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  • Weekly Rural Health News (Sept. 20)

    Weekly Rural Health News (Sept. 20)

    The latest in rural health news from across Alberta: RhPAP News Embracing the adventure: Dr. Leon Greeff’s journey to practice in Grande...

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  • “Pop-up” clinic the right prescription for country music fans 

    “Pop-up” clinic the right prescription for country music fans 

    Meeting the medical needs of the BVJ  For five days in mid-summer, a “mini-hospital” rises to the beat of country music in...

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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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  • Embracing the adventure: Dr. Leon Greeff’s journey to practice in Grande Cache

    Embracing the adventure: Dr. Leon Greeff’s journey to practice in Grande Cache

    For Dr. Leon Greeff, the path to practicing family medicine at the northern edge of the Rocky Mountains in Grande Cache, Alberta,...

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  • High Level graduates recognized for their dedication 

    High Level graduates recognized for their dedication 

    Four High Level, Alberta high school graduates were recently honoured for their work at a local pharmacy.  The students from High Level Public School were recognized on Friday, July...

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  • Chair of RhPAP Board chosen as director for popular rural medicine residency program

    Chair of RhPAP Board chosen as director for popular rural medicine residency program

    Congratulations to Dr. Rob Warren on his appointment as one of two site directors for the Red Deer site of University of...

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  • “So, what does RhPAP do?”

    “So, what does RhPAP do?”

    We hear that question from time to time. There is no short answer to this question, because RhPAP is like an eight-limbed mollusk known...

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  • Brooks hosts life-saving Emergency Hysterectomy Course for rural health professionals

    Brooks hosts life-saving Emergency Hysterectomy Course for rural health professionals

    Southern Alberta health professionals recently received life-saving training during a unique learning experience in Brooks. A group of ten physicians and several...

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  • Digging deep pays off as portable ultrasound equipment comes to Milk River 

    Digging deep pays off as portable ultrasound equipment comes to Milk River 

    Milk River is now home to world–class portable ultrasound technology, thanks to the foresight and generosity of local health professionals and residents. ...

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  • Keeping health care close to home in Brooks

    Keeping health care close to home in Brooks

    High school students from Brooks and area recently learned what it’s like to be a health professional in their own community. On...

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  • Together Alberta: Towards more sustainable future

    Together Alberta: Towards more sustainable future

    The Together Alberta project is a series of round tables hosted throughout the province by the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation (ACGC)....

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  • Sharing a passion for practice in Lakeland country

    Sharing a passion for practice in Lakeland country

    RhPAP sponsored Grow Your Own skills days are the perfect opportunity for health professionals to share why they love practising in rural...

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