Madeleine Buck

Assistant Professor

Assistant Director, Ingram School of Nursing, and
BSc(N) Program Director
Clinical Associate,
McGill University Health Centre

Room 211, Wilson Hall
madeleine.buck [at]

Professor Madeleine Buck’s teaching areas include acute and chronic illness management, symptom management, development of clinical assessment and clinical reasoning skills, and global health. She has worked in critical care, community health, and nursing education. As BSc(N) Program Director, she is involved in program development and evaluation, student advisement, and direct teaching. Her passion is helping to bridge the gap in knowledge translation into clinical practice. At a national level, she active in the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) as co-chair of the Advisory Committee on Accreditation Policies; at an international level, she is Chair of McGill Nurses for Highlands Hope and works with a group of nurses and community volunteers in Tanzania to address the challenge of HIV/AIDS and related social problems in the Njombe region of the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. Highlands Hope logo

BSc(N), MSc(A) (McGill University)

Areas of interest

  • integration of evidence-informed illness management approaches in nursing practices
  • teaching and learning in undergraduate and post-graduate education, including the transition from novice to expert nurse
  • accreditation of health education programs
  • global health
  • Patient Safety – reducing failure to rescue rates through vigilant clinical assessment and follow-up

To view Professor Buck's publications, visit the Ingram School of Nursing's Research/Publications page.