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The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto: Division Head – General Surgery

Division Head – General Surgery

The Hospital for Sick Children

Toronto, Canada

The Division of General Surgery at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is inviting applications for  the full-time role of Division Head, General Surgery. A Division with a track record of success, it is presently comprised of 11 academic Paediatric Surgeons. Clinical activity is supported by paediatric general surgery fellows, residents, and a full multidisciplinary team. In addition to covering a full clinical service at SickKids, the division also runs clinics and performs day surgeries at Humber River Regional Hospital.  In addition to patient care responsibilities, members of the Division are involved in research and teaching and are recognised as experts in fetal and neonatal surgery, gastrointestinal conditions, cancer, organ transplantation, short bowel syndrome, the management of trauma, international surgery, innovative technologies, developmental biology, immunology, and ethics.

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Application Process

Interested applicants should email their CV and Letter of Interest (which will include the names and contact information for 3 Referees), preferably in PDF format, to the Chair, General Surgery Division Head Search Committee ([email protected])  by the close of the search on October 30, 2020.

The Search Committee will interview applicants on a rolling basis as competitive applications are received, with an anticipated start date of end of 2020 or early 2021. For more information about the Faculty of Medicine/Department of Surgery, please visit us at For more information on the Research Institute please visit us at

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Only those applicants selected for the interview will be contacted.

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