Physician Recruitment

Fredericton: A Life Well Crafted For You

Fredericton is a gorgeous city: one visit and you can see that! More than just a gorgeous place to live, we are a community and believe we are the right fit for you, regardless of what stage of your career you are currently enjoying.  We know from experience that Fredericton offers a life well-crafted for you, your family, and your practice as a Family Doctor. And due to the dynamics of Fredericton’s business community, opportunities for your partner are just around the corner.

Now, let’s explore!

Your Community

As the capital city of New Brunswick, Fredericton is the seat of government. With two universities, a public community college and several private universities and colleges, along with its internationally recognized IT sector, not only do we have great professional human resources, but our business infrastructure is known for its stability and technologically advanced position. Fredericton is the right fit for professionals, families, and businesses.

Your city government and administration have been prudent managers making sound investments that positions Fredericton with some of the most up to date critical infrastructure and resiliency in the province.

And as they say, location, location, location! Known as Atlantic Canada’s riverfront capital, Fredericton is uniquely positioned on both sides the Saint John River (Wolastoq). And with some of the best weather in New Brunswick, as a resident you can enjoy water activities during three seasons and outdoor activities year-round.

Nestled along the riverfront, is countless kilometres of paved trails great for walking, running, and biking. And when you are ready to take a break, you can enjoy a myriad of pubs and restaurants featuring locally made beer, cider and spirits. And when you finish dining, you can enjoy art galleries, including the world-famous Beaverbrook Art Gallery - one of Canada’s top 10 independently owned galleries — and great shops, unique to Fredericton. And not to worry, if you are looking for the big chains, we have you covered. Our uptown shopping district is filled with all the expected big box chains.

We are also very lucky to be a community who loves festivals. From sporting to music, our calendar is filled with festivals that draw people from all over Canada and beyond.

Fredericton is also known as a community engaged in sports. From Aikido to angling, football, hockey, pickle ball, soccer, wrestling, zorb football and more, we have it.

The region also enjoys some of the newest schools in the province featuring the newest technology too. And if you are interested in Montessori schools, we have them too.

And should you or your partner wish to explore participation in professional associations and clubs, you certainly have lots of choices. Fredericton is home to the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists, the Dental Society, Pharmacists Association, NB Association of Optometrists, the NB Nurses Association, the Construction Association, the NB Teachers Association, Canadian Mental Health Association and more. And if you are looking for other options there is the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce, ToastMasters, Rotary, and many other philanthropic organizations that embrace new members.

Learn more about local events, restaurants, farmers/speciality markets, tap rooms, City Recreation, local sporting events, and festivals.

Your Career

New Doctor?

As a new doctor you are looking for a community to call home, and we know Fredericton is the right fit for you. There’s a young vibrant community in Fredericton. With two public universities, several private universities, as well as a leading Community College and numerous other private colleges, and a vibrant and growing world-renowned IT industry, young professionals make connections in Fredericton.

And if you are starting, or have a young family, Fredericton couldn’t be a more wonderful place to raise a family. Fredericton is the right fit for your family.

Featuring some of the newest neighbourhood schools, tremendous indoor and outdoor sporting opportunities, performing arts facilities and classes, and sought-after after school programs and day cares, Fredericton is known as a community that cares. That is truly one of the many benefits you experience when you choose to live in a smaller city environment. It’s a community that’s the right fit for you, at the right time.

And as your children grow, they can choose to stay local but still access world class education:

  • Canada’s oldest English university — the University of New Brunswick (UNB). UNB proudly offers one of Canada’s top engineering programs, Canada’s first computer science faculty, a growing business school, a top-notch science program, law  school and top nursing program, plus so much more!
  • Or, they can choose one of Canada’s great Liberal Arts universities  - St. Thomas University (STU). STU is widely respected for its Social Work, Journalism and Communications Programs, plus more.
  • And there is also the New Brunswick Community College with some of the best technical and vocational training programs in Canada.
  • In addition, Fredericton hosts a dynamic campus of the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design, which feeds our vibrant arts scene.

Learn why so many professionals have either returned to live in Fredericton or have relocated to our great city. It was the right fit for them!


