Announcement: Dr. Sandra Northcott has been appointed as Associate Dean, Learner Equity & Wellness

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Sandra Northcott has been appointed as Associate Dean, Learner Equity & Wellness, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective from December 1, 2019 – November 30, 2024.

Dr. Northcott completed her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia and completed her Doctor of Medicine at the Memorial University of Newfoundland. She completed residency training in Psychiatry at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. In 1999, Dr. Northcott joined Schulich Medicine & Dentistry as an Instructor in Psychiatry Interviewing, Clinical Methods. She is currently an Associate Professor with the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Northcott has held several academic roles within the department, including Undergraduate Education Director.

The recipient of several awards, Dr. Northcott was acknowledged with a Teaching Honour Roll Award from the University Student Council, Western University multiple times between 2000 and 2015. She has also received the Hippocratic Clinical Science Teaching Award twice, and a Certificate of Outstanding Achievement, Division Member of the Year, from the Department of Psychiatry, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry. In 2018, Dr. Northcott received the Sandra Letton Award, which recognizes a team that made an outstanding contribution towards improvement in quality patient care.

Dr. Northcott currently serves on the Psychiatry Leadership Council and the Appointment and Promotions Committee of the Department of Psychiatry at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry. She also serves as the Site Chief in Mental Health Care for St. Joseph's Health Care London. Dr. Northcott has been a member of many national and provincial societies and has served on many other Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, department and hospital committees.

Please join me in congratulating Dr. Northcott on her appointment.

Acting Dean, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Distinguished University Professor & EPICOR Research Chair
Western University, London, Canada

Dr. Jay Rosenfield, MD,  MEd, FRCPC                  
Vice-Dean, Medical Education
Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry
Professor of Paediatrics, Western University