We are the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta, one of the world’s elite academic health sciences centres, where top students are taught by award-winning educators and mentored by renowned scientists in a dynamic learning environment.
We conduct our teaching, research and patient care in accordance with the highest international standards. We work with our partners in education, research and health care for the greater good of the local, regional and global community.
Outstanding areas of medical research at the University of Alberta include diabetes, obesity, virology, heart disease, motor control and rehabilitation, protein structure and function, and transplantation.
October 31, 2019
Three projects will tackle diabetes and obesity for seniors, youth and Canadian newcomers.
October 15, 2019
Dr. Jessica Kirkwood joined the Department of Family Medicine team as Assistant Professor on September 1, 2019.
October 2, 2019
Canadian family physicians warned potential harm of daily dose outweighs benefits.
September 17, 2019
Family medicine researcher hopes to inform a foundation for standardized exercise documentation
August 20, 2019
Medical student’s summer research project leads her to reflect on learning journey and start planning for the future.
July 16, 2019
Faculty are continually working to improve medical education through research.
July 10, 2019
July 4, 2019
June 18, 2019
Goal to keep seniors safe at home, remove rights only as a last resort.
June 17, 2019
Family medicine researcher uncovers a possible connection between Body Mass Index and risk of developing dementia.