The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University, London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London are seeking an inspired exceptional leader to be the inaugural Physician Lead and Medical Director, Patient Safety & Quality Improvement, for the Department of Medicine. Together, the hospitals provide comprehensive care to a large and geographically extended population of approximately 1.6 million people across Southwestern Ontario. The successful candidate will hold an MD, or equivalent, be certified or eligible to be certified as a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and be eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario. The successful candidate can have a background in any subspecialty area and will have demonstrated academic productivity in the area of Quality – publications and/or program development. Master’s or PhD level preparation or additional training in Quality Improvement, LEAN, Six Sigma or other quality related areas are welcome attributes. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applicants will begin after November 22, 2018. Expected start date of July 1, 2019 or as negotiated.