Peter Nugus

PETER NUGUS (MA Hons, MEd, PhD) is an Associate Professor in the Institute of Health Sciences Education and the Department of Family Medicine at McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Peter is also Acting Director of the McGill University Practice-based Research Network (PBRN) (Réseaux de recherche axée sur les pratiques de première ligne-RRAPPL). Drawing on a background in Political Science, Philosophy, Adult Education and Sociology, Peter’s published ethnographic and participatory research in emergency departments and various hospital and community settings across six countries, and teaching, has focused on workplace and organizational learning, care coordination, culture and identity in complex organizations, and translation and mobilization of knowledge across knowledge producers and users. Peter held a Fulbright post-doctoral scholarship at the University of California Los Angeles and an Australian government Endeavour post-doctoral scholarship at Columbia University, and was a postdoc at the Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research (NIVEL). Peter has publications in leading journals, such as the British Medical Journal, Social Science & Medicine and Sociology of Health & Illness. He has more than 250 peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations, supported by grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Fonds de Recherche du Québec (FRQ).

Current research interests: Ethnographic, organizational and participatory research in health care.

E-mail: peter.nugus [at]

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