McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Fri, 07/12/2024 - 12:16

McGill Alert. The downtown campus will remain partially closed through the evening of Monday, July 15. See the Campus Safety site for details.

Alerte de McGill. Le campus du centre-ville restera partiellement fermé jusqu’au lundi 15 juillet, en soirée. Complément d’information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention

Lia Sanzone

Lia Sanzone, RN, MSc.A, MSc.Management(Cert.)

Associate Professor
Program Director, Bachelor of Science (Nursing)
Program Director , Nursing Peer Mentorship Program (NPMP)

680 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC, H3A 2M7
Office: 1927
lia.sanzone [at]

Lia Sanzone completed her undergraduate and graduate studies in Nursing at McGill University and obtained a graduate certificate in health care management from Université Laval. She has been involved in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels of study in nursing since 2001. Prior to taking on a full-time position at McGill and becoming Director of the B.Sc. (N.) Program, she worked in various clinical and administrative positions in community health for close to 20 years. She was involved in the development and integration of the Inquiry Based Learning (IBL) in the undergraduate revised curriculums, launched in the fall of 2017. She continues to hold several leadership roles in multiple committees at different organizational levels.

Since becoming the Director of the Nursing Peer Mentorship Program (NPMP) for students in 2015, she has become a consultant for other national and international nursing schools in helping them develop their mentorship programs for nursing and non-nursing students. She has been cited as a nursing leader in the strengths-based nursing and healthcare (SBNH) approach and in nursing mentorship. In 2016, she was the recipient of the Excellence in Academic Advising by the Dean of Students and the McGill University Faculty of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award. In 2021, she was awarded a Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Award for Teaching Innovation and the Nursing the Future Torch AWARD for Mentorship.

Areas of Interest

  • Curriculum development.
  • Mentorship programs for students, faculty and clinicians.
  • Collaborative development for recruitment and retention of nurses.


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