Dr. Gillian Hawker reappointed as Chair, Department of Medicine
Dr. Gillian Hawker has been re-appointed as Chair, Department of Medicine, for a second five-year term beginning July 1, 2019. A recent external review recognized many accomplishments under Dr. Hawker’s leadership, in particular, her "contributions to equity, wellness, integration of university and hospital processes, support for faculty and the redefining of the leadership team are outstanding." Her commitment to clinician scientist training, as well as to the principles of diversity and equity, have been hallmarks of her first term as chair.
Dr. Hawker is the Sir John & Lady Eaton Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine and is cross-appointed to the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. She is a Senior Scientist at the Women's College Research Institute and a staff member in Rheumatology at Women's College Hospital.