Faculty information

Physician Education Leadership

Dr. Nicholas Blanchette
Director, MD Program, Mississauga Academy of Medicine

Dr. Robert Goldberg
Physician Lead, Faculty Development

Dr. Cindy Quinton
Physician Lead, Interprofessional Education and Education Innovation

Dr. Sujata Sikka
Physician Lead, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI)

Dr. Terence Tang
Physician Lead, Research and Quality

Curriculum Leads

Clinical Skills Leads  

Year 1, Clinical Skills Site Lead, Credit Valley Hospital - Dr. Suleman Remtulla

Year 1, Clinical Skills Site Lead, Mississauga Hospital - Dr. Anu Joneja

Year 2, Clinical Skills Site Lead, Credit Valley Hospital - Dr. Michelle Kraus

Year 2, Clinical Skills Site Lead, Mississauga Hospital - Dr. Lori Coman-Wood

Foundations Curriculum Theme Leads

Site Coordinator, Ethics and Professionalism - Dr. Robert Boyko

Site Coordinator, Health in the Community (HC) - Dr. Wanda Szymonowicz

Site Coordinator, Skills, Competency, Observation, Reflection and Evaluation (SCORE) - Dr. Mini Joshipura

Health Sciences Research (HSR) - Dr. Nicholas Blanchette

Family Medicine Longitudinal Experience (FMLE) - fmle.recruit@utoronto.ca

Clerkship Supervisors/Departments

Anesthesia (THP-CVH) - Dr. Christopher Flynn

Anesthesia (THP-MH) - Dr. Julian deBacker

Cardiac Health (THP-MH) - Dr. Andrea Daly

Children's Health (THP-CVH) - Dr. Tanvi Agarwal

Children's Health (THP-MH) - Dr. Katarzyna Gwiazda

Diagnostic Imaging (THP-CVH) - Dr. Karmdeep Guram

Diagnostic Imaging (THP-MH) - Dr. Niamh Coffey

Emergency Medicine (THP-CVH) - Dr. Michael Cohen

Emergency Medicine (THP-MH) - Dr. Daniel Shogilev

Family Medicine (THP) - Dr. Evangeline Seganathy

Laboratory Medicine (THP-CVH & MH) - Dr. Polycarp Erivwo

Medicine (THP-CVH) - Dr. Maryan Graiss

Medicine (THP-MH) - Dr. Kulraj Singh

Mental Health (THP - CVH & MH) - Dr. Rida Hasmi

Obstetrics & Gynecology (THP-CVH) - Dr. Nicole Cohen

Obstetrics & Gynecology (THP-MH) - Dr. Carrie Ferguson

Oncology (THP - CVH & MH) - Dr. Sarah Rauth

Ophthalmology (THP-CVH & MH) - Dr. Rahul Sharma

Otolaryngology (THP-CVH & MH) - Dr. Amandeep Grewal

Surgery - UG Program Lead (THP-CVH & MH) - Dr. Abdollah Behzadi

Surgery - Thoracic (THP-CVH) - Dr. Abdollah Behzadi

Surgery - Orthopaedic (THP-CVH) - Dr. Rajesh Chakravertty

Surgery - Orthopaedic (THP-MH) - Dr. Behzad Taromi

Surgery - Urology (THP-CVH) - Dr. Andrew Feifer

Surgery - Urology (THP-MH) - Dr. Toby Carnat

Surgery - General (THP-CVH) - Dr. Alana Hosein

Surgery - Neuro (THP-CVH & MH) - Dr. Sumit Jhas

Surgery - Cardiac (THP-CVH & MH) - Dr. Ting Zhang

Surgery - Plastic (THP-CVH & MH) - Dr. Adrian McArdle

Surgery - Vascular (THP-MH) - Dr. Ivica Vucemilo

Surgery - General (THP-MH) - Dr. Nathan Zilbert

Teaching and employment opportunities at the Mississauga Academy of Medicine

  • Physician teaching - Are you a physician interested in teaching at the Mississauga Academy of Medicine? There are a variety of teaching options (small group tutorial, seminar, or lecture) for each year in the various courses.  Please review the 2024-25 Undergraduate Teaching Opportunities in Mississauga for more information.
  • Family Medicine Longitudinal Learning Experience (FMLE) - Are you a community-based family physician interested in teaching medical students? We are recruiting teachers for the "FMLE" (Family Medicine Longitudinal Experience - a 6 half-day clinical experience for all 2nd year medical students at the University of Toronto), and will provide a $600 stipend for your time. Complete the Online Application.
  • Research and Quality Improvement - MAM medical students are keenly interested in becoming involved in your scholarly projects, including research and quality improvement. For more information, please visit the Research Opportunities at MAM page.
  • Assistant Invigilators - If you are a current University of Toronto graduate or post-graduate student and are interested in becoming an Assistant Invigilator for the Mississauga Academy of Medicine, please send a resume with a cover letter by email to Elizabeth Day.

Direct teaching compensation program

Community physician tutors and seminar leaders who are not part of any practice plan may be compensated at the rate of $100 per hour for direct Mississauga Academy of Medicine student teaching time for tutorials and seminars required by the course curriculum as articulated in the course syllabus; inclusive of both university-based assignments and hospital-based assignments. 

Physicians are periodically approached with requests for assisting with other non-core curriculum activities. Your contributions to these activities add considerable value for the MAM learner experience. Do note that there is no associated payment available for these valued contributions. 

When accepting a teaching assignment, it is the responsibility of the community physician to understand whether the assignment is considered to be mandatory curriculum and eligible for compensation. It is recommended that payment be discussed during recruitment. 

To set up or update payment information, please contact the Financial Officer:

Tel: 905.569.4552
E-mail: utm.medfinance@utoronto.ca

Faculty Resources

  • Trillium Health Partners (THP) Education Faculty Orientation Handbook - An essential resource for all THP Faculty when looking for information on various topics ranging from connecting with the Education Office, and the Mississauga Campus Team, teaching opportunities, accessing teaching scores, obtaining a faculty appointment, simulation, awards, polices, supports for students, etc.This handbook can be accessed through THPs intranet page.  * Should you be accessing this remotely, THP VPN is required.

  • Faculty appointments - Information about the process for obtaining a faculty appointment can be found in this step-by-step guide to applying for a faculty appointment. If you are already an affiliated Trillium Health Partners physician, please contact Kim Bradley who will help guide you through the process.

  • Teaching in the MD Program - resources and development opportunities