Senior Resident Re-entry Position, Public Health & Preventive Medicine Program

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The University of British Columbia
2206 East Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
Canada

Job Posted
November 10, 2022
Posting Expires
January 9, 2023
Industry
Other
Job Start Date
July 1, 2023
Job End Date
June 30, 2026
Application Closing Date
January 10, 2023
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Pay
From $69,371 To $80,302
Per Year    
Employment Type
Salaried
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description

General Information 

The UBC Public Health & Preventive Medicine (PHPM) Residency Program is looking for candidates to fill two senior post-graduate year three (PGY-3) re-entry residency positions, available July 1, 2023. There is some flexibility with start dates (before or after), however an estimated start date must be declared by interested candidates in their application materials.  

 

Program Information 

Based out of UBC’s Point Grey campus in Vancouver for the first year, our PHPM program draws on training sites around the province including Richmond, Burnaby, Surrey, Victoria, Nanaimo, Kelowna, and Prince George. Re-entry residents will complete three years of training in PHPM including 12-months of graduate course work leading to a Master of Public Health, 12-months of general public health practice, and 12-months of specialty public health practice. Residents have the option of completing up to 28 months of their senior residency training outside of BC’s Lower Mainland. 

At the end of the post-graduate training program residents are eligible to sit examinations for fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada. Information about our residency program can be found at: https://www.spph.ubc.ca/programs/residency-program/​ 

 

Eligibility 

Candidates must be fully qualified generalist or specialist physicians currently practicing in Canada under a full family practice or specialty class license with a provincial Medical Regulatory Authority (Canadian or International Medical Graduates are eligible IF they have a current full license to practice in a province of Canada). A list of provincial medical regulatory authorities can be found at: https://fmrac.ca/members/.  

Candidates must have completed at least two years of an accredited post-graduate residency training program recognized by the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada or the College of Family Physicians of Canada. A list of accredited post-graduate training programs in Canada can be found at: https://www.carms.ca/match/r-1-main-residency-match/program-descriptions/. A list of recognized postgraduate training program outside of Canada can be found at: https://www.royalcollege.ca/rcsite/credentials-exams/assessment-international-medical-graduates-e#jur 

Candidates must be a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or Landed Immigrant. A description of each status can be found at: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/immigration-citizenship.html

  

Candidate Attributes  

Successful candidates will have demonstrated: 

  • Commitment to and interest in public health and preventive medicine  

  • Conscientiousness, reliability, dependability, and organization skills  

  • Service orientation, social conscience, and compassion  

  • Understanding of and experience with equity, diversity, and inclusion  

  • Initiative and desire to learn  

  • Stress tolerance, resilience, and adaptability  

  • Teamwork, social and interpersonal skills, communication skills  

  • Integrity and strong ethics  

 

Application Process 

UBC’s PHPM re-entry residency positions are offered on a competitive basis by application outside of the Canadian Residency Matching Service (CaRMS) process. Our Selections Committee will accept application packages from interested candidates any time before January 10, 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and offered an interview by the PHPM program Selections Committee. Interviews will take place in February 2023. An introductory meeting with the Program Director prior to applying is strongly recommended (email [email protected] to schedule an appointment).  

 

A complete application package will consist of the following: 

  1. Cover Letter or Personal Statement discussing professional aspirations, interests, and suitability for practice in PHPM (maximum two pages).  

  1. Curriculum Vitae including post-graduate residency training, relevant continuing professional development, prior employment, prior medical staff appointments, community-based volunteer or international work, research activities and publications.  

  1. Description of Prior Residency Training including details such as dates and duration of rotations, and any requirements for remediation over the course of this training.   

  1. Three Letters of Reference including one from an established physician (preferably a public health practitioner) who can speak to the applicant's interest in and aptitude for public health, AND a health authority (or equivalent) senior medical director or hospital chief of staff. The letters should include information similar to that required by CaRMS which can be found at: https://www.carms.ca/match/r-1-main-residency-match/referee/reference-guidelines-r1 -referee/.    

  1. Proof of Registration and Licensure with a Canadian provincial Medical Regulatory Authority 

  1. Proof of Registration as a Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada  

 

Note: Official transcripts for all post-secondary training including but not limited to undergraduate, post-graduate, and medical school programs (eg.  BSc, MD, MB, BS, MSc, PhD, etc.) will be required 2 months prior to a successful applicant’s start date.  

Job Requirements
Eligibility

Candidates must be fully qualified generalist or specialist physicians currently practicing in Canada under a full family practice or specialty class license with a provincial Medical Regulatory Authority (Canadian or International Medical Graduates are eligible IF they have a current full license to practice in a province of Canada). A list of provincial medical regulatory authorities can be found at: https://fmrac.ca/members/. 



Candidates must have completed at least two years of an accredited post-graduate residency training program recognized by the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada or the College of Family Physicians of Canada. A list of accredited post-graduate training programs in Canada can be found at: https://www.carms.ca/match/r-1-main-residency-match/program-descriptions/. A list of recognized postgraduate training program outside of Canada can be found at: https://www.royalcollege.ca/rcsite/credentials-exams/assessment-international-medical-graduates-e#jur

Candidates must be a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or Landed Immigrant. A description of each status can be found at: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/immigration-citizenship.html.
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2206 East Mall
Vancouver BC V6T 1Z3
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