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Clinician Investigator Pediatric Hospital Medicine Full-time Job

2 years ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary   82 views
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The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, is seeking an academic hospital pediatrician to help advance the academic mission of our evolving specialty. The position will be supported by a 1.0 FTE with 50% clinical activity and up to 45% protected time for research, with the remainder being allocated to education or administration based on the candidate’s interest and experience. The ideal candidate will have at least 5-10 years of active practice in an academic setting and should have a demonstrated record of achievement in clinical, translational, or quality improvement research specifically related to the field of Pediatric Hospital Medicine. Candidates with an advanced degree (Masters, PhD, or equivalent experience) are preferred. Candidates will have a strong publication record, experience in grant writing, and enthusiasm for academic mentorship of junior faculty and trainees. The Department of Pediatrics has internal supports for research and membership in Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute (ACHRI) brings with it additional expertise, opportunities for collaboration, and programs such as Internal Peer Review.

The successful candidate will provide clinical expertise across the full spectrum of inpatient acute and chronic complex care. Our Section holds responsibility for acute cardiorespiratory Code Team response and initial leadership, so the successful candidate will have up to date CPR and PALS certification. They will also have an interest in training medical students and residents.

The Section of Pediatric Hospital Medicine holds the aspirational vision of being at the forefront of our developing subspecialty. We have academic members with expertise in quality improvement, medical education, and clinical research related to children with medical complexity. Our academic members participate in the Pediatric Inpatient Research Network (PIRN); a national collaborative for PHM-specific research. Our Section launched an academic Pediatric Hospital Medicine fellowship in July 2018 and support 1-2 PHM fellows per academic year. Our clinical members have diverse interests and support the academic mission of the Section. We are a very cohesive and collaborative group.

The Department of Pediatrics has over 300 clinical and academic faculty members who are part of the rapidly growing Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. Refer to the Department of Pediatrics website at for more information about the Department, its faculty, services and accomplishments.

Calgary is a modern and rapidly growing cosmopolitan municipality with a population of over 1.2 million people, and boasts an excellent school system (both public and private), a vibrant international cultural scene, with proximity (<1 hour) to the Canadian Rocky Mountains (Banff and Jasper National Parks, Lake Louise, etc.). The city is beautifully laid out with rivers, parks and other recreational areas. There are plentiful opportunities for delving into the arts, music and sports. Many attributes contribute to an overall outstanding quality of life.


Qualifications include certification in Pediatrics by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent. Candidates must be eligible for an independent practice license from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Candidates must hold active certification in CPR and PALS.

Must read, write and speak English.


Funding Source: Alberta Academic Medicine and Health Services Program (AMHSP).

Remuneration for this position will commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Recruiter Contact:

Dr. Mark Anselmo

Associate Professor and Head, Department of Pediatrics

University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services,

Calgary Zone

Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to By 30-Jun-2021

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