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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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  • Apply now: Clinical Educator Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development

    Apply now: Clinical Educator Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development

    RhPAP, Alberta’s Rural Health Professions Action Plan is one of Canada’s more comprehensive NPO programs for the education, attraction and retention of...

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  • Saluting RhPAP’s rural physician leaders: Dr. John Gillett

    Saluting RhPAP’s rural physician leaders: Dr. John Gillett

    20 years ago, Dr. John Gillett came to Grande Cache from South Africa, with a short stint in Regina on the way....

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