Vice President, Medical Affairs, Research and Academics

William Osler Health System Vice President, Medical Affairs, Research & Academics


William Osler Health System (“Osler”) is a hospital system that serves 1.3 million residents of Brampton, Etobicoke, and surrounding communities.   Osler has three hospital sites: Brampton Civic Hospital, Etobicoke General Hospital and the Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness, as well as a 30 bed Reactivation Care Unit located at Humber – Church Street Site and Withdrawal Management Centre located at 135 McLaughlin Road in Brampton. 

With an annual budget of $875 million, Osler offers a wide range of health services, with high quality care provided by skilled, professional, multidisciplinary teams.   In December 2019, Osler and its many community partners were chosen as one of the first Ontario Health Teams (OHT) in the province, forming the Brampton/Etobicoke and Area Ontario Health Team.  The OHT will help patients through a community-based health care delivery model that connects care - and includes primary care and hospitals, home care and long-term care, mental health and addictions supports, and other health care services.  Osler has been named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for the ninth time in 2019. This annual competition recognizes employers for offering exceptional places to work.   Osler has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2019 and 2020 for its exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs. 

William Osler Health System is currently recruiting a new Vice President, Medical Affairs, Research & Academics.  The VP-MA will provide leadership to Medical Staff with respect to their professional and clinical activities and direct all aspects of medical care within programs in the organization.  They will build and sustain highly collaborative relationships to build a culture of quality, focusing on inter-professional collaboration and education. The VP-MA will collaborate with leaders across the organization to develop a vision for the future of research and academics at William Osler Health System. They will create viable partnerships internally and across the broader health system to explore healthcare innovations, and embed innovations in the operations of Osler.   

To be successful in the role, you are a licensed physician, or eligible for licensure, by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and ideally possess additional leadership credentials such as an MBA or MHA or equivalent.  In addition, you possess a minimum of ten years of progressively responsible leadership experience within a large complex multi-site organization.   You are a leader with a reputation to inspire followership through your ability to develop a compelling vision for the future.  You lead by example, demonstrating accountability for your own behaviours and practices and motivate others to do the same.  A skilled networker and collaborator, you have extensively engaged with the health system in Ontario and have demonstrated the ability to forge partnerships that benefit your organization and the system as a whole.   If this sounds like you, this may be the opportunity to take your career to the next level.

For additional information please contact Penny Mirams (647-395-0176 / or Hayley Becker (647-267-8170 /  To express your interest in this exciting Vice President, Medical Affairs, Research & Academics opportunity with William Osler Health System, please submit your CV and cover letter, in confidence to Candidates will be considered immediately. 

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