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Virginia Layton: 2024 Rural Medical School Award recipient

Virginia Layton Community: Grassy Lake, Alberta Medical school: University of Alberta A former echocardiographer who offered diagnostic heart and carotid tests to rural Southern Alberta…

Virginia Layton Community: Grassy Lake, Alberta Medical school: University of Alberta A former echocardiographer who offered diagnostic heart and carotid tests to rural Southern Alberta residents for years is expanding her medical knowledge and expertise to become a rural physician.…

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  • Physician & Family Support Program (PFSP) – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Physician & Family Support Program (PFSP) – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    The Alberta Medical Assoocaiton’s Physician and Family Support Program (PFSP) provides confidential support and help with personal health issues and enhances the quality of...

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  • RPAP helps Medical Students discover rural medicine             – 20th July 2015

    RPAP helps Medical Students discover rural medicine – 20th July 2015

    Medical students considering rural practice as a Family Physician or other general specialist can access a variety of RPAP initiatives, including funding and...

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  • RhPAP News Plus  : RPAP By the Numbers 2015: Awards and Bursaries  – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RhPAP News Plus : RPAP By the Numbers 2015: Awards and Bursaries – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP offers two financial support initiatives to medical students: the Rural Medical School Award, and the John N. Hnatuik Rural Medical Student...

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  • David Kay on the "how" and "where" of physician shortages – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    David Kay on the "how" and "where" of physician shortages – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    The difficulties of attracting and retaining the health workforce to non-metropolitan areas have been well-documented, and authorities throughout the world have introduced...

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  • Sponsorship Changes for Physicians wanting to practice in Alberta – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Sponsorship Changes for Physicians wanting to practice in Alberta – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Recently, the governing body or Council of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) decided that, effective May 29th, Alberta...

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  • Dr. James Richards of Bassano talks about the benefits of rural residency – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Dr. James Richards of Bassano talks about the benefits of rural residency – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Dr. James Richards of Bassano is grateful for the support he and his community receive from resident physicians. According to Dr. Richards,...

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  • Celebrating the “Present and Future” of family physicians in Bassano and area             – 13th July 2015

    Celebrating the “Present and Future” of family physicians in Bassano and area – 13th July 2015

    Bassano and area residents are invited attend a community “meet and greet” dessert buffet celebrating the “Present and Future” of family physicians...

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  • KPIs tell the RPAP Story             – 10th July 2015

    KPIs tell the RPAP Story – 10th July 2015

    Key performance indicators (KPI) are a set of measurements that are defined based on the overall goals of an organization. They are...

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  • Dr. Heinrich Brussow – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Dr. Heinrich Brussow – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    After moving to High Level about five years ago from northern British Columbia, Dr. Heinrich Brussow, and two other physicians, had to...

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  • RPAP supports Physician Locum Services             – 8th July 2015

    RPAP supports Physician Locum Services – 8th July 2015

    RPAP | Health Workforce for Alberta supports AMA Physician Locum Services®, providing short-term locum service to rural physicians practising in communities with...

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  • RPAP presents the Landscape of Rural Health Dashboard             – 3rd July 2015

    RPAP presents the Landscape of Rural Health Dashboard – 3rd July 2015

    RPAP presents the Landscape of Rural Health Dashboard What does health care look like in your rural community? RPAP’s Research and Analysis team...

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  • RPAP presents the Landscape of Rural Health Dashboard             – 3rd July 2015

    RPAP presents the Landscape of Rural Health Dashboard – 3rd July 2015

    RPAP presents the Landscape of Rural Health Dashboard What does health care look like in your rural community? RPAP’s Research and Analysis team...

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