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Attending Physician in the Division of General Internal Medicine (18-UAH-MED-GIM-11)

Internal Medicine
Full Time Practice
University of Alberta Hospital
2018-03-19  Time: 8:00
AHS is recruiting for this position.
This position is eligible for AHS sponsorship. The successful applicant will be granted AHS sponsorship support for a CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment, if required.

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine (GIM) in partnership with Alberta Health Services, invites applications for an Attending Physician to be based at the University of Alberta Hospital (UAH). Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions. The University is currently home to more than 38,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff.

The Division of GIM at the UAH consists of a diverse group of physicians with varying interests. GIM services include coverage of over 90 in-patient beds, teaching and non-teaching services, Emergency and ward consultations, and a number of ambulatory services including Urgent Access, Preoperative assessment, Hypertension, Thrombosis and other programs.

The successful candidate will be an MD (or equivalent) with certification in GIM with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA). Key accountabilities of the position will include, but will not be limited to health services delivery and fulfillment of the academic mission of General Internal Medicine through medical education and administration. The job description as it pertains to these areas may be individualized.

The successful applicant will be expected to apply for a Clinical Academic Colleague Appointment in the Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, which will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.

The successful candidate will be offered a contingent tenured or tenure-track appointment in the Department of Medicine, which is in accordance with the University of Alberta Faculty Agreement, and offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Remuneration for this position is Fee-for-Service.

Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience, research interests, along with three letters of reference.


Dr. Narmin Kassam

Director, Division of General Internal Medicine


Applications will begin being reviewed on February 15, 2018; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services hire on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

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to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS!

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