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Cost of interest group: $35; $17.50 for undergraduate nursing students


Our Mission
PedNIG strives to strengthen the profession of Nursing in Ontario by supporting and representing action on behalf of pediatric nurses with respect to pediatric nursing and pediatric health care in collaboration with the board of directors of the RNAO.

Our Goals

  • to advocate for the health care needs of children and their families.
  • to enhance pediatric nursing in Ontario through promotion of research-based nursing practice.
  • to support pediatric nursing in Ontario to address issues important to the advancement of pediatric nursing.
  • to assist the RNAO in its quest to represent the nursing profession to government, other health care providers and the public.
  • to provide continuing education and information about professional development resources to pediatric nurses in Ontario.

Why Join?

  • PedNIG developed a new website in order to enhance communication to its membership.
  • Members now have access to an active blog that features content for PedNIG executive and members
  • Education scholarships and bursaries are awarded through PedNIG as well as through the Registered Nurses Foundation of Ontario (RNFOO)
  • PedNIG hosts a well attended Pediatric Nursing Conference on a biennial basis.
  • The Interest Group dedicates itself to provide specialized education opportunities for members


2019-2020 Executive:
President Chantal Singh
President Elect Erin Kohlmetz
Past President Sarah Gallie
Finance Officer Cecile Kwon
Communication Officers

Katie Sanchez (Hurst)
Samirah Hussain

Social Media Officer Hannah Gregor
Education Officers

Courtney Houldsworth
Lin Li

Symposium Co-Chairs

Hannah Yassine
Selasie Ametorwo 

Policy & Political Action Officers

Kristin Gallant

Membership Officers Adam Walser
Amy Mullin 
Professional Practice Officer Louise Rudden
New Grad Liaison Sydney Harris
Student Liaison Dylan Ferguson


Last updated: March 5. 2020