McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Dr. Sarah Forgie as Dean, College of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan. In her new role, Dr. Forgie will serve as the Chief Academic and Administrative Officer of the College, providing strategic and innovative leadership. As a member of the senior leadership team, she will collaborate with academic leaders, senior administrators, staff, and other key stakeholders to implement and proactively advance the University of Saskatchewan’s strategic plan, promoting and advancing the College regionally, nationally, and internationally.

Dr. Forgie joins the University of Saskatchewan with a distinguished background in medical and academic leadership. Previously, she served as the Chair of the Department of Pediatrics and as a Vice-Provost for Learning Initiatives at the University of Alberta. She has also held executive roles with the Pediatric Chairs of Canada as Vice President and with the Association for Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Canada, as President, bringing valuable experience and insight to her new position.

The University of Saskatchewan, located on Treaty 6 territory and the traditional homeland of the Métis, is a member of the U15 Group of Canadian research-intensive, medical-doctoral universities. It serves over 26,000 students, including 3,400 Indigenous students and more than 3,100 international students, emphasizing its commitment to a diverse and inclusive educational environment.

This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull Principal Alex Verdecchia.