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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.
December 14, 2017
New documentary film details the birth and growth of UAlberta’s world-renowned Division of Gastroenterology.
December 13, 2017
A student with a non-medical background navigates through pediatrics to a career
UAlberta mental health experts provide advice for working through the myriad of emotions that arise over Christmas.
December 11, 2017
When some of us suffer, we all bear the costs—but when one person’s life improves, so do all our lives.
December 4, 2017
Meet Chester Ho, the new Spinal Cord Injury Research Chair and Director of the Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in the Department of Medicine.
A round-up of news stories featuring the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.
December 1, 2017
Daniel McKennitt is using his medical and public health training, and Indigenous ways of knowing to improve the health of Indigenous people in Alberta.
November 30, 2017
Duo off to Oxford to pursue their passions for improving life for teen mothers and enhancing mobility for people with physical disabilities.
Venture Healthcare gives access and support aimed at fostering greater diversity in health professions.
November 29, 2017
Clinical, pre-clinical and health make the cut in 2018 global subject-area rankings.