Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Specialists: Clinician Investigator and Clinician Teacher

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Position:          Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Specialists:  Full Time - Clinician Investigator and Full Time- Clinician Teacher

 

Site Name:      Mount Sinai Fertility, Mount Sinai Hospital

 

Location:         250 Dundas St. W

                        Toronto, Ontario M5T 2Z5, Canada

                        (or any MSF satellite location)

 

Contact:          Dr. Kim Liu, Mount Sinai Fertility Medical Director: REI Division Head,  

                        Dept Ob Gyn, Mount Sinai Hospital

 

E-mail:             kimberly.liu@sinaihealth.ca

 

Mount Sinai Fertility (MSF) is seeking 2 full-time academic REIs. The successful candidates will join a team of 6 REI doctors that work together in a collaborative academic clinical environment, sharing earnings and expertise as well as responsibility for clinical leadership, medical education, and research.  The successful candidates will hold an academic position description of Clinician Investigator or Clinician Teacher and must be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of assistant professor, associate professor, or professor at the University of Toronto.

 

The positions will focus on the provision of clinical services in REI and the performance of IVF procedures. The candidates will be expected to focus his/her clinical, research and educational activities in infertility and assisted reproductive technologies.  Clinical care will be based at the main MSF or satellite locations with procedures occurring at the main site. The candidates will maintain an REI practice and participate in a shared rotation for clinic procedures and call. Provision of clinical supervision and formal teaching for medical students, OBGYN residents and GREI fellows and other students at the University of Toronto is a core part of the daily work as well as research supervision for trainees. The Clinician Investigator is expected to devote at least 20% of their time to research.

 

A position at MSF provides the following benefits to its REI doctors:

  • Partnership with a team of engaged, experienced and team focused clinicians
  • Access to a cutting-edge embryology laboratory providing a full range of fertility services including IVF, ICSI, PGT, fertility preservation and egg freezing
  • An ability to influence the operations of the clinic
  • An ability to train and mentor residents and fellows who will comprise the backbone of Canada’s future OBGYN’s and REI physicians
  • Competitive pay based on both patient volumes and academic activities

     

    The successful candidates will possess the following characteristics:

  • Licensed or be eligible for an independent or restricted academic licence, under the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
  • Board-certified (or eligible for certification) in the sub-specialty of GREI by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) or have achieved an equivalent level of regulated sub-specialty training in GREI, in addition to the MD degree.
  • A patient focused approach to their practice
  • A desire to solve problems and provide creative solutions for challenging patients
  • A desire to show leadership in shaping and guiding the clinical operations
  • A desire to participate in decisions that will influence clinical financial results
  • Strong communicator and excellent team player
  • Passion for clinical teaching, supervision, and mentorship
  • Evidence-based approach to clinical care
  • Interest and skill in developing and expanding research in the field of GREI

 

In addition, the Clinician- Investigator should possess:

  • Demonstrated research skills and publication record
  • Appropriate graduate degree training such as MSc in Health Services Research or Clinical Epidemiology or similar expertise

 

 

Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto is a leader in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine. The division of REI consists of 6 REI specialists and 2 basic Scientists.  The Mount Sinai Fertility clinic provides all REI services at Mount Sinai Hospital and services a population catchment area more than 4.5 million. The main site is situated close to Mount Sinai Hospital proper, and 2 satellite clinics (Mississauga and Vaughan) exist. Mount Sinai Hospital is a fully affiliated teaching hospital with the University of Toronto and is associated with the Lunenfeld Tannenbaum Research Institute (LTRI), an institute of international recognition in which research in Women and Infants’ health forms a major component. The Division is supported by a strong Genetics & Prenatal Diagnosis Programme, as well as large Urology/Andrology, Maternal Fetal Medicine, and general OB Gyn programmes.

 

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

 

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

 

For more information about the REI Division, contact Kim Liu or forward your application consisting of an electronic CV and three letters of reference to by _________(date)