Admin & Finance


Mary Liu, Director of Administration

  • Responsible for the operational and strategic management of the Department.
  • Provides direction and leadership to division heads, faculty members, division managers and administrative staff.
  • Plans workforce structures and establishes departmental goals and objectives in accordance with the Department’s mission.

Donna Combs, Administrative Coordinator to the Department Head
Phone: 604-875-5613

  • Responsible for coordinating division reviews and departmental events.
  • Supports the Executive Committee, the Equity Committee and the VGH Executive/Medical Operations Team

Sabina Fitzsimmons, Administrative Assistant – HR & Administration
Phone: 604-875-4111 ext 61639

  • Responsible for coordinating Grand Rounds and Specialty Noon Rounds.
  • Supports faculty mentoring program and other HR initiatives.
  • Maintains CV database.
  • Serves as a member of the Department’s Health and Safety Committee as well as a Fire Warden for the Department’s Administration Office.

Laurie Golding, Assistant to the Department Head
Phone: 604-875-4045

  • Responsible for the Department Head’s schedule, correspondence, and travel.
  • Supports the departmental Awards Committee.

Finance – Faculty of Medicine, Cluster 4

Associate Finance Director: Joanna Carson, 604-875-4878

Documents that need processing may be sent to either address below:

UBC Faculty of Medicine – Finance Cluster 4
c/o Department of Medicine Finance
10th Floor, Diamond Health Care Centre
2775 Laurel Street, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9
UBC Faculty of Medicine – Finance Cluster 4
c/o Department of Surgery
VGH – Jim Pattison Pavilion North
3125 – 910 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9

Financial inquiries regarding payment processing:

For general inquiries, please send an email here.

Erika Yep Financial Accounts Manager 604-875-4111 x 68460
Julia Shen Financial Processing Specialist 604-875 4111 x 54354
Maria Cardoz Financial Processing Specialist 604-875-4111 x 62347
Anilu Skala Financial Processing Specialist 604-875-4111 x 61388
Faith Robitaille Financial Processing Specialist 604-875-4111 x 22906
Lynda Callard MOH Clinical Faculty Payments 604-875-4111 x 66744

Financial inquiries other than payment processing:

Nicholas Sidorenko Finance Manager 604-875-4160
Andrew Fong Accounts Receivable 604-875-4111 x 66748
Karen Chan Research Financial Coordinator 604-875-4111 x 62346