Grand River Hospital and St. Mary’s General Hospital - Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgeon
Grand River Hospital and St. Mary’s General Hospital are jointly recruiting for one full time Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgeon to fill vacant position in the Kitchener-Waterloo area.
Grand River Hospital and St. Mary’s General Hospital are two separately governed hospitals that function as an integrated system with well-defined and complementary clinical programs to serve both the local community and the region. As part of their integration strategy, the hospitals have a common medical staff, joint medical and administrative leadership positions, and an integrated planning system. Each hospital has acute care ER with patient volumes reaching approximately 55,000 visits / annum.
St. Mary’s General Hospital is a Regional Cardiac Care Centre and a Centre of Excellence for Respiratory and Thoracic Care. Grand River Hospital hosts several regional programs including the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre, Hepatobiliary Surgical Programme, and stroke, renal and mental health programmes. We offer round-the-clock services in orthopedics, gynecology, cancer, plastic, and reconstructive and emergency surgery as well as a wide variety of general surgeries. Our surgeons perform approximately 10,000 procedures each year.
Grand River Hospital (GRH) is a provincial Hepato-Pancreatic Biliary (HPB) Centre of Excellence. HPB surgical care is provided to our region of over 775,000 residents in Waterloo Region, Wellington County, the City of Guelph and the southern part of Grey County. We aim to provide first class, high quality care for all of our patients in a friendly and professional setting. The care is provided for both complex oncology and benign conditions. For the management of oncology patients, and as an integral member of the multidisciplinary team, you will work collaboratively with medical and radiation oncologists in the Regional Cancer Centre, interventional radiologists providing ablative service, academic clinical trials and participate in both onsite and remote multidisciplinary cancer conferences. In Waterloo Wellington, our goal is to deliver academic care close to home. You will be joining a team with a fellowship trained surgical oncologist as well as general surgeons with expertise in HPB surgery to provide high quality surgical care.
Certification in HPB surgery by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and eligibility for independent licensure in the Province of Ontario are required.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to Tanja Cvijetic, Medical Affairs Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Faculty of Medicine – Department of Surgery / McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)
The Department of Surgery at McGill University is currently inviting applications for a tenuretrack faculty position in the field of Surgical Education at the rank of Assistant Professor.
The successful candidate will guide the research mission of our surgical education program across all McGill teaching hospitals, research institutes and at the University, will develop their own research program, and will play a key role in our Surgical Education/Simulation Concentration in the Experimental Surgery Graduate Program. They will also play an important role in advancing the research component of the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning by mentoring health care professionals in their research efforts.
The McGill Department of Surgery is internationally recognized for excellence in surgical education and is committed to advancing the field through generation of new knowledge and development of future surgical educators. It is supported by excellent facilities such as: the new Centre for Innovative Medicine at the McGill University Health Centre with its Experimental Operating Room and adjacent Simulation Suite; the DeKuyper Centre for Surgical Education dedicated to the use of multimedia, social media and web-based educational platforms; the Steinberg-Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation that emphasizes the role of simulation in minimally invasive and endoscopic surgery; the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning at McGill University whose vision is “Inspiring world-class simulation-based education, research and innovation to provide the best possible health care to the communities we serve” and the McGill Centre for Medical Education dedicated to the promotion of excellence and scholarship across the continuum of health sciences education.
The successful candidate is expected to perform original research, publish and win competitive research funding in the area of Surgical Education, the use of Simulation in Education, and technology evaluation and validation related to surgical education and simulation. The successful candidate is expected to create and deliver graduate teaching in this and related areas, to supervise graduate students in Experimental Surgery whose research is directed at Surgical Education and Surgical Innovation, to be responsible for the organization of workshops and faculty development, and to contribute to the academic mission of the Department of Surgery. The successful candidate will also be involved with the advancement of the research activities of the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning at McGill University, the hub of medical simulation across all health professions at McGill University.
Qualifications and Education requirements
The individual shall hold a PhD relevant to their research area, demonstrate a record of excellence in research and teaching, including significant publications and a record of competitive extramural funding with a focus in medical education, preferably directed at simulation-based education with some experience in surgical, procedural or team-training topics.
