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Dr. Nicole Cardinal joins RhPAP board of directors

This spring, RhPAP welcomes a new board of director: Dr. Nicole Cardinal. In conversation with Rural Health Beat coordinator Lorena Franchuk, the rural family physician…

This spring, RhPAP welcomes a new board of director: Dr. Nicole Cardinal. In conversation with Rural Health Beat coordinator Lorena Franchuk, the rural family physician reflects on how her upbringing on the Saddle Lake Cree Nation helps her connect with…

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  • RhPAP funds STARS training for Westlock health providers

    RhPAP funds STARS training for Westlock health providers

    Emergency departments in rural Alberta often see patients who are in shock. Treating them correctly can be the difference between life and...

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  • 2023 RhPAP Rhapsody Award Recipients Announcement

    2023 RhPAP Rhapsody Award Recipients Announcement

    The Rural Health Professions Action Plan is proud to announce the 2023 RhPAP Rhapsody Award recipients. The Rhapsody Awards celebrate individuals and...

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  • Collaboration led to many accomplishments for the 2022 RhPAP Rhapsody Community Award Recipient

    Collaboration led to many accomplishments for the 2022 RhPAP Rhapsody Community Award Recipient

    Dr. Nellie Mbambo came all the way from Durban, South Africa to practice in Vulcan. The Vulcan and County Attraction and Retention...

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  • New physician to RESIDE in Cold Lake

    New physician to RESIDE in Cold Lake

    Cold Lake will soon be home to a physician recruited through the Rural Education Supplement and Integrated Doctor Experience (RESIDE) Program. Dr....

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  • Fairview celebrates Kim Ruether, recipient of the 2022 RhPAP Rhapsody Health-care Hero Award

    Fairview celebrates Kim Ruether, recipient of the 2022 RhPAP Rhapsody Health-care Hero Award

    Congratulations to Kim Ruether, recipient of the 2022 RhPAP Rhapsody Health-care Heroes Award! Kim grew up in Northwest Alberta, on a homestead...

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  • Vulcan community comes together to celebrate Rhapsody Award

    Vulcan community comes together to celebrate Rhapsody Award

    Recently, the community of Vulcan came out in full force to show their support for both health-care professionals and the committee that...

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  • Shortage of physicians in Tofield led to creation of local, award-winning attraction and retention committee

    Shortage of physicians in Tofield led to creation of local, award-winning attraction and retention committee

    “In the midst of every crisis, lies great opportunity.” ― Albert Einstein Five years ago, the Town of Tofield had a medical crisis....

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  • Focusing on the health-care needs of northern children

    Focusing on the health-care needs of northern children

    Megan Stock found a gap in access to children’s health services within Indigenous and northern communities while doing contract work for six years as a...

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  • Lactation consultants offer rural breastfeeding moms support

    Lactation consultants offer rural breastfeeding moms support

    Becoming a parent is an experience like no other: the overwhelming emotion of meeting your new baby, the sleep deprivation, the joys of the first smile and...

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  • “Model” Tofield, Ryley, Beaver County West Committee named 2021 RhPAP Rhapsody Community Award recipient

    “Model” Tofield, Ryley, Beaver County West Committee named 2021 RhPAP Rhapsody Community Award recipient

    The Community Attraction & Retention Committee for Tofield, Ryley & Beaver County West recognized for its focus on community partnerships and collaboration...

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  • Barrhead’s “brilliant family doc” is the 2021 Rhapsody Physician Award recipient

    Barrhead’s “brilliant family doc” is the 2021 Rhapsody Physician Award recipient

    Dr. Kent Bernes named recipient of the 2021 RhPAP Rhapsody Rural Physician Award Following a review of the outstanding candidates nominated this...

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  • Wabasca and Innisfail are home to RhPAP’s 2021 Health-care Heroes

    Wabasca and Innisfail are home to RhPAP’s 2021 Health-care Heroes

    Wabasca/Desmarais Healthcare Centre Nursing Team and Innisfail’s Community Partners in Action to receive this year’s RhPAP Rhapsody Health-care Heroes Award A team of...

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