GERIATRIC MEDICINE – A MESSAGE FROM THE SECTION CHIEF

Dr. Karen FruetelWelcome to the website of the Section of Geriatric Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services Calgary-zone. We are a vibrant Section excited by the challenge of dealing with the needs of our aging population.

We are a diverse and enthusiastic group of geriatricians, who are interested in teaching, research, clinical service and quality improvement. We have an active training program accredited by the Royal College. As a group, the section members believe in mentoring and supporting our trainees as they explore their career options. The environment within the University of Calgary itself promotes innovation and collaboration, and our Section is developing as a leader in the area of applied research focused on improving health care for older adults. Please feel free to explore our website to learn more.