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Vol 8, No. 3-4

                Awards of Excellence
                On November 29,2002 the Annual Faculty Awards of Excellence Ceremony was held in the
                Foyer of Pavillon Guindon. The following is the text of my introductory remarks followed by
                the texts describing the contributions of the recipients of the Awards of Excellence. In the
                next issue of Perspectives I will introduce the recipients of the Young Professor Award

                (David Park), Mentoring Award (Jeff Turnbull) and Architect Award (Wilbert Keon).

                Madame le Chancelier, Monsieur le Recteur, chers étudiants, distingués collègues, et chers
                invités, je vous souhaite la plus cordiale bienvenue à cette cérémonie ou nous célébrons
                les contributions exceptionnelles des membres de la Faculté de médecine, de nos étudiants
                de premiers cycles, de nos étudiants gradués et de nos membres du personnel de soutien.

                Today we recognize and celebrate the splendid accomplishments of our students. Did you
                know that our graduating students ranked 1st nationally in the MCC Qualifying Examination
                Part 2? And that this was the 4th time in the past 8 years? A truly remarkable achievement.
                And that 95% of our graduating students got their 1st choice of specialty in the CaRMS
                match last year? And that all but one of our residency positions was filled in the first
                round? This is a wonderful testament to the quality of our students and of our teachers and
                to the learning environment that has been created here through the tireless contributions of
                our educators and our teachers.

                This is the second year of our laptop based e-curriculum, one that has been made possible
                through the extraordinary efforts of dedicated faculty members, support staff and students.
                This year I had the privilege of welcoming our largest entry class ever – 135 students of
                whom 55% are women, 30% of whom are francophone and who will be educated in the
                francophone stream and all of whom are exceptionally gifted. These 135 students were
                chosen out of 2000 highly qualified applicants. I believe that so many talented young
                people are applying to our medical school and to our program because of its quality and the
                supportive engaging environment that we provide. And this year, our job of identifying next
                year’s entry class will be even more difficult. Richard Hébert, Assistant Dean of Admissions
                tells me that there will be over 2400 applicants to choose from.

                As Dean I am extremely proud of our students and of our teachers. They, together, make up
                our medical school and are responsible for much of its character and ethos. And so I am
                deeply saddened when I reflect on the passing of one of our exceptional teachers who left
                us at such an early age. Peter Garner, former Chair of the Department of Obstetrics &
                Gynecology passed away recently at the very young age of 58. Peter was a dynamic and
                effective presence in our Faculty. He was an internationally recognized authority in
                reproductive endocrinology and medical problems of pregnancy, so much so that he was
                the driving force behind the creation of an international society that recognizes his
                contributions through the Peter Garner Promising Young Investigator Award. But his
                presence here was felt through his tremendous ability to teach the art and science of clinical
                medicine. Peter was a wonderful teacher who could readily communicate the most difficult
                of concepts simply and elegantly. His many contributions to this Faculty were recognized
through an Award of Excellence just a short time ago. I am pleased to welcome Pam Garner
and her daughter Suzanne who are with us today and express to them once again our
profound sympathies. Peter will be deeply missed. I ask you to observe a moment of silence
in Peter’s memory.

Sur le plan de la recherché, nos chercheurs sont responsable ont fait du progrès
remarquable. Les recettes de la recherché se chiffrent maintenant à $86 millions par année.
Cette année nous fêtons la nomination des chaires aux départements de médecine cellulaire
et moléculaire (Bernard Jasmin) et biochimie, microbiologie et immunologie (ZeminYao) et
nous planifions activement une expansion importante du Pavillon Guindon afin
d’accommoder une croissance importante du secteur de recherché à la Faculté de médecine.
Nos instituts de recherche affiliés connaissent également une croissance importante et un
rendement exceptionnel.

We are living in an exciting albeit turbulent time. In my view, medicine has never seen such
a time of potential for improving the well being of our society. The revolution in genetics
allows us to penetrate more deeply into the very knowledge of what we are as a species.
Our greater understanding of the complexities of the contributions of our environment, both
physical and social, provides insights into our humanity. The marriage of molecular
medicine and of the social sciences and humanities represents an enormous opportunity.
But we, as members of a civil society, are at peril because of global political strife and
because of our failure to come to grips with the continued presence of marked and
unyielding inequities of opportunity for many of our citizens. We also are at peril because
have yet to face and redress adequately the enormous poverty and inequities of health in
the third world. As Rod Bryden, a recipient of an honorary doctorate from the University of
Ottawa at last spring’s convocation reminded us: we cannot hope to continue to have a
civil society unless we provide assistance and hope to the millions of our fellow world
citizens in their rightful struggle for prosperity, peace and a civil society.

