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Lets Go Rural! skills event in St. Paul and Elk Point encourages bilingual nursing students to think rural

A wagon ride, a French music concert, and a visit to a UFO landing pad: What a time was had by 23 bilingual nursing and…

A wagon ride, a French music concert, and a visit to a UFO landing pad: What a time was had by 23 bilingual nursing and health-care aid students from the University of Alberta and Faculté Saint-Jean. https://youtu.be/chZEAkqQGSI On October 21-23,…

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  • Looking out for seniors is a community effort

    Looking out for seniors is a community effort

    Being a “senior” encompasses a lot. It’s a catch-all for those who are older: in some cases, beginning with a senior’s discount...

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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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  • Alberta Rural Health Week starts today!

    Alberta Rural Health Week starts today!

    May 30 – June 3, 2022 is Alberta Rural Health Week!  Give your local health-care heroes a healthy dose of recognition  Today,...

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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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  • Physicians enjoy a better balance between work and family life in rural Alberta

    Physicians enjoy a better balance between work and family life in rural Alberta

    For some, the idea of being a physician and parent may seem daunting. However, those already raising young families say it’s not...

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  • Media Release: May 30 to June 3, 2022 is Alberta Rural Health Week

    Media Release: May 30 to June 3, 2022 is Alberta Rural Health Week

    May 30 to June 3, 2022 is Alberta Rural Health Week Your opportunity to provide rural Alberta’s health-care heroes with a healthy...

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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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  • Learning from adversity allows rural communities to better meet local health needs

    Learning from adversity allows rural communities to better meet local health needs

    Two rural communities are proving, like a phoenix, they can rise above crises and make positive changes to health care. Both Slave...

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