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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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  • Paramedic plans to engage with his community as a dedicated physician

    Paramedic plans to engage with his community as a dedicated physician

    Congratulations to Craig Bertagnolli on receiving a 2022 RhPAP Rural Medical School Award! Craig grew up on a farm outside Rocky Mountain...

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  • First-year medical student plans to pursue her passions for rural medicine and women’s health

    First-year medical student plans to pursue her passions for rural medicine and women’s health

    Congratulations to Jaslyn Rasmuson, who has been named a recipient of a 2022 RhPAP Rural Medical School Award. Jaslyn grew up in...

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  • Medical student plans to meet rural patients “where they are at”

    Medical student plans to meet rural patients “where they are at”

    Congratulations to Breanne Gordulic, recipient of a 2022 RhPAP Rural Medical School Award. Breanne’s interest in rural medicine began when she moved...

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  • First-year medical student plans to return to his rural roots

    First-year medical student plans to return to his rural roots

    Congratulations to Jarom Stevenson of Rosemary, Alberta, one of the recipients of the 2022 RhPAP Rural Medical School Award. These awards provide a one-time...

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  • Lethbridge family opens doors and hearts to rural medical learners

    Lethbridge family opens doors and hearts to rural medical learners

    It’s been an amazing journey for one Lethbridge family after they opened their home to RhPAP medical learners more than a decade...

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  • Let’s Go Rural! Nursing students share secrets to successful transition to post secondary

    Let’s Go Rural! Nursing students share secrets to successful transition to post secondary

    The path to becoming a nurse may look different to everyone with the underlying desire often the same—a passion for helping others....

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  • RhPAP U Pillar V-Rural Health Workforce

    RhPAP U Pillar V-Rural Health Workforce

    In Alberta, over 10 per cent of the rural workforce is employed in health care and social assistance, and they are making a difference...

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  • Collaboration leads to recruitment success in Northern Alberta

    Collaboration leads to recruitment success in Northern Alberta

    For communities in Northern Alberta, attracting health professionals, and retaining them once they are there, can be a challenge. That’s why a new collaboration between...

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  • Student nurse feels at home thanks to Lac La Biche community and health providers

    Student nurse feels at home thanks to Lac La Biche community and health providers

    ‘My first shift at the hospital was eye-opening…’  Lac La Biche posting encourages nursing student to pursue rural career By Kirsty Algar...

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  • 2019 RhPAP Medical School Award Recipients

    2019 RhPAP Medical School Award Recipients

    Every year, RhPAP offers up to four Medical School Awards to deserving medical students who plan to practise in rural Alberta to assist them on their...

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  • RhPAP Medical School Award recipients primed for rural practice

    RhPAP Medical School Award recipients primed for rural practice

    RhPAP is proud to announce the recipients of this year’s Rural Medical Student Bursary: Kelly Anderson and Curtis Woolf (University of Alberta) and Karly Nikkel...

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  • Engaging students in rural mentorship opportunities

    Engaging students in rural mentorship opportunities

    Over 100 first-year medical students were introduced to great possibilities during a recent Rural Mentorship Lunch. Held on July 19, 2019 at...

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