Alberta Children’s Hospital

Alberta Children’s Hospital – Medical Genetics 0.50 FTE, Locum Position

Starting: August 1, 2024

Calgary has been named one of the world’s most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders – in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgary is a modern and rapidly growing cosmopolitan municipality with a population of over 1.6 million people and has an excellent school system (both public and private), and a vibrant international cultural scene. Calgary is beautifully laid out with rivers, parks and other recreational areas and Calgarians enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour’s drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America. Many attributes contribute to an overall outstanding quality of life.

The Section of Medical Genetics and Department of Pediatrics invite applications for a locum Clinical Geneticist. The successful candidate(s) will provide care for patients referred to clinical genetics. The successful candidate will participate in the clinical genetics consult service. The position will fill in for a temporarily vacant 0.5 FTE, with an appointment that is 90% clinical and 10% administrative. This position reports to the Section Chief of Medical Genetics.

The Section of Medical Genetics is located at the Alberta Children’s Hospital (ACH) with a site at the Cambrian Wellness Centre, providing comprehensive clinical genetic services for prenatal, pediatric and adult patients and families. The Section of Medical Genetics has 12 clinical geneticists on staff with extensive support of 20 genetic counselors and 5 genetics assistants plus administrative support staff. Our medical genetics residency program has seven current residents and fellows. There are comprehensive on-site genetic laboratory services including biochemical, cytogenetic, molecular and exome sequencing laboratories.

For more information regarding the position please contact: Dr. Kim McBride, Section Chief, Medical Genetics at

Interested applicants should include the following attachments with their application:
• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae
• The names and contact information for three referees.
• All interviewed applicants will require three letters of reference to be sent to: Dr. Antonia Stang, Department Head:

We’re passionate about what we do. Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff, and physicians promote wellness and provide health care every day, across the Calgary Zone. We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Qualifications include an MD or equivalent, certification or eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians in Medical Genetics or the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists in Clinical Genetics, or equivalent.

The candidate must be eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.
Must read, write, and speak English.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be considered first.

Remuneration is in agreement with AHS contractor agreements.

The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits. For complete details on the AMA benefits, please see www.albertadoctors.org.

Closing date: July 15, 2024

To apply for this job email your details to Antonia.Stang@albertahealthservices.ca.