Leadership & Committees

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee, chaired by the Director, provides guidance and direction in all aspects of the Strategic Plan implementation and decision-making. It helps set out the vision and overall strategic direction, goals and objectives of the IMS, and is the approval body for proposals, policies and initiatives developed tby the other IMS committees . 

Leadership Committee

The Leadership Committee, chaired by the Director of IMS, provides operational support in all aspects of IMS day-to-day administration. It works to ensure the excellent quality of academic programs by considering proposals for new initiatives and monitoring reviews of existing programs. The committee works collectively to action aspects of the Strategic Plan.  

Appointments Committee

The Appointments Committee, chaired by Dr. Karen Gordon, reviews and processes all applications for graduate faculty appointments and reappointments.  Further details about the application process including forms and deadlines can be found here

For more information about the Appointments Committee, or to inquire about participation, please contact sf.medscience@utoronto.ca

Admissions Committee

The Admissions Committee, chaired by Dr. Andrew Dimitrijevic, reports to the IMS Executive. It provides thorough review of IMS graduate student applications, makes recommendations for admission, and oversees admission policies. 

For more information about the Admissions Committee, or to inquire about participation, please contact Hazel Pollard

Awards Committee

The Awards Committee, chaired by Dr. Chung-Wai Chow, establishes policies, reviews and processes applications for student financial awards administered by the IMS. 

For more information about the Awards Committee, or to inquire about participation, please contact sf.medscience@utoronto.ca.  

Curriculum Committee

The Curriculum Committee, chaired by Dr. Nicole Harnett, reports to the IMS Executive. It reviews and monitors all course offerings by the IMS and recommends and implements changes to the curriculum. 

For more information about the Curriculum Committee, or to inquire about participation, please contact cc.medscience@utoronto.ca