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Dr. Nicole Cardinal joins RhPAP board of directors

This spring, RhPAP welcomes a new board of director: Dr. Nicole Cardinal. In conversation with Rural Health Beat coordinator Lorena Franchuk, the rural family physician…

This spring, RhPAP welcomes a new board of director: Dr. Nicole Cardinal. In conversation with Rural Health Beat coordinator Lorena Franchuk, the rural family physician reflects on how her upbringing on the Saddle Lake Cree Nation helps her connect with…

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  • Dr. Danae Wolfaardt moved 16,000 km to practice family medicine in Spirit River

    Dr. Danae Wolfaardt moved 16,000 km to practice family medicine in Spirit River

    Dr. Danae Wolfaardt’s arrival in Spirit River was a homecoming of sorts. Dr. Wolfaardt’s mother grew up in the community a hour...

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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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  • 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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  • Rural Alberta health-care heroes receive well-deserved recognition

    Rural Alberta health-care heroes receive well-deserved recognition

    Fairview, Peace River, and Vulcan are home to 2022 RhPAP Rhapsody Award recipients A community icon, a pillar of the medical community,...

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  • Alberta Rural Health Week starts today!

    Alberta Rural Health Week starts today!

    May 30 – June 3, 2022 is Alberta Rural Health Week!  Give your local health-care heroes a healthy dose of recognition  Today,...

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  • RhPAP funding opens door to REAL continuing education opportunities

    RhPAP funding opens door to REAL continuing education opportunities

    No matter the role within rural health care, continuing education is important. That’s why RhPAP offers a variety of programs that support...

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  • Occupational Therapist helps patients get back to the “job of living.”

    Occupational Therapist helps patients get back to the “job of living.”

    The most common question Noelannah Neubauer gets when talking to non-medical professionals is, “What does an Occupational Therapist do exactly?” Neubauer describes...

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  • Rural health professionals may have role in stopping human trafficking

    Rural health professionals may have role in stopping human trafficking

    Health professionals may have an ability to root out cases of human trafficking in rural Alberta just by asking a few pointed...

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  • New St. Paul doctor team connects long before work begins

    New St. Paul doctor team connects long before work begins

    Long before they settled into their new homes in St. Paul, seven physicians with roots around the world started building their own...

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  • St. Paul kicks off 2022 with new doctors and more to come

    St. Paul kicks off 2022 with new doctors and more to come

    Maureen Miller can’t believe her community’s good fortune. St. Paul’s mayor is excited about the fact that seven new physicians have recently settled...

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  • RhPAP’s Accommodation Program gives learners a slice of rural life

    RhPAP’s Accommodation Program gives learners a slice of rural life

    Eileen and Mel Clow may be landlords, but when medical learners come to stay in the basement suite of their Hanna home,...

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  • Wabasca NP urges patients to be seen as whole person

    Wabasca NP urges patients to be seen as whole person

    Fear of being labelled keeps more than 60 per cent of Canadians with mental health issues or illnesses from seeking help, according...

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