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Multidisciplinary clinic in Beaverlodge is a model for team-based rural patient care

‘A Place to Build Dreams’ is the slogan that appears on a Town of Beaverlodge sign at the entrance to town on Highway 43. Dr.…

‘A Place to Build Dreams’ is the slogan that appears on a Town of Beaverlodge sign at the entrance to town on Highway 43. Dr. Erin Clow, a family physician in Beaverlodge, and her best friend, Becky Isley, took that…

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  • RhPAP “Let’s Go Rural!” Post-secondary Experience convinces RN to start her career in Tofield. 

    RhPAP “Let’s Go Rural!” Post-secondary Experience convinces RN to start her career in Tofield. 

    In April 2019, Jenn Voegtlin attended an RhPAP “Let’s Go Rural!” Post-secondary Experience in Tofield as a University of Alberta nursing student. ...

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  • Rural VIP No. 16: Allied Health-care Professionals

    Rural VIP No. 16: Allied Health-care Professionals

    This month, we asked the 224 members of the Rural Voice Information Panel (Rural VIP)  about allied health professionals in their communities....

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  • 2020-21 RhPAP Conference cancelled

    2020-21 RhPAP Conference cancelled

    Next RhPAP Conference to take place in 2022 2021 to feature local events, virtual, streaming offerings Every two years, the team at...

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  • Job opportunity: Director – Rural and Regional Health (U of A)

    Job opportunity: Director – Rural and Regional Health (U of A)

    The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta invites applications for the position of Director, Rural and Regional Health....

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  • This third-year med student from Wetaskiwin plans to practise in Indigenous communities.

    This third-year med student from Wetaskiwin plans to practise in Indigenous communities.

    Congratulations to Kristi Mellom, one of four recipients of the RhPAP 2020 Rural Medical School Award. Each student receives $5,000 to assist...

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  • Welcome to Wellspring: Cancer support at your door

    Welcome to Wellspring: Cancer support at your door

    If you know anyone living with cancer, you know the road to recovery has parallel paths: medical treatment of the disease and, equally...

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  • Pincher Creek family physician hangs up her stethoscope after an accomplished career

    Pincher Creek family physician hangs up her stethoscope after an accomplished career

    After nearly three decades of distinguished service in Alberta and beyond, Pincher Creek physician, Cathy Scrimshaw, is ready to hang up the...

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  • RhPAP offers Continuing Professional Development opportunities for Rural Alberta physicians

    RhPAP offers Continuing Professional Development opportunities for Rural Alberta physicians

    Physicians in rural Alberta communities can access opportunities through RhPAP to upgrade or gain new skills in order to better meet the...

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  • The variety in rural practice looks appealing to this second-year med student from Three Hills

    The variety in rural practice looks appealing to this second-year med student from Three Hills

    Congratulations to Logan Sept, one of four recipients of the RhPAP 2020 Rural Medical School Award. Each student receives $5,000 to assist...

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  • High Level health-care couple recommends taking time to smell the roses

    High Level health-care couple recommends taking time to smell the roses

    As Valentine’s Day approaches and thoughts turn to romance, RhPAP thought it would be interesting to speak with some health-care couples—including doctors,...

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  • Understanding and collaboration is key for spouses in health care

    Understanding and collaboration is key for spouses in health care

    As Valentine’s Day approaches and thoughts turn to romance, RhPAP thought it would be interesting to speak with some health-care couples—including doctors,...

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