University Of Calgary Postgraduate Medicine

Rural Teaching Sites

 

Our program offers a variety of clinical settings. See below to learn more about each clinic, including patient demographics, location information, and number of residents.

At present the sites with an * are not accepting learners.

  • Banff (Bear Street Family Physicians) Open or Close

    This well-known mountain town has taken resident for several years and will continue to do so.  The Bear Street practice has a number of experienced teachers.  The experience will include office practice as well as acute care and long term care visits.

    Clinic Address:  302 – 220 Bear Street, Banff, AB
    Telephone:  (403) 762-4846

    Clerks?  Possibly
    UCLIC?  No
    More than one resident?  No
    Obstetrics?  No

  • Bassano (Bassano Medical Clinic) Open or Close

    Bassano is a town of 1400 people that is located about 140km east of Calgary.  The economic base is mostly agriculture, oil and gas activity.  The community is served by a small hospital.  The Bassano Medical Clinic is located in the hospital.  The experience will include office, ER shifts and inpatients.  The community is quite close to the east end of the Siksika Nation and the possibility exists for visiting and having some experience at the Siksika Health Centre.

    Clinic Address:  608 – 5th Avenue, Bassano, AB
    Telephone:  (403) 641-6130

    Clerks?  Yes
    UCLIC?  No
    More than one resident?  No
    Obstetrics?  No

  • Blairmore (Crowsnest Medical Clinic) Open or Close

    The Municipality of Crowsnest Pass includes the communities of Coleman, Blairmore, Hillcrest, Fank and Bellevue.  It has a total population of over 5700 people.  There is a general hospital in Blairmore.

    Clinic Address: 1 - 11001 20th Avenue, Blairmore, AB
    Telephone: (403) 562-8804

    Clerks?  Yes
    UCLIC?  Yes
    More than one resident?  No
    Obstetrics?  Yes (small numbers)

  • Bow Island (Bow Island Medical Clinic) Open or Close

    Bow Island is an agricultural community of 1900 people located about one hour east of Lethbridge.  There is one medical clinic in town that houses the family physicians that work in Bow Island.  They also provide services in Foremost, AB.  The community has an acute care hospital, long term care, seniors home and a facility for adults with severe developmental disabilities.

    Clinic Address: 502 - 1st Street W., Bow Island, AB
    Telephone: (403) 545-2244

    Clerks?  Yes
    UCLIC?  No
    More than one resident?  No
    Obstetrics?  No

  • Brooks (Newell Associate Clinic) Open or Close

    Brooks is located approximately 190km east of Calgary and is a community of 1400 people.  The community is served by a general hospital with a very busy emergency department.  The community has been significant growth and changes over the past few year.  There is a large immigrant population attracted to Brooks due to the jobs in the meat packing industry.  The community has three main medical clinics, two of which take residents and one is a UCLIC site.  The Newell Associate Clinic has been taking residents for several years.  This is a very busy clinic with multiple experiences including walk-in, evening clinics, obstetrics, emergency and acute care.

    Clinic Address: 220 - 4th Street W., Brooks, AB 
    Telephone: (403) 362-5501

    Clerks?  Yes (other clinic)
    RICC?  No
    More than one resident?  Yes
    Obstetrics?  Yes

  • Brooks (South Shore Medical Clinic) Open or Close

    Brooks is located approximately 190km east of Calgary and is a community of 1400 people.  The community is served by a general hospital with a very busy emergency department.  The community has been significant growth and changes over the past few year.  There is a large immigrant population attracted to Brooks due to the jobs in the meat packing industry.  The community has three main medical clinics, two of which take residents and one is a UCLIC site.  The rotation will include office, ER, hospitalist and inpatients.