And so I believe we, as a Faculty, need to rethink our place in society and to seriously
reexamine our contributions to how we can make that important and vital difference to our
communities and constituencies. Doing the expected will no longer be sufficient; we must
strive to do the necessary. I invite you, therefore, to join me in thinking seriously about
what our renewed vision should be. We have begun this task at the level of the Dean’s
Group and with the Department Chairs. And I now need to solicit your input and advice. Put
simply, I want you to answer two questions. ‘What do you want this Faculty to be best
known for? and When all else is stripped away, what is the one (and only) value you would
most like to see enshrined in this Faculty?’

When I consider the qualities of our students, teachers, researchers and staff and when I
look out over the landscape of our prospects I am excited. Time and time again this
University and this Faculty have risen to the occasion and the challenge. As a University
that is the meeting place of two of the prominent scientific and cultural traditions of the
western world and as the only medical school to offer undergraduate medical education in
two languages, we are uniquely positioned to make major contributions to the resolution of
society’s pressing health problems.

Tout récemment nous avons reçu deux études majeures qui font l’analyse du système de
santé canadien – le rapport Kirby et le rapport Romanow. Les deux documents font
également des recommandations importantes dans le but d’améliorer le système. Un des
auteurs du rapport Kirby est le docteur Wilbert Keon, membre éminent de notre corps
professoral. Nous considérons notre système de santé comme des bijoux, quelque chose
qui reflète les valeurs et l’excellence canadiennes. A l’occasion de cette cérémonie qui
reflète l’excellence de notre Faculté, et en vue de l’importance primordiale de l’impacte
qu’auront ces deux études, j’ai demandé au docteur Keon à nous faire part de ses

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Sylvie Forgues-Martel, Award of Excellence

Sylvie has been with the University of Ottawa since 1979 when she joined the School of
Human Kinetics in the Faculty of Health Sciences. A ce moment là, la Faculté des sciences
de la santé comprenait l’École de médecine. Elle est devenue ensuite adjointe au doyen des
affaires cliniques en même temps qu’elle termine ses études en psychologie en 1986. Tout
de suite après, elle se lance dans ses études pour sa maîtrise en administration de la santé,
d’une part, et elle a joué un rôle important dans la campagne de financement de l’Institut de
cardiologie de l’Université d’Ottawa. Elle revient à la Faculté en 1991 pour dépanner un naïf
qui tentait de naviguer la planification stratégique pour le secteur de la santé. (Durant ce
temps, elle devient membre du Collège canadien des professionnels de la santé – the
Canadian College of Health Services Executives.)

Not satisfied with helping the novice out for a specific task, Sylvie fortunately signs on as
the Assistant to the Dean where she was responsible for overseeing the quality of work
that came out of the Dean and the Office. Giddy with her own success in that role, Sylvie
embarked on the next phase of her career, taking up flying and completing the Corporate
Aviation Management Program of the Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, while moving
into the full-time position she currently holds as Operations Manager of the Office of
Medical Education in the Faculty of Medicine.

Sylvie est une dynamo! Elle possède une telle énergie, une telle fierté, une ouverture
d’esprit remarquable et une intégrité personnelle et professionnelle exceptionnelle. Ses
qualités et son éthique de travail sont très motivants pour tout le monde. Une des raisons
de son succès est le fait que Sylvie se pose toujours la question ‘comment puis-je aider
quelqu’un à résoudre un tel problème?’.

Sylvie has been recognized by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Outstanding Service
Award in 1991 and by the 1996 Bronze Award from the Canadian Council for the
Advancement of Education. Both of these awards recognized her outstanding
contributions to fundraising, in the case of the Heart Institute for their 18m$ campaign and
in the case of the Faculty for the 50th Anniversary Celebration.

