City of Kingston:
Family Physicians Wanted!

With numerous hospitals (Kingston General, Hotel Dieu and Providence Care) and cutting-edge health research facilities, medical innovation coincides with a network of available and helpful specialists to support your practice and allow you to advance your skills.

Kingston is a wonderful place for family physicians to live and thrive!

Family doctors thrive in Kingston

Family Physicians Recruitment Program

New, full-time family physicians in Kingston are eligible for a $100,000 incentive paid out in instalments over 5 years. To be eligible, physicians can either establish a new practice
within the City of Kingston or take over an existing roster of patients from a departing or retiring physician.

In addition to a financial incentive, physicians can access the Dual Career Support Program. This made-in-Kingston initiative assists partners of relocating physicians in finding employment and connecting with the community.

Family physician recruiment in Kingston is a community effort. We extend a special thanks to all who support this work.

Hear from local family doctors

These doctors have moved to Kingston from larger urban centres and are sharing their experiences in hopes that you will join them!

Dr. Curry

"We're well supported by an academic centre of excellence"

Dr. Patel

"There's all these other things that you have access to that help to prevent burnout"

Dr. Yen

"You can pick up the phone for help and feel like you have the help that you need"

Dr. Kozanitis

"Kingston gives you the flexibility to live the way you want to live"

Visit our Clinics

Kingston offers many clinics with exceptional physicians who are welcoming, kind, and supportive.

Would you like information on current physician opportunities in Kingston? Details about available positions can be found here:

Kingston is a Great Place to Practice


Access to Medical Experts

A tertiary level hospital system and Queen's Medical School ensure that you can pick up the phone and get a specialist on the line any time you need the expertise.


The Opportunity to Diversify your Work

Not only can you take on positions at one of Kingston's three hospitals, you also have the chance to teach and do research as an Adjunct Professor at Queen's University.


Lower Real Estate Prices

The average price for residential and commercial real estate can be half of what you would expect to pay in Toronto.


Quality of Life

You can't work 24/7! Kingston’s diverse housing market, short commute times and phenomenal quality of life make our city stand as one of the best places to live in Canada.


Location, Location, Location!

We are geographically blessed with a location that is equidistant from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. And while those cities might dispute the claim, Kingston has the best music scene in Canada!

The Possibilities are Endless in Kingston

Kingston’s vision of being a smart city is fast becoming reality. History and innovation thrive in our dynamic city located along the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, an easy drive from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, in the heart of eastern Ontario.

With a stable and diversified economy that includes global corporations, innovative startups and all levels of government, Kingston’s high quality of life offers access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment.