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A 10-minute hailstorm on her prairie grain farm at harvest was all it took for Megz Reynolds to experience traumatic loss. After a season’s labours, 90 per cent of her crop was destroyed in minutes. Then she learned some insurance…

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  • Give a healthcare hero in your community a healthy dose of recognition – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Give a healthcare hero in your community a healthy dose of recognition – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    For years, they’ve kept you and your community strong. They’re a healer. A role model.  They’re dedicated to maintaining great healthcare close...

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  • The landscape of rural healthcare: Crowfoot – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    The landscape of rural healthcare: Crowfoot – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

      RPAP’s Research and Analysis team have compiled healthcare data on the province’s federal electoral districts as of the 2012 federal election,...

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  • Nominate a healthcare hero in your community for a 2015 RPAP Award! – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Nominate a healthcare hero in your community for a 2015 RPAP Award! – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    The RPAP Awards provide a healthy dose of recognition to rural Alberta physicians and communities who exhibit excellence in the delivery of...

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  • 2015 RPAP Conference: Presentations now available – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    2015 RPAP Conference: Presentations now available – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Another RPAP Rural Alberta Community Physician Attraction and Retention Conference has come and gone. However, the legacy of learning lives on! Case...

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  • Today is National Doctor's Day – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Today is National Doctor's Day – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Like many other professionals, rural physicians are powerful assets in their local communities.  Not only do their health care skills and practices...

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  • The landscape of rural healthcare: By the regions – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    The landscape of rural healthcare: By the regions – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Starting this week, and continuing on a weekly basis until July, we will be profiling the landscape of rural healthcare in Alberta,...

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  • Video: Collaboration, retention focus brought attraction, retention success to Vegreville             – 23rd March 2015

    Video: Collaboration, retention focus brought attraction, retention success to Vegreville – 23rd March 2015

    By 2004, a family doctor was hard to come by in Vegreville. The community was down to three physicians, a drastic decrease...

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  • RPAP By the Numbers: Alberta Rural Family Medicine Network             – 20th March 2015

    RPAP By the Numbers: Alberta Rural Family Medicine Network – 20th March 2015

    The Alberta Rural Family Medicine Network (ARFMN) offers a two-year rural-based Family Medicine residency training program that focuses mainly on rural and...

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  • Vegreville honoured with provincial physician attraction and retention award – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Vegreville honoured with provincial physician attraction and retention award – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    An Alberta community that learned the importance of maintaining a connection with physicians and their families has been recognized for their efforts....

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  • High Level region to welcome future healthcare professionals – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    High Level region to welcome future healthcare professionals – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Fifty students from several healthcare disciplines will have a unique opportunity this weekend to discover the advantages of living and working in...

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  • How does an international physician end up in Alberta?              – 16th March 2015

    How does an international physician end up in Alberta? – 16th March 2015

    As we prepare for the 7th Annual RPAP Community Attraction & Retention Conference, here is a look back at Dr. Wilhene Zwanepoel’s...

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  • RhPAP News Plus  : RPAP By the Numbers: Physician Attraction and Retention  – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RhPAP News Plus : RPAP By the Numbers: Physician Attraction and Retention – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP uses several means to support community physician attraction and retention efforts: RPAP’s Community Recruitment Consultants (CRCs) are involved In supporting the...

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