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Enhancing Rural Trauma Care: RhPAP Bursary for STARS Training

Are you a physician working in a rural Alberta community or resident physician in a rural stream at a Alberta university? Are you keen on…

Are you a physician working in a rural Alberta community or resident physician in a rural stream at a Alberta university? Are you keen on enhancing your trauma care skills to better serve your patients? The Rural Health Professions Action…

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  • Chaten Jessel was attracted to medicine by the opportunity to support people in their rural health journey

    Chaten Jessel was attracted to medicine by the opportunity to support people in their rural health journey

    Chatel Jessel loves the strong sense of community in rural life. He grew up in Strathmore, east of Calgary. Now in first-year...

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  • Cowgirl from Warner trades her cattle prod for a stethoscope

    Cowgirl from Warner trades her cattle prod for a stethoscope

    Katrina Taylor loves ranching. She grew up on a ranch near Warner, Alta, where her parents raised Black Angus cattle. One year,...

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  • Med student and cattle owner, Danika Bouvier loved growing up in rural Alberta

    Med student and cattle owner, Danika Bouvier loved growing up in rural Alberta

    Danika Bouvier grew up on a ranch not far from Donnelly, Alberta, about 425 kilometres northwest of Edmonton, where her parents run...

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  • Early exposure can influence medical learners to practise rural

    Early exposure can influence medical learners to practise rural

    Dr. Mark Prins knows growing up on a Lacombe-area farm had a major impact on where he is today. Growing up rural...

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  • Student-led clinic delivers dental care to rural Métis residents

    Student-led clinic delivers dental care to rural Métis residents

    Taking care of our mouth, teeth, and gums is an important part of overall health. This is the message from the Canadian...

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  • Hinton med student finds the community connections in rural medicine appealing

    Hinton med student finds the community connections in rural medicine appealing

    Jesse Lineham loved the abundance of outdoor opportunities growing up in Hinton. This summer, she plans to run the Canadian Death Race...

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  • Growing the next generation of health professionals in Swan Hills.                                        

    Growing the next generation of health professionals in Swan Hills.                                        

    High school students to receive a hands-on health-care experience in Swan Hills on April 6 Health professionals from the town of Swan...

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  • RhPAP welcomes newest team member Sharon Long

    RhPAP welcomes newest team member Sharon Long

    RhPAP is pleased to welcome our newest staff member, Sharon Long, to the Accommodations team. As the new Rural North Coordinator for...

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  • Growing the next generation of health professionals in the Athabasca/Boyle area

    Growing the next generation of health professionals in the Athabasca/Boyle area

    Health professionals from the Town of Athabasca, Athabasca County, Village of Boyle, and the MD of Opportunity region will teach high school...

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  • Rolling out the welcome mat for medical learners in Brooks

    Rolling out the welcome mat for medical learners in Brooks

    Knowing your accommodation is all set up before arriving for a medical rotation in an unfamiliar community is comforting. And having someone...

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  • Students “Go rural!” for comprehensive medical training

    Students “Go rural!” for comprehensive medical training

    Prospective physicians who want to get the most out of their medical training should look to go rural. This is the advice...

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  • Why you should be a rural preceptor

    Why you should be a rural preceptor

    Calling all rural physicians! The University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine and the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry...

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