The Medical Director, Physician Health Program is accountable for developing, implementing, and managing the clinical services of the Physician Health Program (PHP). The PHP, based in Toronto, provides a range of services to physicians, residents, and medical students across the province and supportive services to family members. PHP services align with the belief that physician’s health matters and that education, early intervention, and treatment are important in helping to sustain a healthy medical workforce. It is the mandate of the PHP to educate and promote the biological, psychological, social, and spiritual health of physicians. The PHP will serve the needs of physicians at risk of, or suffering from substance use disorders, and/or mental health disorders through prompt intervention, referral to treatment, monitoring, and advocacy.
Are you looking to work in an incredible team and organization that strives to “save lives and save careers” of physicians, residents, and medical learners in Ontario? The OMA’s PHP is the occupational service to the province’s profession, and it has the honor of serving members at the individual, local, provincial and national levels. It supports education on topics of physician health and wellness, promoting the Joy of Medicine while addressing the challenging realities of physician distress and suicide. If you are looking to join an aspirational team that holds the values of being respectful, bold, responsive, transparent, and inclusive, join the Ontario Medical Association’s Physician Health Program as the Medical Director.
The new Medical Director for the Physician Health Program will possess at least 10 years of clinical practice experience and leadership experience as with various health-related stakeholders and organizations, media, and the public. They will have considerable knowledge and background in addiction medicine, mental health, occupational medicine and risk management in the context of health. This training and experience will be complemented by experience as a physician leader. They will be licensed to practice medicine in Ontario. The new Medical Director will be joining PHP at a time where physicians, residents and medical learners’ well-being is more critical than ever.
To learn more about this transformation opportunity, please contact Hayley Becker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 647-267-8170 or submit your cover letter and resume, in complete confidence, to www.miramsbecker.com/medical-director-physician-health-program-OMA
The Ontario Medical Association is strongly committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of color, women, Indigenous People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. In accordance with the AODA Act, accommodation will be provided throughout the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities.