Sent on behalf of Dr. Jehannine Austin (Acting Department Head) and Dr. Ladan Sadrehashemi (Program Director- Postgraduate Education)
We are very happy to announce the following leadership appointments in the Psychiatry Education Programs:
Postgraduate Geriatric Psychiatry Subspecialty Program Director: Dr. Ashok Krishnamoorthy was the successful candidate for this role and began his term July 1, 2016. We would like to express our gratitude to Dr. Martha Donnelly who worked to have this subspecialty program approved and established, took on the role of the Program Director and saw the program through its first successful accreditation review.
Assistant Program Director, Postgraduate Program, Vancouver Island and Discipline Specific Site Leader (DSSL) for Psychiatry Postgraduate Education, Island Medical Program: Dr. Song was the successful candidate for these roles on Vancouver Island and started in these roles as of August 16, 2016. Dr. Song will also continue in his role as the Psychiatry DSSL for the MD Undergraduate Program in the Island Medical Program. We would like to thank Dr. Michael Cooper for his outstanding leadership in the Psychiatry Postgraduate Program on Vancouver Island and we wish him well.
Program Director, Psychiatry MD Undergraduate Program: Dr. Kathryn Fung has agreed to take on this position effective September 1, 2016 with this role being redefined to include the Year 3 and Year 4 responsibilities she currently has for the Department MD Undergraduate program. We would like to thank Dr. Song for his leadership as the Psychiatry MD Undergraduate Program Director and we are very pleased that he will continue to have a role in the MD Undergraduate Education as the DSSL in Victoria.