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.
January 23, 2017
Cultural immersion at Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation provides valuable lessons in cultural competency for family medicine residents.
January 17, 2017
Earle Waugh bridging community, health and culture as his life's work.
December 6, 2016
We made an appointment with the Top Doc to get his thoughts on how family medicine continues to evolve to meet the needs of today’s modern family.
September 29, 2016
Evidence Based Medicine team is trailblazing its own path as it seeks to educate physicians and the public.
September 13, 2016
September 9, 2016
New funding allows FoMD scientists to measure health outcomes of patients taking blood pressure medications at different times of the day.
August 8, 2016
Family medicine physician-researchers given lifetime achievement awards.
August 4, 2016
What is it like to be responsible for the health of Olympic athletes? Marni Wesner shares her experience.
July 21, 2016
Family medicine physician recognized for his contributions to family medicine education in Canada.
July 12, 2016
A study by FoMD's researchers helps family doctors identify ankle swelling as a seasonal condition.