    Clinic Address: 620 Cassils Road E., Brooks, AB
    Telephone: (403) 793-8111

    Clerks?  Yes (other clinic)
    UCLIC?  No
    More than one resident?  Yes
    Obstetrics?  Yes

  • Camrose (Smith Clinic) Open or Close

    Camrose is a town that is located 150km northeast of Red Deer.  It has a population of 16,000 people and is continuing to grow.  It is the main referral/regional centre in central Alberta and the hospital has 76 beds, CT scanner, an active emergency department and OR.  Mobile MRI is available on a monthly basis.  The community has over 400 deliveries per year.  Camrose has been used by the University of Alberta residents who are mostly involved with the other main clinic in Camrose.  Dr. Babatunde (Babs) Awakan has a busy and diverse family practice at the Smith Clinic.  Dr. Awakan no longer does obstetrics, however, he can arrange obstetrical experiences with his colleagues for interested residents.

    Clinic Address: 1 - 6601 48th Avenue, Camrose, AB
    Telephone: (780) 672-2423

    Clerks?  Yes
    UCLIC?  No

    More than one resident?  Possibly from other programs
    Obstetrics?  Possible

  • Canmore (Mountain Maternity and Family Medicine) Open or Close

    Canmore is located about an hour west of Calgary.  The community has lots of recreational opportunities.  There is a buys general hospital with surgery and obstetrical programs.

    Clinic Address: 201A - 1205 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore, AB
    Telephone: (403) 675-3088

    More than one resident?  No
    Obstetrics?  Yes

  • Cardston (Cardston Medical Clinic) Open or Close

    Cardston is a community of 3600 people and lies immediately south of the Kainai Nation.  A Family Medicine rotation at this site would include office practice and emergency shifts.  It could also include procedures and time in the OR.  Visits to the satellite clinic on the Kainai Nation are also part of the rotation.

    Clinic Address: 34 - 2nd Avenue W., Cardston, AB
    Telephone: (403) 653-3331

    Clerks?  Yes
    UCLIC?  Yes
    More than one resident?  No
    Obstetrics?  No (small numbers only)

  • Claresholm (Claresholm Medical Clinic) Open or Close

    Claresholm is a town of 3600 people located about an hour south of Calgary.  To the east of Claresholm is a large farming area with ranching to the west.  The community has a general hospital, long term care centre, psychiatric rehab hospital and an alcohol/drug facility.  Claresholm has acted a Family Medicine teaching site for many years.  There is a single clinic in town and all of the doctors in the clinic are involved in teaching.

    Clinic Address: 4215 - 3rd Street, Claresholm, AB
    Telephone: (403) 625-4484

    Clerks?  Yes
    UCLIC?  No
    More than one resident?  No
    Obstetrics?  No

  • Drumheller (Drumheller Associated Physicians) Open or Close

    Drumheller is a town of approximately 8200 people with agriculture, energy and tourism as its economic base.  There is a single medical clinic in town and a large health centre.  The site has been a Family Medicine teaching site for many years and has enjoyed very good evaluations by learners.  Drumheller Associated Physicians is also a UCLIC site and is a favoured site for Family Medicine residents.

    Clinic Address: 140 Riverside Drive E., Drumbeller, AB
    Telephone: (403) 823-3345

    Clerks?  Yes
    UCLIC?  Yes
    More than one resident?  No
    Obstetrics?  Yes

  • Hanna (Hanna Medical Clinic) Open or Close

    Hanna is located in East Central Alberta with approximately 3000 people with agriculture, oil production, power generation, tourism and coal mining as its economic base.  It is also the hometown of former Calgary Flames member, Lanny McDonald.  The Hanna Medical Clinic has been a Family Medicine teaching site for many years and is part of the Big Country Primary Care Network (PCN).  Some of their areas of practice are family medicine, emergency medicine, women’s health issues and reproductive health.

