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full time Physician - Medical Genetics at Health Sciences Centre
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Job ID: 4376


The Department of Pediatrics and Child Health and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Genetics and Metabolism Program are seeking applications for a contingent geographic full-time position in the program of Genetics and Metabolism.

The Genetics and Metabolism program provides services to over 5,000 patients annually through clinics and in-patient consultations covering all aspects or genetics care including general genetics, prenatal diagnosis, metabolic disease, and cancer. The program offers a unique and exciting academic environment. The Medical Genetics Training Program is fully accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Our center is also accredited by the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists for training in Molecular genetics and cytogenetics. Our program has close collaboration with the basic science Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics providing ample research opportunities. An accredited Graduate Program for Genetic Counseling has been established with the Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics.

The Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba, comprises over 90 geographical full-time physicians representing pediatrics and its subspecialties. The Department offers a unique and exciting academic environment and works in close affiliation with the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba.


Certification in either Medical Genetics by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or in Clinical Biochemical Genetics by the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists is required. Candidates with equivalent training will also be considered. Applicants must be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba. The successful candidate, depending on interests and expertise, will primarily work in the clinical realm, but can expect flexibility with respect to amount of protected time for research and the time, if any, devoted to metabolic or general genetics services.


Compensation is derived from fee-for-service income as well as an annual supplementary payment as per Doctors Manitoba agreement.

Primary Site Location:

Health Sciences Centre – 820 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg MB


Dr. Terry KlassenDepartment Head
Pediatrics & Child Health
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB, R3A 1S1
Fax: (204) 787-4807 Email:

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and the University of Manitoba are strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.

Physicians may be eligible for a recruitment incentive. Please contact for further information.


Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg, MB, CA R3A 1R9

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Physician - Medical Genetics
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The Department of Pediatrics and Child Health and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Genetics and Metabolism Prog...
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Published on 2017-11-22
Edited on 2017-11-22