Susan J. Lieff, MD, MEd, MMan, FRCPC

Susan is a professor and past vice-chair of education in the University of Toronto’s Department of Psychiatry. She is also the founding director of the international New and Evolving Academic Leaders (NEAL) program at the University of Toronto’s Centre for Faculty Development, Faculty of Medicine and St. Michael’s Hospital.

Her scholarship is focused on the practices, networks and perspectives of health science academic leaders and on the design and evaluation of health science leadership development programs. Susan holds an MEd in higher education of health professionals from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto and an international master’s degree in health leadership from McGill University.

Susan’s excellence in teaching and education innovation has been recognized by the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine, the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the Canadian Association for Medical Education, the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, the Association for Academic Psychiatry, the American Psychiatric Association and the Canadian Psychiatric Association.