Head, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Head, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto   The Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the Department of Medicine, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Toronto are seeking an Academic Physiatrist  to lead a vibrant and productive Division […]

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Head, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto

 

The Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the Department of Medicine, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Toronto are seeking an Academic Physiatrist  to lead a vibrant and productive Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. The successful applicant must be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the University of Toronto. It is expected that the position will be approximately 50% clinical and 50% research/teaching/quality improvement/administrative. Expected start date is  October 1, 2024 or shortly thereafter.

The Division Head will be a leader and mentor with established skills in the areas of clinical care, administration, education and/or research, clinical innovation and implementation and change management. Major responsibilities for this position will include clinical, administrative and academic leadership; faculty recruitment, mentoring and career development and development of divisional goals and objectives to support the University, Hospital and Department’s strategic initiatives. 

The ideal candidate must have achieved prominence in their own career and will be expected to lead the division in its mandate to deliver excellence in all areas of academic and clinical activities.

The successful candidate must hold an MD degree, have or be eligible for certification in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and have or be eligible for licensure in Ontario.

Estimated remuneration will be commensurate with academic rank, qualifications, clinical work and experience. The successful candidate will be eligible for membership in the Sunnybrook Department of Medicine Association through which clinical billings and benefits will be administered. The successful candidate will be able to participate in the department’s group medical, dental and life insurance benefit plans.   

Applications will be accepted until July 31, 2024. Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward (i) a letter of interest, that includes a statement on how you have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion in your academic and scholarly work (ii) your curriculum vitae and (iii) names and contact information of three (3) referees to:

 

Dr. Michelle Hladunewich, Physician-in-Chief
Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Room D474, 2075 Bayview Avenue,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4N 3M5

or by e-mail to: dompicadmin@sunnybrook.ca

 

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SHSC) is an academic health sciences centre located in Toronto, Ontario. It is a world leader in trauma care, emergency and critical care, brain sciences, heart and stroke disorders, high-risk maternal and fetal care and musculoskeletal care. Both SHSC and the University of Toronto are among the top 100 employers in Canada.

 

The Department of Medicine is committed to excellence in clinical care, education and research. Department members have excellent opportunities for educational and research endeavors with protected time for scholarly activities to ensure rewarding, fulfilling career development.

For information about the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, please visit our website at http://www.deptmedicine.utoronto.ca/.

The Department of Medicine’s academic position descriptions can be viewed on this webpage: http://www.deptmedicine.utoronto.ca/academic-position-descriptions#AcademicPositionDescriptions.

For information about the Department of Medicine at Sunnybrook, please visit our website at http://sunnybrook.ca/content/?page=dept-med-home.

The University of Toronto and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre are strongly committed to diversity within their communities and especially welcome applications from racialized persons / persons of color, 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.

Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate must have achieved prominence in their own career and will be expected to lead the division in its mandate to deliver excellence in all areas of academic and clinical activities.

    The successful candidate must hold an MD degree, have or be eligible for certification in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and have or be eligible for licensure in Ontario.

To apply for this job email your details to dompicadmin@sunnybrook.ca.