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Linda Lisle Manager, Economic Development & Tourism Services (613) 392-2841 x 4477 Email
Christina Edwards-Scott Economic Development Coordinator (613) 392-2841 x 4416 Email
Are you a medical student or resident?
Are you looking ahead for an opportunity after you finish school?
Are you interested in establishing your family physician practice in a state-of-the-art turnkey facility?
If your answer to any of these questions is "yes", then Quinte West may be just the right place for you to put down roots.
Consider Quinte West
Here are some compelling reasons to consider Quinte West:
A vibrant, growing city, just 1.5 hours east of Toronto, with affordable housing and desirable neighbourhoods
Great boating, fishing, golf, hiking, biking, wineries, jazz, theatre, country inns -- all in spectacular natural surroundings and all at your doorstep
An excellent opportunity to work as part of a family health team in the new Quinte West Medical Centre, a modern turnkey operation located adjacent to the Trenton Memorial Hospital
Our Commitment to You
With offices administered by the Quinte West Medical Centre, you can focus on providing quality health care, not running a business. In return for a five-year commitment to practice, qualified medical graduates are eligible for a financial support package of $100,000, plus other incentives. Under the terms of the program, new family doctors will receive $20,000/year for five years (total of $100,000) upon signing an agreement to operate their family medical practice in the Quinte West Medical Centre.
Our commitment to personal attention will make you feel truly welcome in Quinte West.
Interested? It's all here -- except for you.
For further information on relocating or starting your family practice in Quinte West, please contact:
Quinte West Medical Centre and the Brighton Quinte West Family Health Team
The Brighton Quinte West site in Quinte West is located at the Quinte West Medical Centre, conveniently located adjacent to the Trenton site of Quinte Health Care.
The Quinte West Medical Centre was established by a group of dedicated citizens to ensure office space for new primary care physicians relocating to the community. The Centre was generously funded by the City of Quinte West, the Trenton Memorial Hospital Foundation and the Rotary Club of Trenton.
In the fall of 2007, the physicians became affiliated with the Brighton Family Health Team in order to provide their patients with a more comprehensive, collaborative approach to patient care.
This move ensured a multidisciplinary team with a variety of other health care providers such as nurse practitioners, dietitians, social workers, mental health workers, nurses, nurse educators and other physicians with a variety of expertise in the primary health care field.
There are presently three physicians at Quinte West who work in concert with two physicians in Brighton -- 20 kms. to the west.
We are a fully computerized facility with an electronic medical record which allows all physicians to access each others' medical records. This is valuable when a physician is on call for the group.
The physicians are members of the funding model - A Family Health Organization and pay a set percentage of their FHO income in order to have a turnkey operation.
The QWMC is currently looking for and recruiting additional family doctors.
Benefits to the Community
Provides a modern facility that attracts new physicians and enhances the Quinte Health Care recruitment efforts.
Places physicians with hospital privileges close to the hospital so they can provide emergency and in-patient services in and out of the hospital.
Positions the Quinte region at the forefront of investment readiness to attract and retain industrial and commercial sector investment.
Provides a grassroots, community-driven solution to address the needs of thousands of orphaned patients that currently exist in the Quinte area.
Benefits to Physicians
A lifestyle opportunity -- four-season recreation and leisure activities allow you and your family to get the most out of life
Affordable homes and property in a safe community
Proximity to some of the most historic sites in eastern Ontario
Great location along the Highway 401 corridor between Toronto and Kingston
Innovative and flexible practice options
Significant reduction in administrative workload
Flexible scheduling around holidays and family
Reduced overhead costs with no capital outlay
New and attractive medical offices with state-of-the-art equipment
Supportive local physician group
Shared practice with other job interests such as hospitalist work, emergency, and chronic care
Adjacent to Quinte Health Care Trenton Memorial Hospital, which is part of the Quinte Health Care Corporation (QHC)
New Physicians On-board
We're very pleased to introduce the family physicians who have recently joined the Quinte West Medical Centre team!
Dr. Danielle Chahine, MDCM, CCFP Originally from Montreal, Dr. Chahine completed a BA(H) at Queen's University in Biology and Philosophy (1998-2001), and then went on to complete medical school at McGill University (2001-2005). She stayed at McGill to complete her residency in Family Medicine (2005-2007), followed by a fellowship in Maternal-Child Health (2007-2008). She currently practices Family Medicine at the Quinte West Medical Centre, as well as obstetrics/newborn care at Belleville General Hospital, and ER and in-patient care at Trenton Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Glenn Griffin, MD, CCFP Dr. Griffin, a native of North Bay, ON, joined the growing team of family physicians at the Quinte West Medical Centre in August 2006. A graduate of the University of Toronto, Dr. Griffin previously worked in the United Arab Emirates as Associate Professor of Family Medicine, UAE University. This marks a return to his passion of being a hands-on, "patient-centered" family practitioner.
Dr. Robert Iny, MDCM, CCFP Dr. Iny completed his BA(H) at Queen's University in Biology and Philosophy (1998-2002), then received his medical training at McGill University (2002-2006). He continued with his Family Medicine residency at McGill University (2006-2008), and then did a year of anesthesia training at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine in Sudbury (2008-2009). Dr. Iny practices Family Medicine out of the Quinte West Medical Centre. He also does hospitalist, anesthesia, and emergency work out of Trenton Memorial hospital.