Corporate Chief and Co-Medical Director, Department of Surgery




  • One of the largest community hospital groups in Ontario
  • Over 220,000 emergency visits per year
  • More than 438,000 ambulatory care visits annually
  • More than 7,500 births per year (the largest obstetrical program in the province)
  • Over 13,000 inpatient operating room procedures annually
  • Approximately 44,300 day surgery procedures per year
  • Serves approximately 1 million area residents in a geographical area of over 2,000 square kilometres

William Osler Health System (Osler) is one of Ontario’s largest community hospital organizations, delivering innovative health care with compassion through more than 650,000 patient interactions every year. With three hospital sites: Brampton Civic Hospital, Etobicoke General Hospital and the new Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness opened in 2017, Osler offers a wide range of health services, with care provided by skilled health professionals working in multidisciplinary teams. Osler’s commitment to the community is to provide healthcare in a manner that puts patients and their families first. 


As Corporate Chief of the Department of Surgery, you will report to the Chief of Staff and be responsible for the oversight of all aspects of clinical practice within the Department. Additionally, as the Co-Medical Director of the Surgical Program, you will report to the Vice President, Medical Affairs and manage key operations within the Surgical Program, in collaboration with the Senior Vice President, Patient Services and Administrative Program Director. A critical component of the role will relate to planning and implementing the progressive expansion of surgical services on all three sites. As an engaged member of the Medical Advisory Committee, the Corporate Chief and Co-Medical Director’s responsibilities include quality assurance, performance management and resource utilization for the Department across all sites.

In addition to having previously demonstrated a high level of competency in the provision of surgical services, you have a commitment to excellent clinical care and surgical services and have shown an ability to enhance the quality and efficiency of surgical care. You are able to develop sound working relationships with your colleagues and understand the importance of research, innovation and education to patient care. You are an outstanding collaborator and communicator, with demonstrated leadership experience in a large complex health care organization.

The successful applicant must be a practicing surgeon, licensed to practice by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and hold a fellowship in Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

To express your interest in this key clinical leadership position, please call Tony Woolgar at 416 902 2974 or Liz Latimer at 416 690 5377 or forward your resume, in complete confidence, to and



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