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Rural Health Professions Action Plan

Helping rural Albertans keep healthcare close to home.

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

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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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“The REAL Program has provided me with the opportunity to expand my knowledge and professional development to implement an evidence based program in rural Alberta.” - Greg, Olds, Exercise Specialist

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  • Virginia Layton: 2024 Rural Medical School Award recipient

    Virginia Layton Community: Grassy Lake, Alberta Medical school: University of Alberta A former echocardiographer who offered diagnostic heart and carotid tests to...

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  • Stephanie de Waal: 2024 Rural Medical School Award recipient

    Stephanie de Waal Community: Barrhead, Alberta Medical school: University of Calgary Watching her physician father and his colleagues invest themselves personally and...

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  • Alyssa Groves - 2024 Rural Medical School Award recipient

    Alyssa Groves Community: Champion, Alberta Medical school: University of Calgary Alyssa Groves can’t wait to get back to her roots in rural...

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  • Sydney Hampshire: 2024 Rural Medical School Award recipient

    Sydney Hampshire Community: La Glace, Alberta Medical school: University of Alberta Integrating into your community is a key part to a successful...

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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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