Jocelyn Bennett

Director, Compassion Program, AMS
Adjunct Lecturer, Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto

Jocelyn Bennett is a nurse leader with over 3 decades of experience in progressive clinical and operational roles. With a focus on leading clinical transformation through staff engagement, LEAN and process improvement, Jocelyn has led teams in the development, design and evaluation of innovative models of care and environments to deliver the highest quality patient and family centred care. Jocelyn holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Toronto. She is an Adjunct Lecturer in the Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto. In 2014, Jocelyn was honoured with the Margaret Comack National Nursing Leadership Award awarded by the Ontario Hospital Association and led teams recognized by the Canadian College of Health Leaders with the national 3M Health Care Quality Team Award for the Acute Care for Elders (ACE) Strategy (2014) and the National Healthcare Safety Award (2015). She has presented nationally and internationally on her work.

Jocelyn is currently the Director of the Compassion Program at AMS Healthcare, a charitable organization, where she manages strategic investments and relationships with educators, researchers, health professionals, and policy partners provincially and nationally to implement innovations to support compassionate quality health care.