Associate / Full Professor - Chief, Holland Musculoskeletal Program

Mar 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Associate / Full Professor - Chief, Holland Musculoskeletal Program - 1501460

Applications are invited for the position of Chief, Holland Musculoskeletal Program at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, Canada, a fully affiliated academic Health Sciences facility of the University of Toronto. Effective start date is January 1, 2016, or as mutually agreed upon.

The Chief, Holland Musculoskeletal Program will be responsible for clinical and academic matters within the Program, for providing institutional leadership on issues related to musculoskeletal clinical care and research and for ensuring effective and efficient program operations.

Candidates must hold an MD and have certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent qualifications and should be qualified to hold an academic appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor at the University of Toronto. The candidate must have a strong vision to integrate musculoskeletal care with Sunnybrook's programs and strategic priorities as well as with our broader community; excellent interpersonal skills and a strong track record of leadership in an academic setting

The Holland Musculoskeletal Program at Sunnybrook is comprised of the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Division of Rheumatology. The model of program management is designed to facilitate collaboration and sharing of resources and expertise among cognate disciplines. The Program is one of Canada's premier centres for orthopaedic trauma care and offers comprehensive spinal care for patients suffering from injuries, cancer or degenerative conditions. A wide range of complex upper and lower extremity reconstructive surgery is performed for the management of injury and arthritis, using state-of-the-art and minimally invasive advanced arthroscopic surgical techniques. Rheumatology services encompass the broad spectrum of inflammatory and degenerative conditions. The Holland Musculoskeletal Program has an extensive teaching program that includes undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students from medicine and a wide range of health professional disciplines. The Program has a strong relationship with the University of Toronto.

Sunnybrook plays a leadership role in the Ontario health care system and in caring for its community through eight comprehensive programs: Holland Musculoskeletal; Hurwitz Brain Sciences; Odette Cancer Centre; Women and Babies; Schulich Heart Centre; Trauma, Emergency & Critical Care; St. John's Rehabilitation Program; and Veterans and Community. Sunnybrook has identified five strategic priorities in: Cancer, Heart and Vascular, High Risk Maternal and Newborn, Trauma and Image-Guided Brain Therapies. Sunnybrook is committed to high quality inter-professional education and is the home of one of the University's four Academies for undergraduate medical education in addition to providing postgraduate and fellowship training in virtually all disciplines. The Sunnybrook Research Institute is one of the fastest growing hospital-based research enterprises in Canada with well-established programs in basic and applied research, conducting $100 million in research each year, developing innovations in care for more than one million patients annually, and passionate about providing rewarding educational experiences for more than 2,000 students each year.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience (range $250,000 - $650,000).

Consideration of candidates will begin in October 2015. The search will remain open until filled. To explore this exciting challenge further, interested applicants may direct enquiries and submit the name of three references and their CV to the address shown below:

Mr. Stephen Tile, Chair, Search Committee,
c/o Ms. Rajni Sandhu, Secretary, Search Committee, Office of Medical Professional Practice, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre,
2075 Bayview Avenue, Room DG29,
Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M5 Canada.

For more information about Sunnybrook, please visit our website at For more information about the Faculty of Medicine/Department of Surgery, please visit our home page at

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 the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority

Job Field: Clinical
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Surgery
Hospital Affiliation: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Oct 28, 2015
Job Closing: Nov 20, 2015 Open Until Filled


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