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full time Physician - Medical Genetics at Health Sciences Centre
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Job ID: 7797


Shared Health and the University of Manitoba, Department of Pediatrics and Metabolism are inviting applications for a full-time Medical Geneticist and/or Metabolic Disease Specialist. Main job duties include diagnose and treatment of diseases, inpatient and ambulatory patient care responsibilities, prescribing medications and treatment, ordering lab tests and x-rays and other diagnostic procedures, consulting with other physicians as required, teaching and medical research, which job duties encompass 90% of the position.

The successful candidate would also be eligible for appointment with the University of Manitoba, and appointed as a geographical full-time member of the Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba, which job duties encompasses 10% of the position. Job duties are required in English.

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 and Clinical Biochemical Genetics. The 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, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University 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.


Compensation is a blend of fee-for-service income plus an additional stipend of $103,632.00.
Specialty Physicians may be eligible for a recruitment incentive. Please contact for further information.

Benefits, available from the University of Manitoba, include pension, life insurance, disability, dental coverage, supplementary health coverage and a healthcare spending account.

Primary Site Location:

Health Sciences Centre – 820 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 1R9
University of Manitoba – Bannatyne Campus, 750 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0W3, Winnipeg MB


Dr. Patricia Birk
Department Head
Department of Pediatrics & Child Health
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Manitoba

Children’s Hospital
CE208 – 840 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg, MB, R3A 1S1
Fax: (204) 787-4807

This position will commence September 1, 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Shared Health and the University of Manitoba are strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous peoples, 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. If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact or 204-474-8371. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

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.


Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg, MB, CA R3A 1R9

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Physician - Medical Genetics
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Shared Health and the University of Manitoba, Department of Pediatrics and Metabolism are inviting applications for a...
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Published on 2021-06-03
Edited on 2021-06-03