We would like to congratulate Dr. Ian Scott on his appointment as Director, Centre for Health Education Scholarship, UBC Faculty of Medicine effective September 1, 2015.
Dr. Scott is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Practice, and the Director, Undergraduate Program in the department. He has been involved in many educational leadership roles throughout his career including: Themes Integration Lead for MD curriculum renewal, Chair of the section of teachers of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), and Chair of the CFPC Undergraduate Education Committee, a position he held from 2007 to 2012. As well, Dr. Scott is a practicing physician in the UBC Health Clinic. He has overseen a huge expansion of the Undergraduate Program and the involvement of thousands of family physicians across the province as teachers taking an essential role in the UBC undergraduate medical program. He leaves the Undergraduate Program in a very strong position with extremely positive student evaluations of their experiences in the family medicine practices around the province.
As the Director, Centre for Health Education Scholarship, Dr. Scott will connect with committees and working groups across the Faculty, within UBC, and internationally, to develop and enhance health professional education scholarship.
Congratulations, Dr. Scott!