Academic General Internist


Assistant / Associate / Full Professor -

The Division of General Internal Medicine, Integrated Community Program

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

The Department of Medicine, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and the Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre are inviting applications for the position of an Academic General Internist.  This full-time appointment will be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto with a position description as a Clinician Teacher (CT) at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. It is expected that the position will be approximately 70% clinical and 30% related to education innovation and leadership.  Expected start date is July 1, 2024 or another mutually agreeable date thereafter. 

We are seeking a physician who will deliver and foster excellence in academic general internal medicine. The successful candidate will join the Division of General Internal Medicine, which currently has 20 full time members. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in general internal medicine clinical activities with a predominant presence on the hospitalist fellowship training program. This training program currently has fourteen fellows per year, who are seeking additional training in hospitalist medicine, and come from backgrounds of either International Medical Graduates or Canadian-trained family physicians.  At least 75% of clinical time will be spent in this area, with up to 25% spent across other GIM areas (which may include clinical teaching units, medical consulting, and ambulatory services).  The successful candidate will also be expected to undertake educational activities of the Division, with a particular focus on overseeing curriculum and assessment for the hospitalist fellowship training program; and provide exceptional undergraduate and postgraduate teaching when on other GIM services also.

The successful candidate must hold an MD degree, have or be eligible for certification in Internal Medicine by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and have or be eligible for medical licensure in Ontario. The successful applicant will have a proven academic record of excellence in education. Advanced training and demonstrated achievement in teaching and education is required (such as a strong track record of teaching, awards, or education scholarship). Additional training and expertise in POCUS would be an asset.

Estimated compensation will be in the range of $250,000-$300,000 commensurate with academic rank, qualifications and experience.  The successful candidate will be eligible for membership in the Sunnybrook Department of Medicine Association through which clinical billings and benefits will be administered. The candidate will also be able to participate in the department’s group medical, dental and life insurance benefit plans.

Applications will be accepted until October 23, 2023.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward: (i) a one-page letter of interest, which includes a statement on how you have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion in your academic and scholarly work (ii) your curriculum vitae and (iii) names and contact information of three (3) referees to:

Dr. Lynfa Stroud, Division Head, General Internal Medicine

Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Room C412, 2075 Bayview Avenue,

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4N 3M5

or by e-mail to: [email protected] 

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SHSC) is an academic health sciences centre located in Toronto, Ontario. It is a world leader in trauma care, emergency and critical care, brain sciences, heart and stroke disorders, high-risk maternal and fetal care, and musculoskeletal care. Both SHSC and the University of Toronto are among the top 100 employers in Canada.

The Department of Medicine is committed to excellence in clinical care, education and research. Department members have excellent opportunities for educational and research endeavors with protected time for scholarly activities to ensure rewarding, fulfilling career development.

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement

The University of Toronto and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre embraces Diversity and are building a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to effectively address and serve the interests of our global community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual and gender identities. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are essential to strengthening our academic mission.

Accessibility Statement

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.
The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.
If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact
 [email protected].