**This message is sent on behalf of Dr. Roger Wong, Executive Associate Dean, Education, UBC Faculty of Medicine. Please share within your units as appropriate.**
Announcement – Dr. Andrew Horne
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Andrew Horne as Program Director, Vancouver Summer Program, UBC Faculty of Medicine (FOM) for a three-year period, effective March 1, 2018.
Dr. Horne earned his honours bachelor’s degree in pharmacology and doctorate in physiology from UBC. He is a Senior Instructor in the Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics. As instructor and director of the department’s VSP course package, he has been involved with the Faculty of Medicine’s Vancouver Summer Program since its inception in 2014. He brings expert knowledge and a wealth of experience to the role of Program Director, VSP, where he will ensure alignment of the program’s activities with the strategic priorities and plan of the Faculty of Medicine. Working closely with the FoM VSP leadership team, he will develop appropriate and sound guidelines, policies and procedures, regularly review the program to enhance course package content and identify strategic opportunities, and provide overall program oversight of the quality of the international student experience.
Please join me in welcoming Dr. Andrew Horne to his new 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