Specialty Pediatrics

Subspecialty Endocrinology and Metabolism

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BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province’s most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC), a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 19, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.

BCCH is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is Canada’s third largest university and consistently ranks among the 40 best universities in the world. Primarily situated in Vancouver, UBC is a research-intensive university and has an economic impact of $4 billion to the provincial economy.

Locum Pediatric Endocrinologist
The University of British Columbia (UBC) and BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH)
Temporary Full-Time – One year term

Competition: #ENDL-1.0-04
Vancouver, British Columbia

The UBC Department of Pediatrics and BCCH are seeking a Locum Pediatric Endocrinologist.

BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) is the only dedicated pediatric tertiary care centre for the province of British Columbia in Canada serving a population of approximately 4 million people. The Department of Pediatrics within the University British Columbia (UBC) resides within BCCH. The Endocrinology and Diabetes Unit at BCCH includes 5 physicians and a team of dedicated clinical nurse specialists, dietitians and a social worker. The philosophy of the Unit is to maintain its status of clinical excellence through ongoing clinical and basic science research, and the education of future health care providers. The research focus is on childhood and adolescent obesity and diabetes with an active role in the development of a Provincial wide outreach project.

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The world-class city of Vancouver is situated in the southwest corner of British Columbia, surrounded by mountains and ocean vistas. With a population of two million, Vancouver is Canada’s third largest city and is frequently honoured as one of the best places to live in the world. As North America’s gateway to the Pacific Rim, Vancouver has strong links to international markets and is home to a vibrant mix of cultures. Blessed with a balmy coastal climate, the city offers recreational pursuits to suit every taste and disposition, from extreme skiing and mountain biking, to sailing, golfing, nature walks and meditative retreats. The city boasts myriads of theatres, galleries and restaurants as well as two universities and many colleges.

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