A Message to Members of IPAC Canada/PCI Canada
From Barbara Catt, President
Integrity is a core value of Infection Prevention and Control Canada/ Prévention et contrôle des infections Canada. As the professional voice of Canadian Infection Prevention and Control Professionals, we are committed to supporting diversity, especially to promote greater inclusion of Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) in our profession. We condemn racism and racial injustice in all its forms and will take concerted action to ensure racial bias and discrimination is addressed in all of our work, including educational events and other programs. See the full announcement:
June 22, 2020
Request for Recommendations for Board Nominees
The Nominating Committee of the Board of Directors of IPAC Canada is charged with the responsibility of ensuring leadership continuity. Specifically, the Committee is responsible for ensuring that there is at least one qualified candidate running for election for each open Board position.
As such, the Nominating Committee is inviting recommendations from IPAC Canada members for the following Board positions open for election in May 2021:
President-elect for a 2-year term (will then serve a 2-year term as President, and a 1-year term as Past President)
Treasurer for a 3-year term
July 15, 2020
Revera Living is seeking a bilingual Infection Prevention and Control Specialist at Carlingview Manor, Ottawa. See job description and application criteria here.
July 10, 2020
Getting Past Discomfort: Mitigating Bias to Become Upstanders in Healthcare
Thursday, August 27, 2020 (1330 Eastern)
An important part of leadership development is understanding the barriers that may impede success for those you lead. Join Dr. Jasmine R. Marcelin from the University of Nebraska Medical Center as she discusses the historical and contemporaneous impact of racism in healthcare, uncovers different kinds of unconscious bias, and how to address them when they occur.
This webinar is for IPAC Canada members and non-members. Please pass this information along to your colleagues. Preregistration is required, by Tuesday, August 25, 2020. Log in
July 7, 2020