Committees 2018‑2019

Standing Committees (July 1 to June 30 except where noted)

Awards Committee

Terms of Reference [PDF - 410 kB]

Name Position
Gray, C.
CHAIR and Member from Executive
Short, C. Head/Chief, Department of Medicine (Ex officio)
Epstein, I. Director, Departmental Postgraduate Medical Education
Kidwai, B. Chair, Undergraduate Medical Education Committee
Gubitz, G. (2019) Member from Department at large (remaining for a further year)
Sharif, I. (2021) Member from Department at large
Montreuil, S. Education Coordinator; Resource to Committee (Ex officio)

Billing Committee

Terms of Reference [PDF - 85 kB]

Name Position
Nadeem, N. (2019) CHAIR
Colwell, B. (2019)
Bakowsky, V. (2020)
Kidwai, B. (2020)
Radford, M.S. Chief Financial Officer; Resource to Committee
Hatchette, D. Administrator; Resource to Committee
Henneberry, T. Data Manager; Resource to Committee
Tone, C. Billing Manager; Resource to Committee

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Committee

Terms of Reference [PDF - 145 kB]

Name Position
Taylor, T. CHAIR
Gray, C. DoM Director of Education (Ex officio)
Short, C. DoM Department Head (Ex officio)
Epstein, I. Core Internal Medicine Program Director
Connors, L. Department of Medicine Representative (General Internal Medicine)
Jackson, S. Department of Medicine Representative (Cardiology)
Wood, L. Department of Medicine Representative (Medical Oncology)
MacDonald, E. Core Internal Medicine Representative
Murnaghan, K. Core Internal Medicine Representative
Parsons, H. Resource to Committee

Education Committee

Terms of Reference [PDF - 185 kB]

Name Position
Gray, C.
CHAIR
Short, C. Head/Chief, Department of Medicine
Epstein, I. Director, Departmental Postgraduate Medical Education
Kidwai, B. Chair, Undergraduate Medical Education Committee
Taylor, T. Chair, Continuing Professional Development
Gallivan, C. Departmental Clerkship Director
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Motomoura, D. Co-Chief Medicine Resident, January - December 2018
Murphy, S. Co-Chief Medicine Resident, January - December 2018
Faiella, W. Co-Chief Medicine Resident, January - December 2019
Thana, K. Co-Chief Medicine Resident, January - December 2019
Gray, S. Representative from Saint John Department of Medicine
MacLeod, A. Representative from Dvision of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine
Morrison, N. (start 2015; end TBA) Department member at large
Haroon, B. (start 2015; end TBA) Department member at large
Shivakumar, S. (start 2015; end TBA) Department member at large
Wood, L. (start 2015; end TBA) Department member at large
Rigby, H. (start 2015; end TBA) Department member at large
Bonnar, P. (start 2015; end TBA) Department member at large
Barkhouse, K. Resource to Committee
TBA

Executive Committee

Terms of Reference [PDF - 70 kB]

Name Position
Short, C. Head/Chief, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, NSHA
McNeil, S. Deputy Head/Chief, Department of Medicine
Chair, Financial Management Committee
Head/Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Quraishi, A. Head/Chief, Division of Cardiology
Hull, P. Head/Chief, Division of Clinical Dermatology & Cutaneous Science
Peltekian, K. Head/Chief, Division of Digestive Care & Endoscopy
Kaiser, S. Head/Chief, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism
Workman, S. Interim Head/Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine
MacKnight, C. Head/Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Couban, S. Head/Chief, Division of Hematology (til 2018)
Shivakumar, S. Interim Head/Chief, Division of Hematology
Rayson, D. Head/Chief, Division of Medical Oncology
West, K. Head/Chief, Division of Nephrology
Grant, I. Head/Chief, Division of Neurology
Dupere, D. Head/Chief, Division of Palliative Medicine
Saric, A. Interim Head/Chief, Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Hernandez, P. Head/Chief, Division of Respirology
Bakowsky, V. Head/Chief, Division of Rheumatology
Sohi, P. Head, Department of Medicine, Saint John Regional Hospital (end Jan 2019)
Bishop, G. Interim Head, Department of Medicine, Saint John Regional Hospital (start Jan 2019
Van Zoost, C. Site Chief, Dartmouth General Hospital
Gruchy, S. MTU Director
Gray, C. DOM Education Director
Hanly, J. DOM Research Director
Shetty, N. Chair, Quality and Professional Appraisal Committee
Epstein, I. (June 2020) Institution-based Representative
Shivakumar, S. (June 2020) Institution-based Representative
Lacuesta, G. (June 2020) Community-based Representative
LindenSmith, J. (June 2020) Community-based Representative
Radford, M.S. Chief Financial Officer; Resource to Committee
Hatchette, D. Administrator; Resource to Committee
Hartnett, J. Executive Assistant; Resource to Committee
McIlrath, K. Physician Resource Officer; Resource to Committee

