Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist


The University of Manitoba, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine, Province of Manitoba, Shared Health have developed a unique partnership to actively support health education, research, and the provision of the highest standard of quality patient care. Focused on providing medicine with meaning, advancing knowledge and technology and educating tomorrow’s health care professionals, it is our collaborative strengths that will lead us into the future.

The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, University of Manitoba and Shared Health, Women’s Health Program is seeking Geographical Full Time (GFT) Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) Specialist. The successful candidate will have completed fellowship training in MFM with expertise in management of high-risk pregnancy, fetal ultrasound and pregnancy in the context of complex medical conditions.  Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Job Description

Clinical responsibilities include acting as an MFM consultant primarily based at HSC Women’s Hospital with some ambulatory care clinics and on-call responsibilities at St. Boniface Hospital. Participation in the MFM on-call schedule is required.  Participation in the obstetrical call schedule will also be available.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching. Academic responsibilities include mentorship of fellows and residents in addition to teaching undergraduate students. A strong commitment to medical education is required and may include classroom teaching, postgraduate seminars, grand rounds, departmental rounds, continuing medical education and clinical/bedside teaching. 

Evidence of research ability is essential. This position carries an expectation of protected time devoted to scholarship, clinical research, and knowledge translation. Preference will be given to the candidate with on-going involvement in scholarly research and a record of peer-reviewed publication.

Effective administrative skills are required. Leadership and innovation will be important components of this role. We are committed to substantially increasing access to quality care for the patients we serve, particularly those from underserviced populations.

Equity and diversity are essential to excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. To address the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, the successful candidate will support a work and learning environment that embraces the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Equity, Diversity and Inclusion policy, reflecting the dignity of all people.


  • Current or eligibility for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba specialist registry as an Obstetrician Gynaecologist
  • Fellowship: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Graduation from an approved Maternal Fetal Medicine fellowship program
  • Eligibility for hospital privileges within Shared Health and Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA)
  • Eligibility for a University of Manitoba teaching appointment

Applicants are asked to send cover letter, curriculum vitae and a portfolio of academic activity including research and teaching. References will be required; however, do not need to be included at the time of application. Please send to:

Dr. Mary-Jane Seager, Head
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
University of Manitoba, Max Rady College of Medicine
Provincial Specialty Lead, Women’s Health
WN2073 – 820 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg, MB R3A 1R9

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.

Winnipeg boasts a strong referral base and collegial working environment for the clinician. We serve a large catchment area including Manitoba, Northwestern Ontario and a large portion of Nunavut. Housing, recreational pursuits, cultural activities and professional sporting events are considerably more affordable than in other major Canadian cities.

Start date: July 1, 2021
Closing Date for Applications: Will remain open until position is filled