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Orthopaedic Surgeon

Orthopedic Surgery
Full Time Practice
Peter Lougheed Centre
2021-02-05  Time: 23:59
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
Position located in: Calgary Zone To learn more about this zone
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The Department of Surgery, Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone and the University of Calgary, Section of Orthopaedic Surgery invite applications for a fellowship trained Orthopaedic Surgeon.

The successful candidate will act as a preceptor for learners at all levels of undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate teaching. Participation in committees with clinical, educational, research or other mandates is required. The successful candidate will embrace a collaborative model to advance patient care and quality improvement.

There is a strong academic vision in the Calgary Orthopaedic Program, including a commitment to education, outcomes research and the development of research protocols related to clinical outcomes and/or medical education. The successful candidate will be expected to have an appointment with the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience and academic credentials.

It is expected that the successful candidate will have an interest in clinical or basic research and will support enrollment of our ongoing orthopaedic surgery site and section based research. They will also be expected to supervise students, residents and orthopaedic surgery fellows with their research efforts.

Qualifications include an MD, Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Orthopaedic Surgery with additional fellowship training in Trauma and Arthroplasty Surgery, along with eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta. The successful candidate will join the PLC Orthopaedic Surgery Program and participate in an orthopaedic call schedule. Elective surgical time will be available at the Peter Lougheed Centre and clinic space and support through the central intake arthroplasty clinic (an offsite clinic used by most of the orthopaedic group).

The candidate must be eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Must read, write and speak English.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.

For complete details on the AMA benefits, please see

Dr. Jason Werle

Chief, Section of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Calgary

3280 Hospital Drive NW

Calgary, AB, T2N 4Z6


Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to By 05-Feb-2021

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