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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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  • November 2 is Rural Preceptor Recognition Day

    November 2 is Rural Preceptor Recognition Day

    RhPAP has chosen to mark November 2 as Preceptor Recognition Day. This is your chance to tell these unsung heroes to “keep...

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  • 2022 Rhapsody Physician Award recipient a pillar of the Peace River medical community

    2022 Rhapsody Physician Award recipient a pillar of the Peace River medical community

    The Rhapsody Physician Award recognizes the contributions of rural physicians, especially those unsung heroes, who provide Alberta rural communities with outstanding patient...

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  • Join us at RMA for the workshop “Collaboration Enhances Rural Alberta Health-care Support”

    Join us at RMA for the workshop “Collaboration Enhances Rural Alberta Health-care Support”

    Collaboration and partnership are proven means of increasing the reach and impact of work focused on rural Alberta, and this is also...

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  • From Libya to La Crete: Family doctor continues devotion to his patients

    From Libya to La Crete: Family doctor continues devotion to his patients

    Having a family doctor to call their own wasn’t something La Crete residents were accustomed to before Dr. Fathi Lajili arrived 10...

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  • Bilingual students to receive intro to rural health careers and lifestyle

    Bilingual students to receive intro to rural health careers and lifestyle

    Health providers from the St. Paul region will teach basic health-care skills to over 20 bilingual nursing and health-care aide students at...

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  • TeleRehab 2.0 project improves access to specialized rehabilitation assessments and treatments for rural Albertans

    TeleRehab 2.0 project improves access to specialized rehabilitation assessments and treatments for rural Albertans

    A new joint project from Alberta Health Services and the University of Alberta Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine allows rural Albertans access to...

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  • Video highlights of the 2022 RhPAP conference in Drayton Valley

    Video highlights of the 2022 RhPAP conference in Drayton Valley

    Our 2022 conference titled: Put on your perspectacles: looking through the rural lens was an outstanding networking opportunity for attendees. Our thanks...

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  • AgCulture helps health professionals “Do More” for farmers dealing with mental health concerns

    AgCulture helps health professionals “Do More” for farmers dealing with mental health concerns

    A 10-minute hailstorm on her prairie grain farm at harvest was all it took for Megz Reynolds to experience traumatic loss. After...

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  • Collaboration led to many accomplishments for the 2022 RhPAP Rhapsody Community Award Recipient

    Collaboration led to many accomplishments for the 2022 RhPAP Rhapsody Community Award Recipient

    Dr. Nellie Mbambo came all the way from Durban, South Africa to practice in Vulcan. The Vulcan and County Attraction and Retention...

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  • New physician to RESIDE in Cold Lake

    New physician to RESIDE in Cold Lake

    Cold Lake will soon be home to a physician recruited through the Rural Education Supplement and Integrated Doctor Experience (RESIDE) Program. Dr....

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  • RhPAP welcomes Shanda Berns

    RhPAP welcomes Shanda Berns

    RhPAP is pleased to announce that Shanda Berns is the new Senior Manager of Rural Community Development and Engagement. Shanda began with...

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  • RhPAP wishes everyone a happy Alberta Day!

    RhPAP wishes everyone a happy Alberta Day!

    Today, RhPAP recognizes Alberta Day, an occasion to celebrate our province’s unique spirit, culture, and heritage. We acknowledge the many First Nations,...

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