Karen Breen-Reid RN, MN, FCAN, CpedN(C)

Former Manager, Interprofessional Education, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)
Adjunct Lecturer, Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

Karen obtained her BScN and MN from the University of Toronto and Certificate in Curriculum Development and Instructional Design from Mount Royal University, Alberta. Karen has held positions of staff nurse, educator, and manager over her career. Karen has extensive experience in creative nursing curriculum development, instructional design and evaluation, leadership, mentorship and collaborative communication. She has designed, delivered and evaluated education programs for nurses and interprofessional staff, as well as community partner education programs, nationally and internationally. She has authored/co-authored several chapters and journal articles related to interprofessional practice, education and research. She has an adjunct lecturer appointment at the University of Toronto, has been a part-time lecturer at the University of Ghana, and a member of the Discipline Committee of the College of Nurses of Ontario. Karen was the recipient of the 2008 Leadership Award in Nursing Education (Staff Development), from the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario and in 2021 was inducted as a Fellow with the Canadian Academy of Nurses.