Kelly Burak

Professor

Medicine

Oncology

Full Member

Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases

Bachelor of Science (Biology)

University of Saskatchewan, 1990

Doctor of Medicine

University of Saskatchewan, 1994

(FRCPC) Specialty of Internal Medicine

1998

Hepatology Fellowship

Mayo Clinic, 2001

Master of Science (Epidemiology)

University of Calgary, 2005

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Education

Flinders University, 2012

Contact information

Phone

Office: 403.592.5037

Location

Office : TRW6D35

Preferred method of communication

Administrative Assistant
Geraldine Tanis   
Email: gtanis@ucalgary.ca
Phone: 403.210.7197


Research and teaching

Research Activities

My research focuses on hepatocellular carcinoma and chronic liver disease, including improving clinical outcomes of patients with cirrhosis and access to liver transplantation. I am involved in advancing knowledge translation and improving physician’s compliance with clinical practice guidelines through audit and feedback.


Publications

PubMed


Awards

  • CASL Education Excellence Award, Canadian Association for Study of the Liver, March 2020
  • Dr. John M. Conly Innovation Award, Department of Medicine, November 2020
  • 50th Anniversary Gold Medal Recipient, Canadian Liver Foundation, 2019
  • Alberta Society of Gastroenterology Distinguished Educator Award, 2017
  • “U Make a Difference” Award, University of Calgary, awarded April 2016
  • Students’ Union Teaching Excellence Award (Honorable Mention), 2015
  • Young Educator Award, Canadian Association of Gastroenterology, 2010
  • McLeod Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching, Faculty of Medicine, 2007
  • Other Teaching Awards and Recognition

Calgary Medical Students

  • Gold Star Awards (11) – 2005, 2007x2, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2020, 2021
  • Honour Role for Outstanding Pre-Clerkship Teaching (3) – 2016, 2018, 2019
  • Letter of Excellence in Teaching (3) – 2002, 2003, 2006

UME awarded by Associate Dean

  • Award for Excellence for Course Chairs – 2011
  • Letter of Excellence for Teaching (5) – 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016
  • Letter of Excellence for Lecturing (2) – 2017, 2020
  • Letter of Excellence for Clinical Core (2) – 2017, 2020

Postgraduate Medical Education  

  • Resident Education Award (4) – 2007, 2011, 2014, 2016