Faculty Creates New Decanal Position
The Faculty of Medicine has created a new decanal position — Associate Dean, Medical Education (Regional). The position will be integrated with the role of Vice President, Education at Trillium Health Partners and will have oversight of medical education based in Mississauga, and education at THP.
Reporting to the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, the Associate Dean, Medical Education (Regional) will collaborate closely with the Deputy Dean, the Vice-Dean, Undergraduate Medical Professions Education, the Vice-Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education, the Vice- Dean, Clinical Affairs and the Vice-Dean, Continuing Professional Development, and will be responsible for the strategic leadership of the undergraduate and postgraduate medical education programs delivered in Mississauga.
The mandate of this new position will include:
- oversight of medical education within the University and Hospital as well as integrated oversight for all THP hospital-based education
- delivering on an inter-professional education mandate that includes medical, nursing and allied health learners, among others
- building a sustainable infrastructure to enable effective strategic planning, prioritization of operational growth and efficient budgetary planning and oversight
A joint Advisory Committee will be struck in the near future that Dean Whiteside will co-chair with Michelle DiEmanuele, President and CEO of THP. A comprehensive search will be undertaken and further details, including the advertisement for the integrated position and the membership of the Advisory Committee, will be widely distributed.
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