Associate / Full Professor -Chief, Department of Emergency Services

May 23, 2017
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Requisition Title: Associate / Full Professor -Chief, Department of Emergency Services - 1600165

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

The Chief will be responsible for clinical and academic matters within the Department, for providing institutional leadership on issues related to emergency services 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, the College of Family Physicians of Canada, or equivalent qualifications and will be qualified to hold a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in an appropriate clinical department at the University of Toronto. Equally important will be the vision to continue integration with Sunnybrook's programs and strategic priorities as well as with our broader community; excellent interpersonal skills; strong leadership capabilities; experience and knowledge regarding the recruitment of academic physicians; a record of peer-reviewed research, of leadership in undergraduate, postgraduate, fellowship, continuing medical education or patient education, or of leadership in model service delivery as a creative professional academic activity.

The Department of Emergency Services at Sunnybrook is an integral member of the Trauma, Emergency and Critical Care Program. We are the busiest trauma Center in Canada, and are a Code Stroke, STEMI, neurosurgical, veterans, and regional cancer center. The Department of Emergency Services has 37 physicians and sees over 60,000 patients annually. We have an older adult, high complex, high-acuity population with almost 90% of patients in the CTAS1-3 level and admission rate of 22%. Sunnybrook Center for Pre-hospital Medicine serves as the base hospital for the Toronto and surrounding south central Ontario. We have a strong group of award-winning academic physicians with expertise in education, research, trauma, mass casualty, pre-hospital care, critical care, and quality improvement. Our award-winning scientists have gained international reputation for their expertise in vulnerable populations, pre-hospital care, health services delivery, quality improvement, and education. We are an educational center of excellence for multi-level and multi-disciplinary ED training with specialty programs in ultrasound, simulation, trauma, advanced life support and prehospital care. Our vision is "to be the preeminent Canadian academic emergency medicine department and an expert resource for emergency medicine and services."

Sunnybrook plays a leadership role in the Ontario health care system and in caring for its community through eight comprehensive programs: Holland Musculoskeletal; 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: Trauma, Cancer, Heart and Vascular, High-Risk Maternal and Newborn Health 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.

Estimated remuneration will be in the range of $250,000 - $350,000 and commensurate with academic rank, qualifications and experience.

Consideration of candidates will begin March 7, 2016. The search will remain open until filled. To explore this exciting challenge further, interested applicants may direct enquiries and submit their CV in confidence to the address shown below.
Ms. Martha Tory, 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. Email:
For more information about Sunnybrook, please visit our website at

Job Field: Clinical
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Faculty of Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Feb 4, 2016
Job Closing: Mar 7,2016 Open Until Filled