Dr. Cary Cuncic (Division of General Internal Medicine) appointed Regional Associate Dean, Vancouver Fraser

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Cary Cuncic as Regional Associate Dean, Vancouver Fraser, effective August 1, 2021.

In this role, Dr. Cuncic will provide strategic leadership and oversight of the MD Undergraduate Program in Vancouver Fraser. The portfolio will play a key role in developing UBC’s academic health vision in Vancouver Fraser, working collaboratively with partners and local health authorities to ensure regional medical teaching, training and student research are integrated and aligned with the strategic plans of the Faculty of Medicine and UBC.

Dr. Cuncic is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, and has received a Clinical Education Fellowship at UBC’s Centre for Health Education Scholarship. She has extensive experience coaching and teaching medical students, residents and fellows. Her education administrative roles have included: Discipline Specific Site Leader, Internal Medicine; Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine; Undergraduate Clerkship Director, Internal Medicine; and Associate Director of Curriculum, Years 3 & 4, Undergraduate Medical Education.

Dr. Cuncic’s appointment follows the leadership of Dr. Amil Shah, whose term ends on July 31, 2021. We would like to thank Dr. Shah for his outstanding leadership in the Faculty during his tenure.

Please join us in welcoming and congratulating Dr. Cuncic in her new role.


Dermot Kelleher, MB, MD, FRCP, FRCPI, FMedSci, FCAHS, FRCPC, AGAF
Professor, Department of Medicine
Dean, Faculty of Medicine
Vice-President, Health
The University of British Columbia

Vice Dean, Education
Faculty of Medicine
The University of British Columbia

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