Sylvie is a leader, an organizer, a manager and she publishes in the peer-reviewed literature.
Her most recent undertaking as Operations Manager of the Office of Medical Education has
been one of the most important of her career and of the Faculty of Medicine. Sylvie has
overseen the entire reorganization of our medical education structure and has played an
important role in ensuring that the adoption of our electronic curriculum has gone smoothly.
She also has designed a novel compensation and tracking system for teachers in Stage 1 of
the undergraduate curriculum.

Sylvie has, as her motto, ‘the needs of the client – colleague, professor, student – are the
reason we are all here’. Elle maintient un professionnalisme, une discrétion absolue et des
standards de qualité les meilleurs. Elle a un excellent sens de l’humour et une camaraderie
de travail extraordinaire. Depuis son arrivée dans notre établissement il y a 22 ans, Sylvie
vise l’amélioration du système en ne jamais demandant quelque chose qu’elle n’soit pas
prête à offrir ou contribuer d’elle-même. Sylvie Forgues-Martel est très humble mais elle
représente toutes les qualités pour lesquelles ces prix d’excellence ont été créés. C’est avec
la plus grande fierté que je vous présente, Madame le Chancelier, la récipiendaire du prix
d’excellence 2002, Mme Sylvie Forgues-Martel.

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Sandy Fyfe, Award of Excellence

Knowledge, judgment, poise & diplomacy, quiet, effective and respectful leadership,
initiative, autonomy, willingness to undertake new challenges: these are descriptions of the
qualities and contributions of Sandy Fyfe.

Sandy is a Veterinary Technician in the Animal Care & Technology Service. She joined the
University of Ottawa in 1990 and is now Chief Animal Technician, a position she rapidly
attained because of her leadership qualities, attention to detail and capacity for hard work.

Napoleon once said that an army marches on its stomach, a reference to the need for strong
logistics and materiel support. A research intensive Faculty of Medicine is equally
dependent for its success on the support of a vibrant, up to date, committed and high
quality animal care and veterinary service. Sandy, in her daily role, ensures that support.
Without her leadership, it would be difficult to imagine how our animal services would be
able to maintain its perfect record in the regular accreditation process by the Canadian
Council for Animal Care.

Elle surveille la qualité des animaux de recherche en assurant leur bien-être quotidien. Elle
assure également le rendement de tous les techniciens de l’animalerie et surveille les
étudiants coop. Somme tout, Sandy assure le développement d’un environnement favorable
à la formation continue des employé(e)s et à leur rendement exceptionnel.

Toujours souriante, toujours prête à rendre service et toujours intéressée à se dépasser,
Sandy Fyfe présente d’excellentes compétences interpersonnelles et une grande capacité
de résoudre des problèmes. Avec une approche de service à la clientèle remarquable, elle
intègre bien les valeurs de l’excellence.

Mme Chancellor, it gives me great pleasure to present Sandy Fyfe, recipient of a Faculty of
Medicine Award of Excellence.

Rose Goldstein, Award of Excellence

Madame le Chancelier, j’ai le grand plaisir de vous présenter la prochaine récipiendaire du
prix d’excellence 2002, docteure Rose Goldstein. Docteure Goldstein – Rosie pour tous – a
reçu son MD à l’Université McGill et après sa formation en médecine interne et en
rhumatologie à l’Université de Toronto et à l’Université d’Ottawa, respectivement, suivi de
sa formation en recherche à l’Université de Texas à Houston, elle s’est jointe à l’Université
d’Ottawa en 1988.

Rosie est l’une de ces personnes rares dans une faculté de médecine. Dès le début une
chercheure-clinicienne, Rosie est activement engagée dans la recherche fondamentale et
reçoit des subventions de chercheure-boursière du ministère de la Santé de l’Ontario et
ensuite de la Société de l’arthrite canadienne. Rosie détient une double affectation en
médecine et en biochimie, microbiologie et immunologie. Elle publie régulièrement dans les
revues scientifiques dotées de comités de pairs.

Son champ d’intérêt se modifie pour incorporer, progressivement, une préoccupation à la
question de l’équité et devient ensuite la deuxième directrice du Bureau de l’équité de la
Faculté de médecine.

