Assistant / Associate / Full Professor – Program Director, Internal Medicine

University of Toronto

Date Posted: 04/17/2024

Closing Date: 05/23/2024, 11:59PM ET

Req ID: 36923

Job Category: Faculty – Clinical

Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine

Department: Dept of Medicine

Hospital Affiliation:

Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Department of Medicine, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Toronto is seeking applicants for the position of Residency Program Director, Internal Medicine. The University of Toronto offers the largest training program in Internal Medicine in Canada (250 residents) alongside faculty members who are national and international leaders in education and research. Applicants must be eligible for a full- time clinical faculty appointment at the University of Toronto. Preference will be given to applicants at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The term of the Internal Medicine Program Director (PD) appointment is five years, with the possibility renewal for one additional term following a successful review. Effective start date is July 1, 2024, or as mutually agreed upon.

Internal Medicine at the University of Toronto is a dynamic and vibrant program, central to the clinical care of complex patients at the University of Toronto affiliated teaching hospitals. The Internal Medicine Program is the largest program within the Department of Medicine, encompassing three years of foundational and core training preparing trainees to enter medicine subspecialty programs or a fourth-year of residency in internal medicine.

The Internal Medicine PD is a highly valued leadership position, which is integral to the success of the Department. The Internal Medicine PD is responsible for the overall conduct of the Internal Medicine residency training program, accountable to the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada. The PD is supported by the six Site Directors (situated at each of the fully affiliated university teaching sites), as and many other program faculty leads. The PD reports directly to the Chair, Department of Medicine and the Vice- Chair, Education or their designate. The PD is also accountable to the Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education.

The ideal candidate is a respected teacher and mentor with well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, organizational leadership experience, and an interest in education scholarship. Applicants must have/be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor at the University of Toronto. Applicants must hold an MD degree, be a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Internal Medicine (or international equivalent), and be licensed or eligible for medical licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). The PD for Internal Medicine will receive administrative support and an annual stipend of $175,000 inclusive of HST from the Department of Medicine paid via hospital practice plan. 

Applications will be accepted until May 23rd, 2024 at 11:59PM EST. Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward an up-to-date curriculum vitae, letter of interest and submit the name and contract information of 3 referees to the attention of Monica Flak, Strategic Planning Officer at [email protected]. Should you have any questions about the role kindly reach out to Vice Chair of Education, Dr. Arno K. Kumagai [email protected] or the Chair of Medicine, Dr. Gillian Hawker [email protected].

The Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto is one of the oldest and largest in North America with over 900 full-time faculty members distributed across six fully affiliated teaching hospitals and the University campus. The Department is comprised of 20 Divisions, and approximately 1000 postgraduate trainees and fellows. It is the largest research entity in Canada supported by more than $200 million in research funds. For more information about the Department of Medicine, please visit our website at:

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