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 23, 2019
U of A experts explain how food-borne illness happens, what you can do to avoid it and what to do if you’re hit with it.
August 22, 2019
Celebrating the achievements of our faculty, staff and students.
August 21, 2019
New advisory for pediatricians indicates no level of lead is safe for developing brains.
August 20, 2019
Innovative treatments for MS and mobility recovery following injury among projects to receive federal funding.
Medical student’s summer research project leads her to reflect on learning journey and start planning for the future.
August 19, 2019
“21st-century stethoscope” uses portable ultrasound and computer analysis to democratize medical diagnosis.
August 16, 2019
Former stage illusionist-turned-physician harnesses the magic of the spoken word to enlighten listeners in new podcast.
August 15, 2019
Community steps up to the plate to boost U of A cancer research.
August 12, 2019
National agreement encourages wider range of perspectives and experiences in post-secondary institutions.
August 9, 2019
Scientists creating an AI-powered ‘chatbot’ to educate families and connect them with information and interventions.