Job Type: Tenure-track
Rank: Assistant Professor
Salary: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posting period: Please submit your application within 30 days of the publication of this advertisement.
Applications must be submitted on-line at:
The following supporting documents are required:
- a cover letter & curriculum vitae (as 1 pdf document)
- statement of research (if including other documents, combine to make 1 pdf)
- the names and contact information of three referees
McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
US Transplant Fellowship Program
Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute (STI) / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
The STI multi-organ transplant fellowship offers hands-on experience under Dr. Abhinav Humar’s leadership. Current rotations in liver (120 cases/year), kidney/pancreas (240 cases/year), lap donor nephrectomies (60 cases/year), and pediatric transplantation are offered at Montefiore Hospital, the Pittsburgh Veterans Administration Hospital, and the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. In addition to ASTS core cases, experience is also offered in islet autotransplantation, HPB, multivisceral transplants, intestinal rehab, and advanced GI surgery. We also have near 100% night coverage by our advanced practice providers. Our center is recognized as one of the oldest, having performed more than 7,000 adult liver transplants since its inception. Candidates should be American Board C/E or foreign equivalent, passed USMLE Step 3, and eligible for medical licensure in Pennsylvania.
Interested applicants should submit a CV and three letters of recommendation to:
Martin N. Wijkstrom, MD
Director, Transplant Fellowship Program
The Division of General Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital and the University of Toronto are searching for an academic colorectal surgeon with a special interest and planned focus in the management of inflammatory bowel disease. The ideal candidate should be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor at the University of Toronto. The start date will be mutually agreed upon.
The successful candidate should have completed a general surgery residency and colorectal fellowship, and should have completed or be registered in a program to complete a graduate degree (MSc or PhD) in clinical epidemiology, education or other academic discipline. In addition, the candidate should have a track record of research activity and ongoing productivity, with clinical and research training including experience and interest in the field of colorectal surgery – specifically inflammatory bowel disease. He/she must have extensive practical experience in minimally invasive and open surgical approaches to complex inflammatory bowel disease and its complications. He/she should have a minimum of 3 years in colorectal surgical practice and evidence of experience in TaTME surgery. He/she should show demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team and to teach trainees at all levels. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required.
The successful applicant will join the faculty of the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto. Candidates must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.
Salary will be in the range of $200,000 - $400,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience. This estimate is based on fee for service billings. The successful candidate will be a member of the Mount Sinai Hospital Department of Surgery Financial Sharing Agreement.
Please submit a letter of intent, names of three referees and CV by February 10, 2017 to: Dr. Carol Swallow, Head, Division of General Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, Suite 1225, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X5, Carol.Swallow@sinaihealthsystem.ca
Correspondence in this regard may be directed to Faryal Esmail at 416-586-8392 (fax) or Faryal.Esmail@sinaihealthsystem.ca.
For more information about the Faculty of Medicine/Department of Surgery, please visit our home page at http://surgery.utoronto.ca.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, 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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Western Health is currently seeking the services of a permanent General Surgeon for Western Memorial Regional Hospital (WMRH), Corner Brook, Newfoundland. This position is one of five (5) responsible for General Surgery services, elective and emergency surgeries at WMRH. It is a community-based position offering a wide range of General Surgical procedures. The position involves a combination of booked OR schedules, outpatient clinic, booked outpatient procedures including endoscopies and minor OR procedures and weekly/weekend call obligations and as per published call schedule on an equitable basis with the other General Surgeons. Qualifications: Interested applicants must be eligible for Specialist registration as a General Surgeon with The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification preferred and satisfy the credentialing requirements of Western Health’s Discipline of Surgery. Remuneration: Fee for Service basis as per the Medical Care Plan (MCP) fee schedule. An annual Retention Bonus is offered in accordance with the current MOA. Contact Information: Identifying CAGS Ad – General Surgeon, Corner Brook in subject line, please express interest in writing including a detailed curriculum vitae and names of 3 references to:
Sarah Rousseau, Regional Physician Recruitment Manager Medical Services Department Western Health P.O. Box 2005 Corner Brook, NL A2H 6J7 Fax: 709-634-3807 Email: email@example.com