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.
June 21, 2019
Indigenous Community Gathering focuses on action in Indigenous health.
June 7, 2019
Nicole Labine is planning to return to the Northwest Territories to improve access to health care in her community.
June 6, 2019
Best friends shared a journey of eight years to become MD graduates together at the U of A.
June 4, 2019
Q&A with Sebastian Coll, Medical Laboratory Science class of 2019.
March 4, 2019
Alika Lafontaine talks about managing unconscious bias and aiming for a more inclusive approach to health care.
February 8, 2019
Kid-friendly educational series expands on medical podcasts that have generated 5.1 million downloads worldwide.
December 13, 2018
Dance, med school and community work in Africa taught latest U of A Rhodes Scholar value of understanding “how people experience life, illness and the world.”
November 27, 2018
U of A redresses historic limitations on Indigenous student admissions to MD program.
September 14, 2018
Meet some of the new students entering the dental hygiene, medical laboratory science and radiation therapy programs this fall.
September 11, 2018
Meet some of the new students in the medicine and dentistry programs this fall.