Patient Videos

Through the 3 Phases of the Brain Centre Campaign, Brain patients from Edmonton, Northern Alberta, western Canada and the Territories will be provided with the next generation of advanced treatment options and diagnostic technology in an optimal environment at the University of Alberta Hospital.

Watch the videos below to see how donors like you are allowing the University Hospital Foundation to bring the most advanced care in the country to the U of A Hospital – care that has helped change and save lives. 

Leading with Passion 

      George Smith shares his passion for
the Brain Centre Campaign; a connection made through his grandson, Corey.  

Why don't we have a Gamma Knife? 

      Brain patient Brad Freeman was surprised to learn that Edmonton does not have Gamma Knife; the technology that saved his life.

The Brain is Everything 

      Shannon Butler had her first epileptic seizure when she was ten years old. For the next 17 years, epilepsy played a dominant role in her life. Until surgery at the University of Alberta Hospital changed - and saved - her life.

More Than Just Equipment

      Shannon Butler and her father, Bill Butler, discuss how advanced equipment helps attract and retain specialists.

Be Generous 

      George Smith encourages all Albertans to generously support the Brain Centre Campaign.