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Doctor’s children follow his lead into health professions

In honour of Father’s Day on June 20, we pay tribute to all dads especially those who also contribute to the health-care scene across rural Alberta.  One such father is…

In honour of Father’s Day on June 20, we pay tribute to all dads especially those who also contribute to the health-care scene across rural Alberta.  One such father is Dr. Clayne Steed, who raised six children in Raymond, 36 km southeast of Lethbridge. Dr.…

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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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  • Indigenous communities around McLennan appreciate doctor’s approach

    Indigenous communities around McLennan appreciate doctor’s approach

    Physician has passion for working with underserved communities Growing up in rural Africa, Dr. Shaun Butcher developed a passion for serving remote...

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  • Get ready to celebrate! May 24 to 28, 2021 is Alberta Rural Health Week 

    Get ready to celebrate! May 24 to 28, 2021 is Alberta Rural Health Week 

    Your opportunity to provide rural Alberta’s health-care heroes with a healthy dose of recognition!  Alberta Rural Health Week is a great opportunity...

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  • Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP) for Rural Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists

    Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP) for Rural Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists

    The Rural Professions Action Plan (RhPAP) is pleased to announce a funded education opportunity for physiotherapists (PTs) and occupational therapists (OTs) working...

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  • $6M for medical students to work in rural Alberta

    $6M for medical students to work in rural Alberta

    More physicians will be working in rural Alberta thanks to a $6-million investment that will increase Albertans’ access to the care they...

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  • Rural Alberta students keen to learn how to get into medicine

    Rural Alberta students keen to learn how to get into medicine

    A recent session aimed at sharing tips on getting into medical school had widespread appeal with rural high school students across the...

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  • Southern Alberta emergency room physicians get big break with CASTED Course 

    Southern Alberta emergency room physicians get big break with CASTED Course 

    An upcoming three-day course will help some southern rural Alberta physicians better manage a common issue they encounter in their local emergency...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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