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Innovation at Covenant Health

Our Palliative Institute is working to advance new knowledge and practices in palliative and end-of-life care. We support education and research projects, and we help turn research into practice.

Every year, we also bring together healthcare providers, researchers, community leaders and other palliative care experts to share learnings and innovations at our Palliative Care Education and Research Conference. 

A palliative patient in a hospital bed with his wife by his side.


Palliative Institute

The Institute for Reconstructive Sciences in Medicine is world-renowned for using digital modelling to treat patients who need facial reconstruction.

We are also leading the way in designing and making implants and prostheses and redefining treatment practices. And our work with biomechanical engineers and materials scientists is bringing us into exciting new research areas such as the use of smart technology.     

An iRSM team member holds a model of a jaw.


Institute for Reconstructive Sciences in Medicine

The Network of Excellence in Seniors’ Health and Wellness is at the forefront of a national movement to reimagine seniors’ care and help people age with dignity. We support projects designed to reshape care in different care settings. We also help design, test and promote new ways ― including new technology and practices ― to meet seniors’ needs at home and in care centres.    

A staff member reads to a resident.


Network of Excellence in Seniors' Health and Wellness

The Northern Alberta Vascular Centre is a pioneer in treating people with conditions of the veins and arteries.

We are the first centre in Canada to use advanced Canon technology in our operating suites. The technology gives our surgeons better imaging, allowing them to work faster and more accurately. It also allows them to carry out more procedures and handle more complex cases, saving limbs and lives.

Vascular surgeons operate on a patient.


Northern Alberta Vascular Centre

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Living authentically in long-term care

Shawn Mccreight's journey of living authentically as a gay man in long-term care has had an impact on LGBTQ2S+ acceptance.


November 16, 2023

Living authentically in long-term care Headshot of Shawn Mccreight, a gay resident at the Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre

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