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. Mary Wells
Interim Faculty Lead, Accreditation 
Contact: mary.wells@med.mun.ca

Dr. Angus Hartery
Interim Faculty Lead, Program Evaluation
Contact: ahartery@mun.ca

Dr. Kirsty Tompkins
Faculty Lead, Competency Based Medical Education

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

Dr. Melanie Seal
Educational Director, Assessment & Education 
Contact: melanie.seal@easternhealth.ca 

PGME Staff

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

Alicia Moore
Contact: pgmesecretary@mun.ca 
Responsibilities include: Associate Dean's schedule & administrative support; resident leaves; internal electives; PGY 1 academic half-days; resident registration; resident newsletter

Holly Cooper
Academic Program Assistant, IMG Admissions and Administration 
Contact: pgmeimg@mun.ca
Responsibilities include: IMG admissions; IMG support and administration; IMG database management; alumni verifications; QA/QI assistance; accreditation assistance 

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

Jennifer Collins 
Evaluation and Assessment Officer
Contact: pgmeofficer@mun.ca 
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)