I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ravi Sidhu as Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education, effective September 15, 2016 to September 14, 2021.
In this role, Dr. Sidhu will be responsible for the overall conduct and supervision of postgraduate medical education for all residents, postgraduate (clinical) fellows and international medical graduates within the Faculty of Medicine. In addition to overseeing the expansion and distribution of postgraduate medical education programs across British Columbia, he will ensure accreditation standards are met and that our programs are aligned with the Faculty of Medicine’s 2016-2021 strategic plan.
Dr. Sidhu brings extensive leadership to this role, having served as the Assistant Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education, since 2013. He is also an Associate Professor in the Division of Vascular Surgery in the Department of Surgery. Dr. Sidhu is a medical education scholar with a focus on residency assessment and learning. He has served as Chair of the Education Research Committees for the Canadian Society of Vascular Surgery and the Association for Surgical Education respectively. Dr. Sidhu has been recognized nationally for his work in medical education, and is the 2017 recipient of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons James IV Travelling Surgical Fellowship.
Please join me in welcoming Dr. Sidhu to his new leadership role in the UBC Faculty of Medicine.
Roger Y.M. Wong, BMSc, MD, FRCPC, FACP, FCAHS
Executive Associate Dean, Education
Faculty of Medicine, The University of British Columbia