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  • The 2013 Dorothy Wylie Nursing and Health Leaders Institute (our 25th offering since 2001) was held in May at the BMO Institute for Learning In Toronto with over a hundred leaders from across Canada. The participants are hard at work on their demonstration projects and will return for the final session in October.
  • Bev and Judith Skelton Green facilitated a successful day at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences. The organizations’ key leaders – many alumni of the DWNHLI – came together to discover what was currently working well, and what was needed now to continue to expand their own leadership and to enable and encourage more emerging leaders. Their goal is to continue to expand Ontario Shores’ leadership capacity and continually strive to find better ways to meet their mandate.
  • The 2011 and 2012 Dorothy Wylie Nursing and Health Leaders Institutes were well received with over a hundred dynamic leaders chosen by their health care organizations across Canada meeting at the BMO Institute for Learning in Toronto for a week of building a learning community, exploring leadership and planning how to use their new tools and concepts back home.
  • The May 2010 Dorothy Wylie Health Leaders Institute was another big success with 96 dynamic leaders chosen by their health care organizations across Canada meeting at the BMO Institute for Learning in Toronto for a week of building a learning community, exploring leadership and planning how to use their new tools and concepts back home. The group meets again for 3 days in November.
  • The combined 16th Dorothy Wylie Nursing Leadership and 5th Health Leaders Institute was held in May 2009. The 17th session is scheduled for May 2010 as a combined Nursing and Health Leaders Institute. The Institute attracts a diverse group of existing and emerging health care leaders from a variety of roles, health sectors, organizations and locations across Canada. Alumni now number over 2000. A paper about the Institute’s inception and development was published in the Fall, 2002 issue of the Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership. Registration Information.
  • Bev Simpson, Julia Scott and Judith Skelton-Green of Videre Leadership developed and facilitated an inter-professional Health Leaders Institute for 96 clinicians in August 2008 at the Hospital for Sick Children
  • Bev Simpson, Julia Scott and Judith Skelton-Green of Videre Leadership hosted a discussion titled Diverse Approaches to Building Capacity for Leadership with colleagues from Annapolis Valley Health and Winnipeg Regional Health Authority at the 2008 Nursing Leadership Network Meeting in Toronto on March 27 and 28th, 2008.
  • Rudy Pedri of Humber River Regional Hospital and Bev Simpson facilitated a Knowledge Cafe titled Gender Bias and Role Stereotyping: The Impact and Potential Effect on Nursing’s Future at the NLN Conference on March 28th, 2008.
  • The 4th Health Leaders Institute will be held Nov 10-14th 2008 and follow up session in April 2009. The 3rd Health Leaders Institute was held Nov 12-16th, 2007 and follow up session April 11 and 12, 2008.
  • The 14th Dorothy Wylie Nursing Leadership Institute is scheduled for May 20-24, 2008. The Institute attracts a diverse group of existing and emerging nurse leaders from a variety of roles, health sectors, organizations and locations across Canada. A paper about the Institute’s inception and development was published in the Fall, 2002 issue of the Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership. Registration Information
  • The 13th Dorothy Wylie Nursing Leadership Institute was held October 9-13th, 2007 and January 11-12, 2008.
  • Please read “An Integrated Approach to Change Leadership in the October 2007 issue of the Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership.
  • A panel session involving Judith Skelton Green, Claire Mallette, Bev and Julia Scott titled Leadership Development and Succession Planning: Lessons from the Field was held at the National Healthcare Leadership Conference in June 2007
  • Bev offered a plenary session with Lori Korkola, Corporate Professional Leader for Nursing at Toronto Rehab Institute titled Using Appreciative Inquiry to Transform the Model of Care Delivery at the 2007 National Rehabilitation Nursing Conference in June.
  • Bev participated in an advanced Appreciative Inquiry course with David Cooperrider of Case Western University and an international learning community in the spring of 2007.
  • Bev, Judith and Julia hosted Knowledge Cafes at the Nursing Leadership Network of Ontario Annual Conference in March 2005, 2006, and 2007.
  • Bev facilitated a workshop on Appreciative Inquiry and Leadership at the Ontario Hospital Association Health Achieve Conference at the Metro Convention Centre in November 2005.
  • Bev, Julia Scott, and Judith Skelton-Green presented a paper on Complex Adaptive Systems and Nursing Leadership in Turbulent Times to a packed audience of interested participants at the Nursing Leadership Network Annual Conference in March 2005.
  • Bev was an invited member of a plenary panel session at the Canadian Nurses Association conference The Changing Face of Nursing Leadership: Diversity, Partnerships and Innovations held in Ottawa in February, 2005.
  • The Dorothy M. Wylie Nursing Leadership Institute won the Ontario Hospital Association Ted Freedman Ontario Hospital Association Innovation in Education Award in November 2003. See the Toronto Star article: May 8, 2004: Crisis Looms in Nursing Leadership Please click here to read.