Director of Undergraduate Education
Room: Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine
Dr. Timothy Lau is currently the Director of Undergraduate Education for the Department of Psychiatry in the Faculty of Medicine. He is the Chair of a national group of undergraduate psychiatric educators for the 17 medical schools. Dr. Lau is a graduate of the University of Ottawa Medical school and completed his residency in psychiatry and fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at the University of Ottawa. He is on the examination board for psychiatry at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.
He has won numerous departmental undergraduate and postgraduate awards for recognition of teaching and advocacy. He has an interest in spirituality and bioethics and is the founder and Past President of the Canadian Federation of Catholic Physicians' Societies (canadiancatholicphysicians.com)(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3CTY2PJsCM). He is an advocate for mental health and is sought after speaker in the area of Happiness for which he has given talks across the country. As a father of 6 and husband, he helps organize and lead parenting courses and conferences as part of the International Federation for Family Development (http://www.iffd.org/en/).