Sue Bookey-Bassett obtained her bachelor of science in nursing from the University of Toronto and a master of education from Brock University. Bookey-Bassett completed her PhD in nursing at McMaster University’s Aging Community and Health Research Unit in 2018. Her doctoral work involved the development and feasibility testing of an interprofessional education intervention to support collaborative practice in the home care sector. She also completed a certificate program on educating health professionals in interprofessional care (EHPIC) through the University of Toronto Centre for Interprofessional Education in 2013.
Bookey-Bassett has held numerous numerous practice, education and research roles across health care and academic institutions. She has expertise in designing, delivering and evaluating education programs for health professions students and practicing health care professionals. Her nursing clinical background is in perinatal and neonatal nursing.
Bookey-Bassett’s program of research relates to interprofessional education (IPE) and collaboration within and across all health sectors. Current work focuses on exploring the role of IPE in care transitions and integrated models of care.
As an early career researcher, I am currently involved in several research initiatives as described below. I am developing collaborations with both nursing and other health professions researchers, patients and decision makers.