Creating the future of health in Calgary

A research-intensive medical school translates to better health care for our community.  The Cumming School of Medicine is a national research leader in brain and mental health, chronic diseases, and cardiovascular sciences.

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Neuroscience tops the menu at Beakerhead's Lunch Without Light | Cumming School’s Jaideep Bains helps diners understand how their brains react to a completely dark environment

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Alumni Engagement

Alumni Engagement

Our MDBHScMScPhDMBT and BCR alumni are making significant impacts across the globe. 

 

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Awards

Awards and Recognition

The CSM's Awards and Recognition Committee honour faculty members and their achievements. Awards and honours range from early career awards and community honours, to distinguished achievement awards such as Royal Society of Canada and Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellowships.

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Community Engagement, Local and Global

Our team provides community engagement guidance and assists our communities achieve their goals through networking, strategic planning, project management, learning and research.

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DLRI

Distributed Learning and Rural Initiatives

We foster and sustain meaningful relationships between medical educators, healthcare professionals in training and individuals and families living in rural Alberta. Our commitment to education and research results in the recruitment and retention of dedicated, skilled rural physicians.

Rural Medicine in action

  1. Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute

    Institute Director: Dr. Brent Scott 
    Contact: Website

  2. Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute

    Institute Director: Dr. Gregory Cairncross 
    Contact: Website

  3. Calvin, Phoebe and Joan Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases

    Institute Director: Dr. Paul Kubes
    Contact: Website

  4. Hotchkiss Brain Institute

    Institute Director: Dr. David Park
    ContactWebsite

  5. O'Brien Institute for Public Health

    Institute Director: Dr. Bill Ghali
    ContactWebsite

  6. Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta

    Institute Director: Dr. Todd Anderson
    ContactWebsite

  7. McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health

    Institute Director: Dr. Steven Boyd
    ContactWebsite

  8. Research Centres

  1. Anaesthesia

    Department Head: Dr. Gary Dobson 
    Contact: Website

  2. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

    Department Head: Dr. Jonathan Lytton
    ContactWebsite

  3. Cardiac Sciences

    Department Head: Dr. Todd Anderson
    Contact: Website

  4. Cell Biology and Anatomy

    Department Head: Dr. Benedikt Hallgrimsson 
    Contact: Website

  5. Clinical Neurosciences

    Department Head: Dr. Rajiv Midha
    Contact: Website

  6. Community Health Sciences

    Department Head: Dr. Brenda Hemmelgarn
    ContactWebsite

  7. Critical Care Medicine

    Department Head: Dr. Christopher Doig
    Contact: Website

  8. Emergency Medicine

    Department Head: Dr. Eddy Lang 
    Contact: Website

  9. Family Medicine

    Department Head: Dr. Charles Leduc 
    Contact: Website

  10. Medical Genetics

    Department Head: Dr. Francois Bernier
    Contact: Website

  11. Medicine

    Department Head: Dr. Richard Leigh 
    Contact: Website

  12. Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases

    Department Head: Dr. Christopher Mody
    Contact: Website

  13. Obstetrics and Gynaecology

    Department Head: Dr. Douglas Wilson
    Contact: 403.944.4419

  14. Oncology

    Department Head: Dr. Sunil Verma 
    Contact: Website

  15. Paediatrics

    Department Head: Dr. James Kellner
    Contact: Website

  16. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

    Department Head: Dr. Christopher Naugler
    Contact: Website

  17. Physiology and Pharmacology

    Department Head: Dr. Wallace MacNaughton
    Contact: Website

  18. Psychiatry

    Department Head: Dr. Beverly Adams
    Contact: Website

  19. Radiology

    Department Head: Dr. Richard Walker
    Contact: Website

  20. Surgery

    Department Head: Dr. Sean Grondin
    Contact: Website


News


Dr. Colin Birch appointed to lead Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

AHS Calgary Zone and the CSM are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Colin Birch, MD as the new head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology...

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Collaboration the key to unlocking secrets of the brain, says new Hotchkiss Brain Institute director

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UCalgary scientists discover a way to measure fear of falling in Parkinson's patients

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PhD student’s unique journey includes stops in U.K. and India

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