Assistant Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Training Program (Core Program)

Stipend TBC
Posting Date:
September 18, 2017
Closing Date:
Friday 27 October, 2017
Start Date:
Monday 1 January, 2018

* Applications must be received no later than 4:30 PM EST on the closing date (Friday 27 October, 2017)

Job Summary:

The Associate Program Director forms an essential part of the leadership team for the core internal medicine training program. The leadership team assists the Chair of the Department in fulfilling the mission, vision, and goals as these relate to the Internal Medicine residency training program.

Skills Required:

-          Be a faculty member in good standing

-          Possess strong leadership ability

-          Possess ability to negotiate, mediate conflicts, advocate and resolve problems

-          Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills;

-          Be familiar with performance management and be able to ensure that effective feedback is provided in a timely manner;

-          Demonstrate commitment to continuous learning;

-          Be up to date in best post graduate education principles and practices.

Completion of the ICRE New Program Director training, or an equivalent as agreed with the Department Chair, is required within the first two years of appointment.

The job duties for this role include but are not limited to:

As directed by the Program Director (PD), the Associate Program Director (APD) is required to:

-Assist in the development and operations of the Program, selection of candidates for admission to the Program as well in the development and      implementation of training objectives, curriculum and infrastructure.

- Assist in the evaluation and promotion of residents in accordance with policies determined by the faculty postgraduate medical education committee,  including implementation of resident evaluation and promotion using competency based medical education methodology;

- Assist in mechanisms to provide career counseling and stress management for residents;

- Facilitating implementation of competency based medical education;

- Liaise with other resident education programs, stakeholders and working groups;

- Chair a subcommittee of the Internal Medicine Residency Training Committee

- Coordinate formal Resident Mentorship Program

- Coordinate rotation schedules

- Manage site specific issues

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your application to or to the Department of Medicine Human Resources Office:           

Human Resources Manager, Department of Medicine

The University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine and The Ottawa Hospital

Suites M1840 – M1859, Box 206

501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON  K1H 8L6


The Department of Medicine is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require.