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Dr. Nicole Cardinal joins RhPAP board of directors

This spring, RhPAP welcomes a new board of director: Dr. Nicole Cardinal. In conversation with Rural Health Beat coordinator Lorena Franchuk, the rural family physician…

This spring, RhPAP welcomes a new board of director: Dr. Nicole Cardinal. In conversation with Rural Health Beat coordinator Lorena Franchuk, the rural family physician reflects on how her upbringing on the Saddle Lake Cree Nation helps her connect with…

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  • For Nikki Kachmarchyk, rural nursing is a journey of challenges and fulfillment

    For Nikki Kachmarchyk, rural nursing is a journey of challenges and fulfillment

    Nikki Kachmarchyk, a licensed practical nurse, never imagined working in a rural community. Afterall, she didn’t mind practising in the city. But...

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  • Community collaboration shines: RhPAP, AHS and locals unite to welcome new nurse

    Community collaboration shines: RhPAP, AHS and locals unite to welcome new nurse

    A Northern Alberta community is rallying to welcome an international registered nurse with hope it will encourage him to set down roots...

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  • RESIDE funding supports new physicians in rural and remote areas

    RESIDE funding supports new physicians in rural and remote areas

    Several new family physicians are practising across the province, from Cardston to Spirit River, owing to a provincial initiative managed by RhPAP...

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  • E-SIMulations assist rural nurses with domestic violence screening

    E-SIMulations assist rural nurses with domestic violence screening

    A research project supported by RhPAP to empower rural nurses in effectively screening for domestic violence within their communities is being shared...

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  • Rural practise brings welcome challenges to new doctor

    Rural practise brings welcome challenges to new doctor

    Dr. Saurabh Parmar loves to learn something new every day. His clinic in Beaverlodge, Alberta, a nearby satellite office in Hythe, and...

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  • Unsung Heroes: Grimshaw/Berwyn Emergency Team Saves Lives with Exceptional Care

    Unsung Heroes: Grimshaw/Berwyn Emergency Team Saves Lives with Exceptional Care

    The Rhapsody Awards recognize rural Alberta health professionals or teams that demonstrate superior commitment to their patients, health-care team, and community. You’d...

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  • A Heartwarming Journey of Dedication: Dr. Noel DaCunha, Rural Physician of the Year

    A Heartwarming Journey of Dedication: Dr. Noel DaCunha, Rural Physician of the Year

    In the welcoming embrace of Long Island Lake, a group of aspiring physicians experience the essence of rural living, guided by the...

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  • Locum doctor discovers rural gem a great place to RESIDE full-time

    Locum doctor discovers rural gem a great place to RESIDE full-time

    Finding your true calling is often a winding journey. For Dr. Olga Efimova, that path detoured through an economics graduate degree before...

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  • RhPAP research grant leads to virtual success: Telehealth integration keeps patients close to home

    RhPAP research grant leads to virtual success: Telehealth integration keeps patients close to home

      A Rural Health Professions Action Plan (RhPAP)-supported research project in the Crowsnest Pass municipality in Southern Alberta has been making significant...

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  • Unveiling the Thriving World of Rural Nursing Through Jackie McDonald’s Journey

    Unveiling the Thriving World of Rural Nursing Through Jackie McDonald’s Journey

    Meet Jackie McDonald, a passionate registered nurse whose love for learning led her to Hinton, AB. Hailing from a four-year nursing program...

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  • That’s the Spirit: A doctor’s mission to transform rural health care

    That’s the Spirit: A doctor’s mission to transform rural health care

    In the heart of Spirit River, a dedicated family physician is rewriting the story of rural health care.  Dr. Deanna Funk, driven...

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  • Q&A with RhPAP Board Member Dr. Michael Caffaro

    Q&A with RhPAP Board Member Dr. Michael Caffaro

    Dr. Michael Caffaro joined the RhPAP Board of Directors in 2022 as a representative for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of...

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