Researcher Profile: Dr. Lee Manchul

Lee Manchul, MD, MHPE, FRCPC is a Radiation Oncologist in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Princess Margaret Hospital. She received her Masters in Health Professions Education from the University of Illinois at Chicago and the subject of her research thesis was the interprofessional education needs of the radiation oncology team.

She has a strong interest and expertise in faculty development and curriculum development in continuing education. She has acted as course director for a series of University of Toronto sponsored cervical cancer programs and clinical and technical advancements in radiation oncology.

She has presented at national and international educational plenary sessions and facilitated many workshops locally, nationally and internationally on the topics of creating and evaluating interprofessional learning initiatives, enhancing the performance of the interprofessional health care team, creating and evaluating interprofessional quality assurance initiatives, and incorporating professional competencies into clinical guideline adoption. She has given a series of workshops with Jane Tipping on the use of focus groups in educational research, design and evaluation at national and international educational venues.

Lee has held and is currently holding a number of local, national and international leadership positions. She has served as the Director, Continuing Education in the Department of Radiation Oncology, a member of the Accredited Providers group with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Chair of the Education Committee of the Canadian Association of Radiation Oncology and Chair of the CME Section of the Group on Educational Affairs of the Association of American Medical Colleges, a group she continues to be closely involved with as the Chair of the Northeast Group on Educational Affairs.