Elaine Doucette

Assistant Professor (Professional)

Assistant Director, Ingram School of Nursing, and
Bachelor of Nursing (Integrated) Program Director
Clinical Associate, St. Mary's Hospital Centre
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Cardiovascular Care
Telephone: (514) 398-2630

elaine.doucette [at] mcgill.ca


ELAINE DOUCETTE, RN, BScN, MScN, is an Assistant Professor in the Ingram School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University. Prior to coming to McGill University in 2005, she held positions as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Cardiovascular and Critical Care units at the MUHC and at St. Mary's Hospital Centre.

Professor Doucette is also currently an Assistant Director of the Ingram School of Nursing; the Undergraduate Program Director for the Bachelor of Nursing Integrated Program; and sits on various McGill University committees. She has an extensive background in cardiovascular and critical care, and while completing her graduate studies, she further developed this expertise with respect to working with patients and their families. Her thesis was entitled, The Impact of Social Support on Living with Heart Failure. She currently teaches in the undergraduate BSc(N)and BN(I) programs in the areas of Medical/Surgical and High Acuity Nursing.

She is the recipient of the McGill University Faculty of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award 2015, as well, she was recently awarded the Canadian Association of Critical Care Nurses (CACCN) 2015 First Place Editorial Award For the Article “Silent witnesses: Student nurses’ perspectives of advocacy and end-of-life care in the intensive care unit”.  She has presented in several venues across Canada and the USA and has been published in various journals.

Her ongoing research interests include creating research opportunities for undergraduate students.  Her current research project is a study looking at, “Nurse’s sense of preparedness to engage in euthanasia care”.

To view Elaine Doucette's publications, visit the School of Nursing's Research/Publications page.