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Director, Division of Palliative Care

McMaster University’s Department of Family Medicine, Division of Palliative Care is seeking an experienced, innovative Director to lead our committed and creative academic Division.

The Division is an acknowledged leader in the palliative approach to care and building primary care capacity in palliative care. We deliver a comprehensive range of academic programs including undergrad and post-grad medical training, fellowships, and continuing professional development. Through research and building partnerships, we advance palliative care in scholarship, social justice, community engagement, and clinical excellence.

The Division Director holds a key leadership position within the Department of Family Medicine  and is responsible for leading the research, education, health system transformation, and fiscal position of the Division.

The Director will be someone with knowledge of current trends and priorities in palliative medicine and primary care. They will have experience in capacity building, practicing effectively as part of an interprofessional team, evidence of research productivity, and experience teaching a variety of learners.

The term for this position is 5 years (renewable) with a desired start date of July 1, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

See our full Director, Division of Palliative Care posting for more details

Undergraduate Coordinator – Palliative Care

We are inviting applications for the Palliative Care Undergraduate Coordinator position.  This role will work closely with the Family Medicine Undergraduate Director and Palliative Care Education Coordinator to coordinate the palliative care curriculum for medical students in the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine.

A letter of interest and CV can be forwarded to Nancy Devlin, Manager of Education Enterprise, devlinn@mcmaster.ca no later than Friday December 14th.

A full description of the role can be found here Palliative Care UG Coordinator 


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