Pediatric Palliative Medicine

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The Department of Paediatrics, Section of Palliative Medicine invite applications for a physician at 0.90 FTE. The Section Members currently provide comprehensive palliative care services to children of all ages in Southern Alberta as part of the inter-professional Children’s Hospice and Palliative Care Service. This includes providing medical coverage to Rotary Flames House, a pediatric hospice affiliated with Alberta Children’s Hospital and care in the community as well as a very active consultation service. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in all aspects of the clinical services provided by the Section and to participate in a call roster. Academic appointment at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor or higher will be expected.

The successful candidate should have demonstrated interest and/or experience in all aspects of pediatric palliative care. Recognized training and/or significant clinical experience in pediatric palliative care, pediatric pain management, or other relevant subspecialty is a strong asset. Experience in clinical research, medical education or quality improvement would also be an asset as it is anticipated that the successful candidate will contribute to the academic profile of the Section. The Section anticipates developing a new pediatric track Fellowship in Palliative Medicine in the near future.

The Department of Pediatrics has over 300 clinical and academic faculty members who are part of the rapidly growing Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. Refer to the Department of Pediatrics website at for more information about the Department, its faculty, services and accomplishments.

Additional Notes About Calgary

Calgary is a modern and rapidly growing cosmopolitan municipality with a population of over 1.2 million people, and boasts an excellent school system (both public and private), a vibrant international cultural scene, with proximity (<1 hour) to the Canadian Rocky Mountains (Banff and Jasper National Parks, Lake Louise, etc.). The city is beautifully laid out with rivers, parks and other recreational areas. There are plentiful opportunities for delving into the arts, music and sports. Many attributes contribute to an overall outstanding quality of life.


Qualifications include an MD or equivalent and certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Pediatrics or equivalent certification from another professional association.

The candidate must be eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Must read, write and speak English.

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

Recruiter Contact:

Dr. Mark Anselmo

Associate Professor and Head Department of Pediatrics University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services – Calgary Zone

Alberta Children’s Hospital

28 Oki Drive NW

Calgary, AB T3B 6A8

Phone: 403-955-7802

Fax: 403-955-3065


Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to Dr. Mark Anselmo By 31-Jan-2019

2 March 2019
Location: Canada Alberta Calgary
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
Medical Practitioner
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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