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

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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 a career is…

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 a career is incredibly varied, as there are many ways to test out the profession before training. Some…

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  • Early-bird registration now open for 2022 Rural Community Health Provider Attraction and Retention Conference

    Early-bird registration now open for 2022 Rural Community Health Provider Attraction and Retention Conference

    Join us in Drayton Valley from October 4-6, 2022 for “Put on your Perspectacles: Looking through the Rural Lens” Conference! Taking place...

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  • Rural Alberta health-care heroes receive well-deserved recognition

    Rural Alberta health-care heroes receive well-deserved recognition

    Fairview, Peace River, and Vulcan are home to 2022 RhPAP Rhapsody Award recipients A community icon, a pillar of the medical community,...

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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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  • RhPAP announces Tracy Sopkow as Chief Executive Officer

    RhPAP announces Tracy Sopkow as Chief Executive Officer

    RhPAP announces Tracy Sopkow as Chief Executive Officer New leader brings rural Alberta background, health leadership experience to role A rural Alberta...

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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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  • Learners make themselves at home in rural Alberta

    Learners make themselves at home in rural Alberta

    On any given day, Donna Bonsteel and Shawna Banman can be found moving furniture across the province, shopping for lamps and other household...

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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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  • 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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