Rural Health Professions Action Plan

Helping rural Albertans keep health care close to home.

RhPAP has helped rural Alberta communities attract and retain heath-care 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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“[EDE Ultrasound] was a really good course and invaluable I think for anyone involved with urgent care on an ongoing basis, particularly Rural GP s.” - Dr. Pat Bailey, Carstairs

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    Apply now: Part-time Rural Community Consultants

    If you excel at community development and engagement work and would like the opportunity to support integration of rural healthcare providers into...

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    Gold, Chicken Bones, and a "Bouncy Pillow"

    54 Post-Secondary Health Care Students Experience a Fun-Filled Skills Weekend in Peace River Have you ever jumped on the “Bouncy Pillow”? It’s...

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    Enhanced Surgical Skills in rural Alberta: Q&A with Dr. Audrée Bédard and Dr. Jared Van Bussel

    Family physicians who offer enhanced surgical skills (ESS) are vital to rural Alberta communities. Rural GPs who can perform enhanced surgeries like...

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    Enrichment training opportunities for Alberta's rural physicians

    Physicians in rural Alberta have an opportunity to learn the skills they need to better serve their communities. The Peter K. Lindsay...

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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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