Corporate Chief, Department of Medicine & Medical Director of Acute Medical Services

Applications are invited to the position of Corporate Chief, Department of Medicine & Medical Director of Acute Medical Services at William Osler Health System (Osler), a hospital system which includes Brampton Civic Hospital, Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness and Etobicoke General Hospital.   Serving 1.3 million residents of Brampton, Etobicoke and surrounding communities within the Central West region and nationally recognized for its commitment to patient safety, Osler is Accredited with Exemplary Standing, the highest rating a Canadian hospital can receive. Osler will also play a critical role in the development of Ontario’s next net-new Medical School, in partnership with the newly renamed Toronto Metropolitan University (formally Ryerson University), and as part of its transition to an Academic Health Centre. With an annual budget of $900 million, Osler offers a wide range of health services, with high quality care provided by skilled, professional, multidisciplinary teams. The hospital is frequently named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers and is recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers.

Working in collaboration with the Chief of Staff, the Vice President, Medical Affairs, Research & Academics and Administrative Program Directors, and consistent with the Corporation’s mission, vision, values, and strategic direction, the Corporate Chief is accountable for the leadership and management of the hospitals largest and most complex portfolio - Medicine. They will demonstrate creativity, flexibility and professional knowledge in assuming responsibility for managing staff in the delivery of patient-focused care within a team environment. They will provide professional medical expertise and knowledge while ensuring the delivery of optimum levels of care/service within the availability allocated resources. The Chief of Medicine will promote and maintain positive public relations with all clients, including patients, visitors and staff. They will play a key academic role in our transition to an Academic Health Centre and opening of a new medical school in partnership with Toronto Metropolitan University.

This opportunity comes at an immensely exciting time as Osler, in partnership with Toronto Metropolitan University, will open the first new Medical School in the GTA in more than 135 years. The Medical school will have a significant impact and provide tremendous opportunities to the hospital broadly, and the Department of Medicine specifically. Furthermore, the Chief will chair the Acute Care Medicine Steering committee and support access and flow within the department and across the corporation. 

The ideal candidate will be a proven medical leader and physician in good standing with the college and able to be credentialed within the department. They will build strong working relationships across the department and with other medical and corporate leaders across the corporation in the service of the patient and provider experience. Working collaboratively with their dyad partner, they will balance the needs of both acute and specialty medicine and will have a strong focus on quality, access and flow and ensuring consistency across all three sites.

To explore this opportunity further in confidence, please submit your resume and letter of interest to Sarah Shaikh or online to

Your community thanks you for considering this role.

Joining William Osler now is a chance to immerse yourself in a culturally diverse, collaborative, and innovative environment. You will play a key role building out a healthcare program that addresses the needs of people from all over the world and all levels of income, experiencing minor and life-threatening injuries and diseases. As a major hospital system, we are home to some of the biggest specialty and emergency departments in the country and you will broaden your expertise, increase your knowledge and your own adaptability, and gain endless opportunities for growth.

Come live our values - Respect, Excellence, Innovation, Service, Compassion and Collaboration - with us.

Osler values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. (AODA). If you require an accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Sarah Shaikh at

While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment recruitment purposes only, and not for any other purpose.