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WONCA Seeks New Chief Executive Officer

May 10, 2019—WONCA is looking for a CEO who will serve the organization full time, with a future perspective of 8-10 years. The initial contract will be for 5 years with an anticipated start date in late 2020. 

The CEO should have substantial management experience and proven organizational skills. He or she must possess strong business and fiscal management skills and in-depth knowledge of management of a large not-for-profit association. Expertise in and strong awareness of global trends and politics are desirable. Understanding of and commitment to the effective use of information technologies is essential. The CEO should have a background in or extensive knowledge of family medicine/general practice. Although the successful candidate may hold a medical degree, exceptionally well-qualified candidates having a minimum of a master's degree in other academic fields will be considered. The CEO must have strong English oral and written communication skills and be in command of a second language. The successful candidate should have sufficient stamina to fulfill the essential functions of this position, which includes international travel and long hours. 

Applications are due June 30, 2019. For more information and to apply, view the WONCA announcement (PDF)

The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine is a member of the World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians, also known as WONCA, the World Organization of Family Doctors. 

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