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full time Cardiovascular Surgery at St. Boniface General Hospital
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Job ID: 16455


The Department of Surgery at the University of Manitoba and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Cardiac Sciences Program are pursuing applications for the position of Academic Cardiac Surgeon. The applicant should be a senior-level surgeon with a wide/large experience in all aspects of cardiac surgery, mechanical circulatory support as well as dedicated clinical and research expertise in the surgical treatment of diseases of the aorta (including but not limited to: ascending aorta, aortic arch, descending thoracic aorta and thoracoabdominal aortic surgery and aortic valve repair). In addition, a strong background in pedagogy is desired.

The Section of Cardiac Surgery is comprised of 7 surgeons, including 2 full time intensivist/cardiac surgeons. The University of Manitoba has a successful cardiac surgery residency program with a longstanding tradition of graduating Canadian cardiac surgeons. The WRHA Cardiac Centre at St. Boniface Hospital is one of the high volume cardiac centre and has scored among the best in the country for all performance indicators.


The successful candidate would be eligible for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor (or higher depending on current academic rank) in the Rady Faculty of Health Science, Max Rady College of Medicine at the University of Manitoba. The successful candidate should also be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba.


Compensation is derived from fee-for-service-income. Physicians may be eligible for a recruitment incentive. Contact for further information.

Primary Site Location:

St. Boniface General Hospital – 409 Tache Avenue, Winnipeg MB


Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, their curriculum vitae and the names of three references to:

Dr. Jack McPherson,
Department of Surgery,
AE101 – 820 Sherbrook Street,
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3A 1R9

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Cardiac Sciences Program performs approximately 1000 cases per year with a rich mix of emergent and elective cardiac surgery including revascularization, valve replacement and repair, aortic and transcatheter vascular and valve therapies, mechanical circulatory support including implantable VADs and minimally invasive programs. Our program also has a high level of expertise in cardiac perioperative and critical care medicine further contributing the best results for short term CABG outcomes nationally (

The City of Winnipeg is a multicultural city that hosts numerous annual festivals, including Festival du Voyageur, the Winnipeg Folk Festival, the Jazz Festival, The Fringe Festival, and Folklorama. It is home to several professional sports franchises, including the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (Canadian Football League), the Winnipeg Jets (National Hockey League), Manitoba Moose (American Hockey League), Valour FC (soccer) and the Winnipeg Goldeyes (baseball). Winnipeg is a city of rich cultural and recreational environment with fine dining, golfing, symphony, opera, dance and theatre. It is also the home of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

The University of Manitoba and WRHA are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Applications are encouraged from qualified applicants including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, people with disabilities, people of sexual orientations and genders and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application materials will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of ‘The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy’ (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.


St. Boniface Hospital Winnipeg, MB, CA R2H 2A6

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Cardiovascular Surgery
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Published on 2019-12-20
Edited on 2019-12-20