Academic Faculty


Jean Triscott, BSc, BEd/AD, MD, CCFP(COE), FAAFP, FCFP

Professor, Department of Family Medicine; Director, Division of Care of the Elderly

Medicine & Dentistry

Family Medicine

About Me


Fellowship, Geriatrics Program, University of Alberta

Residency, Family Medicine, University of Alberta

Doctor of Medicine, University of Alberta

Bachelor of Education/After Degree (with Distinction), University of Alberta

Bachelor of Science in Microbiology (with Distinction), Montana State University


Certificant, College of Family Physicians of Canada, with Certificate of Added Competency in Care of the Elderly - CCFP(COE)

Fellow, The Canadian College of Family Physicians (FCFP)

Fellow, The American Academy of Family Physicians (FAAFP)

Clinical and Education Interests

  • Continued development of the Division of Care of the Elderly to meet current and projected needs
  • Expansion of the Division of Care of the Elderly into the Continuing Care Setting
  • Mentoring family medicine practitioners in care of the elderly

Research Interests

  • Geriatric Giants
  • Culture and dementia
  • Administration of a specialized program of geriatric care
  • Development of the Care of the Elderly Program (Education)
  • The role of telehealth for geriatric consultation to rural and remote sites
  • Driving and dementia