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Important Meetings - Dates and Times

Below are the meeting dates for Temerty Faculty of Medicine governance committee related to education (i.e., divisional governance) for the 2023/24 academic year. These are organized by cycles. Each cycle represents a divisional governance path and outlines the sequential approval process. Please note the departmental deadlines to submit governance forms. These deadlines ensure Graduate Curriculum Committee (GCC) members have at least 7 working days to review these curriculum changes prior to the GCC meeting.

Departments are encouraged to contact the Graduate Affairs Officer to discuss minor modifications. Minor Modifications are typically seen at the GCC and the Temerty Medicine Education Committee. 

Departments wishing to submit Major Modifications (i.e., significant changes to a degree program) must consult the Graduate Affairs Officer as soon as possible. Typically, these require extensive consultation from several Provostial offices. After the first initial consultation with the Office of the Vice Dean, Research and Health Science Education (RHSE), a timeframe, with deliverables and deadlines, is customized based on the scope of the Major Modification. Major Modifications are typically seen at the GCC, Temerty Medicine Education Committee and Faculty Council. 

Departments wishing to create a new program or close an existing program must contact the Graduate Affairs Officer as soon as possible. 

Please direct questions to Rachel Zulla, Graduate Affairs Officer (

Cycle Dept Deadline to submit governance forms to RHSE Graduate Curriculum Committee Temerty Medicine Education Committee Faculty Council
1 Monday, August 14, 2023 Tuesday, August 29, 2023, 1pm - 2:30pm Thursday, September 14, 2023, 4pm - 6pm Monday, October 16, 2023, 4pm - 6pm
2 Monday, November 13, 2023 Monday, November 20, 2023, 10am-11:30am Thursday, November 30, 2023, 4pm - 6pm Monday, February 5, 2024, 4pm - 6pm
3* Monday, January 15, 2024 Thursday, February 1, 2024, 9:30am-11:00am Friday, February 29, 2024, 4pm - 6pm Monday April 22, 2024, 4pm - 6pm
4 Monday, April 8, 2024 Thursday, April 18, 2024, 10:30am - 12pm Thursday, May 9, 2024, 4pm - 6pm N/A

* All curricular changes must be presented and recommended for approval to the Temerty Medicine Education Committee at this meeting to ensure it appears in the 2023/24 SGS Calendar. The exception are new courses that are not program requirements; such courses will be reflected in the 2023/24 SGS Calendar Amendments. 

Last updated:  February 5, 2024.