    Clinic Address: 104 Fox Lake Trail, Hanna, AB
    Telephone: (403) 854-3351

    More than one resident?  No
    Obstetrics?  Possibly

  • Hay River, NWT (Hay River Health and Social Services Authority) Open or Close

    Hay River is known as the “Hub of the North”.  It is a town of approximately 3800 people and is located on the south shore of Great Salve Lake at the mouth of the Hay River.  The Hay River Health and Social Services Authority catchment includes the community of Hay River and six outlying communities with approximately 6000 more people.  The Hay River Health and Social Services Authority offers a full range of services that include a 29 bed hospital, a 15 bed long term care facility, a supportive living program consisting of three residential homes and a day program building, a medical clinic (including Specialists) and a variety of social, mental health, community and home care services.  Each area of service acts as a complementary component of the holistic care that is provided by the Authority.

    Clinic Address: 3 Gaetz Drive, Hay River, NT
    Telephone: (867) 874-8000

    More than one resident?  No

  • High River (Charles Clark Health Clinic & Highwood Health Centre) Open or Close

    High River is a community with a large agricultural base located south of Calgary.  It is an RICC site and has a longstanding commitment to Family Medicine teaching.  The community has two modern clinic involved in teaching, the Charles Clarke Medical Centre and the Highwood Health Centre).  There is a large group of physicians that are involved with teaching clerks and residents.

    Charles Clark Health Clinic Address: 303 - 9th Avenue SW, High River, AB
    Telephone: (403) 652-7993

    Highwood Health Centre Address: 121 - 4th Avenue SW, High River, AB
    Telephone: (403) 652-7993

    Clerks?  Yes
    UCLIC?  Yes
    More than one resident?  Yes
    Obstetrics?  Yes

  • Okotoks (Mokala Medical Clinic) Open or Close

    With a population of almost 25,000 people Okotoks is the largest “town” in Alberta.  It is one of the fastest growing communities in Canada and is located approximately 20 minutes south of the Calgary city limits.  Its name is Blackfoot for “Big Rock” and is named after the world’s largest glacial erratic found approximately 7 km west of the town.  Residents working at the Mokala Medical Clinic will experience office practice as well as shifts at the Okotoks Urgent Care Centre.

    Clinic Address: 161A - 31 Southridge Drive, Okotoks, AB
    Telephone: (403) 995-5740

    Clerks?  Maybe
    UCLIC?  No
    More than one resident?  No
    Obstetrics?  No

  • Olds (Wild Rose Medical Centre) Open or Close

    Olds is located approximately 100km north of Calgary with approximately 9000 people.  The community has a 35 bed hospital, a surgical program that is currently doing general surgery and orthopedic procedures two days a week.  The hospital has an obstetrics program that sees about 250 deliveries per year.

    Clinic Address: 4607 - 50th Avenue, Olds, AB
    Telephone: (403) 556-7130

    Clerks?  Yes
    UCLIC?  No
    More than one resident?  No
    Obstetrics?  Yes

  • Pincher Creek (The Associate Clinic) Open or Close

    Pincher Creek has a longstanding practicing in ranching/farming.  There is a varied practice that also serves the nearby Pikani First Nations Community.  The practice is modern, computerized and innovative.  It has been a sought after site for residents and clerks for several years.  The community is a UCLIC site and also accepts R1s and R2s from both the Rural and Calgary (Urban) streams.  The practice has created an environment that supports learner autonomy so it is important that residents are available and self-motivated.

    Clinic Address: 1222 Bev McLachlin Drive, Pincher Creek, AB
    Telephone: (403) 627-3321

    Clerks?  Yes
    UCLIC?  Yes
    More than one resident?  Yes
    Obstetrics?  Yes

  • Raymond (Raymond Medical Clinic) Open or Close

    The town of Raymond is approximately 20 minutes south of Lethbridge and has a population of approximately 3700 people.  There is a general hospital in town as well as a medical clinic.

    Clinic Address: 150 N. - 4th Street E., Raymond, AB
    Telephone: (403) 752-3337

    Clerks?  Yes
    UCLIC?  No
    More than one resident?  No
    Obstetrics?  No (very small numbers)

  • Stettler (Heartland Medical Clinic) Open or Close

    Stettler is a town located 81km east of Red Deer with approximately 6000 people.  The town is nicknamed “The Heart of Alberta”.  It is the only community with a hospital in the area with Camrose and Drumheller being approximately one hour north or south, respectively.  The community has approximately 150 deliveries per year and the hospital does a variety of enhanced services such as surgery and endoscopy.  Residents will have exposure to office practice, emergency and inpatient medicine.  The primary preceptor is a GP surgeon and a GP anesthetist so there is opportunity for lots of exposure to the OR and obstetrics.

