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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.
January 14, 2019
Cloud-based data collection tool provides real-time feedback to inform improvements for physicians
January 11, 2019
Life of Dr. Mom aims to feel like Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop, with one notable exception—it’s rooted in fact, says Stephanie Liu.
December 13, 2018
Resident’s research indicates patients are more likely to get influenza vaccination following recommendation from a family physician
December 3, 2018
The Department of Family Medicine is taking steps to mitigate the stress and resulting burnout experienced by family medicine residents by helping them to recognize and manage stress and become more resilient.
November 8, 2018
Researchers enhance a shared decision making theoretical model based on personalization
October 24, 2018
U of A researcher calls for better continuity of care for the elderly as the readmission rate is also high out of long term care
October 16, 2018
Researchers are linking health care data to understand the health care needs of older adults with dementia
September 27, 2018
U of A experts caution against their use and recommend other, safer strategies for a better night's sleep.
Recently opened patient-centred clinic introduces the team-based medical home model of primary care to Alberta
September 17, 2018
Researcher's work will inform positive culture change in local schools