Get ready to put on your "Perspectacles"! Early-bird registration is now open for the 2022 RhPAP Rural Community Conference

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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“The REAL program was easy to use, very supportive and engaging and genuinely seem to want to encourage practitioners to expand/enhance what they can offer to our rural communities.” - Sharon, Whitecourt, Psychologist

News

  • Conklin students learn about the value of health-care careers

    Students in Conklin recently learned first-hand what health careers are available to them thanks to a pilot project involving a local health-care...

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    Many paths lead to careers in rural health care

    The first step to embarking on a rural health-care career isn’t necessarily applying to a health-care training program. The pathway to such...

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    Couple from India continues education to become rural Alberta RNs

    For Tony Thomas and his wife, Tintu Mol Pazhukalayil Mathai, there was no doubt that they would return to the registered nursing roles they held in India...

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    What’s involved in Alberta Health Services’ rural physician recruitment? Hint: More than you think!

    Recently, Vanessa Weatherbee, a senior consultant with Alberta Health Services (AHS) Medical Affairs, was joined by Susan Smith and Alecia Kerber, physician...

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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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