Department Appointments Commitee

Purpose

The Department Appointment Committee (DAC) serves as an advisory Committee to the Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine (DoAPM) at the University of Toronto for all matters concerning Faculty Appointments and Junior Promotion (promotion from Lecturer to Assistant Professor). 

Meetings

The DAC meets quarterly, in person or via virtually. A minimum of three DAC members must be present for a meeting to take place. At quarterly committee meetings, each candidate will be presented and discussed followed by general committee questioning and development of a consensus recommendation to the Chair based on a majority vote.  Upon satisfactory review by the DAC, the DoAPM Chair recommends the candidate for appointment to the Dean, Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty Academic Appointment Committee.

Membership

The DAC Chair will be appointed by the Department Chair with input from the Executive Council.  The Chair of the DAC shall be a full time clinical faculty member of the Department of Anesthesia, U of T at the rank of Assistant Professor or above.  Members are responsible for familiarizing themselves with the policies and procedures applicable to appointment and junior promotion for clinical faculty Procedures Manual for the Policy for Clinical Faculty.

Terms of References for DAC

DAC Members

 

Faculty

Rank

Hospital

Dr. Carol Loffelmann (Chair)

Assistant Professor

St. Michael's Hospital

Dr. David McKnight

Professor Emeritus

UofT

Dr. Jean Wong

Associate Professor

UHN-Toronto Western Hospital

Dr. Paul Tenenbein

Assistant Professor

UHN-Toronto Western Hospital

Dr. Kyle Kirkham

Assistant Professor

UHN-Toronto Western Hospital

Dr. Cristian Arzola

Associate Professor

Sinai Health Systems

Dr. Kristina Khanduja

Assistant Professor

Sinai Health Systems

Dr. Chris Idestrup

Assistant Professor

Sunnybrook Health Science Centre

Dr. Jason Taam

Assistant Professor

Sunnybrook Health Science Centre