Academic Affairs

Welcome to the Academic Affairs website for prospective, new and current faculty in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba. Our faculty members include nurses, dentists, dental hygienists, pharmacists, basic scientists, clinical health psychologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, respiratory therapists, physician assistants and all branches of clinical medicine. There is a large professional community for you to find collegial support and collaboration.
It is the responsibility of this portfolio to oversee the processes in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences to support you in achieving your academic goals and dreams. Helping you to develop your academic career is important to us and to the people of the Province of Manitoba. The responsibility for faculty development is truly shared by many departments/units and individuals in our university community.

The Office of Academic Affairs will work together to support excellence in academic career development by providing a high quality and coordinated program of academic support and rewards for all faculty members.  

All faculty members will achieve their full potential and be proud of their academic appointment in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba.

The Office of Academic Affairs will support this vision by providing coordinated programs and resources for:


  • Communication
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Transparency
  • Coordination
  • Innovation
  • Quality improvement
  • Continuous feedback
  • Accountability
  • Timeliness
  • Partnerships
  • Leadership
  • Confidentiality
  • Staff satisfaction

On this site you will find links and resources for a broad range of topics. We hope that these resources will be useful to you in learning about the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and the Bannatyne and Fort Garry campuses of the University of Manitoba.  Some of the key topics are listed here:  

  • Mission of the institution and our faculty
  • Governance structure and decanal organization
  • Your role as a teacher
  • Your role as a researcher
  • Your role in administration and service
  • Promotions & tenure criteria and process
  • Expectations for productivity
  • Preparing your academic portfolio
  • Opportunities for career advancement & leadership training
  • Research and administrative leaves
  • Academic re-entry after leave for research, maternity, parental, administrative

Contact us:

Dr. Sara Israels, Vice Dean,, Academic Affairs

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

S204 Medical Services Building


Jasmina Veinot

Executive Assistant