Collaborative Academic Practice (CAP) is an evolving portfolio that has brought together Nursing and the Health Professions under the leadership of Dr. Joy Richards, VP, Health Professions and Chief Nurse Executive. Our work is deliberately driven by UHN's strategic priorities and well-aligned with clinical operations. As members of the CAP portfolio, we take our responsibility to contribute to excellence in UHN's work environments for clinicians, as well as for the patient and family experience of care, very seriously. CAP is firmly rooted in the strength and contribution that each profession brings to the whole and our operating plan serves as a roadmap for academic practice through connecting knowledge to care. Knowledge is generated through research and innovation and we are committed to building an environment that supports clinicians to lead or participate in the generation of new knowledge.
CAP's work is grounded in the following guiding principles: