Dear Colleagues,

As part of our ongoing commitment to ensure inclusive and transparent Faculty governance, we are currently seeking members from the Faculty of Medicine for the new Medical Education Governance Committee. (See Terms of Reference and brief description below.)

All nominations must be submitted online and include a few sentences describing the nominee’s interest and the contributions he or she believes they would bring to the committee. Submissions will be reviewed by the Faculty Council Nominating Committee, which in turn will make recommendations to the Vice-Principal (Health Affairs) and Dean of Medicine, David Eidelman.

Please note that the deadline for submissions is Monday, October 23, 2017. Should you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Demetra Kafantaris at


Committee mandate and representative members profile

The Committee for Medical Education Governance is mandated to have oversight of the functioning of the medical education programs/offices of the Faculty of Medicine, specifically the Undergraduate Medical Education (UGME) and Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) programs, and Continuing Professional Development (CPD). This committee is also responsible for reflecting on the appropriate governance model for the “School of Medicine,” as part of Physicians of Tomorrow, a Faculty of Medicine Project Renaissance strategic planning initiative. The committee will meet at least 4 times per year. (Please see the Terms of Reference for details.)

The committee is seeking 2 physicians, one of which must be a Family Medicine physician, each for a 3-year term. The ideal candidates are mid-to-senior level physicians with prior teaching and leadership experience in UGME, PGME and/or CPD. Candidates with experience in policy development and administration would be preferred.

We look forward to receiving your nomination via the online form!


Best regards,

Demetra Kafantaris, MBA

Senior Advisor, Office of the Vice-Principal (Health Affairs) and Dean of Medicine

on behalf of the Faculty Council Nominating Committee


October 11, 2017