News

A collection of the news stories about the MD Program at the University of Alberta.

The following is a collection of news stories about the MD Program.


Featured: Convocation Stories

The Unforgettable Lessons of a Unique Roller-coaster Ride

For grad Lauren Cormier, the teachings from her Indigenous community were vital to her medical training.
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Convocation Spotlight Series II Jordyn Thompson

Changemaker. Community advocate. Faces challenge head on.
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MD Grad Leads Canadian Medical Students Through COVID-driven Changes to Their Education

Victor Do taps into life lessons learned from hard-working parents, competitive figure skating experiences.
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Convocation Spotlight Series II David Antle

Knowledge seeker. Proud father. Future family physician.
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Convocation 2020: Liz Cook - Forging Her Own Trail

Though Liz Cook's path has taken her all over the province and back again, it was always leading her towards a bright career in rural family medicine.
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MD Program News

U of A Medical Students Play Key Role in COVID-19 Hospital Surge Planning

Student volunteers save Alberta Health Services workers "months of work" in preparation for patient influx.
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U of A Medical Students Offering Emergency Child Care to Physicians and Front-line Health Workers

More than 150 doctors and health-care workers have signed up for service offered by third- and fourth-year students temporarily pulled from clinical rotations.
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UAlberta Medical School Responds to COVID-19 Restrictions with Remote Candidate Interviews

Rapid action allowed for interviews to be conducted with more than 500 medical school applicants from across Canada.

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