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The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

Paediatric Emergency Faculty Medicine



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The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

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A one year contract faculty position for overnight coverage in the Division of Paediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM), Department of Paediatrics, at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON which is an academic health science centre dedicated exclusively to children; affiliated with the University of Toronto is available effective July 1, 2017.

The Division of PEM is part of the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto.  The Emergency Department at SickKids sees more than 70,000 patient visits per year and is the paediatric Level 1 Trauma Centre for the Greater Toronto Area.  The division trains a broad range of health practitioners who care for ill and injured children; the centerpiece of the division’s training mission is our fully accredited Fellowship Training Program which matriculates five academic fellows and five international clinical fellows per year. 

PEM physicians with outstanding clinical skills and a commitment to academic success are encouraged to apply.  Candidates with interest or formal training in medical education, simulation-based medical education, point-of-care ultrasound, or medical informatics are of particular value.        

All candidates must be certified or eligible for certification in Paediatrics by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Candidates must hold or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and have expertise in point of care ultrasound, and experience in an academic teaching centre. 

The successful candidate must be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto. Rank and salary ($210,000-$220,000) per annum will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The successful candidate will be eligible for a benefits package that includes medical and dental, an academic allowance, vacation and reimbursement for the net CMPA fees.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae no later than

March 30, 2017. Letters should be addressed to Dr. Jason Fischer, Interim Division Chief, Paediatric Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8.  Fax 416.813-5285.  Email:  

Visit our website at, or for additional information regarding the Department of Paediatrics see 

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 further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)Dr. Jason FischerInterim Division Chief, Paediatric Emergency Medicinejason.fischer@sickkids.ca
Posting Date: 01-Mar-2017Emergency Medicine LOCUM, Practicing physician ContractToHire Open 1 ASAP
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