Position at Canadian Medical Protective Association



Safe Medical Care Learning is central to the CMPA’s vision of being a learning organization. The department’s core activities include learning strategy, program design, development, delivery, and operations. Safe Medical Care Learning uses state of the art pedagogical science to share knowledge and improve practice of members and their teams. The department works to deliver on the CMPA mandate by incorporating needs assessment, design, delivery, and evaluation within a continuous improvement cycle. The department’s activities encompass a suite of synchronous, asynchronous, and blended offerings aimed at helping members reduce their medico-legal risk and improve the safety and quality of medical care they provide to their patients. This includes general and targeted education programming that meets the longitudinal learning needs of physician members along the continuum of practice Position Overview CMPA medical students will participate in the development and evaluation of research-related or educational activities aimed at medical trainees and physician members. The candidate will be an active member of Safe Medical Care learning and will have the opportunity for mentorship by knowledgeable physician advisors and other team members. Students will be exposed to key medical-legal concepts and good practices that will be relevant to their future medical careers. Students are expected to complete group and individual educational projects or research related projects by the end of the term.

Education And Experience

• Registration with a Canadian medical school.

• Successful completion of at least one year of medical school

• Knowledge of office technologies including MS Office Suite, familiarity with administrative databases, Internet, and electronic document management systems Skills And Abilities

• Knowledge of Software applications: MS Office (required), standard office equipment (required), and administrative databases (an asset)

• Experience using document management applications

• Organizational and time management skills

• Analytical skills and ability to recommend solutions

• Sound verbal and written communications skills

• Bilingual – French / English is considered an asset

• Sound judgement and the ability to prioritize own work

Application Requirements

A covering letter explaining your career aspirations, medical education and what you hope to gain from spending time at CMPA. Please highlight what you would bring to the job and how you might make use of your experience in your own medical school. • A detailed resume that includes postsecondary institution(s) and area(s) of study, work, and volunteer experience, as well as research and educational experience, if any. • A letter from the Dean’s Office of the Faculty of Medicine indicating you are in medical studies and in good standing. POSTING DETAILS • Job Type: Temporary Full-time Opportunity for approximately 8-10 weeks • This position will be compensated at $28.00/hr • Location: Fully Remote Job, working from a home-based office anywhere in the provinces of Ontario and Québec