Financial Management Committee (FMC)

Guidelines [PDF - 30 kB]

Name Position
McNeil, S. (2020) CHAIR and Division Head
Peltekian, K. (2019) Division Head
MacKnight, C. (2020) Division Head
Bata, I. (2020) Member at Large – Full-time
Benstead, T. (2020) Member at Large – Full-time
Millard, J. (2021) Member at Large - Community-based
Couban, S. Practice Plan Committee Representative
Gruchy, S. Practice Plan Committee Representative
Quraishi, A. Practice Plan Committee Representative
Taylor, T. Practice Plan Committee Representative
Wood, L. Practice Plan Committee Representative
Radford, M.S. Chief Financial Officer; Resource to Committee
Short, C. Head/Chief, Department of Medicine (Ex officio)

Investment Portfolio Sub-committee (of Financial Management Committee)

Terms of Reference [PDF - 55 kB]

Name Position
Rajda, M. (2019) CHAIR
White, D. (2019)
Langley, R. (2020)
Crowell, R. (2021) (remaining for another term)
Radford, M.S. Chief Financial Officer; Resource to Committee
Furlotte, M. Investment Advisor (Wood Gundy) (Ex officio)

Internal Medicine Program Directors' Committee (IMPDC)

Terms of Reference [PDF - 55 kB]

Name Position
Epstein, I. CHAIR and Program Director, Core Internal Medicine
McLeod, M. Associate Internal Medicine Program Director
Ramer, S. Cardiology
Purdy, K. Clinical Dermatology & Cutaneous Science
Gruchy, S. Digestive Care & Endoscopy
Gee, S. Endocrinology & Metabolism
Ginther, G.
Geriatric Medicine
Shivakumar, S. Hematology
Davis, I. Infectious Diseases
Jeyakumar, A. Medical Oncology
Finkle, N. & Poyah, P.
Nephrology
Gubitz, G. Neurology
Gorman Corsten, E. Palliative Medicine
Saric, A. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Houston, S. Respirology
Taylor, T. Rheumatology
Tran, A. PGY4/R4 Internal Medicine Program Director
Motomoura, D. Co-Chief Medicine Resident, January - December 2018
Murphy, S. Co-Chief Medicine Resident, January - December 2018
Faiella, W. Co-Chief Medicine Resident, January - December 2019
Thana, K. Co-Chief Medicine Resident, January - December 2019
Short, C. Head/Chief, Department of Medicine (Ex officio)
Barkhouse, K. Education Manager; Resource to Committee (Ex officio)
Montreuil, S. Education Coordinator; Resource to Committee (Ex officio)

Internal Medicine Residency Program Committee (RPC)

Terms of Reference [PDF - 60 kB]

