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Academic General Internal Medicine Physician (23-UAH-MED-GIM-21) Full-time Job

2 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Edmonton Zone   6 views
Job Details


Alberta Health Services in Partnership with the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry is inviting applications for an academic position in General Internal Medicine in the Department of Medicine.Located in Edmonton, Alberta, the Faculty is internationally recognized among the worlds top 100 medical schools, and as one of Canadas premier health-education institutions.The University is home to 38,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff.The University has an annual budget in excess of $1.4 billion and attracts $536 million in sponsored research revenue.

The Division/Section of General Internal Medicine is leading the way in enhancing patient-centered care, driving frontline engagement, and the development of meaningful metrics in support of team performance.The Division now meets or exceeds national benchmarks in health system performance and educational outcomes.

The Division consists of 13 full-time academic and 75 clinical track faculty, representing a blend of senior, internationally recognized expertise and youthful, emerging talent. The Division is uniquely situated to develop a comprehensive vision for the future of General Internal Medicine in Canada.The Divisions unique integration of community and academia embraces the mission of balancing the Facultys education, research and clinical pillars.

The scholarship of about one-third of our full-time academic faculty is focused on education, and just over one-third devote 50% or greater effort to research.Among the research-focused faculty members, most hold peer-reviewed salary awards or endowed chairs and are recognized internationally, they collectively hold substantial tri-council and other peer-reviewed funding, and all are engaged in supervising graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

With a strong commitment to education, the Division supports one of the most highly ranked General InternalMedicine sub-specialty residency training programs in Canada and is internationally known for its strength in clinical and pharmaco-epidemiology, evidence-based medicine and health outcomes research.It offers a two-year subspecialty training program that is tailored to the individual resident career goals and practice settings in either Community or Academic General Internal Medicine.Core objectives are common to all.

Key accountabilities of the Academic Position will include but will not be limited to a significant ambulatory presence within the Divisional clinics.The successful candidate is expected to be a part of the inpatient and consult services at the University of Alberta Hospital and to participate in the educational activities within the Division.

The successful candidate will be offered an academic appointment commensurate with their experience, which is in accordance with the University of Alberta Faculty Agreement and offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and, curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, and experience along with three letters of reference to;

Dr Jennifer Ringrose

Division Director, General Internal Medicine

Ph: 780-492-2295


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of theImmigration and Refugee Protection Act(R203(3) (e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application.

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight MST of the closing date.

The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services are committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Mtis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.


The successful candidate must be a respected General Internist holding an MD or equivalent, be eligible for licensure in Alberta, and be a Fellow in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in General Internal Medicine.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Medicine
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Remuneration for this position is based on the Academic Medicine & Health services Program (AMHSP) with a very competitive remuneration package and comprehensive benefits. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
  • Posting Date: Jul 10, 2023
  • Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
  • Target Start Date: Sep 1, 2023
Company Description
Albertas health care system is one of the best in the world and physicians in Alberta experience a variety of challenging and rewarding opportunities while also enjoying a high standard of living. Whether you are interested in practicing in a large hospital in an urban centre or a small community clinic in a rural area, Alberta offers plenty of choices to suit your skills and interests.
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