Family Physician Opportunities

Seeking 8 Family Physicians over 4 years (2019-2022)

  • Immediate opportunities exist to join existing Family Health Organizations
  • Immediate opportunities exist to take over established practices of retiring physicians
  • New Managed Entry System by the MoHLTC - The Municipality of Port Hope and the Township of Alnwick/Haldimand and the Township of Cramahe are designated as "High Needs".

Medical Practice Opportunities

  • Family Practice
  • Rural Family Practice can include any combination of ER, Blue Zone (in ER), OR Assist, GP-Obstetrics
  • In-Hospital patient work
  • Preceptor and teaching Opportunities

Family Physicians (3)



Emergency Physicians



General Internist



Practice Model

Physicians work as part of a Family Health Organization (FHO)

  • 4 FHO’s are located in Cobourg
  • 1 FHO is located in Port Hope

Northumberland Family Health Team established in 2011 includes 21 family physicians.  For more information, please visit

Incentives Include

  • Negotiated re-location incentive
  • Flexibility and variety of work
  • Energetic and motivated work environment with support
  • New state-of-the-art Hospital
  • Spousal Employment Assistance
  • Eligible communities for an International Medical Graduates return of service
  • The Township of Alnwick/Haldimand and Cramahe are designated as underserviced by the Ministry of Health as of 2016. - Opportunity for $81,400 incentive grant for a four year return of service.

For more information on the practice opportunities listed above or to arrange a visit to the community please contact Maria Gomez.


Medical Students and Residents

Rural Ontario Medical Program (ROMP)

West Northumberland is a ROMP training community! The Rural Ontario Medical Program (ROMP) is funded by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) and operates as a learner placement program for Ontario's six medical universities. ROMP arranges core and elective rotations for medical trainees across south central Ontario. Our community is actively involved with ROMP elective placements with many preceptors assisting with both undergrad and resident placements. If you are interested in medical student, clerk or resident rotations (core or elective) in this community please contact the Rural Ontario Medical Program (ROMP). We look forward to hosting you in our community soon!

Rural Medicine Week
Each year west Northumberland hosts Rural Medicine Week, accommodating 8 - 10 first year medical students. In this one week placement, students experience a variety of activities which include medical, social and recreational experiences.

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