Nominate a deserving rural physician or health professional for an RhPAP Rhapsody Award! Learn more…

Recently Posted

RhPAP supports six rural nurses at trauma nursing course in Banff

Fortunately, serious vehicle accidents in rural Alberta are a rare occurrence. Nonetheless, rural hospital nurses want to be trained to confidently treat whatever trauma comes…

Fortunately, serious vehicle accidents in rural Alberta are a rare occurrence. Nonetheless, rural hospital nurses want to be trained to confidently treat whatever trauma comes through their emergency doors. Once of the best training programs is the intensive two-day Trauma…

Read More
  • Doctor and young family choose to RESIDE in rural Alberta

    Doctor and young family choose to RESIDE in rural Alberta

    Opening a practice as a new physician is an overwhelming endeavour in itself, but doing so with a young family in tow...

    Read More
  • Virtual care makes rural counselling more accessible

    Virtual care makes rural counselling more accessible

    Rural Albertans who need mental health support during the upcoming holiday season or in the future have a new way to connect...

    Read More
  • Rural nurse practitioner helps fill gap in local primary care access

    Rural nurse practitioner helps fill gap in local primary care access

    Saluting nurse practitioners during #NPWeek RhPAP sends a shout out to all the nurse practitioners across rural Alberta during National Nurse Practitioner...

    Read More
  • Shared lessons: Preceptors, students learn from each other on the job

    Shared lessons: Preceptors, students learn from each other on the job

    Thank you, rural preceptors! November 2 is designated as Rural Preceptor Recognition Day by RhPAP to acknowledge the commitment health-care preceptors give...

    Read More
  • 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...

    Read More
  • South Africans receive warm welcome from northern Alberta community

    South Africans receive warm welcome from northern Alberta community

    Winter preparation is an annual ritual for many rural Canadians, but some tasks may seem a little unusual for those new to...

    Read More
  • 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...

    Read More
  • Many paths lead to careers in rural health care

    Many paths lead to careers in rural health care

    The first step to embarking on a rural health-care career isn’t necessarily applying to a health-care training program. The pathway to such...

    Read More
  • Couple from India continues education to become rural Alberta RNs

    Couple from India continues education to become rural Alberta RNs

    For Tony Thomas and his wife, Tintu Mol Pazhukalayil Mathai, there was no doubt that they would return to the registered nursing roles they held in India...

    Read More
  • Looking out for seniors is a community effort

    Looking out for seniors is a community effort

    Being a “senior” encompasses a lot. It’s a catch-all for those who are older: in some cases, beginning with a senior’s discount...

    Read More
  • 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...

    Read More
  • 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...

    Read More

Subscribe to our weekly RhPAP eNewsletter to read about rural health-care heroes and made-in-Alberta health innovations