Executive Team Committee

The executive team’s goal is to help the Department members achieve the vision and mission of the Department and focus on its priority areas. There is a Vice Chair for each of the key portfolios in the Department of Medicine: Research, Education, Quality & Clinical Services, Physician Advocacy and Leadership and Finance. The five Vice Chairs are individuals who are outstanding leaders, not only within the Department but within the Hospital and the University. Their respective areas of expertise and experience are complementary with a resulting synergy.

The Executive Committee of Ottawa’s Department of Medicine¬†is responsible for:

  • governing the affairs of Ottawa’s Department of Medicine in fulfilling its mission and vision;
  • setting and monitoring the overall strategic direction for the academic mission and vision of the Ottawa¬†Department of Medicine
  • establishing¬†Ottawa’s Department of Medicine policy
  • ensuring appropriate resources are available to achieve Ottawa’s Department of Medicine‚Äôs mandate;
  • monitoring the clinical and academic performance of Ottawa’s Department of Medicine, and taking measures to correct it
  • being the ultimate dispute resolution within the department


Department Chair

Dr. Phil Wells

Lissa Lepage

 613 737 8899 ext. 78755

Vice Chair Research

Dr. Marc Carrier

Cathy McSheffery  613 737 8899 ext. 73034

Vice Chair Education

Dr. Barb Power

 Viviane Maher  613 798 5555 ext. 16486

Vice Chair Wellness & Professional Development

Dr. Edward Spilg

Debbie Clement 613 798 5555 ext. 14795

Vice Chair Quality& Clinical Services

Dr. Alan Forster

 Nadia Saikaley  613 798 5555 ext.17688

Vice Chair Finance and UMA

Dr. Alan Karovitch

Donna Young 613 737 8899 ext.78948

Executive Director &

Chief Administrative Officer

Sandra Wu

 613 737 8899 ext. 78787

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