Karenn Chan

Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Family Medicine Dept


Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Family Medicine Dept
(780) 735-7000


Area of Study / Keywords

self-administered cognitive test Dementia Wellbeing Evidence Based Medicine Caregivers Connecting People and Community for Living Well



  • Care of the Elderly Diploma Program, Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta
  • Family Medicine Residency (St. John Site), Dalhousie University
  • Doctor of Medicine, Dalhousie University
  • Master of Science (Microbiology and Immunology), Dalhousie University
  • Bachelor of Science (Combined Honours in Microbiology and Immunology and Biology), First Class Honours, Dalhousie University

Current Appointments

  • Academic Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta
  • Care of the elderly Physician, Supportive Living Geriatric Evaluation and Management Team, Continuing Care, Alberta Health Services
  • Geriatric Consultant, Grey Nuns Community Hospital 
  • Alberta Health Services Medical Staff (Family Medicine), Edmonton Zone

Clinical Interests

Dementia, Decision Making Capacity Assessments



Pre-clerkship Geriatric Education Coordinator

Featured Publications

Perry D., Chan K.

Canadian Family Physician. 2022 July; 68 (7):519 10.46747/cfp.6807519

Korownyk C.S., Montgomery L., Young J., Moore S., Singer A.G., MacDougall P., Darling S., Ellis K., Myers J., Rochford C., Taillefer M.C., Allan G.M., Perry D., Moe S.S., Ton J., Kolber M.R., Kirkwood J., Thomas B., Garrison S., McCormack J.P., Falk J., Dugré N., Ricky L.S., Turgeon D., Paige A., Potter J., Nickonchuk T., Train A.D., Weresch J., Chan K., Lindblad A.J.

Canadian Family Physician. 2022 March; 68 (3):E63-E76 10.46747/cfp.6803e63

Charles L., Kothavade U., Brémault-Phillips S., Chan K., Dobbs B., Tian P.G.J., Polard S., Parmar J.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 February; 19 (3) 10.3390/ijerph19031560