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Graduate Programs in Paediatrics

Department of Paediatrics
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 1C9

General Information

The Department of Paediatrics offers programs leading to the degrees of Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Sciences-Paediatrics (see Medical Sciences ).

Highly qualified candidates with an MSc or MD, who wish to proceed to a PhD will be considered.

Areas of research include:

  • Cardiovascular Research & Thrombosis
  • Clinical Trials, Evidence-based Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Genetics
  • Indigenous Health
  • Neonatology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology/Neurosciences
  • Obesity
  • Oncology/Cancer
  • Respiratory Medicine

Inquiries about this program should be directed to the Graduate Program Administrator in the Department of Paediatrics at the above email address.

Academic Standing Requirements

See Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry Academic Standing .

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance may be available through various University of Alberta awards as follows:

  • Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry Awards
  • Faculty of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies Awards
  • External funding agencies (AIHS, CIHR, HFSC, NSERC, WCHRI)

The Department of Paediatrics does not offer teaching assistantships. Financial assistance in the form of graduate research fellowship from supervisor operating funds is normally available to students in good academic standing. Further information will be provided upon request.

Graduate Program Requirements

Master’s Programs

Doctoral Programs

Graduate Courses

Graduate courses in Paediatrics can be found in Course Listings  under the subject heading PAEDS.