Madeleine Buck

Madeleine Buck, RN, MSc(A)
Associate Professor BSc(N) Program Director

680 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC, H3A 2M7
Office: 1931
madeleine.buck [at]

Madeleine Buck’s teaching areas include acute and chronic illness management, symptom management, development of clinical assessment and clinical reasoning skills, and global health. As B.Sc.(N) Program Director, she is involved in program development and evaluation, student advisement, and direct teaching. She is a Clinical Associate at the McGill University Health Centre. At a national level, she is an accreditor with the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing and member of the Canadian Patient Safety Institute taskforce establishing guidelines for patient safety in nursing education. 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 in the Njombe region of the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. 

Areas of Interest

  • Integration of evidence-informed illness management approaches in nursing practice
  • Teaching and learning in undergraduate and post-graduate education, including the transition from novice to expert nurse
  • Accreditation of health education programs
  • Health care delivery in low resource settings
  • Patient Safety – reducing failure to rescue rates through vigilant clinical assessment and follow-up

Current Research

Examining the Sustainability of the Youth Peer Health Education Network Within Primary Schools in Njombe, Tanzania.