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

It was the beginning of the end for about 40 nursing and medicine students visiting Fairview, Alberta last August. That is the beginning of Fairview’s…

It was the beginning of the end for about 40 nursing and medicine students visiting Fairview, Alberta last August. That is the beginning of Fairview’s exciting festival celebrating the end of summer, appropriately named Summer’s End Festival, and the best…

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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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  • Community works together to support new moms and caregivers

    Community works together to support new moms and caregivers

    Being a physician doesn’t mean you are immune to life’s health challenges.

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  • Keeping health care close to home in Drumheller 

    Keeping health care close to home in Drumheller 

    Media Release  September 23, 2019  Keeping health care close to home in Drumheller  Post-secondary students learn what it’s like to be a...

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  • Crowsnest Pass community comes together to create a high school health mentorship experience

    Crowsnest Pass community comes together to create a high school health mentorship experience

    How do you support a rural high school student in their journey to become a rural health-care provider? Well, it takes a...

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  • Killam welcomes first Alberta-educated physician in decades

    Killam welcomes first Alberta-educated physician in decades

    Dr. Rami Abu-Zeidan hopes to provide the same personal care and understanding he witnessed his father receiving when he was young. “I...

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  • “Pop-up” clinic the right prescription for country music fans 

    “Pop-up” clinic the right prescription for country music fans 

    Meeting the medical needs of the BVJ  For five days in mid-summer, a “mini-hospital” rises to the beat of country music in...

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  • Calm head during emergency confirms medicine in volunteer’s future

    Calm head during emergency confirms medicine in volunteer’s future

    A stint as a medical volunteer at Big Valley Jamboree five years ago was all 20-year-old Allyson Wrubleski needed to know she...

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  • Engaging students in rural mentorship opportunities

    Engaging students in rural mentorship opportunities

    Over 100 first-year medical students were introduced to great possibilities during a recent Rural Mentorship Lunch. Held on July 19, 2019 at...

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  • Embracing the adventure: Dr. Leon Greeff’s journey to practise in Grande Cache

    Embracing the adventure: Dr. Leon Greeff’s journey to practise in Grande Cache

    For Dr. Leon Greeff, the path to practising family medicine at the northern edge of the Rocky Mountains in Grande Cache, Alberta,...

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  • Strategies to Prepare Students for Rural Life 

    Strategies to Prepare Students for Rural Life 

    Attracting and retaining health professionals to rural practice involves a range of personal, professional, and community factors.1 These dimensions must work together...

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  • Keeping health care close to home in Fairview

    Keeping health care close to home in Fairview

    Post-secondary students learn what it’s like to be a health professional in a rural Alberta community  Health professionals from the Fairview region will teach medical...

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