Frailty a bigger predictor of post-surgery outcomes than age

UAlberta researchers find that frail or vulnerable elderly surgical patients were four times more at risk of readmission.

Big data opens door to big possibilities in health care

How UAlberta health scientists are helping fulfill the promise of big data to revolutionize everything from prevention to diagnosis to treatment.

$5-million gift positions Alberta to become international leader in child and adolescent mental health research

Commitment pairs CASA and UAlberta to improve front-line care of children and youth with mental health and addictions issues.

The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry offers fully accredited programs at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels, and ongoing professional development activities. We train physicians, researchers in the basic and clinical sciences, dentists, dental hygienists, and medical laboratory scientists for central and northern Alberta, Canada and the world.

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The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry has an intranet that shares relevant information with faculty and staff. Log in with your CCID to access the Annual Report Online (ARO), a full list of policies and procedures, and more.

The Division of Community Engagement in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta is an academic unit that recognizes the many diverse communities that we are a part of and the need to ensure a balance between health science, social accountability and humanism.

Community Engagement provides an academic home to the following related programs:

Global Health

Indigenous Health Initiatives
Inner City Health
Rural and Regional Health
Community Engaged Research


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Faculty Strategic Plan

Learn more and get involved with the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry's Strategic Plan. Learn more. Download the Strategic Plan (PDF).