2017 Call for Nominations - Research Council

Research Associate Representation


:      Research Associates of the Faculty of Medicine
From: Dermot Kelleher, MD, FRCP, FRCPI, FMedSci, Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
Date:  March 16, 2017
Re:     2017 Call for Nominations – Research Council – Research Associate Representation

You are invited to submit nominations to fill a vacancy on the Research Council in the Faculty of Medicine.  As required, an election by the Faculty’s Research Associates will be conducted in the spring, after this call for nominations is complete.

The Research Council will have a Research Associate vacancy as of July 1, 2017:
Vacancy for one (1) Research Associate elected by Research Associates.  The Nominating Committee’s nominees are:

  • Dr. Judith Maxwell Silverman (Medicine)
  • Dr. Anat Yanai (Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences)


1 Year.  

Time Commitment

Meets quarterly from 4:00 – 5:30 pm.  In addition, one hour Town Hall meetings may be called as needed (1-2 per year).

To nominate additional Research Associates for the above vacancy, please complete and return the nomination form and nominee statement by midnight of Wednesday, April 5, 2017 to the attention of Patricia Lou, Assistant, Governance and Recognition, by mail/delivery/fax/email to:

Dean’s Office, Faculty of Medicine
317-2194 Health Sciences Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
Fax: 604 822-6061

Nomination Materials

1. Nomination Form, to be completed and signed by two Research Associates of the Faculty, as well as by the nominee.
2. Nominee’s Statement Form

For an overview of the Faculty’s major standing committees and governance structure, please visit the FoM Overview of Governance and Major Standing Committees Organization Chart on MedNet.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Patricia Lou, Assistant, Governance and Recognition, at fom.governance@ubc.ca or (604) 822-0397.

Thank you.

Dermot Kelleher, MD, FRCP, FRCPI, FMedSci
Dean, Faculty of Medicine
University of British Columbia

The Faculty of Medicine is committed to equitable and diverse representation in its students, faculty, staff and administration, as outlined in the Faculty of Medicine Strategic Directions and in Valuing Difference: A Strategy for Advancing Equity and Diversity at UBC.  Please bear in mind this commitment to equity and diversity in the nomination and selection process for committee members and other leadership positions within the Faculty.