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Medical student plans to meet rural patients “where they are at”

Congratulations to Breanne Gordulic, recipient of a 2022 RhPAP Rural Medical School Award. https://youtu.be/ECCWNlzhkG8 Breanne's interest in rural medicine began when she moved from Edmonton…

Congratulations to Breanne Gordulic, recipient of a 2022 RhPAP Rural Medical School Award. https://youtu.be/ECCWNlzhkG8 Breanne's interest in rural medicine began when she moved from Edmonton to Wheatland County, close to her and her husband's rural roots. When she describes her…

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  • Physicians enjoy a better balance between work and family life in rural Alberta

    Physicians enjoy a better balance between work and family life in rural Alberta

    For some, the idea of being a physician and parent may seem daunting. However, those already raising young families say it’s not...

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  • Learning from adversity allows rural communities to better meet local health needs

    Learning from adversity allows rural communities to better meet local health needs

    Two rural communities are proving, like a phoenix, they can rise above crises and make positive changes to health care. Both Slave...

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  • Practicum students receive warm welcome from rural communities

    Practicum students receive warm welcome from rural communities

    Cheering on Junior A hockey, practising self-care, and stepping up to volunteer may not be activities you would expect a university student...

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  • Rural health providers get ‘REAL’ lifelong learning support

    Rural health providers get ‘REAL’ lifelong learning support

    Finding the time and money to enrol in optional professional development courses can be challenging for rural nurses and other health professionals....

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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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  • Endless career paths available for social workers in Alberta

    Endless career paths available for social workers in Alberta

    The value of social work has always been essential. Now, social workers are in critical demand.  This fitting theme was adopted by...

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  • Delving into eating habits easier with virtual dietitian connections

    Delving into eating habits easier with virtual dietitian connections

    In a world filled with hype about super foods, extreme diets, and so-called “bad” foods, a Crowsnest Pass dietitian maintains: “if it...

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  • RESIDE program brings opportunities for up-and-coming rural family physicians

    RESIDE program brings opportunities for up-and-coming rural family physicians

    A new program will help resident physicians to start their medical practice while bringing additional support to rural Alberta communities in need....

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  • Virtual clinic improves health-care options for Indigenous Albertans

    Virtual clinic improves health-care options for Indigenous Albertans

    Nearly 1,240 Indigenous Albertans met with physicians in a new virtual clinic during its first year of operation. The Alberta Indigenous Virtual...

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  • University love story sparks passion for rural nursing

    University love story sparks passion for rural nursing

    Nolan O’Brien never expected that he would live or work in rural Alberta. However, that’s just what happened after he fell in...

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