Faculty of Medicine of the University of Calgary
The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Calgary is one of two medical schools in Alberta and one of 17 in Canada. Established in 1967, the school is linked to the hospitals in Alberta Health Services—Calgary ZoneCalgary Health Region. It is a leading facility in medical research and throughout its existence has made several breakthroughs in medical science.
The school offers programs in:
- Biochemical Technology
- Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences
- Community Health Sciences
- Gastrointestinal Sciences
- Medical Sciences Graduate Division of Education
- Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
- Bachelors in Health Sciences
Thematic institutes were formed between Faculty of Medicine and the Calgary Health Region that support and fulfill the vision and mission of these two entities. Philosophically, institutes encompass activities in all three areas of education, research and care delivery.
Currently there are six Institutes identified as follows:
- Alberta Bone & Joint Health Institute
- Hotchkiss Brain Institute
- Calvin, Phoebe and Joan Snyder Institute of Infection, Immunity & Inflammation
- Institute of Maternal & Child Health
- Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta
- Southern Alberta Cancer Research Institute
- Calgary Institute for Population and Public Health
The faculty is annexed to Foothills Medical Centre.
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