Faculty Members

Dr. Mia Lang

Associate Dean Faculty Development / Professor
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About Me

Dr. Mia Lang is the Associate Dean, Faculty Development in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.  In this capacity, she assists faculty members with various aspects of their academic careers, including teaching skills, leadership development, and mentorship.  She has recently led the re-writing of the Faculty Evaluation Committee Standards for the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and is actively involved in faculty development for Competency-Based Medical Education.

Dr. Lang is a past Program Director for the General Paediatrics Residency Training Program at the University of Alberta and has served in a variety of roles on local and national committees and task forces for undergraduate and post-graduate medical education.   Dr. Lang is a dedicated medical educator, and has been honoured with several local teaching awards in addition to which she was recognized in 2016 with an international award in teaching innovation by the Association of Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) for her innovative work in teaching and assessing the CanMEDS Health Advocate role.

Dr. Lang is a practicing general paediatrician, and clinic lead at the Royal Alexandra Hospital Child Health Ambulatory Clinic, and has worked in that capacity for over 15 years.  She has contributed to multiple practice guidelines for the Canadian Pediatric Society.

Prior to medical school (1995-1999) and pediatric training (1999 - 2003) at the University of Alberta, Dr. Lang completed her PhD in Physiology in 1995 from the University of Calgary, and her MSc in Physiology from the University of Ottawa in 1991.

In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, music and chocolate.


Undergraduate medical education:

1. Discovery Learning

2. Paediatric clinical skills (shadowing students, 3rd year core paediatrics, 4th year electives)

Postgraudate medical education:

1. Competency Based Medical Education

2. STACER exams

3. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, national examiner


medical education

faculty development

health advocacy

social pediatircs