About the Postgraduate Office

The Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) office oversees the educational and administrative components of all residency training at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Its mission is to deliver residency training programs in accordance with standards established by the certifying colleges through effective administration, integration and coordination.

PGME Faculty

Dr. Sohaib Al-Asaaed
PGME Associate Dean

Contact: pgmedean@mun.ca
To arrange a meeting with Dr. Al-Asaaed, please email pgmesecretary@med.mun.ca

Dr. Gerard Farrell
Faculty Lead, Program Evaluation
Contact: gfarrell@mun.ca 

Dr. Sonia Sampson
Faculty Lead, Accreditation

Contact: sonia.sampson@easternhealth.ca

Dr. Kirsty Tompkins
Faculty Lead, Competency Based Medical Education

Contact:
kirsty.tompkins@easternhealth.ca
To arrange a meeting with the Faculty Leads, please email amy.kelly@easternhealth.ca

Dr. Lisa Kenny
Educational Director, Critical Care

Contact: lisa.kenny@med.mun.ca

Dr. Kathryn Sparrow
Educational Director, QA/QI
Contact: ksparrow@mun.ca

PGME Staff

Holly Cooper
Receptionist 
Contact: pgme@mun.ca
Responsibilities include: general enquiries; resident confirmation letters & certificates; resident reimbursements; archiving; resident handbook; office support

Vacant
Secretary
Contact: pgmesecretary@med.mun.ca Email will be monitored until this position is filled; however, responses will be delayed.
Responsibilities include: Associate Dean's schedule & administrative support; resident leaves; internal electives; PGY 1 academic half-days; resident registration; resident newsletter

Gabbriell Hickey
Academic Program Assistant
Contact: pgmeassistant@med.mun.ca
Responsibilities include: resident reappointments & leaves of absence; moonlighting; visiting electives; internal transfer support; admissions; alumni verifications

Vacant
Evaluation and Assessment Officer
Contact: pgmeofficer@mun.ca Email will not be monitored until the position is filled.
Responsibilities include: program evaluation and assessment review; QA/QI support; database management; accreditation documentation

Raylene Rowe
Program Administrator
Contact: pgmeadministrator@mun.ca
Responsibilities include: residency program liaison; accreditation coordination; CaRMS coordination; RCPSC/CFPC compliance; policies & procedures; internal & inter-provincial transfers; prescription privileges

Tracy O'Brien​
PGME Coordinator
Contact: pgmecoordinator@mun.ca
Responsibilities include: general operations; administrative oversight; resident modified learning plans, remediation & probation; management of human & financial resources

We are located in:

Suite M2M401A 
Medical Education Building
Health Sciences Centre 
300 Prince Philip Drive
St. John's, NL   A1B 3V6

Phone: (709) 864-6331
Email: pgme@mun.ca
Office Hours:

8:30 am to 4:30 pm

8:30 am to 4:00 pm (Summer Hours)