Queen's University

For the Record: October 6, 2011

Date: 
Thu, 10/06/2011

Committees

Headship review committee appointed for the Department of Family Medicine

Dr. Glenn Brown’s first term as head of the Department of Family Medicine will end on June 30, 2012 and Dr. Brown has indicated that he is willing to be considered for reappointment.

The procedure to be followed in reviewing the headship is the Modified Reappointment Process for Heads of Clinical Departments in the Faculty of Health Sciences that was approved by Senate on September 28, 1995 and last revised in July 2001. In accordance with this document a committee has been established to provide advice to the principal of Queen’s University and the chief executive officers of Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston General Hospital and Providence Care on the reappointment of Dr. Brown and the present state and future prospects of the department. The membership of the committee is:

• Dr. Michael E. Green, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine
• Dr. Gord Jones, Head, Department of Emergency Medicine
• Dr. Lois M. McDonald, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine
• Dr. Richard K. Reznick, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences and Director, School of Medicine
• Ms. Eleanor M.F. Rivoire, Vice-President, Patient Care Programs and Chief Nursing Executive, Kingston General Hospital
• Mr. Maurio Ruffolo, Vice President, Patient and Client Care and Chief Nursing Executive, Providence Care
• Dr. David T. Zelt, Chief of Staff and Vice-President Medical Administration, Kingston General Hospital
• Dr. C. Dale Mercer (co-chair), Chief of Staff, Hotel Dieu Hospital
• Dr. Iain D. Young (co-chair), Vice-Dean Academic, Faculty of Health Sciences
• Mrs. Gail L. Knutson (secretary), Senior Staffing Officer, Faculty of Health Sciences

All members of the university/health sciences community, faculty, staff and students are invited to submit comments regarding the headship of the Department of Family Medicine. Submissions are to be forwarded to the co-chairs by Friday, October 21 c/o Gail Knutson, Faculty of Health Sciences, Macklem House, 18 Barrie Street, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6 or via e-mail to gail.knutson@queensu.ca. Responses received will remain confidential and shared only with the members of the Review Committee; anonymous submissions will not be considered.

Headship Selection Committee appointed for the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences

Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), has appointed a selection committee to provide advice on the appointment of the inaugural full-term head of the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences. The selection committee has the following membership:

Elected members from the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
Bruce W. Banfield, Associate Professor
Anne Croy, Professor
Glenville Jones, Professor
Thomas E. Massey, Professor
Martin Pare, Associate Professor

Appointed members
Emily Dawson, Life Sciences Student Representative
Richard E. Hunt, Laboratory Supervisor, Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
Andrew Purssell, Graduate Student Representative
Graeme N. Smith, Professor, Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Non-Voting Members
Roger G. Deeley, Vice-Dean Research, Faculty of Health Sciences
David H. Rappaport, Associate Dean, School of Graduate Studies

Chair
Richard K. Reznick, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences

Secretary
Gail L. Knutson, Senior Staffing Officer, Faculty of Health Sciences

All members of the university community are invited to submit the names of possible candidates for the headship and to comment, in writing, on the present state and future prospects of the department. Nominations and comments are to be directed by Friday, October 21 to Dean Reznick, c/o Mrs. Knutson, Faculty of Health Sciences, Macklem House, Queen’s University, 18 Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6 or via e-mail to gail.knutson@queensu.ca. All submissions will be reviewed by the selection committee, in confidence, and will become part of the record of decision-making. Anonymous submissions will not be considered.

Notices

Staff Recognition Awards deadline

The nomination deadline for Staff Recognition Awards is October 17. If you have someone you would like to nominate please go to http://www.hr.queensu.ca/workandcareer/awards-procedure.php for further information.

 
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