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.
August 17, 2017
First-in-Alberta program will accept its first students in September 2017.
August 16, 2017
New study shows the organelle is required for the innate immune response to engulf and destroy bacteria.
Celebrating the achievements of faculty, staff and students.
August 11, 2017
UAlberta dentist urges parents to look for these oral signs.
August 10, 2017
Physician, filmmaker, educator to share her tips with UAlberta MD grads embarking on their residencies at alumni event in Toronto Aug. 17.
Government has blueprint for reversing a decade-long erosion of Canada’s international research stature, what’s needed now is action.
August 8, 2017
UAlberta’s Surgery Department recently joined forces with top teaching hospitals in North America to help save lives in Kenya.
August 2, 2017
Meet four prominent graduate students solving biological mysteries, garnering prestigious Vanier Canada scholarships
July 31, 2017
Shania Twain and Avril Lavigne are helping draw attention to the serious illness, but some big-picture perspective is required.
July 27, 2017
Biennial meetings co-organized by UAlberta’s Kim Solez set the course to improve care for transplant recipients worldwide.