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Welcome to the Department of Clinical Neurosciences

The Department of Clinical Neurosciences is highly academic—comprised of over 100 Faculty members—and is organized into the Sections of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Translational Neuroscience.

News

Get your teams ready!

Come join your friends in the Cardiac and Neuro departments for a fabulous day at the Blue Devil Golf Club in support of the Calgary Health Foundation!  

The main course has sold out, but we've got spots left on the 9-hole, Lil Devil course.   

No water or sand traps, but all the fun – including the banquet! 

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Lil Devil Course: 

  • Join as an individual or as a team 
  • Registration, driving range and putting green start at 10:00am 
  • 9 holes of fun. A Mix of Par 3s, 4s and 5s from 50 to 300 yards — and no hazards! 
  • Hand cart included 
  • Competition holes 
  • Banquet included after the round 
  • Prizes, swag and raffles 
  • $80 per player

Department Leadership

Dr. Nathalie Jetté

Department Head: Dr. Nathalie Jetté

Our department, which has a history spanning over 40 years, is proudly focussed on our mission:
Caring, Educating, Innovating. Together.

We care for patients in Southern Alberta, Southeastern BC, and Southwestern Saskatchewan—and provide world-class treatment in our five primary hospitals and in dozens of outpatient clinics.

Our department is proud of and committed to our educational mandate. We have three exceptionally strong residency programs that have trained countless specialists in neurology, neurosurgery and physiatry (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation). In addition, our faculty teach undergraduate trainees and fellows from around the world.

Importantly, our work is continuously evolving as our members lead research projects and clinical trails into procedures and treatments that will benefit patients in the years ahead. We hope you enjoy our website, stories about our faculty, and the incredible work they perform.

Nathalie Jetté, MD MSc, FRCPC (Neurology) FAES FAAN FANA

Professor and Head, Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Calgary Zone, Alberta Health Services and Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

Section Leadership

Please visit our Contacts page for more information about all our department's leaders.
 
 

Dr. Lara Cooke

Neurology

Dr. Lara Cooke, Section Head

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Dr. Steven Casha

Neurosurgery

Dr. Steven Casha, Section Head

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Dr. Sean Dukelow

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Dr. Sean Dukelow, Section Head

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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Dr. Shalina Ousman

Translational Neuroscience

Dr. Shalina Ousman, Section Head

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Translational Neuroscience

Education

Our department has 3 residency program, 47 residents and numerous fellowship opportunities.

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Research

Our clinical trials are improving patient outcomes and changing the way the world treats neurological and related conditions.

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Programs

Physicians in our three clinical sections run over 30 specialty programs and clinics throughout Calgary.

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Members

We are an exceptionally collaborative team that celebrates our diversity.

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mission

Caring, Educating, Innovating. Together.

vision

By building healthy teams, collaborating with patients, outstanding care providers, researchers, educators and health care administrators, the Department of Clinical Neurosciences will provide compassionate, equitable, and high-quality care to people dealing with neurological problems. While doing this, we will constantly strive to learn and to improve.