Alberta Health Services in partnership with The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine invites applications for a General Internal Medicine Physician to be based at the University of Alberta Hospital. 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 Department of Medicine is a recognized leader in innovative education, world-class research and outstanding patient care. It is the largest department in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the biggest at the University of Alberta. More than 800 academic and clinical faculty, students, residents and fellows help achieve our goal of improving health and health care locally and globally. These efforts are supported by more than 300 health, technical and support staff. The Department includes 14 divisions and serves communities throughout Northern Alberta and parts of British Columbia, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories. General Internal Medicine is a key contributor to the Department, specialising in the care delivery for patients with complex, multisystem disease in both the inpatient and outpatient settings, as well as making integral contributions to the education and research mandate of the Department.
Key accountabilities of the General Internal Medicine Physician will include, but will not be limited to: medical education curriculum development, implementation and assessment, with a particular focus on competency based education. The clinical duties will include serving as attending physician on the General Internal Medicine clinical teaching units, non-teaching units, consult service, and urgent access clinics.
Individuals interested in the education of trainees and a strong interest in research are encouraged to apply.
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.