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January 13, 2017


Postgraduate Site Director, Prince Edward Island

Department of Family Medicine
Dalhousie University
Postgraduate Site Director, Prince Edward Island


The Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, invites applicants for this leadership position in academic family medicine.  This role will hold an academic appointment with the Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University. 

The successful applicant will be engaged in a well-established community based family practice as an academic clinician educator and an active member of the Department of Family Practice of the PEI Health Authority.  This position involves clinical teaching supervision and active staff responsibilities of the PEI Health Authority.

The administrative duties will involve responsibility for family medicine postgraduate medical education and budgeting at the Prince Edward Island site and will work in close liaison with the undergraduate site portfolio and the medical education coordinators.

Academic responsibilities include supervision of family medicine residents, while contributing to the academic development and administration of the university and hospital departments of family medicine.  This position may also include involvement with major academic committees or initiatives through Dalhousie University Family Medicine or postgraduate office.  This role is one of several postgraduate site director roles in the Department of Family Medicine at Dalhousie University and represents an opportunity to participate in a dynamic department of over 200 community-based family physicians in 64 communities in the three Maritime Provinces. 

The successful candidate must have their CCFP certification and must hold or be eligible to obtain a full license to practice in Prince Edward Island.  For a detailed job description please contact Denise Lavoie at (902) 473-8043 or dfmadmin@dal.ca.  

Academic rank and remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Interested applicants, are asked, by February 6, 2017, to 1) submit a current CV and a statement outlining their academic interests and 2) arrange to have three letters of reference sent under separate cover to:

Denise Lavoie, Executive Assistant
c/o Dr. Greg Archibald, Professor and Head, Dalhousie Department of Family Medicine
Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University
8th Floor, 5909 Veterans’ Memorial Lane
Halifax NS B3H 2E2