Call for Consultation: Dean Selection Committee, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

The search for a new Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry has commenced and in accordance with University policy and procedure, a…

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The search for a new Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry has commenced and in accordance with University policy and procedure, a Dean Search and Selection Committee has been established.

2019 Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry Dean Selection Committee Membership:

  • Steven Dew, Provost and Vice-President (Academic), Chair
  • Matthias Ruth, Vice-President (Research), Vice-Chair
  • Alex Clark, AVP (Research), designee for Matthias Ruth, Vice-President (Research)
  • Deborah Burshtyn, Interim Vice-Provost and Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research)
  • Joseph R. Casey, Faculty Member
  • Hanne Ostergaard, Faculty Member
  • Brian Rowe, Faculty Member
  • Anna Oswald, Faculty Member
  • Barbara Ballermann, Department Chair
  • Charles F.B. Holmes, Department Chair
  • Adam Mullan, Undergraduate Student
  • Brianna Greenwood, Graduate Student
  • Scott McLeod, Registrar, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
  • Shelley Duggan, Representative of the Alberta Medical Association
  • Mintoo Basahti, Representative of the Alberta Dental Association and College
  • David Zygun, Representative of Alberta Health Services
  • Valerie Gaul, Support Staff Member
  • Mary Ellen Davison, Academic Staff Member
  • Christine Kyriakides, Representative of the Edmonton Zone Medical Staff Association
  • Sharon Compton, Faculty Member, Dentistry
  • Louis Francescutti, GFC-elected Academic Staff Representative
  • Executive Search Consultants: Tim Hamilton, Boyden (Canada) thamilton@boyden.com
  • Committee Resource and contact: Cindy Watt, Faculty and Staff Relations780-248-1047 cindy.watt@ualberta.ca

As its first action, the Selection Committee asks for your advice and opinion on 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 future direction of the Faculty. All feedback will be collected via an online consultation form, and may be shared confidentially with the Selection Committee. To facilitate the Committee's work, please submit your comments via the online form by 12 Noon, February 28, 2019 (please note that following this first established deadline, the form will remain open for comments for the duration of the search process).

Note: A U of A CCID is required to submit comments to the online form; however, external stakeholders who do not have a U of A CCID were invited to submit comments by email directly to the Provost at provost@ualberta.ca. The online form (and the email address) will remain open for comments/emails for the duration of the search and any additional comments will be provided to the committee.provost@ualberta.ca. The online form (and the email address) will remain open for comments/emails for the duration of the search and any additional comments will be provided to the committee.

We encourage you to nominate individuals you deem to be suitable candidates. In addition, individuals who wish to stand as candidates are invited to apply.

The selection of a Dean is vital to the success of the Faculty. You are asked to give thought to the future of this Faculty and express your views via the consultation form. Your views are important to the selection process.

Thank you for your assistance,

Steven Dew - Provost and Vice-President (Academic)