Department of Medicine

Emergency Medicine: UHN Chief, Department of Emergency Medicine

Nov 27, 2018

UHN Chief, Department of Emergency Medicine

Applications are invited for the Chief of Emergency Medicine at the University Health Network. We are seeking an experienced physician leader and academic scholar who is able to develop and implement a strategic vision, build teams and services and establish productive collaborative partnerships across the University Heath Network and with our University partners, TAHSN hospitals and EMS.

The University Health Network is one of Canada’s largest academic centres and is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto. Our two Emergency Departments at Toronto General and Toronto Western Hospital care for more than one hundred and twenty thousand patients a year. The Emergency Departments support UHN’s 10 clinical programs that include a wide variety of patients including one of Canada’s largest organ transplantation services, the Princess Margaret Cancer Program, the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre and the Krembil Neuroscience Program among others.

Applicants for the position must hold an MD and be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or the College of Family Physicians of Canada in Emergency Medicine. They must be eligible for licensure in the province of Ontario and are expected to participate in clinical practice in Emergency Medicine. They must also be eligible for academic appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine within the Department of Medicine or the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding academic leader with significant experience in complex hospital administration as demonstrated by prior success in quality management of clinical programs as well as a history of fostering a strong collegial and academic environment.

The position is remunerated for approximately 2-3 days/ per week not including clinical income commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is a 5-year term, renewable once based on a successful review. Effective date is Jan 1st 2019 or shortly thereafter.

Applicants for the position will be accepted until the position is filled but we encourage applications before December 7, 2018.

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If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your curriculum vitae and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

The University Health Network and University of Toronto are strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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