    Clinic Address: 4829 - 50th Street, Stettler, AB
    Telephone: (403) 742-4011

    Clerks?  Yes
    UCLIC?  No
    More than one resident?  No
    Obstetrics?  Yes

  • Stettler (Stettler Medical Clinic) Open or Close

    Stettler is a town located 81km east of Red Deer with approximately 6000 people.  The town is nicknamed “The Heart of Alberta”.  It is the only community with a hospital in the area with Camrose and Drumheller being approximately one hour north or south, respectively.  Residents will have exposure to office practice, emergency and inpatient medicine.  The community has approximately 150 deliveries per year and the hospital does a variety of enhanced services such as surgery and endoscopy.  The primary preceptor is one of the GP anesthetists in Stettler.

    Clinic Address: 4710 - 50th Street, Stettler, AB
    Telephone: (403) 742-3441

  • Sundre (Greenwood Family Physicians) Open or Close

    Sundre is a town of approximately 2500 people that is located 130km northwest of Calgary.  It has a mixed economic base of ranching & oil and gas activity.  There are two medical clinics in town as well as an acute care hospital with a 24 hour emergency department.

    Clinic Address: 709 - 1st Street NE, Sundre, AB
    Telephone: (403) 638-2424

    Clerks?  Yes
    UCLIC?  Yes
    More than one resident?  No
    Obstetrics?  Yes

  • Sundre (Moose and Squirrel Medical Clinic) Open or Close

    Sundre is a town of approximately 2500 people that is located 130km northwest of Calgary.  It has a mixed economic base of ranching & oil and gas activity.  There are two medical clinics in town as well as an acute care hospital with a 24 hour emergency department.  The Moose and Squirrel Medical Clinic is located in downtown Sundre and is a member of the Peaks to Prairies Primary Care Network.

    Clinic Address: 200 Main Avenue W., Sundre, AB
    Telephone: (403) 638-4433

    Clerks?  Yes
    UCLIC?  Yes
    More than one resident? No
    Obstetrics?  Yes

  • Taber (Taber Clinic) Open or Close

    Taber is an agricultural community of approximately 7500 people and is located approximately 30 minutes east of Lethbridge.  There is a single medical clinic co-located in the hospital.  The practice is an innovative Alternate Relationship Plan model that focuses on developing a strong rural medical home.  The community has a hospital and a long term care facility.

    Clinic Address: 4900 - 44th Street, Taber, AB
    Telephone: (403) 223-3525

    Clerks?  Yes
    UCLIC?  Yes
    More than one resident?  Yes
    Obstetrics?  Yes

  • Three Hills (Kneehill Medical Clinic) Open or Close

    Three Hills is located approximately one hour north of Calgary and is largely an agricultural town with approximately 3200 people.  The Kneehill Medical Clinic is a newer clinic that houses doctors from Three Hills and Trochu.

    Clinic Address: 1520 - 2nd Street N., Three Hills, AB
    Telephone: (403) 443-5522

    Clerks?  Yes
    UCLIC?  No
    More than one resident?  No
    Obstetrics?  Yes

  • Whitehorse, YT (Klondyke Medical Clinic) Open or Close

    Whitehorse is a small city of approximately 24,000 people located in the southern Yukon.  There is a regional hospital in the city.  Residents can expect office based practice as well as a wide array of medical experiences available at the hospital.

    Clinic Address: 302 Ogilvie Street, Whitehorse, YT
    Telephone: (867) 668-4046

    Clerks?  Yes
    UCLIC?  No
    More than one resident?  Yes
    Obstetrics?  Yes