Academic Hospitalist – Family or Internal Medicine Physician

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Academic Hospitalist – General Internal Medicine

Family or Internal Medicine Physician 

The Division of General Internal Medicine within the Department of Medicine at Queen’s University invites applications for an Academic Hospitalist position, from physicians with either family medicine or internal medicine training.

The growth of the Division of General Internal Medicine (GIM) has been accompanied by increasing patient volumes at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC). We are recruiting for new hospitalist positions to be staffed by Family Physicians or Internists to manage acute and sub-acute care patients in a variety of settings.


The new recruits will provide inpatient care on an acute resident-independent unit and sub-acute units in a variety of settings.


In addition to a major focus on providing exemplary clinical service, the successful applicant would have opportunities for supervision and teaching of medical students and residents. The incumbent is expected to engage in academic activities in the Department of Medicine and contribute to the administrative functions of the University and Hospitals. It is expected that candidates will exhibit potential for innovative and scholarly activities and demonstrate potential in medical education and teaching. Candidates must also demonstrate strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work in a collaborative environment.


Physicians must be eligible for licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Applicants must either hold or be eligible for certification by the College of Family Physicians of Canada or by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Internal Medicine. 


Members of the Department of Medicine enjoy a competitive compensation package, including a generous benefits plan. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience. 


Queen’s University is recognized nationally for the quality of its undergraduate and graduate programs, which attracts outstanding students.  Queen’s University is an integral part of the vibrant Kingston community in the heart of the Thousand Islands region of southeastern Ontario.  It has a community spirit and amenities unmatched by any other Canadian university.  The University and the region offer an outstanding academic and community environment (


Prior to May 1, 2022, the University required all students, faculty, staff, and visitors (including contractors) to declare their COVID-19 vaccination status and provide proof that they were fully vaccinated or had an approved accommodation to engage in in-person University activities. These requirements were suspended May 1, 2022. However, they remain in effect for students, staff, and faculty in workplaces, including hospitals, where patient care is provided and/or where the work duties or educational requirements of the position involve or support patient care.


The University invites applications from all qualified individuals.  Queen's is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQA+ persons.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. To comply with Federal Laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants from each job vacancy are Canadian citizens/permanent residents of Canada, applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applicants must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen/permanent resident of Canada” OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen/permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

Applications are to include a letter summarizing expertise, qualifications, and accomplishments relevant to the position, a curriculum vitae, and the names and full contact information of three referees. Complete applications are to be directed to:

Dr. S.L. Archer, Professor and Head

Department of Medicine, Queen’s University

c/o Joel Gillis, Etherington Hall, 94 Stuart Street

Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6


Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Mr. Joel Gillis above.