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Students enjoy a welcoming, festival-filled Skills Weekend in Fairview

Can you imagine a small-town doctor with an airplane, visiting patients all around southern Alberta 100 years ago? For almost 40 years, Bassano’s Dr. Alexander…

Can you imagine a small-town doctor with an airplane, visiting patients all around southern Alberta 100 years ago? For almost 40 years, Bassano’s Dr. Alexander Gladstone Scott worked around the clock, tending to the well-being of the surrounding frontier communities.…

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  • Above and Beyond: The living legacy of Dr. Alexander G. Scott

    Above and Beyond: The living legacy of Dr. Alexander G. Scott

    Can you imagine a small-town doctor with an airplane, visiting patients all around southern Alberta 100 years ago? For almost 40 years,...

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  • Keeping health care close to home in Drayton Valley

    Keeping health care close to home in Drayton Valley

    Local high school students to learn what it’s like to be a health professional in rural Alberta Local health professionals will teach...

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  • Lethbridge hosts ultrasound training for future rural docs

    Lethbridge hosts ultrasound training for future rural docs

    Rural family medicine residents from the University of Calgary’s Cummings School of Medicine (U of C CSM) gathered on a snowy Saturday in Lethbridge recently to learn how using point-of-care ultrasound can make a difference in an emergency situation. 

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  • Keeping health care close to home in Sundre

    Keeping health care close to home in Sundre

    Nursing students to learn what it’s like to be a health professional in a rural Alberta community  Health professionals from the Sundre region will teach about 50 nursing students from Red Deer...

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  • RhPAP Medical School Award recipients primed for rural practice

    RhPAP Medical School Award recipients primed for rural practice

    RhPAP is proud to announce the recipients of this year’s Rural Medical Student Bursary: Kelly Anderson and Curtis Woolf (University of Alberta) and Karly Nikkel...

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

    Rural Alberta health-care heroes receive well-deserved recognition

    Mayerthorpe, Pincher Creek, Provost, and Sundre home to 2019 RhPAP Rhapsody Award recipients  Health-care heroes in four rural Alberta communities are the recipients of the 2019...

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  • Keeping health care close to home in Brooks

    Keeping health care close to home in Brooks

    Brooks and area high school students learn what it’s like to be a health professional in their own community Health professionals from...

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  • Al Kemmere has always loved life on the farm

    Al Kemmere has always loved life on the farm

    Al Kemmere has always loved the rural lifestyle. The RhPAP Board member grew up as the son of a dairy farmer, a...

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  • Bulls and billets part of unique Tofield health-care experience

    Bulls and billets part of unique Tofield health-care experience

    Community will be a big part of the upcoming RhPAP Health Skills Weekend on Apr. 13-14, 2019  Billets and bulls will be...

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  • Field and stream: Linda Humphreys loves horses and fishing

    Field and stream: Linda Humphreys loves horses and fishing

    RhPAP Director, Linda Humphreys, loves horses. Most of all, she loves a horse named Bentley. Today, Bentley is retired. On most days,...

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  • Pincher Creek and area students to learn about careers in health

    Pincher Creek and area students to learn about careers in health

    RhPAP Skills Event will introduce SW Alberta high school students to rural health careers  An upcoming health–care careers exploration day is intended to open eyes, and...

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  • Saluting RhPAP’s rural physician leaders: Dr. Gavin Parker

    Saluting RhPAP’s rural physician leaders: Dr. Gavin Parker

    Dr. Gavin Parker’s introduction to RhPAP came very early in his medical career. The Winnipeg native was studying medicine at the University...

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