Epstein, I. CHAIR and Program Director, Core Internal Medicine
Grant, E. Site Director, Saint John (til December 2018)
Smith, A. Site Director, Saint John (effective January 2019)
McLeod, M. Associate Internal Medicine Program Director
Tran, A. Program Director, General Internal Medicine
White, D. Past Program Director, Core Internal Medicine
Gray, C. Education Director, Department of Medicine
Gruchy, S. MTU Director
Cahill / Ramjeesingh Co-Chairs, Resident Research Committee
Chiasson, M. Chair, Simulation
Simpson, D. MTU Associate Director / UMEC Representative
Dipchand, C. Evaluations Coordinator
Krueger Naug, A.M. Career Counselor for Residents
LindenSmith, J. Representative, Dartmouth General Hospital
LindenSmith, J. Faculty Member at Large
TBA Representative, Emerging technologies (including POCUS)
Motomoura, D. Co-Chief Medicine Resident 2018, Halifax site
Murphy, S. Co-Chief Medicine Resident 2018, Halifax site
Letourneau, A. Chief Medicine Resident 2018, Saint John site
Pond, E. MTU Chief Medical Resident, Halifax, 2018
Fiaella, W. Co-Chief Medicine Resident, Halifax, January - December 2019
Thana, K. Co-Chief Medicine Resident, Halifax, January - December 2019
Saunders, A. Chief Medicine Resident, Saint John, January - December 2019
Rogers, A. MTU Chief, Halifax, January - December 2019
Sullivan, Rachel PGY1
Thana, Kabi PGY2
McAdam, Stuart PGY3
Sprigg, Lyndsay PGY4 (GIM)
Short, C. Head/Chief, Department of Medicine (Ex officio)
Barkhouse, K. Education Manager, Resource to Committee (Ex officio)
Anan, Ghadeer Education Coordinator, Fredericton, NB Training Site (Corresponding Member)
Berger, Robert Education Coordinator, Moncton, NB Training Site (Corresponding Member)
Rigley, Joseph Education Coordinator, Miramichi, NB Training Site (Corresponding Member)
Gao, Dongsheng Education Coordinator, Sydney, NS Training Site (Corresponding Member)
Moses, Brian Education Coordinator, Yarmouth, NS Training Site (Corresponding Member)
Woo, Dan Education Coordinator, Kentville, NS Training Site (Corresponding Member)
Fraser, Hughie Education Coordinator, Bridgewater, NS Training Site (Corresponding Member)
Wahab, Tahmina Education Coordinator, New Glasgow, NS Training Site (Corresponding Member)
Bergin, Pat Education Coordinator, Charlottetown PEI Training Site (Corresponding Member)

IT Steering Committee

Terms of Reference [PDF - 25 kB]

Name Position
Yip, C. (2019)
Shetty, N. (2020)
Green, P. (2021)
TBA
Resident Representative
Hatchette, D. Administrator
Henneberry, T. Data Manager
Taylor, I. Director, Med IT (Faculty of Medicine)
McQueen, D. Nova Scotia Health Authority eHealth Representative

Nominating Committee

Terms of Reference [PDF - 20 kB]

Name Position
Short, C. CHAIR (Department Head/Chief)
Chiasson, M. (2019)
Benstead, T. (2020)
Horne, G. (2021)
McIlrath, K. Resource to Committee
Veinotte, A. Resource to Committee (starting April 2019)

Promotions Review Committee (January - December; calendar year)

Terms of Reference [PDF - 25 kB]

Name Position
Williams, G. (2021) CHAIR and Associate professor
Dipchand, C. (2019) Professor
Phillips, S. (2019) Professor
Workman, S. (2019) Associate professor
Keating, M.M. (2019) Assistant professor
Cox, J. (2020) Professor
Williams, S. (2020) Assistant professor
Lamond, N. (2021) Assistant professor
McIlrath, K. Resource to Committee

Quality & Professional Appraisal Committee

Terms of Reference [PDF - 30 kB]

Name Position
Shetty, N. Co-Chair (General Internal Medicine)
Heisz, B. Co-Chair (DOM Manager)
Stewart, R. Cardiology
Hull, P. Clinical Dermatology & Cutaneous Science
Williams, S. Digestive Care & Endoscopy
Siddiqi, F. Endocrinology & Metabolism
Miller, A. General Internal Medicine
Hominick, Kathryn Geriatric Medicine
Forward, N. Hematology
Harvey, R. Infectious Diseases
Macfarlane, R. Medical Oncology
Poyah, P. Nephrology
Green, L. Neurology
Dempster, J. Palliative Medicine
Conrad, M. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Parker, J. Respirology
Roberts, J. Rheumatology
Connell, K. NSHA Representative responsible for Department of Medicine Services
MacVicar, N. Performance Excellence Representative
Purdy, E. Health Services Representative (MTU Representative)
Munroe, K. NSHA Representative for Ambulatory Care
Mann, B. Community Member (Patient Representative)
Motomoura, D. Co-Chief Medicine Resident, January - December 2018
Murphy, S. Co-Chief Medicine Resident, January - December 2018
Faiella, W. Co-Chief Medicine Resident, January - December 2019
Thana, K. Co-Chief Medicine Resident, January - December 2019
Short, C. Head/Chief, Department of Medicine (Ex officio)
Hatchette, D. Administrator; Resource to Committee
Hartnett, J. Executive Assistant; Resource to Committee

