A team of doctors and nurses working together

Department of Medicine

The Department of Medicine is a collective of experts and innovators based in Ottawa. We are specialist physicians, resident doctors, researchers, and administrators. We all have one guiding ambition: to move medicine forward.

Divisions & Programs

Message from the Department Head

From the bedside to the classroom to the office, in labs, clinics, and on the frontlines of medicine, our department members are committed to improving patients’ lives and moving medicine forward. This is more than a job. It is a passion that drives us every day.

Dr. Gregory Knoll
Chair & Head, Department of Medicine

Dr. Greg Knoll
Dr. Greg Knoll (Department Head)

The Department of Medicine offers:

  • An academic physician mentorship program

  • A fellowship award program

  • Partnerships with the leading medical institutions in our G-7 capital city

  • Unparalleled learning opportunities from top-ranked doctors at one of Canada’s leading teaching hospitals

  • Rewarding careers on the frontline of the Canadian healthcare network

  • Unique clinical research opportunities in partnership with our affiliates and our not-for-profit corporation

  • A peer recognition program

Dr. Natasha Kekre in her lab

Working with us, means working on:

  • Cutting-edge patient centered care that improves and saves lives

  • World-class medical education and training programs

  • Ground-breaking research programs of international caliber

Dr. James Chan smiling with a document in his hand

Executive Leadership team

Meet our Directors