Family Medicine Physicians
Sault Ste. Marie is located on the St. Mary’s River between Lake Huron and Lake Superior on the U.S./Canadian border. The Sault has all the amenities of a regional urban centre, with both the Canadian wilderness and extraordinary vacation areas in Michigan just minutes away. There is a strong cultural and arts basis in the community, and both winter and summer outdoor activities abound. The Sault has an excellent school system and offers a multitude of sports and artistic opportunities for children and adults alike. Sault Ste. Marie is served by three Canadian airlines as well as one major U.S. airline.

The Fera Medicine Professional Corporation, operating as the Algoma District Medical Group (ADMG) is currently recruiting five Associate Family Medicine physicians to join its group on a full time, permanent basis. The candidates must hold an undergraduate medical degree, have successfully completed post graduate training and/or have an unrestricted license to practice medicine with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Candidates must possess all required skills to provide primary care services for patients in both office and in-hospital settings as well as the intention to practice in the North on a long-term basis.

The ADMG offices are located within the Group Health Centre (GHC) at 240 McNabb Street, Sault Ste. Marie ON P6B 1J5. The GHC provides a progressive, multi-specialty, ambulatory care health facility that serves over 60,000 Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma District residents.

The current opportunities exist at the GHC location at 773 Great Northern Road Sault Ste. Marie ON P6B 0B7.

As part of the ADMG agreement with the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, associates provide in-patient hospitalist coverage at Sault Area Hospital (SAH) located at 750 Great Northern Road, Sault Ste. Marie ON P6B 0A8. SAH is a state-of-the-art facility that opened in 2011. With 291 inpatient beds and 14 Intensivist led ICU beds, SAH provides emergency, primary, secondary, selected tertiary and long-term care healthcare services to the city and the District of Algoma with a catchment population of approximately 115,000.

No investment is required to enjoy this virtually turnkey opportunity complete with a leading edge EMR. Associate positions come with a highly attractive remuneration package starting at $187,000 that allows focus on quality of care and provides a pleasing work/ home balance.

ADMG has a unique benefit package that includes four weeks of vacation time to start allowing you more opportunity to catch your breath and enjoy our splendid environment. Associates rest easy knowing that they and their family have benefits including major medical, dental and vision care.

Affiliation with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine provides opportunities to teach both medical students and residents in office and hospital.

The Ontario Ministry of Health Northern and Rural Recruitment & Retention Initiative provide an additional $80,000 over a 4 year period for Canadian citizens and permanent residents practicing full-time in Sault Ste. Marie. Additionally, the Sault Ste. Marie Physician Recruitment & Retention Program provides a relocation allowance of up to $5,000.

Interested applicants please contact: Christine Pagnucco, Sault Ste. Marie Physician Recruitment & Retention at

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