May 11, 2023  |  2:30pm - 3:30pm

Navigating the Current Landscape for Nursing: Challenges and Opportunities


Register for this free virtual event and let us know if you have a question for the panelists.

This nursing week, the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN) is hosting a panel discussion and Q&A on current challenges in our health-care system, current initiatives and proposed solutions.

The purpose of this event is to acknowledge Ontario's nurses and shine a light on the nursing profession as the backbone to Ontario's health-care system - past, present and future.

Open to all nurses including nursing students, clinicians, faculty and leaders in Ontario.


  • Leigh Chapman, Chief Nursing Officer of Canada
  • Karima Velji, Chief of Nursing and Professional Practice and Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health, Ontario
  • Judy Linton, Chief Nursing Executive and Executive Vice President, Clinical Institutes and Quality Programs, Ontario Health
  • Linda Johnston, Dean and Professor, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto

Moderated by:

  • Sonya Canzian, Executive Vice President, Clinical Programs, People and Chief Nursing & Health Professions Officer, Unity Health Toronto
  • Jane Merkley, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nurse Executive, Sinai Health

TAHSN Nursing Week 2023 Webinar Flyer