Rural Health Professions Action Plan

Helping rural Albertans keep health care close to home.

RhPAP has helped rural Alberta communities attract and retain health providers since 1991.

About RhPAP

Established in 1991 by the Government of Alberta the Rural Health Professions Action Plan, or RhPAP, is a trusted resource and collaborative partner 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

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    Sharing personal experiences to end mental health stigma

    According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, one in five Canadians experience a mental health problem or illness in any given year. Despite...

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  • RhPAP has always been there for Dr. Gavin Parker. Now he’s returning the favour.

    Dr. Gavin Parker has had ties to the Rural Health Professions Action Plan (RhPAP) for a long time. RhPAP’s new board chair...

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    Tofield recreation therapist makes life fun for long-term care residents

    Everyone likes to have fun, whether they are one or 100. So, if Nicole Kulba is taking care of you, consider yourself...

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    PCN workshop’s advice: Don’t worry, be happy

    Happiness—it’s a simple concept that isn’t always easy to come by, especially coming out of the year that was 2020. That’s why practitioners at...

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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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