Queen's University

For the Record: August 23, 2012

Thu, 08/23/2012


Faculty of Health Sciences

Dr. Leslie V. Flynn — Interim Vice-Dean Education, Faculty of Health Sciences

Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Leslie Flynn as Interim Vice-Dean Education in the Faculty of Health Sciences from August 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013.

Following the receipt of bachelor and master's degrees in music from Queen’s University and the University of Toronto, respectively, Dr. Flynn completed her undergraduate medical training at Queen’s. She subsequently pursued residency training in family medicine and psychiatry at Queen’s, receiving certification from both the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC). Dr. Flynn joined the Faculty of Health Sciences as an assistant professor in the departments of Psychiatry and Family Medicine in 1995. She was promoted to the rank of associate professor in 2008.

Regarded as an expert in clinical psychiatry, Dr. Flynn has served as the Director of the Psychotherapy Program in the Department of Psychiatry and, in 2010, she was appointed as the department’s Deputy Chair, Academic. External to Queen’s, Dr. Flynn is currently the lead for the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and Ontario Medical Association Physician Human Resources Working Group.

Dr. Flynn is an educational scholar whose funded research has focused on several areas, including faculty development, interprofessional care and education, physician health and well-being, and the enhancement of the scholarship of teaching and learning. She has held numerous educational leadership positions in both the Department of Psychiatry and the School of Medicine, including as Director of the Psychiatry Postgraduate Program and as both Assistant Dean and Associate Dean for Postgraduate Medical Education. Dr. Flynn has also been serving in the role of Acting Director of the Office of Health Sciences Education since December 2011. She has served on numerous provincial and national educational committees, as well as on the Examination Board in psychiatry for the RCPSC. Also, as a Clinician Educator with the RCPSC since 2010, Dr. Flynn serves in both national and international educational settings. Apart from being widely recognized for her administrative and managerial skills, Dr. Flynn’s teaching contributions have been recognized by the receipt of numerous teaching awards.

In making this announcement, the Provost would like to acknowledge the contributions made by Dr. Lewis Tomalty during his term as Vice-Dean, Medical Education.

More Faculty of Health Sciences appointments:

• Christopher C.D. Evans, Emergency Medicine (August 1, 2012)
• Ron Levy, Surgery-Neurosurgery (July 01, 2012)

Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL)

Denise Stockley — Acting Director, CTL

Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Denise Stockley to the position of Acting Director, Centre for Teaching and Learning, effective November 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013.

Dr. Stockley has been a member of the Queen’s Centre for Teaching and Learning since January 2001 and served for several years as its Associate Director. She is also an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education. Dr. Stockley is well-known at Queen’s for her extensive educational development work and the support she has provided to faculty, staff and students. In recent years, her research has focused on educational development, e-learning, graduate supervision, and graduate student perspectives. She is the principal investigator and co-investigator on several peer-reviewed SSHRC, NSERC and CIHR grants. In addition, Dr. Stockley serves on the Executive Committee for the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association.

Principal Daniel Woolf and Provost Harrison acknowledge with thanks the extensive contributions made to teaching and learning at Queen’s by Dr. Joy Mighty who will be leaving the university to take up the position of Associate Vice-President (Teaching and Learning) at Carleton University effective November 1, 2012.

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