Dr. McLeod has been selected as the recipient for the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada Award for Outstanding Contribution to Faculty Development in Canada.
To celebrate this achievement, Dr. McLeod will join AFMC and colleagues from across the country at the Awards Reception on Sunday, April 21st 2013 during the 2013 Canadian Conference on Medical Education, where he will be presented with the award.
Dr. McLeod was born and raised in Ontario and did his medical studies at the University of Manitoba. Following receipt of his MD degree Dr. McLeod did further training at the University of Toronto and McGill University. The 5-years of postgraduate training he completed included a residency in Internal medicine and 2-years of basic pharmacology research plus one-year as a resident in Clinical Pharmacology. Following completion of his training and receipt of a specialist certificate in Internal Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Dr. McLeod was appointed as Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology at McGill University. He is now full Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, Core Faculty member at the McGill Centre for Medical Education and member of the Faculty Development Team.
Dr. McLeod has served as Director of the Undergraduate Education Committee in Internal Medicine and the Postgraduate Education Committee in Internal Medicine. He has been an active member of the Curriculum Committee and the Faculty Development Advisory Committee of the faculty of medicine.
He continues to carry on an active Internal Medicine practice at the Montreal General Hospital while pursuing research in education and in therapeutics. His McGill teaching role relates to undergraduate teaching in Medicine and Pharmacology, postgraduate Internal Medicine training in the ambulatory care setting and continuing education of physicians in practice. He has published extensively in the education literature and is the recipient of a number of teaching awards.
January 29, 2013