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.
June 13, 2019
U of A student creates story of 16-year-old transplant recipient who has to save Edmonton from mutant earthworms.
June 11, 2019
UAlberta study reveals how fibrinogen can heal, but also hurt if left unchecked.
June 10, 2019
New medical therapy for treating cardiovascular disease being commercialized through a biotech startup.
June 7, 2019
Nicole Labine is planning to return to Fort Smith, N.W.T., to improve access to health care in her community. But first, she is embarking on a five-year surgery residency.
June 6, 2019
Best friends shared a journey of eight years to become MD graduates together at the U of A.
People person. Patient-focused.
June 5, 2019
Veterinarian. Family-driven. Fighter.
Guide includes topics to discuss with parents and children, steps to follow in an emergency.
June 4, 2019
Athlete. Advocate for work-life balance. Future rural family physician.
A unique clinic combines health care and research to help children with complex health issues related to the environment