Faculty Affairs - Update

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Faculty Wellness Program (FWP):

We are delighted to share that Dr. Alexandre Coutin, an Emergency Medicine Resident at the University of Ottawa,  is the recipient of the 2021 Resident Doctors of Canada Award for Resident Wellness. Dr Coutin has worked with dedication and enthusiasm to improve resident wellness in the Faculty of Medicine and beyond including playing a lead role in the development of the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Medicine’s Resident Wellness Committee.

 On behalf of the Faculty Wellness Program, we would like to congratulate Dr. Coutin on this achievement.

Upcoming Events and Seminars:


    Academic Promotions:

    • 2021-2022

    The Office of Faculty Affairs is proud to announce that we have received a record number of promotion applications this year, receiving a total of seventy-one (71). Fifty (50) applications for promotion to the rank of Associate Professor and twenty-one (21) for promotion to the rank of Full Professor.

    Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:

    Application Now Open - Women In Leadership Fund

    All female faculty appointed by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ottawa are eligible. Candidates must provide a letter detailing the leadership development program, the cost and reasons for participation, and an updated C.V to the Office of Faculty Affairs. For additional information, please reference the terms of reference.

    Women in Leadership Fund Terms of Refernce(pdf, 86.71 KB)

    Postdoctoral Fellows Mentoring Program

    The Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies in collaboration with the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion is proud to announce the launch of a formal mentoring program at the Faculty of Medicine for Postdoctoral fellows.

    For potential mentors, this is a great opportunity to give back, become a better leader, and refine your skills and networks.

    We are excited to see the mentorship and outcomes which evolve from this initiative and look forward to matching you!

    Top 5 reasons to become a mentor:

    • Become a better leader
    • Gain new perspectives and fresh ideas
    • Shape the leaders of tomorrow
    • Achieve personal career gains
    • Change someone’s world

    If interested in becoming a mentor, kindly provide us with your information via the Survey Monkey link included below.


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    Office of Professionalism:


    The Faculty of Medicine, Office of Professionalism, recognizes how important it is to acknowledge the exemplary professionalism of members of our community (clinicians, researchers, learners, trainees, and staff).

    We, therefore, encourage you to submit a Professionalism Kudos to the Office of Professionalism via email at fompro@uottawa.ca.  It will take just a few moments of your time!  Please ensure to include the following information in your nomination.

    • First and last name of the nominee(s)
    • First and last name of the nominator(s)
    • Type of nomination (Individual or team)
    • Description of event/initiative to support the nomination

    We would like to commend those who demonstrate and engage with the professional attitudes and behaviours which are in line with the Faculty’s core values.   

    A copy of the nomination will be shared with the Vice-Dean of the respective academic unit and or the nominee’s direct supervisor for support.

    For more information, please contact the Office of Professionalism at fompro@uottawa.ca 

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