Dr. Lauran Cole

Pediatric Neurology 
University of Alberta

"I was born and raised in Calgary and completed my undergraduate degree at Queen’s University in Life Sciences. I completed my MD/MSc joint degrees at the University of Calgary in the Leaders in Medicine Program. I am currently a third-year resident in Pediatric Neurology at the University of Alberta. I feel very privileged to work with so many amazing learners and staff inside and outside of our program.

Outside of the hospital, I can be found chasing my energetic puppy through the river valley and escaping to the mountains to hike."

A colleague shared this about  Dr. Cole:

"Dr. Cole is an incredible human AND an incredible physician. Her unmatched work ethic, humility and kindness make her an inspiring colleague to work alongside. She approaches the most sensitive of cases with an unparalleled level of empathy, always going the extra mile to ensure patients and their families feel safe, heard and respected. Lauran is also a phenomenal teacher who looks out for the junior learners on her team and is always ready with a relevant teaching topic. On particularly tough days Lauran brings a degree of realness to her work and conversations with her colleagues that is so appreciated. Through good times and bad, Lauran is there to listen and share in the craziness that is resident life. Lauran is currently the Lead Resident for the Pediatric Neurology program, navigating the challenges of the shift in timing for the Royal College Exam and early cohorts of CBD learners. She accomplishes all of this while outside of work being a fantastic dog mom and friend. Lauran always finds time to check in with those around her and ensure life outside of medicine remains a priority.

We are so privileged to have Lauran as a co-resident and colleague. There is no one more deserving of the recognition of Resident Physician of the Month. Thank you for being you Lauran!"

Resident Physician of the Month

The Resident Physician of the Month Award is meant to recognize and reward outstanding resident physicians who make exceptional contributions in their academic field while still maintaining their work/life balance. 

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