Current status regarding the COVID-19 pandemic in the Thunder Bay district is updated daily by the Thunder Bay & District Health Unit at tbdhu.com/coronavirus.
Healthcare in Thunder Bay is world class. As the regional hub for health services in Northwestern Ontario, Thunder Bay serves a catchment population of 250,000 in a geographical area the size of France, and is a leading destination for clinical, teaching, research and health system leadership. Our community offers a comprehensive range of treatment and health services in state-of-the-art healthcare facilities.
There are over 15 primary care clinics in Thunder Bay, and two hospitals: the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) (acute care), and St. Joseph’s Hospital (complex care, rehabilitation, and palliative care). Teaching, research, advanced practice and continuing professional development opportunities for physicians and medical professionals are available.
Lakehead University in Thunder Bay is a host site for the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), Canada’s newest medical school. Mandated to improve the health of northerners, NOSM provides training in over 90 communities across the region. NOSM leads the country in matching its graduates to residency programs and provides fulfilling teaching and academic opportunities to physicians and professionals.
Healthcare remains the city’s leading employment sector, and medical professionals are in demand. Thunder Bay is recruiting for family physicians, specialists, psychology professionals, personal support workers and home care aids, technicians, pharmacists, administrative support staff, and much more.
Explore Thunder Bay’s medical community and you will find it is a friendly one that offers dynamic and enriching employment opportunities in a supportive and collegial environment.