Dr. Eunice Gorman

Dr. Eunice Gorman

Associate Professor

Office: FB307

Phone: 4578

E-mail: egorman@uwo.ca

R.N. Toronto General Hospital, School of Nursing, George Brown College
B.S.W. King’s University College at U.W.O.
M.S.W. McGill University
Ph.D.  Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto


Eunice has worked in the areas of oncology, palliative care, bereavement, perinatal bereavement, professional caregiver support and chronic illness as a clinician, teacher, researcher, administrator, and speaker throughout her career. Her current research interests include: end of life care, hope, chronic sorrow, loss across the lifespan, interprofessional education, legacy leaving, bereavement support groups, professional caregiver stress in palliative care and bereavement. She is involved in a number of community research partnerships with LHSC, Parkwood, the SouthWest LHIN, Goodwill and Daya Counselling, CHWO and Sickkids in Toronto, Ontario. Eunice sits on a number of local committees including patient and family and education committees at the CCAC, and the Bereavement Services Committee of London, Ontario. Eunice is a member of numerous Canadian, American and International professional associations related to illness, palliative care, grief and loss. She is a member of a national work group creating educational materials to support the social work competencies in end of life care developed by a cross section of highly skilled senior social work clinicians from across Canada. Eunice volunteers at The Carpenter Hospice and Bereaved Families of Ontario.