Governance & Regulation
LEAD: Kathleen (Kate) Leslie
CHWN researchers are working on projects that examine the role of governance and regulation in supporting the health workforce while mitigating public risk. Legal and regulatory frameworks underpin health workforce advances such as optimizing scopes of practice to ensure appropriate skill mix, supporting team-based care models of care, and facilitating cross-border practice and inter-jurisdictional mobility.
CHWN Leads Kathleen Leslie, Ivy Bourgeault, and Mary Bartram are currently principal investigators on a CIHR funded study on regulatory standards for the mental health and substance use health workforce.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) funded studies
Governance and regulation research projects include Regulating Professionals in Virtual Practice: Protecting the Public Interest in Rapidly Changing Digital Workplaces and Professional Regulation in the Digital Era: Modernizing Regulatory Practices in the Public Interest.
WHO Research on the Design, Reform and Implementation of Health Practitioner Regulation across Countries
CHWN Leads Ivy Bourgeault and Kathleen Leslie are members of an international team completing a World Health Organization project on the global design, reform, and implementation of health practitioner regulation.
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