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full time Physician - Emergency Medicine at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, Ontario
Job ID: 7641

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is now recruiting academic emergency permanent full-time academic emergency physicians to join our Emergency Department (ED) team in 2021. Sunnybrook is a tertiary care hospital, fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, and a core training site for the Emergency Medicine Residency Program as well as many other Postgraduate and Fellowship Programs at the University of Toronto. Sunnybrook is Canada’s largest Trauma Centre, as well as a regional centre for burn, stroke, cancer, and high-risk maternal/ neonatal care. It is also a primary referral site for interventional cardiology, neurosurgical, vascular and spine. We are fortunate to enjoy excellent and collaborative relationships with all departments in the hospital. The ED has a census of 64,000 patients annually, with the highest acuity level and admission rate in Ontario. Sunnybrook Centre for Prehospital Medicine serves as the base hospital for Toronto EM services, and all ED physicians are also base hospital physicians. The ED is part of Sunnybrook’s Integrated Community Program, and we are privileged to work with the nationally renowned ED One Team: a diverse group of allied health professionals who work in the ED every day to help ensure safe transitions for patients back to the community. We are also fortunate to have seven physician assistants and a large group of skilled and dedicated registered nurses on the ED team. Sunnybrook ED is the lead site for point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) for the University of Toronto Emergency Medicine Residency Training Program, with national leaders in POCUS within our group. The ED has six portable ultrasound machines, two dedicated completely for teaching. There are opportunities for teaching as well as Continuing Medical Education of advanced POCUS skills. The Sunnybrook ED Simulation program provides the opportunity for interprofessional team-based clinically relevant simulation training. ED staff participates regularly in high fidelity, interprofessional, in-situ simulations that involve managing challenging and infrequent emergency presentations.
The ED has well established programs in research and education,
with faculty who are recognized leaders nationally and internationally in these domains. Other important areas of Departmental focus include quality improvement and patient
safety, ED flow management, clinical informatics, trauma care and staff wellness.

We are a collegial and innovative group of about 35 physicians, with a reputation for academic success and clinical excellence. We are looking to recruit strong academic clinicians for July 1, 2021 (exact start date negotiable). We are interested in candidates seeking academic job descriptions of: Clinician Scientist, Clinician Educator, Clinician Administrator, Clinician in Quality and Innovation, Clinician Investigator, or Clinician Teacher.
Duties during your Emergency Department shifts will include the clinical care of patients, supervision and bedside teaching of trainees, as well as responding to the paramedic patch phone as needed. Outside of your clinical shifts you will be expedited to contribute to the academic priorities of the University through research, education, administration, and/or quality improvement as relevant to your academic job description.
If you are a FRCPC, CCFP-EM or DABEM certified in Emergency Medicine, and hold an MD or equivalent there, are able to function proficiently in English, are eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, have strong clinical and teaching skills and wanting to join Sunnybrook faculty with the goal of developing or continuing a career that contributes to both the University of Toronto and Sunnybrook’s Strategic Plans, please contact us. Estimated compensation for this is $250,000-$300,000 per year based on clinical work via our Alternate Funding Arrangement (AFA) and academic work via our Alternate Funding Plan (AFP).
To apply, submit a CV, cover letter, one reference letter (must be from your most recent ED Chief or Program Director) and two additional referees by November 30, 2020 Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, C753, Toronto Ontario M4N 3M5 care of Dr. Aikta Verma, Chief Department of Emergency Services ( AND Ms. Paola Tiveron ( We will contact each of your referees. If you have any questions, or would like to discuss this opportunity further, we encourage you to email us to arrange a meeting, which can be done virtually. Please note, while all candidates are encouraged to apply, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Physician - Emergency Medicine
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SUNNYBROOK EMERGENCY SERVICESSunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is now recruiting academic emergency permanent ful...
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Published on 2020-11-02
Edited on 2020-11-02