Local heroes

Dr. Allan Garbutt and friends collect food for the Crowsnest Pass food bank


Read more about physicians stepping up to support people in need in their own communities.

It’s not hard to do, it’s not that expensive and you can really make an impact in your community.

- Dr. Allan Garbutt, Crowsnest Pass food bank

New beginnings

Edmonton family physician helps new Canadians get a healthy start.

Bringing dreams to life

An Edmonton physician helps medically fragile children forget their struggles during whirlwind visits to the Magic Kingdom.

Lessons on giving

The success of EFW’s first-ever Turkey Round-Up was driven by the generosity of the medical community and strangers.

Lacing up for a good cause

U of A medical students support the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation during 10th annual Medicine Cup Charity Tournament.

Resident physicians partner with Alberta shelters for the PARAdime initiative

The PARAdime encompasses the true spirit of rural medicine; being accountable to one’s neighbors and seeking to improve the community as a whole.

Talking turkey about hunger

Calgary radiologist Dr. Houman Mahallati challenges the medical community to help feed Calgarians in need.

Giving what’s needed most

Crowsnest Pass physician Dr. Allan S. Garbutt helps fight hunger this holiday season with a donation to his local food bank. If you're an AMA member who'd like to make a similar donation, Dr. Garbutt can help you through the process.

Inspiring youth

Medical students offer low-income youth a chance to explore medicine through Asclepius Medical Camp.

Reason to Ride

Edmonton physician Dr. Brian Knight pushes himself to give back at home and abroad.

We are what we eat

U of C medical students' Rich Man Poor Man Dinner offers a glimpse into global poverty while supporting local charities.

Let it rock

Dr. Daniel A. Muruve puts his musical talents to work for the community.

Food for thought

Crowsnest Pass physician's donation helps to fill empty plates.

Offering hope and a hand up

The Professional Association of Resident Physicians of Alberta (PARA) collects used backpacks filled with essentials for people in need at shelters.

The AMA advances patient-centered, quality care by advocating for and supporting physician leadership and wellness.