Staff Paediatric Cardiologist

Division of Cardiology

The Hospital for Sick Children

Staff Paediatric Cardiologist

Effective immediately The Division of Cardiology at The Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Paediatrics (555 University Ave. Toronto, M5G 1X9), an academic health science centre dedicated exclusively to children, affiliated with the University of Toronto, is seeking a full-time permanent faculty position for a staff paediatric cardiologist with a sub-specialty interest in Preventive Cardiology in the Labatt Family Heart Centre - Cardiology Division.

The Labatt Family Heart Centre brings together significant interdisciplinary and inter-professional activities within Paediatric Cardiology, Cardiovascular (CV) Surgery, Cardiac Critical Care, Cardiovascular Research and Adult Congenital Heart Disease Programs, thus allowing the Heart Centre to address the needs of patients and families from fetal life through to adulthood.  The Heart Centre at The Hospital for Sick Children promotes these activities through seamless integration of research activities, academic performance, and exemplary clinical care.

The primary role of the preventive cardiologist will be to focus on providing excellence in clinical care, education, and research in the field of hyperlipidemia. Expertise in managing patients with Kawasaki Disease would also be of interest. The successful applicant will also be expected to teach our fellows and undertake innovative and impactful research.  We anticipate some requirement for additional service provision in other subspecialty areas, including general in-patient and out-patient cardiology, depending on the candidate’s experience and interests. 

Applicants would ideally have completed subspecialty training in preventive cardiology and will report to the Division Head, Labatt Family Heart Centre.

All candidates must be able to function proficiently in English, hold an MD, MBBS or the equivalent thereto and be certified or eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or have comparable qualifications. Candidates must hold or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. The successful candidate must be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto. Rank and salary ($266,000-$355,000) per annum and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will be eligible for a benefit package which includes medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, group insurance, pension plan, vision care, academic allowance, and a relocation package.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, and a curriculum vitae.  Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a statement outlining current and future clinical and research interests. To apply online, please visit our website at  Applicants should also request (at least) three referees to submit letters (signed and on letterhead) directly to the department via email to: [email protected].

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The University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children are strongly committed to diversity within its community. Both institutions recognize systemic barriers that impact equity seeking groups. As such, we welcome applications from historically marginalized groups including Black, Indigenous, and Racialized people, women, LGBTQIA+, and/or persons with disabilities. The Department recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have influenced their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record. The Department further supports an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Anna Capizzano, r at [email protected]  or 416.613.6122.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Only those applicants selected for the interview will be contacted.