Improving care at home

The DIL (Do It for Life) Walk aims to reach people before heart disease strikes.


Read about Alberta physicians who use their free time to help improve health care and enrich patients' lives right here at home.

We hear from a lot of people that there was a real need for this...and now we’re looking at how we can expand this to communities all across Canada.

 - Dr. Anmol S. Kapoor, DIL Walk

No borders here

Calgary physician, Dr. Annalee Coakley helps refugees get off to a healthy start in their new home.

A place to call home

Edmonton physicians help homeless pregnant women build a better future.

A passion for giving

Calgary retinal specialist embraces opportunities to help.

A gala with a goal

University of Alberta medical students’ Affair of the Heart gala raises money to support the community.

Giving kids a way to play

Given the heavy commitments that come with medical school, most medical students probably don’t have much interest in knowing what the kindergarten set plays with these days.

A legacy of giving

Dr. Ed Papp’s involvement as a community volunteer started long before he began practicing medicine.

A walk to remember

Calgary cardiologist Dr. Anmol Kapoor’s DIL Walk continues to help South Asian community improve their heart health.

Teaming up for kids

University of Alberta medical students help inner-city kids experience what sports has to offer through Soccer Superstars. .

Changing perspectives

Calgary physician Dr. Vera Krejcik’s personal experience drives her efforts to connect physicians with disabilities.

Getting an early start

University of Alberta’s Little Bit of Help program gives undergrad students opportunities to assist with medical research.

Hitting the ground running

Dr. Kimberley P. Kelly helped to develop the AMA Youth Run Club, a pilot project aimed at helping educate Alberta's school-aged kids on the importance of regular physical activity.

The happiest place on earth

Calgary pediatrician Dr. Neil D.J. Cooper makes dreams come true by helping medically fragile children visit the magic kingdom.

Heart and soul

Calgary cardiologist Dr. Anmol S. Kapoor helps the South Asian community take control of their heart health.

Taking a ride to conquer cancer

Braving rain and mud on the 2012 Ride to Conquer Cancer.

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