Announcement: Dr. Gary Tithecott re-appointed Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Gary Tithecott has been re-appointed Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, effective October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2021.

Dr. Tithecott earned his medical degree at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry in 1979. He completed his residency in Paediatrics at The IWK Health Centre, Dalhousie University, and at SickKids, University of Toronto.

Dr. Tithecott is a dynamic educator for community health forums for primary health care providers and also provides education to various schools and community groups on a variety of health topics. He is an active teacher for Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, teaching clerks and residents. He is considered to be a crusader for enhanced quality, patient safety and adolescent mental health in the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance.

Dr. Tithecott was the Chief of Staff at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance in Chatham Ontario, Academic Director for Paediatrics for Schulich Medicine Distributed Education and is currently part of the committee for the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada.

In 2005, Dr. Tithecott was the recipient of the Child Health Education Award from the Department of Paediatrics for Distributed Education, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and received the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Tri-Board Award, Mission Category in 2006.

Please join me in congratulating Dr. Tithecott on his re-appointment.

Dr. Michael Strong, Dean
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry