Dr. Robert Ferrari

MSc (med), FRCPC, FACP

General Internist (Adult Medicine)
Clinical Professor
Department of Medicine
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Dr. Ferrari completed his medical degrees and Masters of Science in Medicine at the University of Alberta. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Internal Medicine. He is also on the Education, Therapeutics and Choosing Wisely committees of the Canadian Rheumatology Association.

Degrees and Licences (Tituli Gradus et Potestes)

Degrees and Licences (Tituli Gradus et Potestes)Honours (Decores)Academic Positions (Ordones Scholastici)

2010 Masters of Science, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2002 to present Fellow of the American College of Physicians
1999 to present Member of the Specialist Register of the Royal College of Physicians of London in the specialty of General Medicine
1999 – 2009 Licensure with the United Kingdom General Medical Council, London, England
2004 – 2009 Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia, Canada
1994 to present Internal Medicine Licence with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, Canada
1994 to present Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Internal Medicine
1992 Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada
1991 – 2009 General Practitioner Licence with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, Canada
1990 Doctor of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1988 Bachelor of Medical Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2016 Canadian Rheumatology Association Practice Reflection Award Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada
2005 Instituted Annual Dr. Robert Ferrari Award for Mathematics Archbishop O’Leary High School, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2004 Canadian Rheumatology Association Young Investigator Award Mont Tremblant, Quebec, Canada
2003 Department of Medicine Clinical Faculty Research Award University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2002 Capital Region Medical Staff Association Researcher of the Year Capital Health Authority, Alberta, Canada
1996 Teacher of the Year University of Alberta Medical School, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1994 Winner of Sanofi Winthrop Consults in Rheumatology Case Study Competition
1990 Graduation with Honours in Research from University of Alberta Medical School
1986 – 1989 Part-time Studentship Award Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
1987 College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta Bursary
1986 Summer Studentship Award Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
2016 to present Consultant for Natural Health Services, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2015 to present Faculty of the Western Association of Rheumatologists
2014 to present Member of the Canadian Rheumatology Association Choosing Wisely Committee
2014 to present Member of the Canadian Rheumatology Association Therapeutics Committee
2014 to present Member of the Canadian Rheumatology Association Guidelines Committee
2013 to 2015 Consultant for Clearwater Specialist Clinic, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2013 to 2016 Consultant for Old Scona Clinic, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2013 to 2015 Consultant for Medicineland, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2011 to 2015 Member of editorial board, Journal of Sport and Health Sciences
2011 to present Member of the Canadian Rheumatology Association Education Committee,
2011 to present Consultant for Medi-Group health clinics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2007 to 2013 Consultant for North East Medical Clinic, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2004 – 2014 Consultant for Independent Medical Assessments, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2005 to present Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta
2004 to present Certified Examiner on register of College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
2004 to present Injury Management Consultant on register of College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
1996 to present Consultant for Western Medical Assessments, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2007 – 2009 Consultant for Capilano Clinic, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2005 – 2007 Consultant for University Health Clinic, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2005 – 2007 Consultant for Workers’ Compensation Board Alberta
2005 Examiner for University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine Objective Structured Clinical Examination
2003 – 2009 Consultant for Pleasantview Medical Clinic, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2004 – 2007 Member of College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta Certified
Examiner Working Group, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2005 – 2006 Consultant for Medicentres Incorporated, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2005 Member of Government of Alberta Diagnostic and Treatment Protocols Working Group, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2003 – 2005 Examiner for Alberta International Medical Graduate program
2003 – 2005 Consultant for Viewpoint Medical, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2004 Consultant to Alberta Heritage Fund for Medical Research (AHFMR) for production of TechNote 48 on COX-2 inhibitors
2004 Pre-Screening Evaluator of Postgraduate Year 1 CaRMS applicants
2002 – 2004 Examiner for Medical Council of Canada
2010 Masters of Science, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2002 to present Fellow of the American College of Physicians
1999 to present Member of the Specialist Register of the Royal College of Physicians of London in the specialty of General Medicine
1999 – 2009 Licensure with the United Kingdom General Medical Council, London, England
2004 – 2009 Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia, Canada
1994 to present Internal Medicine Licence with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, Canada
1994 to present Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Internal Medicine
1992 Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada
1991 – 2009 General Practitioner Licence with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, Canada
1990 Doctor of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1988 Bachelor of Medical Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Honours (Decores)

