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.
Photo credit: Geoff Oliver Bugbee
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Dr. Sankurathri gave a talk entitled "Prevention of Blindness by Reaching the Un-Reached" Photo courtesy: Dr. Mark Greve
Ophthalmology is a diverse and rapidly advancing field. We remain committed to furthering excellence in the care of patients with visual disorders through achievement in clinical care, teaching and research.
The Foundation Fighting Blindness 'Clinician-Scientist Emerging Leader Award' and 'Foundation Fighting Blindness Founder's Award'
Welcome from Chair
Academic Faculty Listing
Clinical Faculty Listing
Eye Institute of Alberta
Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation
Alberta Vision Net
Health and well-being include both physical and mental health. There are many supports available for all members of the department. If you feel your well-being is compromised please reach out to any of the links below and/or a colleague. See updates from the Learner Advocacy and Wellness Office.
We believe professional behaviors should be commended and support safe processes in reporting professionalism lapses.
The Office of Professionalism wants to help: