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Physician Recruitment in Orillia and Area


Working at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) means being part of a team of dedicated healthcare professionals committed to life-long learning and striving for medical excellence, including an ongoing commitment to our extensive medical trainee program. We work hard to foster a unique practice and work culture built on community, teamwork and leadership.


We have physician opportunities available in a range of disciplines.


For family physician candidates, opportunities are available in two comprehensive family medicine practices – the Orillia Family Health Network (FHN) and the Couchiching Family Health Team (FHT). The FHN and the FHT offer furnished office space with full secretarial and administrative support and excellent patient population for new physicians. Practice options include community practice, work alone or combined with in-hospital activities such as emergency, obstetrics, hospitalist, and surgical assisting. There may also be locum opportunities available in Family Medicine.



Come and join a community where there are exciting practice and lifestyle opportunities. 


Physician Opportunities

Click here for a list of physicians positions available at OSMH.



Medical Trainees

Through the Rural Ontario Medical Program we provide core and elective rotations with one-on-one learning situations with physician preceptors for medical students, clinical clerks and residents from Ontario’s medical universities. We also provide learner placements for midwifery students and Physician Assistant students.


If you are a medical student, clinical clerk or resident and are interested in an elective at OSMH, please contact the Rural Ontario Medical Program (ROMP).


If you are an international medical graduate, please contact Health Force Ontario regarding practice or retraining opportunities.

Contact for Physician Specialists:


Jackie Shaughnessy

Medical Affairs Coordinator

E: JMShaughnessy@osmh.on.ca

T: 705-325-2201 ext. 3480 


Contact for Family Physicians:


Pat Thor

Community Physician Recruitment Liaison

E: pathor@osmh.on.ca

T: 705-325-2201 ext. 3858 


Medical Affairs

170 Colborne Street West

Orillia, ON L3V 2Z3


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