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Medical educator

Eldon Alan Shaffer, Canadian Medical educator. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, American Board Gastroenterology. Fellow Medical Research Council Canada, 1970-1973; grantee Medical Research Council Canada,1973-.

Background

Shaffer, Eldon Alan was born on November 28, 1941 in Montreal, $Sn. Son of Henry E. and Ruth H. (Routbard) Shaffer.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Queen's U., Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 1965.

Career

Assistant professor medicine, McGill University, Montreal, 1973-1977; associate professor medicine, U. Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1977-1982; professor medicine, U. Calgary, Alberta, Canada, since 1982; head division gastroenterology, U. Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1980-1990; associate dean clinical affairs, U. Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1988-1990; professor, head department medicine, U. Calgary/Foothills Hospital, since 1990; head regional clinical department medicine, U. Calgary/Foothills Hospital, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, American Board Gastroenterology.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 110 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow Royal College Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Member Canada Association for Study of Liver (founding president 1988-1992), Canada Association Gastroenterology (president 1990-1991), Canada Society Clinical Invesigation (president 1990-1993), Canada Association professors Medicine (vice president 1995, president 1996).

Connections

Married Beryl Hanen, October 13, 1985;children: Andrea Elizabeth, Emily Ruth, Alexandra Leah.

father:
Henry E. Shaffer

mother:
Ruth H. (Routbard) Shaffer

spouse:
Beryl Hanen

children:
Andrea Elizabeth Shaffer

Emily Ruth Shaffer

Alexandra Leah Shaffer