Postgraduate Medical Education Team

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.

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)

PGME Faculty

Dr. Sohaib Al-Asaaed
Dr. Sohaib Al-Asaaed
PGME Associate Dean | Postgraduate Medical Education
E: pgmedean@mun.ca |

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

Dr. Mary Wells
Interim Faculty Lead, Accreditation | Postgraduate Medical Education
E: mary.wells@med.mun.ca |

Dr. Angus Hartery
Interim Faculty Lead, Program Evaluation | Postgraduate Medical Education
E: ahartery@mun.ca |

Dr. Kirsty Tompkins
Faculty Lead, Competency Based Medical Education | Postgraduate Medical Education
E: kirsty.tompkins@easternhealth.ca |

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

Dr. Melanie Seal
Educational Director, Assessment & Education | Postgraduate Medical Education
E: melanie.seal@easternhealth.ca |

Dr. Kathryn Sparrow
Educational Director, QA/QI | Postgraduate Medical Education
E: ksparrow@mun.ca |

Dr. Lisa Kenny
Educational Director, Critical Care | Postgraduate Medical Education
E: lisa.kenny@med.mun.ca |

PGME Staff

Alicia Moore
Receptionist | Postgraduate Medical Education

Responsibilities include: general enquiries; resident confirmation letters & certificates; resident reimbursements; archiving; resident handbook; office support, resident registration & newsletter 

E: pgme@mun.ca |

Kathleen Wall
Interim Associate Dean Assistant | Postgraduate Medical Education

Responsibilities include: Associate Dean's schedule & administrative support; resident leaves; internal electives; PGY 1 academic half-days

E: pgmesecretary@mun.ca |

Holly Cooper
Academic Program Assistant, IMG Admissions and Administration | Postgraduate Medical Education

Responsibilities include: IMG admissions; IMG support and administration; IMG database management; alumni verifications; QA/QI assistance, alumni verifications; accreditation assistance

E: pgmeimg@mun.ca |

Gabbriell Hickey
Academic Program Assistant, Admissions and Administration | Postgraduate Medical Education

Responsibilities include: resident reappointments & leaves of absence; moonlighting; visiting electives; internal transfer support; admissions; off-contract leaves 

E: pgmeassistant@med.mun.ca |

Jennifer Collins
Evaluation and Assessment Officer | Postgraduate Medical Education

Responsibilities include: program evaluation and assessment review; QA/QI support; database management; accreditation documentation

E: pgmeofficer@mun.ca |

Raylene Rowe
Program Administrator | Postgraduate Medical Education

Responsibilities include: residency program liaison; accreditation coordination; CaRMS coordination; RCPSC/CFPC compliance; policies & procedures; internal & inter-provincial transfers; prescription privileges

E: pgmeadministrator@mun.ca |

Tracy O'Brien​
PGME Coordinator | Postgraduate Medical Education

Responsibilities include: general operations; administrative oversight; resident modified learning plans, remediation & probation; management of human & financial resources

E: pgmecoordinator@mun.ca |