Job Posting: Postgraduate Educational Director, Groupe de médecine de famille universitaire (GMF-U)


Published: 17May2019

*Positions available at the following sites: Herzl Family Practice Centre, CLSC Côte-des-Neiges and CSSS Jardins Roussillon*

Job Description 
Reporting directly to the Family Medicine Postgraduate Program Director, the GMF-U Postgraduate Educational Director is responsible for the overall conduct of the residency program within the Family Medicine Unit. Time commitment is estimated at 2 days/week (.40 FTE) averaged over the year but is variable.

The responsibilities of the GMF-U postgraduate educational director include:

  1. Operation of the residency program such that it meets the general standards of accreditation, and the specific standards set forth by the accrediting colleges.
  2. Implementation of policies put forward by the Program Committee.
  3. Chairing the local Competency committee, including coordination of the evaluation of residents, submission of the evaluations via One45 to the Postgraduate Residency Office, and development of FLEX plans, in a timely manner.
  4. Participation in the selection of residency candidates for admission to the program including CaRMS interviews.
  5. Proper orientation of the incoming residents as well as outlining objectives of each FMU rotation to Family Medicine residents and residents from other specialties choosing to do a Family Medicine elective.
  6. Attendance at monthly meetings of the Department of Family Medicine’s Postgraduate Competency Committee, bi-monthly meetings of other PG committees, and PG retreats.
  7. Establishment of the necessary mechanisms to provide mentorship for the residents in dealing with day-to-day problems that arise. 
  8. Ongoing review and improvement of the local educational program and the resources available. The opinions of the residents must be among the factors considered in this review. This includes:
    - An assessment of each component of the program, both in family medicine and in other departments, to ensure that the educational objectives are being met, and to implement any necessary improvements;
    - An assessment of resource allocation to ensure that resources and facilities are being utilized with optimal effectiveness;
    - An assessment of teaching in the program, including academic half-days and exam practice;
    - Collaboration with the GMF-U Director or committees in all of the above as well as in the assessment of the teachers at the site.
  9. Providing residents with the mechanisms to address their well-being and making residents aware of the necessary resources.
  10. Collaboration with the educational administrative assistant and the undergraduate program coordinator at the GMF-U in coordinating teaching resources and needs for all learners.

Interested individuals should send their letter of intent and curriculum vitae to acad-hr.fammed [at] (Rosa Coppola), Academic Affairs Advisor. 

Deadline to apply: June 7, 2019