Dr Thomas Maniatis
MD MSc FACP FRCPC
Associate Professor of Medicine, McGill University
Dr Thomas Maniatis is an Associate Professor of Medicine at McGill University and an attending physician at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).
He completed a MSc in bioethics at McGill University in 2003 and is an affiliate member of the McGill Biomedical Ethics Unit. He is also co-chair of one of the research ethics boards at the Royal Victoria Hospital. In addition, Dr Maniatis is the chair of the Faculty Postgraduate Promotions Committee, which oversees all remediation at the postgraduate level at McGill University. He also chaired the annual planning committee for the Canadian Society of Internal Medicine’s meeting in Montreal, Que., which took place in 2016.
Dr Maniatis was program director for McGill’s Internal Medicine Residency Training Program from 2003-2014, during which time he adapted the program to integrate the duty hour regulations that were being newly adopted in Quebec. With this hands-on experience, he has presented across Canada on the topic of duty hour regulations in Internal Medicine, and has contributed to working groups on this topic at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He has published in this area, as well. He won the Royal College’s Program Director of the Year Award in 2011, the CAME Certificate of Merit Award from the Canadian Association for Medical Education in 2010, as well as other local teaching awards at the MUHC.
Dr Maniatis is active in the Royal College. He is the current chair of the Specialty Committee in Internal Medicine and a member of the Internal Medicine Examination Board. He also serves as a member of the Residency Accreditation Committee. He has participated actively in working groups on duty hours, resident fatigue, implementation of Competence by Design, and the development of the new Canadian Excellence in Residency Accreditation (CanERA) standards. He is a member of the subcommittee of the Awards Committee that adjudicates nominations for the Royal College’s annual Program Director of the Year Award and the Kristin Sivertz Resident Leadership Award. Dr Maniatis has been an external reviewer for numerous programs for accreditation purposes across Canada since 2016 and, in 2017, served as an advisor to an international program seeking international accreditation.