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 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
Recently opened patient-centred clinic introduces the team-based medical home model of primary care to Alberta
U of A experts caution against their use and recommend other, safer strategies for a better night's sleep.
September 17, 2018
Researcher's work will inform positive culture change in local schools
August 28, 2018
Family medicine physician, residents and local volunteers provide support for 2018 Alberta Summer Games
Dr. Connie Lebrun joined sports medicine delegation in Uganda to treat athletes and train local health care providers
August 13, 2018
Summer research project will shed light on effectiveness of medical teaching program.
July 9, 2018
Building a Strong Foundation for Women's Health
July 5, 2018
Family medicine research team aims to help soccer coaches understand and deal with asthma