Teresa Chan has been appointed assistant dean of the program for faculty development for the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University.
Her five-year term started on Sept. 1, 2019.
Chan holds a medical degree from Western University, and completed her residency in emergency medicine at McMaster. She recently earned a master of health professions education degree from the University of Illinois.
Chan joined the Faculty of Health Sciences in 2013, and she is an associate professor in the Department of Medicine. Her research focuses on modernizing health professions education, as well as medical education innovations. She is also an emergency physician with Hamilton Health Sciences.
Among the organizations Chan is actively involved with are the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the Canadian Association for Medical Education.
Chan succeeds Anne Wong, who served in the role since September, 2012.