General Inquiries
P: 250-472-5500
F: 250-472-5505

Mailing address
Island Medical Program
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria, BC, V8W 2Y2

In-person address
University of Victoria
3800 Finnerty Road
Medical Sciences Bldg
Victoria, BC, V8P 5C2

Faculty & Staff Directory

Admissions & Communications Coordinator
Rhys Mahannah


Site Director
Dr. Ian Thompson


Director, Community Engagement
Dr. Marjon Blouw


Course Director, Clinical Skills
Dr. Alison Walzak

250-370-8111 ext. 13419

Course Director, Family Practice
Dr. Margaret Manville

250-370-8111 ext. 13426

Site Director, MEDD 419/429/439 (FLEX)
Dr. Lisa Cairns


Course Co-Director, MEDD 421 & 422
Dr. Joana Gil-Mohapel


Program Manager
Jenn MacMillan


Curriculum Administrator, FMED/FLEX/MEDD
Nicole Wells


Curriculum Administrator, CS/FP
Eleanor Good


Assessment and Evaluation Administrator
Christy Schwartz


Curriculum/A&E Support
Nikki Polischuk


Program Support, Years 1-2
Liz Prenger

250-370-8111 x11347

Program Support, A&E and Clinical Faculty Appointments
Niobe Getty


Course Director, Clerkships, Year 3
Dr. Shavaun Macdonald

250-370-8111 ext. 11828

Course Director, Electives, Year 4
Dr. Amita Modi

250-370-8111 ext. 13715

Course Director, Transition into Postgraduate Training and Medical Practice (TIPP), Year 4
Dr. Jody Anderson

250-370-8111 ext. 13714

Site Leader, Integrated Community Clerkships, Cowichan Valley
Dr. Paul Terlien


Site Leader, Campbell River and District General Hospital
Dr. Anne Morrison


Regional Administrative Manager, UBC Year 3 & 4 Undergraduate & Royal College Specialty / BCYT Postgraduate Programs - Vancouver Island
Lynne Fisher


UBC Regional Administrative Office Administrator - Vancouver Island
Angela Dawe

Program Assistant, Internal Medicine
Anne Beaton

250-370-8111 ext. 13710

Curriculum Administrator, Internal Medicine
Kristen Stanbridge


Curriculum Administrator, Anesthesia and Surgery
Kim Brodie


Program Administrator, Electives (South Island), Year 4 & VGH Reception and Facilities
Luisa Halsall

250-370-8111 ext. 15584

Assessment & Evaluation Administrator
Elana Richard

250-370-8111 ext. 15592

Curriculum Administrator, Integrated Community Clerkships and Rural Family Practice, Cowichan Valley
Stacey Taylor


Program Assistant Year 3 & 4 - Central Island
JoAnne Neustaedter


UBC Senior Program Administrator, Psychiatry
Palwasha Asey

UBC Senior Program Administrator, Emergency Medicine
Michelle Hamilton

UBC Senior Program Administrator, Pediatrics
Kristi Small

Undergraduate / Postgraduate Obstetrics & Gynecology
Stephanie Goult

Program Assistant, Royal Jubilee Hospital Reception and Facilities
Amanda O'Connor

1-250-519-1825 ext. 11825

Program Administrator, Transition into Postgraduate Training and Medical Practice (TIPP), Year 4 & On-Call Administrator
Ashley Macdonell

250-370-8111 ext. 12410

Annual Giving Officer
Danielle Mulligan


Faculty Development Director,
Vancouver Island

Sarah Buydens


Faculty Development & Student
Affairs Support

Nicole Coutts


Financial Officer
Ana Danut


Financial Clerk
Pallavi Chavan


Regional Associate Dean, Vancouver Island, Faculty of Medicine (UBC)
Head, Division of Medical Sciences (UVic)

Dr. Bruce Wright


Assistant to the Dean
Kyla Patterson


Assistant Dean, Island Medical Program
Dr. Laura Farrell


Regional Administrative Director
Waheeda Esmail


Assistant to Dr. Laura Farrell,
Waheeda Esmail & Dr. Morgan Price

Claire Abanto

IMP Librarian
Rebecca Raworth


Click here to access library services at UVic.

Patient Programs Coordinator
Karen Basi

250-370-8111 ext. 12386

Director, Centre for Interprofessional Clinical Simulation Learning (CICSL)
Darin Abbey

250-519-7700 ext. 13663

Interim Manager
Tamara Young

250-519-7700 ext. 13431

Simulation Support
Janet White

250-370-8111 ext. 13432

Simulation Technology Support Analyst
Jeff Knight

250-370-8111 ext. 13667

Assistant Dean, Student Affairs
Dr. Fraser Black


Coordinator, Student Affairs
Kelly Arason


Student Research Coordinator
Dr. Paul Zehr


Technology Support Analyst
Jesse Culp


Technology Support Analyst
Elizabeth Heslop


Technology Support Analyst
Mike Quan


IMP Buildings & Contact

The Medical Sciences Building (MSB) was UVic’s first building to be granted gold-level status in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating program.

  • MSB features state-of-the-art lecture theatres, anatomy research and multi-purpose laboratories, problem-based learning rooms, a clinical skills teaching room and administrative offices, as well as an outdoor patio nestled in the woods.
  • MSB is centrally located on the UVic campus, within a few minutes walk of athletics and recreation facilities, libraries, and student services
  • UVic offers outstanding social, cultural, artistic, environmental, and athletic opportunities, including a full schedule of concerts, plays, exhibitions, films, lectures, and athletics events

Medical Sciences Building
University of Victoria
3800 Finnerty Road
MSB Building, Rm 104
Victoria, BC, V8P 5C2
250-472-5500  |  Map

The IMP's clinical academic campuses at Royal Jubilee and Victoria General Hospitals feature small lecture theaters (equipped with V/C technology), multipurpose clinical skills rooms, student lounges, and on-call rooms.

Royal Jubilee Hospital
Room 101, Coronation Annex
1952 Bay Street
Victoria, BC, V8R 1J8
250-519-1502  |  Map

Victoria General Hospital
1 Hospital Way
Victoria, BC, V8Z 6R5
250-727-4148  |  Map

The expansion of medical education facilities to central and north Vancouver Island helps to form a network of academic learning centres, offering excellent training environments for students and medical residents from all over British Columbia and beyond. Providing clinical training opportunities across the Island exposes learners to the benefits of practicing in smaller communities.

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital
1200 Dufferin Crescent
Nanaimo, BC, V9S 2B7

Cowichan District Hospital
3045 Gibbins Road
Duncan, BC, V9L 1E7

Campbell River and District Hospital
375-2 Avenue
Campbell River, BC, V9W 3V1

St. Joseph's Hospital
2137 Comox Avenue
Comox, BC, V9M 1P2