Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Reproductive Endocrinology and Menopause

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Requisition Title: Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Reproductive Endocrinology and Menopause - 1800779

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at St. Michael's Hospital in partnership with the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology is currently recruiting one (1) full-time physician with a focus on general gynaecology, reproductive endocrinology and menopause. In alignment with the strategic vision of the hospital and department, preferred areas of clinical, education and research interest include community comprehensive care and care for vulnerable and disadvantaged patients. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2018.

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is part of the Inner City Health Program at St. Michael's Hospital and is committed to patient-centered multidisciplinary care, an integrated approach to community health as well as excellence in education and research. St. Michael's commitment to multidisciplinary care for patients with complex and critical illness is demonstrated by its nationally and internationally recognized programs in multiple sclerosis, cystic fibrosis, bleeding disorders, diabetes, HIV, addiction, renal transplant, and intensive care (complex medical and surgical, trauma, neurosurgery, and cardiac and cardiovascular).

St. Michael's hosts an array of research and education centres including the Li Ka Shing Institute for Knowledge Translation, Centre for Urban Health Solutions (CUBHS), Applied Health Research Centre (AHRC), Centre for Research in Inner City Health (CRICH) and Centre for Global Health Research, Allan Waters Family Simulation Centre and Centre for Faculty Development. These resources offer extensive opportunities for collaboration in urban health research, education and knowledge translation.

The St. Michael's Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and provides learning experiences for fellows, obstetrics and gynaecology residents, family practice residents, interns, medical students, and students of nursing and midwifery. The department is proud to maintain robust, award-winning research activities and a strong, multidisciplinary, continuous quality improvement program. St. Michael's was the first teaching hospital to participate in the Managing Obstetrical Risk Efficiently (MoreOB) pilot project.

The Department has a total of 17 faculty members: 4 MIGS fellowship-trained and 9 core obstetrician-gynaecologists, 1 urogynaecologist, and three maternal fetal medicine subspecialists. As a whole, the department is able to provide comprehensive care to the community over a full range of patient needs. The hospital does approximately 3,000 deliveries per year and the obstetrical activities are fully supported by a level 2C neonatal intensive care unit which will be undergoing a complete renovation and expansion planned to begin in 2019. The successful candidate will practice both Obstetrics and Gynaecology, with a focus on reproductive endocrinology and menopause. Clinical responsibilities will include gynaecology outpatient clinics, surgical gynaecology and on-call gynaecology. It is expected that the candidate will seek out collaborations with other hospital departments and divisions for clinical, research and education opportunities that focus on reproductive endocrinology and menopausal health. Opportunities for prenatal care and obstetrics on-call may be considered depending on the candidate's interest. Clinical responsibilities will include gynaecology outpatient clinics, surgical gynaecology and participation in the on-call roster for obstetrics and gynaecology.

Qualified applicants should be licensed or eligible for a license to practice in the province of Ontario with accreditation in Obstetrics and Gynaecology through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Additional fellowship training in reproductive endocrine and/or menopausal health is required. The successful candidate must be eligible for an academic appointment with the University of Toronto's Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor.

Completion of relevant graduate training (MSc) is strongly desired, but not essential. Evidence of academic interest and expertise aligned with the strategic vision of the hospital and department are preferred. The University job descriptions of Clinician Teacher and Clinician Educator are both consistent with having substantial involvement in clinical care with either a strong academic focus on clinical teaching at all levels (Clinician Teacher) or on educational scholarship and leadership (Clinician Educator).The successful applicant will have a full-time hospital appointment, join the department practice plan, and receive alternate funding plan (AFP) support. The successful applicant will promote and demonstrate excellence in professional practice and conduct.

The position represents an opportunity for establishing a busy, professionally rewarding and challenging group clinical practice with dedicated healthcare professionals in an attractive and expanding hospital facility with a supportive and progressive administration.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/ persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, 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.

Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Filomena Meffe, Chief Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at
416-864-5384 [email protected]

Interested candidates are requested to reply with a covering letter, three references, and curriculum vitae to:

Dr. Filomena Meffe
c/o Janet Forrest - Administrative Assistant
St. Michael's Hospital
30 Bond Street
15-018b Cardinal Carter
Toronto ON M5B 1W8
Email: [email protected]

The closing date for application is April 2, 2018.

For more information on the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Toronto, please visit,

Job Field: Clinical
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Obstetrics & Gynecology
Hospital Affiliation: St. Michael's Hospital
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Mar 7, 2018
Job Closing: Apr 2, 2018





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Posted: 5/8/2018
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