Dr. Ivy Bourgeault

Professor & CIHR Chair in Gender, Work and Health Human Resources, University of Ottawa

Health workforce, health leadership, healthcare policy, maternity care and workplace mental health



Recognized nationally and internationally for her research and scholarship on health workforce policy, health worker migration, midwifery and maternity care, Bourgeault holds a CIHR Chair in Gender, Work and Health Human Resources at the University of Ottawa. Her dedication to knowledge exchange is evidenced with a number of consultations to Provincial Ministries of Health, Health Canada, the Pan American Health Organization and the World Health Organization.


  • Maternity care
  • Health workforce
  • Health leadership
  • Healthcare policy
  • Workplace mental health