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Enhancing Rural Trauma Care: RhPAP Bursary for STARS Training

Are you a physician working in a rural Alberta community or resident physician in a rural stream at a Alberta university? Are you keen on…

Are you a physician working in a rural Alberta community or resident physician in a rural stream at a Alberta university? Are you keen on enhancing your trauma care skills to better serve your patients? The Rural Health Professions Action…

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  • Board member bridges communication  between AHS and rural health practitioners

    Board member bridges communication between AHS and rural health practitioners

    Family physician Dr. Christine Ellis recently joined RhPAP’s Board of Directors, representing one of the Alberta Health Services’ (AHS) seats on the...

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  • Four rural Alberta nurses share what brought them to rural practice and why they love it

    Four rural Alberta nurses share what brought them to rural practice and why they love it

    “In the end… We only regret the chances we didn’t take, the relationships we were afraid to have, and the decisions we...

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  • Let’s Go Rural! events come full circle for Innisfail-based nurse

    Let’s Go Rural! events come full circle for Innisfail-based nurse

    Growing up in a small town, Amber Thibault always felt the unique charm of rural life. As a nursing student, she seized...

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  • Rural Health Professions Action Plan paves the way for internationally educated nurses in Alberta to complete bridging training and practice in rural Alberta

    Rural Health Professions Action Plan paves the way for internationally educated nurses in Alberta to complete bridging training and practice in rural Alberta

    Edmonton, Alberta (February 12, 2024) — The Rural Health Professions Action Plan (RhPAP) is pleased to announce a significant funding commitment from...

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  • RhPAP is currently recruiting for a full-time Research and Evaluation Analyst

    RhPAP is currently recruiting for a full-time Research and Evaluation Analyst

    RhPAP is currently recruiting for a full-time Research and Evaluation Analyst. Located within Alberta and Reporting to the CEO, the Research and...

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  • RhPAP is recruiting Directors to serve on the organization’s board of directors commencing July 2024

    RhPAP is recruiting Directors to serve on the organization’s board of directors commencing July 2024

    The Rural Health Professions Action Plan (RhPAP) is recruiting Directors to serve on the organization’s board commencing July 2024. Working with management,...

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  • RhPAP is currently recruiting for a full-time Accommodations Coordinator.

    RhPAP is currently recruiting for a full-time Accommodations Coordinator.

    Reporting to the Manager, Finance and Office Services, the Accommodations Coordinator is responsible for managing housing needs for medical students, medical residents,...

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  • Hey Rural Alberta!  Celebrate Your Healthcare Stars with a Rhapsody Award!

    Hey Rural Alberta! Celebrate Your Healthcare Stars with a Rhapsody Award!

    Do you have a healthcare superhero in your rural realm, someone whose dedication and care knows no bounds? Well, it’s time to...

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  • Doctor finds her ‘giddy up’ in Blairmore with support from RhPAP program

    Doctor finds her ‘giddy up’ in Blairmore with support from RhPAP program

    Dr. Vanessa Rogers’ path to becoming a physician was a bit of a rocky ride.  The horse lover and competitive rider didn’t...

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  • Speech-language pathologist targets stubborn sounds after RhPAP-funded training

    Speech-language pathologist targets stubborn sounds after RhPAP-funded training

    Getting clients to successfully pronounce particular sounds was sometimes a challenge for rural speech-language pathologist Alaina Gamache.   It wasn’t until the Bonnyville-based...

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  • New director shares business expertise with RhPAP board

    New director shares business expertise with RhPAP board

    Scott Boyer joined the RhPAP Board of Directors in 2023 as a public member representative. Born and raised in Edmonton, the married...

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