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  • Important information for ARFMN, RMIG website users – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Important information for ARFMN, RMIG website users – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    As of September 2, 2014, visitors to RPAP’s Alberta Rural Family Medicine Network (ARFMN) and Rural Medical Interest Group (RMIG) websites will be...

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  • Video: Dr. Llewellyn Schwegmann of Valleyview – "The glue that holds our medical community together" – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Video: Dr. Llewellyn Schwegmann of Valleyview – "The glue that holds our medical community together" – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    2011’s RPAP Award of Distinction recipient was a rural Alberta physician who dedicated a quarter century of medical service to his community....

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  • Rocky Mountain House – “An organized, community-based approach to recruitment” – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Rocky Mountain House – “An organized, community-based approach to recruitment” – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    In 2010, RPAP and the Alberta Chambers of Commerce selected the Town of Rocky Mountain House and Rocky Recruitment and Retention Society...

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  • Dr. Robert Wedel of Taber – A legacy of good health             – 27th August 2014

    Dr. Robert Wedel of Taber – A legacy of good health – 27th August 2014

    Following a year hiatus, the RPAP Award program resumed in 2010. After careful consideration, the selection committee chose an individual who has...

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  • RPAP Now: Your new  Community Connection             – 26th August 2014

    RPAP Now: Your new Community Connection – 26th August 2014

    Starting in September, the Community Connection e-Newsletter will be rolled into our existing monthly RPAP Now e-Publication. Connection subscribers will begin receiving...

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  • Video: Dr. Hess Boschma of Wabamun – The gentle healer – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Video: Dr. Hess Boschma of Wabamun – The gentle healer – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    The 2008 recipient of the RPAP Rural Physician Award of Distinction believed there was more to life than making money, so he...

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  • Redwater – "Attention to little details" – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Redwater – "Attention to little details" – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    In 2008, the RPAP and Alberta Chambers of Commerce selected the Town of Redwater as the second recipient of the Alberta Rural...

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  • Opening their hearts and homes – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Opening their hearts and homes – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    In 2002 the Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan created the RPAP Rural Physician Award of Distinction, which celebrates the contributions of long-serving...

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  • Dr Lawrence Olfert: “An inspiration to many”

    Dr Lawrence Olfert: “An inspiration to many”

    It was 2007 and Drumheller was on a roll. For the second time in three years, a physician from the Drumheller community...

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  • Dr. Tom Phillips: “The adult the adults trust”

    Dr. Tom Phillips: “The adult the adults trust”

    The 2006 RPAP Award of Distinction recipient painted a picture of excellence in the practise of rural medicine. Dr. Tom Phillips, a...

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  • Early Careerist Award profiled rising stars in rural healthcare             – 18th August 2014

    Early Careerist Award profiled rising stars in rural healthcare – 18th August 2014

    Above Image: Dr. Tobias Gelber Beginning in 2002, the Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan began recognizing long-serving rural physicians with the Rural...

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  • Dr. Elizabeth Racz: “A member of the family”

    Dr. Elizabeth Racz: “A member of the family”

    RPAP Award of Distinction recipient, Dr. Elizabeth M. Racz, was the first choice for the award in more ways than one. Not...

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