Creating the future of health in Calgary

The Cumming School of Medicine is driven to create the future of health. We are a proud leader with seven world-class research institutes and 2,900 students, as well as faculty and staff, working to advance education and research in precision medicine and precision public health, improving lives in our community and around the world.

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Taking action

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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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SPaCE

Indigenous, Local and Global Health Office

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. Susanne Benseler 
    Contact: Website

  2. Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute

    Institute Director: Dr. Jennifer Chan
    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

    Institute Director: Dr. Paul Fedak
    ContactWebsite

  7. McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health

    Institute Director: Dr. Steven Boyd
    ContactWebsite

  8. Research Centres

  1. Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

    Department Head: Dr. Gary Dobson 
    Contact: Website

  2. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

    Department Head: Dr. Sarah Childs
    ContactWebsite

  3. Cardiac Sciences

    Department Head: Dr. Paul Fedak
    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. Fiona Clement
    ContactWebsite

  7. Critical Care Medicine

    Department Head: Dr. Dan Zuege
    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

    Interim Department Head: Drs. Jeff Schaefer (AHS -clinical) and Kelly Zarnke (University -academic)
    Contact: Website

  12. Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases

    Department Head: Dr. Christopher Mody
    Contact: Website

  13. Obstetrics and Gynaecology

    Department Head: Dr. Colin Birch
    Contact: 403.944.4419  Website

  14. Oncology

    Department Head: Dr. Sunil Verma 
    Contact: Website

  15. Paediatrics

    Department Head: Dr. Mark Anselmo
    Contact: Website

  16. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

    Department Head: Dr. Hallgrimur Benediktsson
    Contact: Website

  17. Physiology and Pharmacology

    Department Head: Dr. Quentin Pittman
    Contact: Website

  18. Psychiatry

    Department Head: Dr. Valerie Taylor
    Contact: Website

  19. Radiology

    Department Head: Dr. Manish Joshi
    Contact: Website

  20. Surgery

    Department Head: Dr. Kevin Hildebrand
    Contact: Website

News


Alberta’s largest research universities team up to track evidence of COVID-19 in wastewater of 3.2M people across Alberta

Funding provided by Government of Alberta supports provincial monitoring network and online tracker tool...

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Government of Alberta announces over $22M in funding for UCalgary researchers

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North American study of new treatment for E. coli in children to be led at UCalgary

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Alumna Nicole Mfoafo-M'Carthy is 1 of just 11 Canadians to receive Rhodes Scholarship for 2022

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