A Glimpse into the Life of our Leaders

Meet Dr. Richard Reznick, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen's University and Professor of Surgery

Dr. ReznickFor this inaugural edition we introduce A Glimpse into the Life of our Leaders, a regular feature of AFMC’s EducationMatters in which we get a different perspective on leaders in our academic medicine community through a modified Pivot Questionnaire based on a Proust version. (A good read on the questionnaires can be found at: www.newyorker.com

1. What is your favorite evening meal?
Sausage and mushroom risotto.
5. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?
Owning an ice cream shop.
2. What motivates you creatively, spiritually or emotionally?
Likely insecurity.


6.What one line of advice do you have for students just starting medical school?
May your heart always be joyful, may your song always be sung, and may you stay forever young (Bob Dylan)
3. What book are you reading right now?
Leonardo Da Vinci by Walter Isaacson.
7. What one line of advice do you have for new faculty members?
And I - I took the road less travelled by, And that has made all the difference. (Robert Frost)
4. Who was your mentor in medical school? In Residency?
a. Dale Dauphinee.  b. Bob Stone.
8. If you could go anywhere, where in the world would you like to retire?
Skagen, Jutland, Denmark.