May 24 to 28, 2021 is Alberta Rural Health Week Give your local health providers a healthy dose of recognition

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RhPAP U Pillar I highlights Rural Population Health

RhPAP U is a new online resource for information on rural health in Alberta created by the Rural Health Professions Action Plan. The first pillar under RhPAP U is…

RhPAP U is a new online resource for information on rural health in Alberta created by the Rural Health Professions Action Plan. The first pillar under RhPAP U is “Rural Population Health”. As a field of study, population health aims to improve the health of entire populations and…

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  • Mom’s medical trips abroad encourage daughter to study medicine

    Mom’s medical trips abroad encourage daughter to study medicine

    As a nod to Mother’s Day celebrations this weekend, RhPAP is sending an early shout-out to all the wonderful health-care professionals across...

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  • Wainwright’s Dr. Beverly Brilz has a dedication to her patients that goes above and beyond

    Wainwright’s Dr. Beverly Brilz has a dedication to her patients that goes above and beyond

    Dr. Beverly Brilz has been practising in Wainwright for over 38 years. In that time, she says she has delivered between 3,000...

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  • Taber doctor’s specialty turned out to be rural medicine

    Taber doctor’s specialty turned out to be rural medicine

    Doctors have become heroes in the COVID-19 pandemic and now it’s time to pay tribute during National Physicians’ Day on May 1....

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  • Mentorship network provides peer-to-peer support and resources for treating chronic pain and addiction 

    Mentorship network provides peer-to-peer support and resources for treating chronic pain and addiction 

    Chronic pain and substance use disorders are serious, complex conditions. Twenty per cent of Canadians report having chronic pain, and, in the...

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  • One-stop shop for health care in Slave Lake

    One-stop shop for health care in Slave Lake

    After wildfires ravaged Slave Lake almost a decade ago, half of the community’s physicians moved on. As the community rebuilt, a unique...

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  • Job opportunity: Director – Rural and Regional Health (U of A)

    Job opportunity: Director – Rural and Regional Health (U of A)

    The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta invites applications for the position of Director, Rural and Regional Health....

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  • RhPAP offers Continuing Professional Development opportunities for Rural Alberta physicians

    RhPAP offers Continuing Professional Development opportunities for Rural Alberta physicians

    Physicians in rural Alberta communities can access opportunities through RhPAP to upgrade or gain new skills in order to better meet the...

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  • Nominations for the 2021 Rhapsody Awards are now open

    Nominations for the 2021 Rhapsody Awards are now open

    Have health professionals made a big difference in your rural Alberta community? Has your rural community successfully excelled at attracting and retaining...

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  • Dr. John O’Connor is passionate about caring for indigenous communities in Northern Alberta

    Dr. John O’Connor is passionate about caring for indigenous communities in Northern Alberta

    As his name would suggest, Dr. John O’Connor is from Ireland. He grew up and went to medical school there and did...

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  • Driving around with a carton of eggs on top of her car: High River physician shares her story of the rural difference

    Driving around with a carton of eggs on top of her car: High River physician shares her story of the rural difference

    Dr. Sarah Makhdoom has been practising in High River, Alberta since 2003. In that time, she has trained over 100 up–and–coming physicians. She points out...

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  • RhPAP offers Continuing Professional Development opportunities for Rural Alberta physicians

    RhPAP offers Continuing Professional Development opportunities for Rural Alberta physicians

    Physicians in rural Alberta communities can access opportunities through RhPAP to upgrade or gain new skills in order to better meet the...

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  • The Rural & Isolated Support Endeavour (RISE)

    The Rural & Isolated Support Endeavour (RISE)

    RISE was created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to provide emotional support and companionship to patients living in rural areas across Canada who are experiencing increased isolation due to social distancing restrictions.

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