Mastering My Inbox with the GTD Method

For many people, managing emails has become next to impossible.  The sheer volume, paired with the diversity of their contents, and the expectation of an instant reply, has made this part of my job really challenging.  The worst part is that the time spent reading and answering emails really takes up time that could be … Continue reading Mastering My Inbox with the GTD Method

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On Being an Academic Nurse

When I began my PhD I felt the need to be cautious about telling people that I was doing it. Luckily I worked with super supportive colleagues and they never made me feel like I was weird or not a "real" nurse because of my interest in research. In fact, many of them were more … Continue reading On Being an Academic Nurse

Lessons from my First Year of University Teaching

Last term I taught the 3rd year data analysis course for nursing students at Western.  Boy, was it a ton of work!  Overall, I really enjoyed the experience and learned a lot about how teaching and learning has changed since I first began university back in 2001.  Currently I am teaching a graduate-level course in … Continue reading Lessons from my First Year of University Teaching