Rosie has made a mark for herself nationally and internationally. She was the first individual
identified by this Faculty – and the first Canadian woman – to be admitted to the Executive
Leadership in Academic Medicine Program for Women and she has paved the way for 3
other colleagues, all from the University of Ottawa. Within ELAM, Rosie is clearly

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recognized as a leader. In part because of her developing interest in dispute resolution
training and conflict mediation – in partnership with colleagues in the Faculty of Law –
Rosie has earned a well-deserved reputation in this increasingly important field in the
United States and Canada.

Not satisfied with this important level of performance, Dr. Goldstein initiated a
comprehensive review of our career paths for clinical faculty and has tested the template in
several departments. In fact, The Ottawa Hospital is piloting the tool as an integral part of
its reappointment process.

These are but examples of Rosie’s many exceptional contributions to our Faculty and to our
colleagues. She is known as an outstanding mentor for younger faculty members and as an
influential advocate for women’s place in academic medicine. For this latter role, she
received the 2002 May Cohen Award of the Canadian Medical Association, an important
national recognition of her increasing prominence in the field and reflected glory for the

Rosie is now Associate Dean, Professional Affairs. She tackles all issues head on, with
great verve and imagination and tremendous professionalism. It gives me enormous
pleasure and great pride to present Rosie Goldstein, recipient of the 2002 Award of

Gillian Lord, Award of Excellence

Gillian Lord joined the staff at the University of Ottawa in the Department of Anatomy as
secretary in 1993. As such, she experienced two exciting learning opportunities during the
first 3 years of her employment in the Faculty of Medicine. The first was a direct hands-on
working knowledge of the Macintosh computer since the Department of Anatomy, soon to
become the Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology and later part of the Department of
Cellular & Molecular Medicine, functioned administratively with the Mac at its nerve center.
This one feature alone served to distinguish the Department from all the others. But I
digress. Gillian used the Mac Plus. She also got to experience the Social Contract! What
this meant, essentially, was that for the first three years of her employment, her salary was
frozen. It is interesting to note in her own letter of offer the statement: ‘The Social Contract
aims to reduce expenditures in a fair and equitable manner.’ We have been privileged, in this
Faculty, to have succeeded in navigating such a ‘fair and equitable’ period with individuals
of the quality of Gillian Lord. At the end of the Social Contract, Gillian became
administrative secretary of the Department and secretary to the Chair.

In 1999, Gillian became Administrative Secretary of the merged Department of Cellular &
Molecular Medicine and Website Coordinator of the Department. Although she received
this latter novel and unique title, it lost some of its luster because it no longer was
associated exclusively with the Macintosh. She is presently Administrative Officer of the
Department. In 2001, as a measure of the respect in which she is held, Gillian was selected
as a member of the inaugural Faculty of Medicine Leadership Program.

Throughout her time in the Faculty her evaluations have been stellar. Comments like
‘anticipates needs of others’, ‘provides expert advice’, ‘always happy to take on new
challenges’, ‘happy to share her expertise’ stand out. Gillian undertakes her role with a calm,
professional and happy demeanor. The key descriptive phrase used in the nomination letter
was ‘to be blunt, she has often been a ‘god’s send’. Gillian is thoughtful, insightful and
honest in her opinions. She has a wonderful sense of humour and a caring disposition.
Importantly, she is highly respected among her peers both within the Faculty of Medicine
and in other faculties with whom she regularly interacts.

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Gillian Lord epitomizes the values embodied in the Faculty of Medicine Awards of
Excellence. Madame le Chancelier, I am delighted to present Gillian Lord, recipient of the
2002 Award of Excellence.

Ruth Slack, Award of Excellence

Ruth Slack is Associate Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Cellular & Molecular
Medicine. She also is Senior Scientist in the Neuroscience Research Program of the Ottawa
Health Research Institute and an Investigator of the Canadian Institutes for Health
Research. During the course of her independent career she has received additional national
and provincial recognition through Canada Foundation for Innovation and Premier’s
Research Excellence Awards, respectively.

