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.
All of our Year 1 and 2 electives are 12-hour electives, with the exception of the “The Art of Observation” elective, which is offered as a 4 to 12 hour elective, or can be completed on a voluntary basis. All Year 3 and 4 electives are two-week electives. Additional arts and humanities-related electives offered by other departments and centres are listed in the UME Electives Catalogue.
Year 2 (only)
Years 3 and 4
* other students/learners may be able to participate, space permitting. Please contact the AHHM program to inquire.
@ summer enrollment also possible