Amelie Stritzke

Dr. Amelie I. Stritzke



Associate Professor

Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Program Director, General pediatrics residency

Cumming School of Medicine

Child Health & Wellness Researcher

Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute


Libin Cardiovascular Institute

Contact information


Educational Background

MD Frankfurt/M, Germany,

FMH University of Berne, Switzerland,

FRCPC paediatric cardiology, University of Vancouver, BC,


Dr. Amelie Stritzke was born in Germany and completed medical school at the University of Frankfurt/Germany, paediatric residency training at the Universities of Zuerich and Berne in Switzerland. Then she pursued a neonatal fellowship at BC Children’s Hospital in Vancouver, followed by another year of fellowship in paediatric cardiology with focus on her echocardiography and ultrasound skills. Since July 2013 she is at the University of Calgary, since 2020 an Associate Clinical Professor in the Cumming School of Medicine . Her main research interest is acute Neonatal Haemodynamics in the newborn.
Dr. Stritzke regularly gives bedside courses and lectures to a variety of learners, MSIs, residents and neonatal fellows and staff alike on a variety of subjects including neonatal echocardiography, hemodynamics, and cardiovascular topics, clinical ethics, and electrolyte/fluids. Dr. Stritzke is financial director of the local SCAN initiative (Sonographic Clinical Assessment of the Newborn), a bedside ultrasound teaching curriculum and participates in conducting workshops nationally and internationally. She collaborates with Tyberg laboratory on clinical and benchmark collaboration. Other projects are around teaching ultrasonographic assessment of cardiac filling in transport personnel, exploring hemodynamic changes with surfactant administration, and sodium metabolism.


Participation in university strategic initiatives


  • Innovation Award Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary. 2013
  • Clinical subspecialty Teacher of the year , University of Calgary Department of Pediatrics. 2018