Academic Geriatricians – Civic Campus

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Posting Date:
January 31, 2017
Closing Date:
March 31, 2017
Start Date:

* Applications must be received no later than 4:30 PM EST on the closing date (March 31, 2017)

Skills Required:

Candidates must have an MD degree or equivalent. Candidates must hold a specialist certification in Geriatric Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent by the time of their recruitment. Candidates must be eligible for licensure in the province of Ontario (

Job Summary:

We are currently recruiting for academic Geriatricians to join the staff in the Division of Geriatric Medicine, at The Ottawa Hospital. Download job opportunities poster (English, French).

The Ottawa Hospital ( is one of the largest teaching hospitals in Canada. The hospital provides dedicated care to approximately 1.2 million patients in Eastern Ontario and is the main training site for 160 medical students and over 1000 residents in the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine ( The Division of Geriatric Medicine consists of a dynamic group of 10 full-time academic Geriatricians within a progressive Department of Medicine ( The Division is an integral partner of the Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario ( which manages a wide spectrum of services for older people within the region (

We created a strategic plan which supports the programmatic themes of M4: Mind, Mobility, Medications, & Multicomplexity. Clinical activities include a 20-bed acute care inpatient Geriatric Medicine Unit, consultation teams at two campuses, ambulatory clinics and Day Hospital. There are also services offered in French at the Montfort Hospital. Additionally there is a dedicated Memory Disorders program at the Elisabeth Bruyère Hospital.

There is an expanding variety of research activities; including clinical (dementia & driving, pre-op assessment, mobility, optimal prescribing), health services delivery (collaborative care, dementia care), and medical education (undergrad & postgrad).

Terms of Employment:

Income is derived from multiple sources including a base salary, clinical fee-for-service billings and various stipends. An estimated range is $275-450K. Full-time members are eligible for group benefits such as extended health, dental, life and disability insurance. There is protected time to develop an academic career under the guidance of dedicated mentors.


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Interested applicants should forward a cover letter stating their intent and proposed academic program or interest areas (research or teaching), a copy of their curriculum vitae and the names of three potential references to:

Allen R. Huang, MDCM, FRCPC, FACP, AGSF e-mail:

Head, Division of Geriatric Medicine Tel: 613-761-4795

The Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus Fax: 613-761-5334

1053 Carling Avenue, Box 678

Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4E9