Faculty Governance

Dean Selection Process

The search process for the next dean of the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry (FoMD) is underway. This will be a shared task between the FoMD and the Provost’s Office.

Dean Selection Committee

View the complete 2019 Dean Selection Committee membership at this link.
Committee membership is comprised of the following required member types:


  • Four (4) full-time continuing faculty members (Elected by Faculty Council)
    • 2 representing clinical faculty
    • 2 representing basic science faculty
  • Two (2) full-time students
  • One (1) full-time continuing APO (A1.2) (Elected by Faculty Council)
  • One (1) full-time elected faculty member representing the Department of Dentistry

Provost's office

  • Provost and Vice-President (Academic)
  • Vice-President (Research)
  • Vice-Provost and Dean FGSR
  • Two (2) department chairs
    • 1 from clinical department
    • 1 from basic science department
  • Two (2) reps professional or community associations & two (2) reps AMA and AHS
  • One (1) full-time support staff
  • One (1) rep part-time faculty (EZMSA)
  • One (1) academic staff from outside the Faculty

Faculty: share your views

The Selection Committee asks for the advice and opinion of faculty members regarding the leadership needs of the Faculty in the years ahead and any other key issues. You are invited to express your views on the priorities, current issues, and the future direction of the Faculty.

Share your feedback via this Google Consultation Form. All feedback provided will be shared confidentially with the Selection Committee.

Dean Selection Schedule

 Date Time Activity Room
Feb. 12, 2019 1:00 - 4:00pm First meeting 2-31 SAB
Feb. 14, 2019
12:30 - 1:30pm Town Hall - Provost Bernard Snell Hall
March 5, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm Second meeting 3-07 SAB
April 2, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm
Third meeting 2-31 SAB
May 7, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm
Fourth meeting 2-31 SAB
June 3-6, 2019
8:00am - 4:00pm
Interviews TBD
June 26, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm

Faculty Forum #1: Dr. Brenda Hemmelgarn
Presentation with Q&A period

L1-190 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA)
June 27, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm
Faculty Forum #2: Dr. H. Tom Stelfox
Presentation with Q&A period
Bernard Snell Hall
July 3, 2019
11:30am - 12:30pm
Faculty Forum #3: Dr. Deborah Money
Presentations with Q&A period
Watch live at this link.
Bernard Snell Hall
July 9, 2019 9:00am - 12:00pm
Fifth meeting (decision) 2-31 SAB

For more information on the Dean Selection Process, please review the UAPPOL Dean Selection Policy and Procedure.