Research Committee

Terms of Reference [PDF - 60 kB]

Name Position
Hanly, J. CHAIR (DoM Research Director)
Sapp, J. (2019)
Siddiqi, F. (2019)
AbdelWahab, A. (2020)
Tennankore, K. (2020)
Theou, O. (2020)
Smith, A. (2021) Saint John Regional Hospital
Parks, N. (2021)
Darvesh, S. (2021)
Andrew, M. (2021)
Blanchard, C. (Indefinite)
Cahill, L. Howard Webster Research Chair
Cahill, L. Co-chair, Resident Research Committee (Ex officio)
Ramjeesingh, R. Co-chair, Resident Research Committee (Ex offcio)
Short, C. Head/Chief, Department of Medicine (Ex officio)
Nelson, K. Research Officer; Resource to Committee (until January 2019)
Fraser, H. Research Program Administrative Coordinator; Resource to Committee (start April 2019)

Resident Research Committee

Terms of Reference [PDF - 25 kB]

Name Position
Cahill, L. (2021) Co-Chair
Ramjeesingh, R. (2021) Co-Chair
Barrett, L. (2019) Past Chair
Smyth, D. (2019)
Nadeem, N. (2020)
Elsawy, M. (2021)
Jones, J. (2021)
McLeod, M. (2021)
Morgenthan, A. (2019) Resident Representative
Francheville, J. (2019) Resident Representative
Ricci, M. (?) Saint John Resident Representative
Epstein, I. Director, Postgraduate Medical Education (Ex officio)
Nelson, K. Research Officer; Resource to Committee (Ex officio) (end January 2019)
Fraser, H. Research Program Administrative Coordinator; Resource to Committee (Ex officio) start April 2019

Undergraduate Medical Education Committee (UMEC)

Terms of Reference [PDF - 40 kB]

Name Position
Kidwai, B. CHAIR
MacIntyre, C. Cardiology
Green, P. Clinical Dermatology & Cutaneous Science
Winsor, W. Digestive Care & Endoscopy (til December 2018)
Peltekian, K. Digestive Care & Endoscopy (start January 2019)
Yip, C. Endocrinology & Metabolism
Workman, S. General Internal Medicine
Koller, K.
Geriatric Medicine
Keating, M.M. Hematology
Johnston, L. Infectious Diseases
Snow, S.
Medical Oncology
Vinson, A.
Nephrology
Green, L. Neurology
Dupere, D. / Grant, R. Palliative Medicine
McVeigh, S.
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Morrison, N. Respirology
Murphy, E.
Rheumatology (until December 2018)
Shaw, E. Rheumatology (starting January 2019)
Simpson, D. Residency Training Committee Representative
Hamodat, H. Med 2 Representative 2018-2019
Connell, B. Med 3 Representative 2018-2019
Leonard, S. Med 3 Representative 2018-2019, Unit 1
Mosher, S. Med 3 Representative 2018-2019, Unit 2
Goodwin, J. Med 3 Representative 2018-2019, Unit 3
MacIntyre, J. Med 3 Representative 2018-2019, Unit 4
Sutton, E. Faculty of Medicine UME
Pippy, C.
Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick
Vautour, N.
Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick
Gray, C. Director, Medical Education
Miller, S. Assistant Dean, Skilled Clinician
Younis, T. Assistant Clerkship Director
Gallivan, C. Clerkship Director
Short, C. Head/Chief, Department of Medicine (Ex officio)
Nedic, N. DoM Undergraduate Education Coordinator; Resource to Committee (Ex officio)
Barkhouse, K. DoM Education Manager; Resource to Committee (Ex officio)