Dr. Teresa Eliasson graduated from medical school and completed a residency in family medicine at the University of Alberta. She was a general medical officer for the Department of National Defence for four years. After she was released from the military, Dr. Eliasson moved to northern Manitoba to join her pilot husband and worked as a family doctor there.
She later entered a residency in anesthesia at the University of Manitoba and followed that with a fellowship in pediatric anesthesia at the same institution. Dr. Eliasson then moved to Edmonton and has been in the Department of Anesthesia & Pain Medicine at the U of A since that time. She is a pediatric anesthesiologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital and an assessment physician for PFSP. Her hobbies include gardening, reading, painting and spending time with her dogs.
Leadership and improved relationships begin with self-awareness
According to Alberta doctor Theresa Eliasson, "improving self-awareness highlights our talents".