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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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"If I had to identify one thing that RhPAP has meant to me, it has changed the culture of rural health care to be valued, important, safe, high quality, and worth preserving." - Dr. Stu Iglesias, 2002 RPAP Alberta Rural Physician Award of Distinction recipient

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    Medical student plans to meet rural patients "where they are at"

    Congratulations to Breanne Gordulic, recipient of a 2022 RhPAP Rural Medical School Award. Breanne’s interest in rural medicine began when she moved...

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    First-year medical student plans to return to his rural roots

    Congratulations to Jarom Stevenson of Rosemary, Alberta, one of the recipients of the 2022 RhPAP Rural Medical School Award. These awards provide a one-time...

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    Physicians enjoy a better balance between work and family life in rural Alberta

    For some, the idea of being a physician and parent may seem daunting. However, those already raising young families say it’s not...

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    Media Release: May 30 to June 3, 2022 is Alberta Rural Health Week

    May 30 to June 3, 2022 is Alberta Rural Health Week Your opportunity to provide rural Alberta’s health-care heroes with a healthy...

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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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