Ruth received her undergraduate degree from Carleton University and her PhD from the
University of Ottawa working in the laboratory of Pierre Proulx of the Department of
Biochemistry. She then went on to do postdoctoral work, initially with Mike McBurney in
the Cancer Research Group at the University of Ottawa and subsequently with Freda Miller
at the Montreal Neurological Institute at McGill. Elle s’est jointe à l’Université d’Ottawa en

Durant ses études postdoctorales avec le docteur McBurney, elle a commencé à
s’intéresser au problème de la différenciation cellulaire du système nerveux central, un
problème qui la préoccupe aujourd’hui. Elle s’intéresse également aux évènements
moléculaires qui sont liés à la mort cellulaire. De plus, la docteure Slack collabore activement
avec d’autres chercheurs – à l’Université d’Ottawa et ailleurs – afin d’approfondir les
connaissances suite à une insulte cérébrale, le tout dans le but de pouvoir développer de
nouvelles interventions thérapeutiques.

Dr. Slack runs a highly productive research laboratory and is regarded as an excellent
research mentor to her graduate and postdoctoral students. Her research contributions
have had a major impact in her field where she publishes regularly in high quality, high
impact peer reviewed journals. As one external authority has commented: ‘When Dr. Slack’s
vision of relevant, important work, clarity of thought and execution of experiment is
combined with her outstanding communication skills, it is obvious that Dr. Slack is a
resource of which the University of Ottawa and Canada can be proud.’ Yet another external
authority has commented: ‘Ruth is warm, outgoing and generous with her time, skills and
ideas. She is highly interactive and does not hesitate to approach other scientists with
regards to reagents and techniques that she needs to import to advance her science.’

Durant sa courte carrière en tant que chercheure indépendante, la docteure Slack a su se
rendre indispensable aux activités de la recherche en biologie moléculaire ainsi qu’à l’étude
de la neurogénèse à la Faculté de médecine. Nous prévoyons une carrière et des
contributions scientifiques excellentes et hautement productives de la part de la docteure
Slack. Elle figure donc de façon pré-eminente à notre avenir. C’est pour ces raisons,
Madame le Chancelier, que j’ai l’immense plaisir de vous présenter Ruth Slack, récipiendaire
du prix d’excellence 2002.

Barbara Vanderhyden, Award of Excellence

Quand est arrivé le moment de décider pourquoi la docteure Barbara Vanderhyden mérite le
prix d’excellence, il a fallu considérer l’ampleur et la qualité de toutes ses contributions à la
Faculté et à la société. Docteure Vanderhyden reçoit son doctorat en physiologie à
l’Université de Western Ontario en 1988. Après un stage postdoctoral au Jackson
Laboratory, elle s’est jointe à la Faculté de médecine de l’Université d’Ottawa en 1991 au
sein du groupe de recherche en oncologie.

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                Depuis son arrivée à l’Université d’Ottawa, Barbara développe un modèle animal pour
                étudier le cancer de l’ovaire. Elle collabore étroitement avec un groupe de chercheurs
                américains et elle a des subventions importantes des Instituts canadiens de recherche en
                santé et du National Cancer Institute des États-Unis. En plus de ses contributions
                importantes aux ouvrages scientifiques, Docteure Vanderhyden a su développer un
                environnement exceptionnel et favorable à la formation des étudiantes diplômées. Son
                dévouement à l’enseignement, de pair avec ses compétences en recherche, en ont fait une
                universitaire de très grande qualité.

                 En 1995, elle devient titulaire de la Chaire Corrine-Boyer pour la recherche sur le cancer de
                l’ovaire, une des premières chaires de recherches dotées à la Faculté de médecine. La
                nomination se fait après une recherche internationale et reconnaît l’excellence de ses
                contributions en recherche.

                But Barbara is not limited by her direct contributions to university life. Barbara has always
                seen her role as going beyond the strict limits of the research laboratory or the university
                proper. In 1993 she developed the Let’s Talk Science program at the University of Ottawa as
                a fundamental part of her belief that scientists need to promote an awareness of, and an
                appreciation for, science and scientific research in the mind of the general public. To
                accomplish this objective, she enlisted the active support of graduate students from
                Medicine, Science and Engineering who go out to elementary and secondary schools in the
                region to discuss topics and carry out experiments to promote enthusiasm for science. Each
                year 60 graduate students participate in this important endeavour that reaches ¾ of the
                regions schools. With Barbara’s leadership, the Let’s Talk Science Program has twice won
                the national Michael Smith Award for Science Promotion in 1995 and 2000. Dr. Vanderhyden
                also has received the Gordon Kaplin Award or Science Promotion.

