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“Let’s Go Rural!” High School Event in Brooks introduces students to rural health-care opportunities

The goal of an RhPAP Let’s Go Rural high school event is to introduce students to career opportunities in rural health care that they aren’t…

The goal of an RhPAP Let’s Go Rural high school event is to introduce students to career opportunities in rural health care that they aren’t aware of. Student interest in a high school event in November in Brooks was overwhelming.…

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  • Vulcan community comes together to celebrate Rhapsody Award

    Vulcan community comes together to celebrate Rhapsody Award

    Recently, the community of Vulcan came out in full force to show their support for both health-care professionals and the committee that...

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  • Conklin students learn about the value of health-care careers

    Conklin students learn about the value of health-care careers

    Students in Conklin recently learned first-hand what health careers are available to them thanks to a pilot project involving a local health-care...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • What’s involved in Alberta Health Services’ rural physician recruitment? Hint: More than you think!

    What’s involved in Alberta Health Services’ rural physician recruitment? Hint: More than you think!

    Recently, Vanessa Weatherbee, a senior consultant with Alberta Health Services (AHS) Medical Affairs, was joined by Susan Smith and Alecia Kerber, physician...

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  • 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...

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  • Early-bird registration now open for 2022 Rural Community Health Provider Attraction and Retention Conference

    Early-bird registration now open for 2022 Rural Community Health Provider Attraction and Retention Conference

    Join us in Drayton Valley from October 4-6, 2022 for “Put on your Perspectacles: Looking through the Rural Lens” Conference! Taking place...

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

    Rural Alberta health-care heroes receive well-deserved recognition

    Fairview, Peace River, and Vulcan are home to 2022 RhPAP Rhapsody Award recipients A community icon, a pillar of the medical community,...

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  • Alberta Rural Health Week starts today!

    Alberta Rural Health Week starts today!

    May 30 – June 3, 2022 is Alberta Rural Health Week!  Give your local health-care heroes a healthy dose of recognition  Today,...

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  • Paramedic plans to engage with his community as a dedicated physician

    Paramedic plans to engage with his community as a dedicated physician

    Congratulations to Craig Bertagnolli on receiving a 2022 RhPAP Rural Medical School Award! Craig grew up on a farm outside Rocky Mountain...

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  • First-year medical student plans to pursue her passions for rural medicine and women’s health

    First-year medical student plans to pursue her passions for rural medicine and women’s health

    Congratulations to Jaslyn Rasmuson, who has been named a recipient of a 2022 RhPAP Rural Medical School Award. Jaslyn grew up in...

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

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

    Congratulations to Breanne Gordulic, recipient of a 2022 RhPAP Rural Medical School Award. Breanne’s interest in rural medicine began when she moved...

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