James Dean Sandham MD, FRCPC, FRCP, FACP, CP&S
Dean – Faculty of Medicine
Dr. Sandham has been Dean, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Manitoba since October 2004. As Dean, his priorities have included the expansion of the Medical School; recruitment and retention of faculty; building relationships with the public and private sector to support faculty growth and development including grants, endowed chairs and professorships; and ongoing quality improvement in all facets of the Faculty.
At the end of 2007, Dr. Sandham spent five weeks in Kandahar, Afghanistan as a volunteer civilian physician working in the ICU in the military hospital in Kandahar. A licensed pilot, he recently embarked on a cross-Canada journey celebrating the 100th anniversary of manned flight in Canada.