Dr. Fitch has a Bachelor of Nursing (Dalhousie University) and Masters of Science in Nursing and Doctorate (University of Toronto). Dr Fitch is Professor (Adjunct) in the Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing and Professor in the School of Graduate Studies at the University of Toronto. Dr. Fitch is Editor-in-Chief for the Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal. She maintains a research program in supportive cancer care. Dr. Fitch was the Founding President of the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology and served as the President of the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care.