News & Announcements

The FIFSW Simulation Program named 2017 winner of Northrop Frye Award, Departmental/Divisional Category

Category: Faculty in the News, FIFSW Students in the News

 

This award is for outstanding success in integrating teaching and research, and for demonstrating innovation and best practices to the Faculty’s peer educators around the globe. The prize includes a $6,000 award for the Faculty to put towards our Simulation initiative.

This is wonderful recognition of Marion Bogo’s research as well as the work of so many faculty, doctoral students, and staff pulling together to research the most effective methods of education, then put those methods into practice in classes to become a world leader.

The University is holding a reception on April 27, 2017. Details will be forthcoming.

Qualitative study of complex patients article published by PhD student Bill O’Leary, Profs. Shelley Craig, David Brennan et al.

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The lived experience of the hospital discharge “plan”: A longitudinal qualitative study of complex patients, received ‘Editor’s Pick’ in the January edition of the Journal of Hospital Medicine.

Background: Transitions in care are a high-risk time for patients. Complex patients account for the largest proportion of healthcare costs but experience lower quality and discontinuity of care. The experiences of complex patients can be used to identify gaps in hospital discharge practices and design interventions to improve outcomes.

Profs. Brennan and Logie named SSWR Fellows for 2017

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Fellows of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) 2017 class include Professor David Brennan and Professor Carmen Logie.

SSWR Fellows are members who have served with distinction to advance the mission of the Society — to advance, disseminate, and translate research that addresses issues of social work practice and policy and promotes a diverse, equitable and just society.

Profs. Shelley Craig and Barbara Fallon named newest Canada Research Chairs

Category: Faculty in the News

The Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work was privileged to host an announcement from the federal government today regarding the newest Canada Research Chairs. The event was a wonderful showcase for this Faculty and the important research that is done here, and we are so proud that our two new CRCs, Shelley Craig and Barbara Fallon, were featured as part of this event.

Shelley Craig is the new Canada Research Chair in Sexual and Gender Minority Youth.

Barbara Fallon is the new Canada Research Chair in Child Welfare.

Congratulations again to both of them for this tremendous achievement and recognition.