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EDUCATION | HEALTH, SCIENCE AND MEDICINE PROGRAMS AT THE CUMMING SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Submitted by aedowd on Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:03pm

The Cumming School of Medicine is committed to preparing dynamic physicians and scientists for the future of health. Our graduates are highly trained health professionals, but also entrepreneurs, leaders, advocates and adventurers.

BACHELOR OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Learn how to be a health researcher! The BHSc program is a four-year honours degree with three program streams:

Bioinformatics: How different are people from one another? Can we effectively visualize enormous, complex sets of biological data? Can bioinformatics advance personalized medicine?

Biomedical Sciences: Can you use viruses to kill cancer cells? How can you regenerate skin to treat burns? What can you learn about human diseases by studying fruit flies and zebra fish?

Health and Society: How does poverty or wealth impact health? Can health care be equitable, ethical and efficient? What is the impact of climate change on health? 

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COMMUNITY REHABILITATION AND
         DISABILITY STUDIES

The Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies (CRDS) program is a small, interdisciplinary and inter-faculty university program offering a variety of study options both in-class and online:

Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation: Four-year degree, two year transfer degree; minor or concentration options. How can families affected by chronic health concerns participate fully in their communities? Do stigmas associated with disabilities influence social policy? How can society adapt to the needs of impaired people?  

Master of Disability and Community Studies
Master of Science in Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies
Doctor of Philosophy in Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies

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GRADUATE SCIENCE EDUCATION

Graduate Science Education at the Cumming School of Medicine is an interdisciplinary training community offering 10 graduate programs:  

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biomedical Technology
Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences
Community Health Sciences
Gastrointestinal Sciences
Immunology
Leaders in Medicine (combined MD/graduate program)
Medical Science
Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Neuroscience

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DOCTOR OF MEDICINE

As one of the few three-year Doctor of Medicine (MD) degrees in North America, the University of Calgary's MD program is committed to patient-centred and presentation-based learning; which means lots of early and ongoing exposure to real, standardized and simulated patients.

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POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION

The Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) office currently oversees about 950 medical residents, clinical fellows and international trainees, plus 300 visiting elective residents, in 62 specialty and sub-specialty programs fully accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

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CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

The Cumming School of Medicine's Office of Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development (CME&PD) is committed to providing leadership in education for physicians, other health care providers, and the community.

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