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Attraction & Retention

  • Pembina committee rolls out the welcome mat in Drayton Valley

    Pembina committee rolls out the welcome mat in Drayton Valley

    First impressions are powerful!  So, when Suné and Dr. Ryan White came from South Africa to Drayton Valley for a site visit...

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  • New Pincher Creek A&R committee says thanks to local health-care heroes at inaugural event

    New Pincher Creek A&R committee says thanks to local health-care heroes at inaugural event

    The warmth of a chinook breeze welcomed Pincher Creek and area residents as they gathered on January 13 to say “thank you”...

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  • Smoky River Skills weekend encourages students to ‘think rural’

    Smoky River Skills weekend encourages students to ‘think rural’

    Future health providers discovered a unique gem tucked away in northern Alberta: a group of Francophone communities passionate about enhancing rural medicine.  From October 26 to 28, the communities...

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  • Nominations for the 2019 Rhapsody Awards are now open!

    Nominations for the 2019 Rhapsody Awards are now open!

    Nominations for the 2019 Rhapsody Awards are now open! Has a physician in your rural Alberta community gone above and beyond in...

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  • ‘It’s Just Like Home Here’.  Hythe Continuing Care Centre Team Rhapsody Award Profile

    ‘It’s Just Like Home Here’. Hythe Continuing Care Centre Team Rhapsody Award Profile

    For some seniors, horses can be a fond reminder of earlier days on the farm. These horses are your next-door neighbours if...

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  • Medical staff recognize opportunities in Bassano

    Medical staff recognize opportunities in Bassano

    Prior to 2013, the Bassano Medical Clinic was in dire need of another physician. For some time, Dr. James Richards had been...

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  • Provost says thank you to physicians at appreciation event

    Provost says thank you to physicians at appreciation event

    An eastern Alberta community came together to socialize and show appreciation for five local physicians and their families. On Sept.12, community officials...

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  • Health-care students rock Rimbey at RhPAP skills event

    Health-care students rock Rimbey at RhPAP skills event

    Over 50 University of Alberta health-care students experienced Rimbey’s first-ever skills weekend on August 25 and 26.  The medical, nursing, and physiotherapy...

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  • It needs to be said’: Thanking physicians in Sundre

    It needs to be said’: Thanking physicians in Sundre

    On July 24, Sundre physicians spent the evening making house calls to the Double N Ranch. However, it wasn’t medical advice that brought them...

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  • Profile of Dr. Chris Nichol, Camrose Physician and 2017 Alberta Rural Physician Award of Distinction recipient

    Profile of Dr. Chris Nichol, Camrose Physician and 2017 Alberta Rural Physician Award of Distinction recipient

    Camrose family physician, Dr. Chris Nichol, never pictured  himself in a rural practice as he worked his way through  medical school. Neither...

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