Paediatric Emergency Medicine

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Division of Paediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Paediatrics

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University


The Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, and Department of Emergency Medicine, London Health Sciences Center, are seeking an Emergency Physician. The successful candidate will hold a full-time Limited Term Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher depending upon experience and qualifications at the time of appointment. Candidates having demonstrated additional subspecialty training will be given preference. He/she will provide clinical, educational and scholarly activities in the Division of Paediatric Emergency Medicine at the Children’s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC). He/she will help develop academic activities and initiatives within the division and in support of the Department of Paediatrics, and the Division of Emergency Medicine (Western) and Department of Emergency Medicine (LHSC). He/she will actively contribute to the undergraduate and postgraduate education, and research programs of the Division. The successful applicant will also serve as a role model for our undergraduate medical students, paediatric residents and Paediatric Emergency Medicine Subspecialty Fellow/Residents.

Western University delivers an academic experience second to none. Western challenges the best and brightest faculty, staff and students to commit to the highest global standards. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community. Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities.

The Paediatric Emergency Divisional members work closely in clinical, teaching and research with members of the Departments of Paediatrics ( and Division of Emergency Medicine/Department of Medicine ( ). Collaborative research is also done with scientists at the Children’s Health Research Institute (CHRI) ( ). The Paediatric Emergency department and the Children’s Hospital, LHSC, are state-of-the art programs and facilities ( ). The Paediatric Emergency Department is a designated regional Level One Trauma Centre and the Children’s Hospital is a tertiary centre for Southwestern Ontario and serves a population of over 1.8 million. ( ). For more information on the Division of Paediatric Emergency Medicine, please visit, and on London, Ontario, please visit

London has a metropolitan census of 530,000 people with the amenities of a big city but friendliness of a small town. London is located in the heart of the Great Lakes region, 2 hours from both Toronto and Detroit. Western University is a research-intensive institution with a wide range of academic and professional programs (see   and to learn more). Western's Recruitment and Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families.

Candidates for this position must have an MD or equivalent degree and must be eligible for licensing in the Province of Ontario. Subspecialty certification in Paediatric Emergency Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent is required. Compensation for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be primarily composed of an alternative funding plan and academic salary.

The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2023, although an alternative start date can be negotiated.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, including curriculum vitae and names and contact information of three references to:



Craig Campbell, MD, MSc, FRCPC              and            Christie MacDonald, MD
Chair/Chief (Interim), Dept of Paediatrics                     Chair, Emergency Medicine, Dept of Medicine

London Health Sciences Centre                                   Chief, Department of Emergency Medicine

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry                     London Health Sciences Centre

Western University                                                      Email:



Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Review of applications will begin after December 23, 2022. 


Please ensure that the form is included in your application.   


Effective September 7, 2021, all employees and visitors to campus are required to comply with Western’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.  Successful candidates will be also required to comply with the policies and protocols of the applicable affiliated institutions.


Business Addresses:

Western University, 1151 Richmond Street N., London, Ontario N6A 5B8,

London Health Sciences Centre, 800 Commissioners Road East, London Ontario, N6A 5W9,

St. Joseph’s Health Care London, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, Ontario, N6A 4V2,


Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.


In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Jody Andody at or 519-685-8129.