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.
April 17, 2019
Organized sports, quality sleep identified as factors to help diminish effects of too much screen time.
April 16, 2019
Associate dean positions MD program as national leader in research, social accountability
April 10, 2019
Q&A with Lillian Au, ’95 MD, on the rewards of teaching in the community.
April 9, 2019
Building support for sports and exercise into medical education may protect students from burnout.
April 8, 2019
Celebrating the achievements of our faculty, staff and students.
Front-line experts will explore root causes of the crisis and discuss solutions.
April 2, 2019
Canadian researchers identify better methods of evaluating the health of overweight children.
April 1, 2019
Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories and University Hospital Foundation partner with the U of A to help unlock dementia-related enigmas.
March 29, 2019
It can be hard to hear your baby cry in their crib, but sleep training can pay off for both child and parent, says U of A physician who tried it with her own daughter.
A round-up of news stories featuring the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry