Faculty of Medicine

Education Vice Deans Terms of Reference


AUTHORITY Operates through the authority of, and reports to, the Dean, Faculty of Medicine
MANDATE Advise the Dean in all matters relating to education for the Faculty of Medicine and implement initiatives in support of the mission and goals of the Faculty of Medicine.

Vice Dean, MD Program | Patricia Houston

Vice Dean, Graduate and Academic Affairs | Allan Kaplan

Vice Dean, Postgraduate MD Education | Salvatore Spadafora

CHAIR Rotates amongst members every two years with the agreement of the Vice Deans.
  1. Advise the Dean in all matters relating to education within the Faculty of Medicine.
  2. Recommend policies, guidelines, and procedures for educational initiatives, including new programs, activities and events.
  3. Chair and participate as members of the Hospital University Education Committee (HUEC) and the Faculty of Medicine, Education Council (FOMEC).
  4. Provide guidance and oversight for various committees such as the Community Programs Advisory Council and the Education and Teaching Awards Committee.
  5. Other duties as requested by the Dean.
ADMINISTRATION Administration is provided by Lindsey Fechtig, Administrative Coordinator. Agendae and notes from meetings are electronically circulated to the Education Vice Deans.
MEETINGS The Education Vice Deans meet every two weeks or at the call of the Chair.
APPROVED Dean, Faculty of Medicine Revised: Feb 2013