I am pleased to announce the appointment of Leah Moss, PhD, to the position of Associate Director, Educational Units, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, effective April 18, 2017.
Leah Moss completed her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science at Western University and her Master’s degree in Education at Concordia University before earning her PhD from the Department of Integrated Studies in Education at McGill’s Faculty of Education in 2007.
She has worked with the Ministry Interlevel Table for the English Sector of Quebec, coordinating the recognition of acquired competencies, as well as with the Centre of Expertise in Recognition of Acquired Competencies at Champlain College in Saint-Lambert. Dr. Moss worked previously at McGill from 2010 to 2012 as Director, Faculty Partnerships & Summer Studies at the School of Continuing Studies. Most recently, she worked with the Government of New Brunswick on the New Brunswick Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition project, auditing the recognition of prior learning services for the province.
Dr. Moss has published several papers on the topic of prior learning recognition and has received a number of awards, including the PROCEDE Outstanding Achievement Award from the Provincial Organization of Continuing Education Directors in 2010 and the Canadian Recognizing Learning Award from the Canadian Association of Prior Learning Assessment in 2012.
As Associate Director, Educational Units, Leah Moss is responsible for planning, leading, organizing and directing both the administrative and business affairs for the following educational units within the Faculty of Medicine: Centre for Medical Education, Faculty Development, Assessment & Evaluation, Social Accountability & Community Engagement, the WELL Office, Interprofessional Education and McGill Molson Medical Informatics. She will provide consistent leadership, while overseeing the financial and HR specialists assigned to these units to provide quality strategic and business planning, including financial management, program development, staffing and operations.
We are confident Dr. Moss’s expertise and experience will bring excellent support to these units. Please join me in wishing her a very warm welcome back to McGill.
Pascale Mongrain, CPA-CA, Lawyer
Executive Director, Faculty of Medicine
June 2, 2017