MEDICAL GENETICIST AND/OR METABOLIC DISEASE SPECIALIST
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority/University of Manitoba
November 28, 2017
Full Time - Experienced
The Department of Pediatrics and Child Health and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Genetics and Metabolism Program are seeking applications for a contingent geographic full-time position in the program of Genetics and Metabolism.
The Genetics and Metabolism program provides services to over 5,000 patients annually through clinics and in-patient consultations covering all aspects or genetics care including general genetics, prenatal diagnosis, metabolic disease, and cancer. The program offers a unique and exciting academic environment. The Medical Genetics Training Program is fully accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Our center is also accredited by the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists for training in Molecular genetics and cytogenetics. Our program has close collaboration with the basic science Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics providing ample research opportunities. An accredited Graduate Program for Genetic Counseling has been established with the Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics.
The Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba, comprises over 90 geographical full-time physicians representing pediatrics and its subspecialties. The Department offers a unique and exciting academic environment and works in close affiliation with the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba.
Certification in either Medical Genetics by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or in Clinical Biochemical Genetics by the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists is required. Candidates with equivalent training will also be considered. Applicants must be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba. The successful candidate, depending on interests and expertise, will primarily work in the clinical realm, but can expect flexibility with respect to amount of protected time for research and the time, if any, devoted to metabolic or general genetics services.
About Winnipeg Regional Health Authority/University of Manitoba
The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) is one of the largest and most diverse health regions in Canada. It is responsible for providing health care to more than 700,000 people living in the City of Winnipeg as well as the surrounding Rural Municipalities of East and West St. Paul and the Town of Churchill, located in northern Manitoba.
The WRHA also provides health care support and sp...ecialty referral services to nearly 500,000 Manitobans who live outside its boundaries as well as residents of northwestern Ontario and Nunavut who require the specialty referral services and expertise available in Winnipeg.