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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 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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"Thank you RhPAP for making it possible to showcase our Community! I believe this tour opened up idea's and opportunities not only for the students future but for Rural Health Professional coverage as well!" - Myrna Lanctot, Coordinator, Smoky River Regional Physician recruitment and Retention Committee

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    Enhancing Rural Trauma Care: RhPAP Bursary for STARS Training

    Are you a physician working in a rural Alberta community or resident physician in a rural stream at a Alberta university? Are...

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    Board member bridges communication between AHS and rural health practitioners

    Family physician Dr. Christine Ellis recently joined RhPAP’s Board of Directors, representing one of the Alberta Health Services’ (AHS) seats on the...

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    Four rural Alberta nurses share what brought them to rural practice and why they love it

    “In the end… We only regret the chances we didn’t take, the relationships we were afraid to have, and the decisions we...

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    Let's Go Rural! events come full circle for Innisfail-based nurse

    Growing up in a small town, Amber Thibault always felt the unique charm of rural life. As a nursing student, she seized...

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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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