Associate Professor  |  Director, Faculty Development

Jana Lazor

Department of Family and Community Medicine


jana lazor

Dr. Jana Lazor joined the Faculty of Medicine in January 2010 as the Director of Faculty Development for the new Mississauga Academy of Medicine. In 2015, she became the Director of Faculty Development for the MD Program at the University of Toronto, overseeing the Office of Faculty Development that offers a wide range of faculty development resources and activities that are designed specifically to support faculty members across all four academies.

Jana is a pharmacist and healthcare educator. She has completed a Bachelors Science of Pharmacy, Masters of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hospital Pharmacy Residency Program, and Doctor of Education in Higher Education, with a specialization in healthcare education and sub-specialty in patient education.

She is an Associate Professor- Teaching Stream, in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and is also cross-appointed as an Associate Professor in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health and the School of Graduate Studies. She has held different roles relating to Health Professions Education across the education continuum. Her current practice and scholarship focuses on the design and evaluation of learning-centered faculty development programs that support curriculum change, renewal, and innovation. Throughout her career she has been recognized with a number of Faculty Development awards.