Education Programs

Senior Education Programs Manager: Shilpa Samji 604-875-4111 local 68102  email: shilpa.samji@ubc.ca

  • Responsible for the operational management of the Department’s Education Programs (UGE, PGE and SSP Programs)
  • Provides Senior level operational oversight for the PGE Program
  • Responsible for the implementation and evaluation of new initiatives in the Education Programs
  • Manages a variety of ongoing, annual and one-time projects and activities within the Department’s Education Programs

Postgraduate Program Director: Dr. Ladan Sadrehashemi 604-728-2334

Postgraduate Program Manager:  Luiza Shamkulova 604-875-4111, ext. 68092 email: luiza. shamkalova@ubc.ca

  • Manages day to day operations, planning and coordination of PGE Program
  • Acts as information resource regarding program related issues

Educational Technologist: Julia Lew 604 822 7347 email: julia.lew@ubc.ca

  • Responsible for the implementation and on-going development of Psychiatry courses for the Vancouver Summer Program
  • Develops curriculum, exams, teaching materials for instructor use; develops and prepares program assessment and evaluation tools, in consultation with faculty
  • Facilitates the development of new credit courses and programs for the department.

Undergraduate Program Assistant (Year 3): Sina Saheb Pour Lighvan 604-875-4111 ext. 68108 email:  uge.assistant@ubc.ca

  • Provides administrative support to the Undergraduate Education Program for Year 3
  • Coordinates and tracks student rotations, seminars, evaluations, attendance, distributes teaching and orientation materials
  • Prepares and submits payment tracking sheets for clinical and didactic teaching for Year 3
  • Collects and reviews student evaluations after completion of every psychiatry rotation
  • Coordinates workshops, special events including catering, room bookings, agendas, etc.

Education Program Assistant: Linda Chang 604 875-4111 ext. 68098 email: edu-prog.assistant@ubc.ca

  • Provides administrative support to the Undergraduate Education Program for Year 4
  • Coordinates and tracks rotations, seminars, evaluations, attendance, distributes teaching and orientation materials for Year 4 students and for Subspecialty residents.
  • Prepares and submits payment tracking sheets for clinical teaching for Year 4 electives.
  • Provides support, planning, and coordination to PGE Subspecialty Residency Programs (Forensic, Geriatric, and Child Psychiatry)
  • Coordinates academic day, workshops, special events including catering, room bookings, agendas, etc.
  • Distributes and collects End of Rotation exams from all sites (VFMP, NMP, IMP, SMP and Integrated Clerkship Programs)
  • Collects and reviews student reports (Mini CEXs, evaluations and exams) after completion of every rotation

Postgraduate Program Assistant: Roshanak Ghannadan 604-875-4111, ext. 68372 email: roshanak.ghannadan@ubc.ca

  • Organizes academic day seminars for PGY1-5 at various locations (Vancouver, Victoria and Prince George)
  • Coordinates collection, distribution and posting of academic day materials and manages academic day evaluations
  • Manages Vancouver resident vacations/leaves and tracks academic day attendance

Fraser Postgraduate Program Assistant: Rosalia Monagas 604-520-4253, ext, 523901 email: Fraser Program Assistant

  • Provides administrative support to the Fraser Assistant Program Director
  • Acts as a point of contact and resource for the Fraser Program and answers program-related questions
  • Manages Fraser resident rotations, vacations/leaves and evaluations

Postgraduate Subspecialties Training Programs Program Assistant : 

  •  Provides support, planning, and coordination to PGE Subspecialty Residency Programs (Forensic, Geriatric, and Child Psychiatry)
  • Coordinates, posts, and maintains SSP academic day teaching materials, faculty and rotation evaluations and distribution of reports
  • Coordinates workshops, special events including catering, room bookings, agendas, etc
  • Prepares documentation for processing clinical teaching payments for Year 3 on a quarterly basis

Fax for Gordon and Leslie Diamond Under and Post-graduate Education offices: 604-875-5438