Family Medicine News

$_EscapeTool.xml(${alt})

CHANGE Expands its Reach to Support More Albertans

Image cannot be displayed

A Critical Thinking Q & A

Image cannot be displayed

Medical Education Research Q & A

Recent Posts

Image cannot be displayed

CHANGE Expands its Reach to Support More Albertans

Successful program focused on improving health through positive lifestyle changes now offers family-based programming.

Image cannot be displayed

A Critical Thinking Q & A

A Critical Thinking: A Q & A with Drs David Ross and Michelle Morros

Image cannot be displayed

Medical Education Research Q & A

Shelley Ross, PhD, named president of the Canadian Association for Medical Education.

Image cannot be displayed

We are in uncharted waters Doctors adjust as virtual appointments become the new norm

Family doctors, specialists find ways to assess patients remotely during pandemic

Image cannot be displayed

You Are Not Alone

Research assistant aims to investigate how peer support interventions can help young people living with chronic pain.

Image cannot be displayed

Healthcare providers work together to to bring family caregivers needs to light

Family medicine faculty member is leading efforts to provide support to an overlooked group of care providers

Image cannot be displayed

Passionate Preceptor Trevor Day

Getting comfortable with uncertainty an essential part of medicine for family physicians and learners.

Image cannot be displayed

Team Approach to Healthy Aging

With Canada's rapidly growing elderly population, the secret to healthy aging and compassionate care lies in teamwork

Image cannot be displayed

Investigating Supportive Livings Impact on Health Care

Family medicine researcher looks at the impact of loneliness and social isolation on the use of health care.

Image cannot be displayed

U of A diabetes projects receive first funding from new NOVAD fund

Three projects will tackle diabetes and obesity for seniors, youth and Canadian newcomers.

Image cannot be displayed

Q and A with Dr Jessica Kirkwood

Dr. Jessica Kirkwood joined the Department of Family Medicine team as Assistant Professor on September 1, 2019.

Image cannot be displayed

Canadians told to stop taking aspirin to prevent first heart attack and stroke

Canadian family physicians warned potential harm of daily dose outweighs benefits.

Image cannot be displayed

Setting a Standard for Exercise and Physical Activity Promotion

Family medicine researcher hopes to inform a foundation for standardized exercise documentation

Image cannot be displayed

What is my motivation

Medical student's summer research project leads her to reflect on learning journey and start planning for the future.

Image cannot be displayed

Medical education research Q and A

Faculty are continually working to improve medical education through research.

Image cannot be displayed

Graduating Co chiefs Q and A

Image cannot be displayed

Dr Guy Blais Visits Radio Show for World Family Doctor Day

Image cannot be displayed

New toolkit guides healthcare professionals to assess dementia in a new way

Goal to keep seniors safe at home, remove rights only as a last resort.

Image cannot be displayed

An Unexpected Health-Weight Connection

Family medicine researcher uncovers a possible connection between Body Mass Index and risk of developing dementia.

Image cannot be displayed

U of A researchers develop worlds first asthma pocket guide for soccer coaches

Guide includes topics to discuss with parents and children, steps to follow in an emergency.

Archive