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Students enjoy a welcoming, festival-filled Skills Weekend in Fairview

It was the beginning of the end for about 40 nursing and medicine students visiting Fairview, Alberta last August. That is the beginning of Fairview’s…

It was the beginning of the end for about 40 nursing and medicine students visiting Fairview, Alberta last August. That is the beginning of Fairview’s exciting festival celebrating the end of summer, appropriately named Summer’s End Festival, and the best…

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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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  • Community works together to support new moms and caregivers

    Community works together to support new moms and caregivers

    Being a physician doesn’t mean you are immune to life’s health challenges.

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  • Keeping health care close to home in Drumheller 

    Keeping health care close to home in Drumheller 

    Media Release  September 23, 2019  Keeping health care close to home in Drumheller  Post-secondary students learn what it’s like to be a...

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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 practise in Grande Cache

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

    For Dr. Leon Greeff, the path to practising 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...

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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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