2016 Canadian Rheumatology Association Practice Reflection Award Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada
2005 Instituted Annual Dr. Robert Ferrari Award for Mathematics Archbishop O’Leary High School, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2004 Canadian Rheumatology Association Young Investigator Award Mont Tremblant, Quebec, Canada
2003 Department of Medicine Clinical Faculty Research Award University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2002 Capital Region Medical Staff Association Researcher of the Year Capital Health Authority, Alberta, Canada
1996 Teacher of the Year University of Alberta Medical School, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1994 Winner of Sanofi Winthrop Consults in Rheumatology Case Study Competition
1990 Graduation with Honours in Research from University of Alberta Medical School
1986 – 1989 Part-time Studentship Award Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
1987 College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta Bursary
1986 Summer Studentship Award Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research

Academic Positions (Ordones Scholastici)

2016 to present Consultant for Natural Health Services, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2015 to present Faculty of the Western Association of Rheumatologists
2014 to present Member of the Canadian Rheumatology Association Choosing Wisely Committee
2014 to present Member of the Canadian Rheumatology Association Therapeutics Committee
2014 to present Member of the Canadian Rheumatology Association Guidelines Committee
2013 to 2015 Consultant for Clearwater Specialist Clinic, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2013 to 2016 Consultant for Old Scona Clinic, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2013 to 2015 Consultant for Medicineland, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2011 to 2015 Member of editorial board, Journal of Sport and Health Sciences
2011 to present Member of the Canadian Rheumatology Association Education Committee,
2011 to present Consultant for Medi-Group health clinics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2007 to 2013 Consultant for North East Medical Clinic, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2004 – 2014 Consultant for Independent Medical Assessments, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2005 to present Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta
2004 to present Certified Examiner on register of College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
2004 to present Injury Management Consultant on register of College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
1996 to present Consultant for Western Medical Assessments, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2007 – 2009 Consultant for Capilano Clinic, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2005 – 2007 Consultant for University Health Clinic, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2005 – 2007 Consultant for Workers’ Compensation Board Alberta
2005 Examiner for University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine Objective Structured Clinical Examination
2003 – 2009 Consultant for Pleasantview Medical Clinic, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2004 – 2007 Member of College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta Certified
Examiner Working Group, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2005 – 2006 Consultant for Medicentres Incorporated, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2005 Member of Government of Alberta Diagnostic and Treatment Protocols Working Group, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2003 – 2005 Examiner for Alberta International Medical Graduate program
2003 – 2005 Consultant for Viewpoint Medical, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2004 Consultant to Alberta Heritage Fund for Medical Research (AHFMR) for production of TechNote 48 on COX-2 inhibitors
2004 Pre-Screening Evaluator of Postgraduate Year 1 CaRMS applicants
2002 – 2004 Examiner for Medical Council of Canada
2003 Certified ARCON Interpreter for functional capacity evaluations
2002 Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta
2000 – 2002 Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta
1995 – 2001 Consultant for Medicentres Incorporated, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1996 – 1998 Consultant for Canadian Back Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1995 Locums tenens to Division of Rheumatology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2003 Certified ARCON Interpreter for functional capacity evaluations
2002 Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta
2000 – 2002 Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta
1995 – 2001 Consultant for Medicentres Incorporated, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1996 – 1998 Consultant for Canadian Back Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1995 Locums tenens to Division of Rheumatology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada