Dr. Linlea Armstrong, Regional Faculty Development Director, Vancouver Fraser Medical Program
Linlea Armstrong is a Clinical Geneticist (An MD in the area of Medical Genetics). She sees patients for genetic concerns such as hereditary cancer and intellectual disability at BC Cancer Agency and BC Women’s and Children’s Hospitals. She is involved in teaching and educational leadership in the MD Undergraduate Program particularly in the first year genetics content, and the forth year Preparation for Medical Practice course. Within her department she contributes to the Residency and Fellowship programs, as well as the training of the graduate students and laboratory scientists.
In early 2011, she decreased her clinical work to accommodate a position as Faculty Development Director, Vancouver-Fraser Medical Program. Her first big focus within this role has been the Faculty Assessment Initiative, which aims to move the MDUP towards a more comprehensive and unified approach to Faculty Assessment.