Dear Health Care Professional:
The City of London, together with its vibrant health care community, extends
a warm welcome as you contemplate future opportunities and learn more about
our fine city. We invite you to consider joining our network of family physicians,
specialty trained physicians, nurses, physiotherapists and other health
care workers, by choosing London as an exciting location to build a career.
The London region, with a population of 474,786, is one of Canada's largest centres and the regional hub for Southwestern Ontario,
London is particularly proud of its strong reputation as a leader in both
health care and research. This distinction is due in large part to the collaborative
efforts among our two fine hospitals, London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC)
and St. Joseph's Health Care London and Western University
- one of Canada's top universities. Strategic partnerships within our institutions
have combined to establish London as one of the country's premier Academic
Health Sciences Centres and London-based researchers and innovators avidly
contribute to medical knowledge and lead the way in health care delivery.
Often referred to as The Forest City, London is also a beautiful community
with a rich tapestry of culture and many parks, pathways and trees. We take
pride in being a clean, safe and prosperous centre, with a high quality
of life for Londoners of all ages. And, we are thrilled The Conference Board
of Canada has recognized our city as one of the fastest-growing economies
in the nation.
For the practicing physician, London offers a full range of medical specialties
and state-of-the-art diagnostic facilities. There are opportunities to join
existing practices and ample office space is also available. All of these
factors make London an ideal place to consider when opening a practice or
seeking a career in any field of health care.
London truly is a champion city and success awaits you here, with our
progressive approach and professional health care community.
The Honourable Joe Fontana
Mayor, City of London
a doctor, from Walk-in fee for service to Family Health Teams to
salaried positions you can have your perfect practice in London,
Work life balance
location in close proximity to Toronto, Detroit and the Great Lakes
A listing of many of the
opportunities in London can be found on the
web site of Health Force Ontario.
London is proud of its reputation
as a leader in both health care and research. We are also proud of our place
in Canada's history as the
birthplace of family medicine.
Through the collaborative efforts of our outstanding institutions, including
London Health Sciences Centre, St. Joseph's Health Care London, The University
of Western Ontario and Fanshawe College, London offers great opportunities
for success in family medicine. In London, you will be part of a strong
network of family physicians, specialty trained physicians, nurses, physiotherapists
and other health care workers.
And that's just the beginning. London offers its residents a strong economy,
excellent educational facilities, a robust artistic and cultural community;
beautiful parks and natural areas: these are just a few of the fine features
that define our exceptional city.
Learn more about London's High Quality
of Life for You and Your Family and
that address a variety of professional and personal considerations that
are key in making London the right place for you to be!