Faculty Members

Dr. Mia Lang

Associate Dean Faculty Development / Associate Professor

Department of Pediatrics

Division of General and Community Pediatrics

About Me

Dr. Mia Lang is the Associate Dean, Faculty Development in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. 

Dr. Lang is a past Program Director for the General Paediatrics Residency Training Program at the University of Alberta (2009 - 2015) and has served in a variety of roles on committees and task forces for undergraduate 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.

Dr. Lang is a dedicated researcher, who completed her PHD in Physiology in 2007. Given her administrative role at the university dr. Lang has contributed to diversity initiatives, social justice initiatives, competency based medical education initiatives, and general learner wellness initiatives.

In her spare time she is a musician who plays in a concert band that has travelled internationally, playing in Italy, Switzerland and Scandinavia. She is also an avid lover of nature and retreats to the mountains to recharge her energy. dr Lang and her partner love to travel and explore new foods and cultures across the globe.


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