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The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

Neurodevelopmental Cardiologist - The Labatt Family Heart Centre



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The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

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A permanent full-time faculty position in the Division of Cardiology as a Pediatric Cardiologist with a special interest in Cardiac Neurodevelopment is available effective January 1, 2018 at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, which is an academic health science centre dedicated to the care of children; affiliated with the University of Toronto.

The Labatt Family Heart Centre brings together significant interdisciplinary and inter-professional activities within Paediatric Cardiology, Cardiovascular (CV) Surgery, Cardiac Critical Care, Cardiovascular Research and Adult Congenital Heart Disease Programs, thus allowing the Heart Centre to address the needs of patients and families from fetal life through to adulthood. The Heart Centre at The Hospital for Sick Children promotes these activities through seamless integration of research activities, academic performance and exemplary clinical care.

The primary role of the Neurodevelopmental Cardiologist will be to work in conjunction with our multidisciplinary Cardiac Neurodevelopment team to improve the developmental outcomes of children with congenital heart disease (CHD) cared for at SickKids. The role will include taking an active role in performing neuroimaging and neurodevelopmental follow-up of infants with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD), while focusing on identifying and mitigating against modifiable risk factors for poor neurologic outcomes in our patients.

The applicant must be fully trained in paediatric cardiology with advanced training or experience in either Imaging or Neurodevelopment, and should be actively involved in research related activities in the field of Neurodevelopmental Cardiology. Reporting to the Division Head, Labatt Family Heart Centre.

The successful candidate will be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto. Rank and salary ($255,000-$305,000) per annum will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The successful candidate will be eligible for a benefits package which includes medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, group insurance, pension plan, vision care, academic allowance and a relocation package and may be eligible for a one time signing bonus and/or mortgage assistance. All candidates must be certified or eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or have comparable qualifications. Candidates must hold or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of application outlining current and future clinical and research interests, curriculum vitae and names and addresses of three references to:

Dr. Mike Seed, Head, Division of Cardiology
The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue
Toronto, ON M5G 1X8 Canada

For additional information regarding the Department of Paediatrics see

The Hospital for Sick Children is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes application 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, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.


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The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)
Dr. Mike Seed
Head, Division of Cardiology
Posting Date: 09-Aug-2017Cardiology Permanent, Practicing physician Open 101-Jan-2018
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