                Docteure Vanderhyden est à la fois chercheure, enseignante et communicatrice par
                excellence. Elle fait tout cela avec beaucoup d’humour et un sens d’obligation
                communautaire profond. Elle inspire la confiance à ses étudiant(e)s, à ses collègues et au
                public. Barbara est une universitaire excellente et une ambassadrice extraordinaire. Madame
                le Chancelier, j’ai le très grand plaisir de vous présenter Barbara Vanderhyden, récipiendaire
                du prix d’excellence 2002.

                The Institutional Self Study (ISS), together with the 3 volume database, has been submitted
LCME            for the upcoming LCME/CACMS accreditation visit in February, 2003. Over the past 18
                months many members of Faculty have been involved in this important exercise, the
Accreditation   ultimate objective of which is to ensure an optimal – and constantly improving –
                educational environment for our medical students.

                Our Faculty has been fortunate indeed to have Professor Emeritus Susan Tolnai to lead us
                through this vital process. Susan, a veteran of accreditation processes, has provided a tight
                framework for getting our job done and an enormous amount of encouragement and
                guidance to all of us as we struggled with the enormity of the task. Without her steady
                hand and without her experience and guidance, our task would have been much more

                The ISS report has been submitted and now we await, what I expect to be a fruitful and
                constructive visit. Our ISS report will be posted on the Faculty’s web site so that everyone
                can have easy access to our views of our strengths, weaknesses and opportunities. On
                behalf of the Faculty, I want to express my sincere appreciation to Susan and to everyone
                who participated in this important exercise.

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                             A very important faculty survey will arrive in your e-mail box in the near future – the Faculty
Career Paths                 Career Paths survey. Please take the time to give us your opinions and feedback. Your
Survey                       views and ideas are very important to us and will be taken seriously. Our goal is to improve
                             faculty career development and to make the Faculty a better place in which to work and
                             learn. Your feedback is necessary to make this happen.

                             Why are we conducting the Faculty Career Paths Survey? The survey was designed by the
                             FCDIT (Faculty Career Development Implementation Team) in cooperation with the Faculty
                             Wellness Program to evaluate the impact of the implementation of the Faculty Career Paths
                             on medical faculty at the University of Ottawa. The purpose of the survey is to assess the
                             current understanding of the Faculty Career Paths as well as related aspects of work-life
                             balance. This questionnaire will also serve as a baseline for future studies. The survey is
                             meant to provide faculty members with the opportunity to express your opinions as they
                             pertain to the Career Paths initiative, in general, and to your career development and
                             satisfaction, in particular.

                             We want you to help us identify areas where changes and/or adjustments are needed to
                             improve the Faculty Career Paths. We also want you to tell us what is working well so that
                             we can build on our strengths.

                             How will the Faculty Career Paths Survey be conducted? We hope that everyone will fill
                             out the survey, however this will be entirely voluntary. All completed surveys will be
                             strictly confidential and anonymous. All data will be collected and analyzed by an external
                             consultant, TrialStat ( Confidentiality of returned surveys and
                             respondents will be strictly maintained. Your answers will not be known to anyone in the
                             Faculty of Medicine.

                             The survey will be brief (taking no longer than 15-20 minutes to fill out), bilingual, and
                             entirely web-based. You will be asked to fill out the questionnaire in the language of your
                             choice on a secure website, and to submit the completed questionnaire on-line to TrialStat.
                             There will also be the option of printing out and completing the survey by hand, and then
                             faxing or mailing the completed survey directly to TrialStat.

                             What will the Faculty do with the results of the Faculty Career Paths Survey? Results of
                             the survey will be analyzed and compiled by TrialStat, and the report will be presented and
                             circulated to all faculty members. Action plans will be developed by the Faculty Career
                             Development Implementation Team (FCDIT) from the report in early 2003. Only aggregate
                             results will be reported; identification of individuals, institutional affiliation or department
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                             We sincerely hope you will participate in this venture. The Faculty of Medicine is
through June and is
                             committed to listening to and acting on constructive input from its members.
available by email or on
the web
                             If you have any questions about the survey please contact Dr. Rose Goldstein
                             ( or 562-5800, ext 8604), or Dr. Jocelyne McKenna
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