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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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  • Locum doctor discovers rural gem a great place to RESIDE full-time

    Locum doctor discovers rural gem a great place to RESIDE full-time

    Finding your true calling is often a winding journey. For Dr. Olga Efimova, that path detoured through an economics graduate degree before...

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  • Resident physician in Spirit River shares why she loves rural practice

    Resident physician in Spirit River shares why she loves rural practice

    For Dr. Melody Biette, doing a rural residency has already convinced her that she wants to practice medicine in rural Alberta. Dr....

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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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  • What is a resident physician?

    What is a resident physician?

    The road to becoming a physician is a long one, and for many the last step is becoming a resident physician. “A...

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  • Media release: Rural communities will attract new doctors

    Media release: Rural communities will attract new doctors

    Applications open Feb. 1 for a program providing benefits to bring new family physicians to rural Alberta. The Rural Education Supplement and...

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  • Dogs tag along with couple during rural learning journey

    Dogs tag along with couple during rural learning journey

    Dr. Asha Cadrin knew she wanted to be a doctor since the fourth grade in elementary school. So, when Asha and her...

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  • RhPAP U Pillar V-Rural Health Workforce

    RhPAP U Pillar V-Rural Health Workforce

    In Alberta, over 10 per cent of the rural workforce is employed in health care and social assistance, and they are making a difference...

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  • Kneehill Medical Clinic recognized as rural clinic of the year

    Kneehill Medical Clinic recognized as rural clinic of the year

    Kneehill Medical Clinic was awarded the rural clinic of the Year Award for 2018-2019 by the medical residents from the Cumming School...

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  • Just a GP – On being a rural general practitioner

    Just a GP – On being a rural general practitioner

    Pincher Creek’s Dr. Gavin Parker is proud to tell people he’s a rural GP. Sometimes, however, the reply back is: “Oh, just a GP.”...

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