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The Ottawa Hospital

Academic Geriatricians



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Division of Geriatric Medicine at the Ottawa Hospital

Job Description

Come work, live, relax and play in the nation’s capital! We are currently recruiting for academic Geriatricians to join the staff in the Division of Geriatric Medicine, at The Ottawa Hospital.

The Ottawa Hospital ( is one of the largest teaching hospitals in Canada. The hospital provides dedicated care to approximately 1.2 million patients in Eastern Ontario and is the main training site for 160 medical students and over 1000 residents in the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine (  The Division of Geriatric Medicine consists of a dynamic group of 10 full-time academic Geriatricians within a progressive Department of Medicine ( The Division is an integral partner of the Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario ( which manages a wide spectrum of services for older people within the region (

Our strategic plan supports the programmatic themes of M4: Mind, Mobility, Medications, & Multicomplexity. Clinical activities include a 20-bed acute care inpatient Geriatric Medicine Unit, consultation teams at two campuses, ambulatory clinics and Day Hospital. There are also services offered in French at the Montfort Hospital. Additionally there is a dedicated Memory Disorders program at the Elisabeth Bruyère Hospital.

Research activities include: clinical (dementia & driving, pre-op assessment, mobility, optimal prescribing), health services (collaborative care, dementia care), and medical education (undergrad & postgrad).

Candidates must have an MD degree or equivalent; must hold a specialist certification in Geriatric Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent by the time of their recruitment and must be eligible for licensure in the province of Ontario (

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  Interested applicants should forward a cover letter stating their intent, a copy of their curriculum vitae and the names of three potential references to Dr. Allen Huang, e-mail: mailto: Opportunity

Income is derived from multiple sources including a base salary, clinical fee-for-service billings and various stipends. An estimated range is $275-450K.  Full-time members are eligible for group benefits such as extended health, dental, and life and disability insurance. There is protected time to develop an academic career under the guidance of dedicated mentors.

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The Ottawa HospitalDr. Allen Huangallenhuang@toh.ca
Posting Date: 12-Jan-2017Geriatric Medicine Permanent, Practicing physician Open 1 ASAP
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