Faculty Affairs

Message from Associate Dean Dr. Mia Lang

mia langThank you for visiting the Faculty Development website within the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. We welcome feedback on our processes, and how we can enhance faculty development across clinical and basic scientific fields. Career support and development will enhance our ability as a Faculty to deliver high-level research and innovation, leadership and mentoring skills, and education from bench to bedside; this will ultimately enhance our products of scholarship, learner outcomes, patient care, health development, and individual satisfaction. 

In this short video Dr. Mia Lang introduces topic areas supported by FoMD Faculty Development :

  • Leadership
  • Mentorship
  • Graduate Student Supervision
  • Scholarly work/Medical education
  • Teaching
    • Introductory
    • Competency-based medical education
    • Peer consultation
  • Tenure and Promotion
  • Annual Report Online (ARO)

You'll also meet Mariette Seed who is your Admin contact.


In my personal capacity, I am honoured to serve as the Associate Dean of this office. I transitioned my early career in basic science (physiology) (MSc University of Ottawa; PhD, University of Calgary) to medicine at the University of Alberta, where I am continually impressed by the caliber, dedication and contributions of our basic science and clinical medicine colleagues. Through this office, I would like to build on connections and partnerships between our members and departments.

Faculty Development is here to serve you, please stay connected with us, and let us assist in enhancing your competencies, the necessary recognition for your contributions and achievement, and your career fulfillment.

Yours sincerely,

Mia E. Lang, MD, PhD, FAAP, FRCPC