Alberta Health Services

Department of Medicine

University of Calgary
  • Our Mission

    "To be widely recognized for advancing health and wellness, attracting best doctors, leading innovation, creating technologies, and disseminating knowledge"

  • Our Vision

    "Building the medical network of the 21st century, a network without walls, without boundaries, without limits to quality patient care, research and education for the benefit of society"

  • Our Core Principles

    "Innovation - Excellence - Patient Care - Scholarship - Education Leadership - Mentorship - Technology"

New Appointment

Dr. Dan Muruve

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Dan Muruve as the new Zone Clinical Section Chief for the Section of Nephrology in the Department of Medicine.
Dr. Muruve is a Professor of Medicine and a member of the Immunology Research Group in the Snyder Institute for Chronic Disease. He holds a Senior Clinical Scholar Award from the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research and a Canada Research Chair in Personalized Medicine, Inflammation and Kidney Disease.

Canadian Medical Association Misericordia Award

Dr. Jane Lemaire

Dr. Jane Lemaire was recognized for her outstanding contributions to physician wellness and vitality. Collaborating with sociologist Dr. Jean Wallace, she has conducted extensive research to physician stress, coping behaviour and workplace satisfaction.

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2016 Mentor of the Year, Region 1

Dr. Aleem Bharwani

Congratulations to Dr. Aleem Bharwani who is this year’s recipient of the 2016 Mentor of the Year, Region 1 Award. Dr. Bharwani was recognized for his strategic partnerships with the Cumming School of Medicine, lead for public policy at the Institute of Public Health at the University of Calgary and for his previously held directorships for both the Medical Teaching Unit and the Internal Medicine Residency Mentorship Programme.

David Stather Memorial Fund

DOM donates to David Stather Fund

On September 6, 2016 the Department of Medicine presented a cheque in the amount of $2,800 to representatives of The David Stather Memorial Fund. This money was raised through generous participation from department physicians, staff, and their families in a gift basket raffle at the DOM Stampede BBQ this summer.

New and Current Department of Medicine Vice Chairs

Dr. Ann Clarke Dr. Ward Flemons Dr. Karen Fruetel Dr. Jane Lemaire Dr. Dan Muruve

Dr. Ann Clarke
Vice Chair, Research

Dr. Ward Flemons
Vice Chair, Health Analytics & Safety

Dr. Karen Fruetel
Vice Chair, Education

Dr. Jane Lemaire
Vice Chair, Physician Wellness

Dr. Dan Muruve
Vice Chair, Precision Medicine

Dr. David Hanley Osteoporosis Centre Website

We are pleased to announce that the new website is now live. This website is a tremendous resource for the Dr. David Hanley Osteoporosis Centre, patients, and primary care community across Southern Alberta. This initiative has greatly helped us to meet our mandate of care and education that goes far beyond the clinic walls.

You can access the site at

Important Deadlines

Submissions for Promotion - Clinical Professor
October 31, 2016
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Submissions for Promotion - Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor
November 30, 2016
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