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Office of the Vice Dean, Medical Education

The role of the Office of the Vice Dean, Medical Education is to provide strategic and operational leadership and support for the alignment and integration of learner supports and programs, faculty processes and systems across the continuum of medical education.  

Dr. Patricia Houston

Vice Dean, Medical Education

416-978-6709

Andrew McLeod

Executive Assistant to Vice Dean

416-978-6709

Paul Tonin

Senior Project Manager, Strategic Initiatives

416-978-8067

Ricardo Saldarriaga

Administrative Coordinator

 

Mahan Kulasegaram

Temerty Chair, Learner Assessment and Program Evaluation

 

Heather Flett

Temerty Professor, Learner Wellness

 

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) oversees almost 400 accredited courses and conferences attended by thousands of Canadian and international health care professionals. Approximately 8,000 Temerty Faculty of Medicine alumni return annually to learn in high-quality programs. A detailed list of CPD contacts can be found at cpd.utoronto.ca/about-us/contact-cpd/

6th floor, 500 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1V7

Dr. Suzan Schneeweiss

Associate Dean, CPD

 

Vashty Hawkins

Executive Assistant to Associate Dean and Director

(416) 946-7903

Trevor Cuddy

Director

 

 

Faculty Development

The Office of Faculty Development offers a variety of opportunities to help medical educators prepare for their teaching roles across the medical education continuum at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Jana Lazor

Director of Faculty Development, MD Program

Dr. Susanna Talarico

Lead, Faculty Development, MD Program

Jennifer Bell

Faculty Development Coordinator, MD Program

 

MD Program

The MD program is one of the largest undergraduate medical education programs in Canada and it is delivered in partnership with 30+ affiliated clinical teaching sites, including nine fully affiliated hospitals and research institutes and four associate affiliated hospitals. A detailed list of MD Program contacts can be found at md.utoronto.ca/contact  

Dr. Marcus Law

Associate Dean, MD Program

416-978-4934

Barbra MacDonald

Executive Assistant to Associate Dean

416-978-4934

Gina John

Director of Operations

416-978-8544

 

Office of Learner Affairs

The Office of Learner Affairs is dedicated to supporting students in achieving their full academic and personal potential within Faculty of Medicine’s 'programs. They have expertise in a variety of areas, and access to extensive resources and networks within the University and surrounding communities.

St. George campus - C. David Naylor Building, 6 Queen's Park Crescent West, room 309

Dr. Tony Pignatiello

Associate Dean, Learner Affairs

416-978-2713

Jonathon Dionisi

Executive Assistant to Associate Dean

416-978-2713

Karen Crow

Manager, Operations and Learner Affairs

 

 

Physician Scientist Training Program

Physician scientist training programs aim to prepare physicians‐in‐training for a career of leading medical discovery, and application of new knowledge to improve human health. These programs aim to educate a physician‐in‐training to become bilingual in medicine and scientific research.

Room 2256, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1A8

Dr. Nicola Jones

Director, Integrated Physician Scientist Training Programs

Shawana Estwick

Administrative Assistant to Director

Kendra Hawke

Program Manager

 

Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME)

Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) oversees training in 75 residency programs accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or the College of Family Physicians of Canada in 31 affiliated training sites. A detailed list of PGME contacts can be found at pg.postmd.utoronto.ca/about-pgme/pgme-staff-list/

Dr. Meredith Giuliani

Associate Dean, PGME

416-978-6808

Charlene Sturge

Executive Assistant to Associate Dean

416-978-6808

Maureen Morris

Director of Operations

416-946-0555

Caroline Abrahams

Director, Policy, Analysis & Systems

416-946-3274