We are pleased to announce the appointment of Anali Maneshi, MDCM, to the role of Assistant Dean, Resident Affairs, Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME), Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS), McGill University. Dr. Maneshi replaces Olivia Tse, MDCM, who held the role since late 2020. We thank Dr. Tse for her dedication and commitment to the residents’ wellbeing during the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Prior to obtaining her medical degree from McGill, Dr. Maneshi completed a BSc (Honours) in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo, followed by an MSc in Human Kinetics and BSc (Honours) in Health Sciences from the University of Ottawa. This past year, she completed a Masters of Education in Health Professions, also from the University of Ottawa. 

Dr. Maneshi is a specialist in Emergency Medicine and Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, FMHS. She is Associate Physician in the Emergency Department at the Montreal Children’s Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), as well as Attending Emergency Physician at the CIUSSS l’Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal, working at St. Mary’s and Lakeshore General Hospitals. 

As a McGill Osler Fellow, she has mentoring experience through her role in the Physicianship Apprenticeship course, which involves guiding first-year medical students toward their chosen career fields. She also participates in coaching residents during simulation sessions on communication, teamwork and handling complex clinical situations. Dr. Maneshi is also an Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor and Point of Care Ultrasound instructor. 

Dr. Maneshi has a strong interest in educational leadership, as the current Chair of the Emergency Department’s Curriculum committee, and as prior member of the Competency Committee of the FRCP Emergency Medicine Program. From 2020-2021, Dr. Maneshi was the Site Chief Resident at the Montreal General Hospital, and prior to that, was Co-Chief resident, Emergency Medicine. She also served a term on the MUHC Patient Safety Advisory Committee, and was Vice-President of Wellness at the Association of McGill Residents between 2017-2019. 

As Assistant Dean, Resident Affairs, Dr. Maneshi [CM2] will report to the Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education. She will be responsible for developing wellness initiatives and policies related to postgraduate wellness matters. She will also direct access to services for residents including wellness consultant supervision. She will provide expertise to assist and enhance resident life and learning, including liaising with partners on issues including career counselling, financial health, accreditation, new trends and best practices related to medical resident affairs. 

Dr. Maneshi will communicate regularly with the Association of Residents of McGill and other stakeholders on issues of wellness, and advise PGME leadership and School of Medicine on maintaining a strong and vibrant medical learning environment. 

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Maneshi to her new role and in wishing her every success. 

Lesley Fellows, MDCM, DPhil
Vice-President (Health Affairs)
Dean, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences 

Christian Pineau, MDCM
Vice-Dean, Academic Affairs

Regina Husa, MD
Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education and Professional Affairs