating Capacity to Communicate: Supporting patient communication in the adult critical care unit during the COVID-19 pandemic

Featuring Laura Istanboulian (BSc 2000, MN 2012)

Tuesday, October 25, 2022
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Zoom details will be sent to registrants

Join us for our Alumni Lunch and Learn featuring Laura Istanboulian (BSc 2000, MN 2012). You will learn about the development, implementation, and evaluation of a co-designed communication tool for use in adult ICU settings and will hear about the key findings of Laura’s doctoral research.

Laura Istanboulian is a Nurse Practitioner who works with patients experiencing persistent and chronic critical illness. Laura graduated from the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing Master of Nursing – Nurse Practitioner program in 2012 and returned to Bloomberg Nursing in 2018 to begin her Ph.D. in nursing under the supervision of Dr. Craig Dale. Laura is in the final year of her doctoral research, which focuses on evaluating the acceptability of a co-designed communication intervention tool to support adult patient communication in the intensive care unit during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. Her goal is to continue building a Canadian research program addressing patient and family communication vulnerability in critical care environments. 

Register here.


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