Science. Technology. Health Care. Welcome to the Ward of the 21st Century.

W21C is a health systems research and innovation initiative based in the University of Calgary and the Calgary Zone of Alberta Health Services. W21C serves as a research and beta test-site for prototypical hospital design, novel approaches to health care delivery, human factors research, and innovative medical technologies.

Are you interested in collaborating with W21C?  Tell us about your project idea to get started.


Investigating and Managing Patient Safety Events

Registration is now open for both Introductory and Advanced Courses in Calgary.

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Living a Creative Life

Dr. John Conly

W21C Medical Director and Founder, Dr. Conly was featured as part of the Calgary Arts Development Storytelling Project.

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Augmented Reality in Med Ed

Dr. Irene Ma and our research team are working with Edmonton-based company, Scope AR to bring augmented reality into the medical classroom.

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