Welcome to the office of Faculty Affairs (FA)! We offer free, confidential services for our faculty, students and staff. You can seek assistance in the areas of Faculty Wellness, Equity and Diversity Issues, Professionalism.

The office of Faculty Affairs (FA) oversees faculty affairs within the Faculty of Medicine. We are comprised of the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI), the Faculty Wellness Program (FWP), and the Office of Professionalism (OP). The Assistant-Deans and Director of these offices report to the Vice-Dean Faculty Affairs who is the head of the FA. The FA oversees the clinical faculty appointment process, annual reviews, academic promotion as well as other academic issues and faculty relations. The number of requests for faculty appointment and promotion continues to increase, a healthy indicator of the faculty engagement with the University.

Faculty Affairs - Update

Faculty Wellness Program (FWP):

FWP Seminar Series

No seminar at this time.

Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:

EDI Seminar Series

June 2024

“Inuit culturally safe care” and what does it mean?”

Date: 
June 13, 2024

Time: 
12:00 – 1:00

Summary:

In this seminar, Muckpaloo Ipeelie, CEO of Urban Inuit Identity Project & Registered Medical Laboratory Technology, CSMLS will present her seminar “Inuit culturally safe care” and what does it mean?”.

Muckpaloo, an urban Inuk is the CEO of the Urban Inuit Identity Project and is a registered Medical Laboratory Technologist. Muckpaloo teaches Inuit culture, to help preserve it and helps equip service providers with the tools for giving Inuit culturally appropriate care.

Muckpaloo bridges the gap in health care and social services, by teaching the social determinants of health that impact Inuit with an emphasis on the importance of preserving Inuit identity and promoting wellness.

The objective of this session will be:

  • Inuit family dynamics & improving communication skills between physicians, and allied health professionals with Inuit.
  • Anti-racism during patient registration to palliative care.

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Teaching While Trans

Date: 
June 20, 2024

Time: 
12:00 – 1:00

Summary:

In this seminar, Stacey Smith?, Professor of disease modelling at the University of Ottawa will present her seminar “Teaching While Trans.”

Gender transitioning is on the rise among students, but it’s also happening among faculty too.

This talk defines some transgender basics and highlights some of the challenges faced in mid-career academia as a result of transitioning from male to female. These include name changes and publications, university and online journal bureaucracies, and interactions with students and colleagues.

Finally, tips will be provided on how to be a good trans ally and small but helpful changes that can be made in the classroom to make the environment more inclusive.

The objective of this session will be:

  • Awareness of some of the struggles that transitioning involves
  • How to be a good ally to trans students\

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