External Relations, Engagement and Advancement consists of the Advancement Office, and the Office of Marketing and Communications at the Faculty of Medicine.
Dr. Alireza Jalali, Interim Assistant Dean, External Relations, Engagement and Advancement, provides strategic direction to these two teams. As the academic leader in this role, Dr. Jalali oversees the creation of the Faculty’s comprehensive fundraising roadmap, and provides leadership for reaching and engaging with our internal and external stakeholders.
An energetic and engaged member of our faculty for over 14 years, Dr. Jalali has forged strong bonds with the medical, learner and partner communities, and is a recognizable presence on social media and with the general public. As part of his new mandate, he combines his finesse for making connections with his warm, collaborative leadership style.