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Rural Health Professions Action Plan

Helping rural Albertans keep health care close to home.

RhPAP has helped rural Alberta communities attract and retain heath professionals since 1991.

About RhPAP

Established in 1991 by the Government of Alberta the Rural Health Professions Action Plan, or RhPAP, is a collaborative partner and trusted advocate for rural Alberta communities trying to achieve greater access to health care.

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Overall, this RhPAP initiative [accommodations] was fundamental in enabling me to do this clerkship year which gave me a brilliant education that I was able to completely tailor to my own needs. It allowed me to gain a genuine, unfettered perspective of what the role of a family physician in a rural community is all about." - Nick Brown

News

  • Weekly Rural Health News (Nov. 8)

    The latest in rural health news from across Alberta: RhPAP News Around the Province November 6, 2019 – Mountain View Today Area...

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    10th Annual Endoscopy Skills Day

    The 10th Annual Endoscopy Skills Day for Practicing Endoscopists and their team will be held from January 17 – 19 at the...

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  • Expression of Interest: Rural Alberta Freelance Multimedia Journalists

    The Rural Health Professions Action Plan (RhPAP) is seeking expressions of interest from freelance multimedia journalists to tell the tales of Alberta’s...

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    Barrhead committee brings community together to celebrate the many faces of health care

    Every day is a good day to celebrate your health professionals.  That’s what the Barrhead Attraction and Retention Committee (BARC) demonstrated at their recent celebration event.  ...

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Established in 1991 by the Government of Alberta as the Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan, a renewed Rural Health Professions Action Plan, or RhPAP, is a collaborative partner and trusted advocate for rural Alberta communities trying to achieve greater access to health care.

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