UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA / Head, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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Department of Pediatrics and Child Health Program


The Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Max Rady College of Medince, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba and the Child Health Program, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, seeking to recruit a Section Head for Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the University of Manitoba and the Children’s Emergency at the HSC Children’s Hospital in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

The Department of Pediatrics and Child Health is comprised of more than 95 geographical full-time physicians representing all Pediatric Subspecialties, as well as with 6 full time PhD Scientists and many more primary affiliated Faculty Members. Pediatric Emergency Section has 21 Members and an active and accredited RCPS program in PEM. Pediatric Emergency has a very active research program with significant funding and research, including the CIHR Innovative Pediatric Clinical Trial program and a national Knowledge Mobilization Program: TRanslating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (TREKK).

The Department of Pediatrics and Child Health Program are collaborating to recruit a leader and expert to the Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. The available position is a leadership position for the Section, including a clinical component and a University appointment at a rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Physicians may be eligible for a recruitment incentive. Please contact for further information.

Applicants must be certified in Pediatrics and certified in, or eligible for certification in Pediatric Emergency Medicine by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Candidates must be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba. The ideal candidate possesses a strong affinity and track record in leadership, education and research.

The University of Manitoba and Winnipeg Regional Health Authority are strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application materials will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of "The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy" (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process. Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2018 or until the position has been filled.

Interested candidates should submit the following materials: 1) a letter of application, 2) outline professional and leadership interests; 3) curriculum vitae; and 4) names and contact information of three referees.


Dr. Terry Klassen

Head, Department of Pediatrics & Child Health

Max Rady College of Medicine

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

University of Manitoba

Children’s Hospital

CE208 - 840 Sherbrook Street

Winnipeg, MB, R3A 1S1

Posted on September 11, 2018 .