Faculty Development Committee


The goal of this committee is to facilitate the academic career development of all faculty within the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, in alignment with the Department’s academic mission in research, education, and creative professional activity. The committee meets monthly, and is led by Dr. Shaheen Darani, Director of Faculty Development.

For general inquiries, please contact Paula Paunic at facdevcppd.psych@utoronto.ca.


Our Faculty Development Committee is comprised of various site representatives.



Center for Addictions and Mental Health

Paul Benassi

Center for Addictions and Mental Health

Shaheen Darani

Center for Addictions and Mental Health

Michael Mak

Michael Garron

Susan MacKenzie


Kathy Margattai

Psychiatry Residency Program Nikita Singhal


Joanna Mansfield

UHN – Toronto Western Hospital

Diana Kljenak

Unity Health

Lindsay Baker

Unity Health Matt Levy
Unity Health Latika Nirula
University of Toronto Certina Ho
Waypoint Tracy Sarmiento
Women`s College Hospital Jovana Martinovic