Call for Healthcare Award Submissions

George Brown College presents the first annual
“Collaborative Practice Health-care Award” in November 2007

Submissions now being accepted.

Toronto, ON) May 9, 2007 George Brown College (GBC) is pleased to announce the first annual George Brown College Collaborative Practice Healthcare Awards taking place in November 2007, at the annual Health in the City event. The awards are designed to honour excellence in collaborative healthcare practice and encourage the sharing of ideas.

GBC is looking for examples of how different healthcare professionals are collaborating to support excellence in patient-centred care. Submissions for the award should include examples of how collaboration increases the efficiency of healthcare organizations and improves patient care.

Submissions must be received by June 29, 2007. Interested organizations should submit their success stories at:

The Centre for Health Sciences at George Brown College is a recognized leader in health sciences interprofessional educationone of the first colleges in Ontario to make a total commitment to an interdisciplinary approach. GBC has two on-site applied learning facilities, the Interprofessional Learning Clinic and the Simulated Practice Centre, where students can apply their theoretical knowledge of collaborative principles into practice. The end result is that all health sciences students will be able to better understand how their roles interact and influence patient outcomes.

George Brown Colleges Centre for Health Sciences is a key contributor to improving the quality of health care delivery in Ontario. A leading health care educator, GBC prepares health sciences graduates to support collaborative practice and patient-centred care with interprofessional-focused, team-based education. Students can study at George Brown for such health care professions as Nursing, Dental Health, Health and Wellness and Health Services Management.