Academic General Internists

Lecturer or Assistant / Associate / Full Professor – Academic General Internists, Clinician Teacher/Educator
Division of General Internal Medicine, St. Michael's Hospital,
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto


The Departments of Medicine at St. Michael's Hospital and University of Toronto are seeking two qualified full-time academic general internists. These positions will support the large in-patient and out-patient demands, in addition to participating fully in the educational programs in general internal medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto. The candidates will have an academic position description of Clinician Teacher or Educator. The successful candidates must be eligible for a Full-time Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor at the University of Toronto. The expected start date of the position is March 1, 2019, or shortly thereafter.

The successful candidates will hold an MD degree and should have, or be eligible for, certification in Internal Medicine by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). A successful candidate must have proven clinical excellence in various aspects of general internal medicine, including acute inpatient care, ambulatory care and perioperative medicine. Demonstrated excellence and achievement in teaching and education are strongly desired. Teaching experience will be measured by the presence of a strong track record of interests and excellence in resident and fellow education, formal training in teaching methodology, leadership as a clinical educator and other relevant experience. Excellence in education will be measured by the presence of education scholarship, including peer-reviewed publications in leading journals, and evidence of education leadership and administration.

The successful candidates will report to the Head, Division of General Internal Medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital. The Division of General Internal Medicine, comprised of 18 full time academic internists, has an international reputation in clinical research, education and quality improvement. 

Estimated remuneration will be commensurate with academic rank, qualifications and experience. Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2019. Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward a one-page statement of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three referees to:

Dr. Sharon Straus, Physician-in-Chief
St. Michael's Hospital
30 Bond Street, Room 2-027 Bond Wing
Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8

St. Michael’s Hospital is part of the network of Providence, St. Joseph’s and St. Michael’s Healthcare. St. Michael’s is a Catholic teaching and research hospital founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1892 to care for the sick and poor of Toronto's inner city. Affectionately known as the Urban Angel, St. Michael’s is renowned for providing exceptional patient care. As downtown Toronto’s adult trauma centre, the hospital is a hub for neurosurgery, complex cardiac and cardiovascular care, therapeutic endoscopy, minimally invasive surgery and care of the homeless and disadvantaged. St. Michael’s is also one of the province’s major sites of care for critically ill patients.  Fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, St. Michael’s provides outstanding medical education to health-care professionals in more than 23 academic disciplines. Home to the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, made up of the Keenan Research Centre and the Li Ka Shing International Healthcare Education Centre, the hospital integrates researchers, educators and clinicians to advance patient care. 

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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.

St Michael's Hospital / St Michael's Hospital
Internal Medicine
General Internal Medicine
Job Type
Full Time
Number of Openings
Primary Compensation Type
Bilingual or Francophone Candidate Required
Teaching Opportunity
Research Opportunity
Supervision Provided
Posting Date
December 12, 2018
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