Because Fredericton is known for its universities and colleges, there are several unique learning opportunities for doctors. The Biomedical Institute at the University of New Brunswick is one of the leading institutes in the world. Additionally, the Stan Cassidy Rehabilitation Centre, a nationally recognized facility is located adjacent the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital.

Whether you are single, part of a small family, or a large family, the Fredericton area has homes that fit you. Modern and sleek condos and apartments overlooking the Saint John River/Wolastoq and its gorgeous views. Looking for larger accommodations? Stately Victorian mansions grace the river front. Or, newer modern family homes are nestled within cozy neighbourhoods with walking trails, with mature trees and space to embrace.

Seasoned Professional?

As a seasoned professional, Fredericton is the right fit for you with our excellent and diverse research professionals and institutions. Experience world class research facilities and fields of expertise, while benefiting from short commute times and an excellent life that is well crafted to suit your individual needs.

And with your experience there would be many people willing to learn and be mentored by you

Community Links

Fredericton is the home of significant research and physician opportunities and is the right fit for you, at all stages of your career. When you connect with us, and visit our great city, you will get to see our community in action. As a teaser, here is some of what we have to offer.


The Dr. Everett Chalmers Region Hospital, locally known as the DECH, provides undergraduate and graduate education experience for approximately 20 health disciplines and is a certified partner of the Dalhousie University Family Medicine program and the University of New Brunswick nursing program, and houses the Veterans Health Unit.

A $250 million project to provide a state-of-the-art environment for maternal and newborn, intensive care, surgical care, day surgery, ambulatory procedures, phlebotomy, and health records service is underway and is expected to be finished by March 2024.

The DECH through the Horizon Health Network engages in significant research such as:

  • Canada East Spine Centre (CESC)
  • Cardiovascular Research New Brunswick
  • Centre for Research, Education & Clinical Care of At-Risk Populations
  • Geriatrics Research
  • Laboratory Medicine Research
  • NB Social Pediatrics
  • NB Trauma
  • Pharmacy Services Research
  • Rehabilitation Research at the Stan Cassidy Centre
  • Oncology

Stan Cassidy Rehabilitation Centre

The Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation is a specialty, tertiary facility equipped and staffed to treat the most complex neurological conditions. These conditions include stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, and neuromuscular disorders such as muscular dystrophy, ALS and cerebral palsy. The Centre also provides treatment for the most complex forms of autism spectrum disorder.

Teams of rehabilitation specialists work together with patients to make sure that all aspects of a patient’s needs are understood and addressed. The many professional disciplines collaborate daily to provide client- and family-centered treatment programs. They are part of the larger team of health service providers, and work closely with community, hospital based and social services so that the full range of benefits are available to patients. Also, since many of the patients are children, we work closely with the school systems.

Institute of Biomedical Engineering

The Institute of Biomedical Engineering is a research institute within the University of New Brunswick. Founded in 1965, the Institute has evolved to become a world renowned, multi-disciplinary research unit involved in a broad spectrum of activities.

In addition to offering graduate studies, the Institute specializes in research such as adaptive rehabilitation, pattern recognition, exoskeleton, outcome measures and more. The Institute also offers a Limb Clinic and a Centre of Adaptive Rehabilitation Engineering, known as the CARE Centre.

Oromocto Public Hospital

This community hospital serves the residents of the town of Oromocto and surrounding communities including CFB Gagetown, Canada’s second largest military training base.

The hospital provides inpatient Family Practice, Palliative Care, Rehabilitation and has a Transitional Care Unit as well as a thriving ambulatory Surgical Centre, Mammography Screening Program and Emergency Department.

New Brunswick Health Research Foundation

Fredericton is home to the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation( NBHRF), which focused on growing and expanding New Brunswick's health research. The NBHRF has partnerships with many funding agencies and offers a number of different grants for researchers.

New Brunswick Medical Society

The New Brunswick Medical Society is also headquartered in Fredericton and its mission is to advance the interests of physicians and improve the health care system in New Brunswick for the benefit of patients.

Connect With Us!

We would love to talk to you and show you around our great region. Let’s connect