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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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  • Nominate a healthcare hero in your community for a 2015 RPAP Award! – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Nominate a healthcare hero in your community for a 2015 RPAP Award! – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    The RPAP Awards provide a healthy dose of recognition to rural Alberta physicians and communities who exhibit excellence in the delivery of...

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  • 2015 RPAP Conference: Presentations now available – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    2015 RPAP Conference: Presentations now available – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Another RPAP Rural Alberta Community Physician Attraction and Retention Conference has come and gone. However, the legacy of learning lives on! Case...

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  • Today is National Doctor's Day – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Today is National Doctor's Day – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Like many other professionals, rural physicians are powerful assets in their local communities.  Not only do their health care skills and practices...

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  • The landscape of rural healthcare: By the regions – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    The landscape of rural healthcare: By the regions – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Starting this week, and continuing on a weekly basis until July, we will be profiling the landscape of rural healthcare in Alberta,...

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  • Video: Collaboration, retention focus brought attraction, retention success to Vegreville             – 23rd March 2015

    Video: Collaboration, retention focus brought attraction, retention success to Vegreville – 23rd March 2015

    By 2004, a family doctor was hard to come by in Vegreville. The community was down to three physicians, a drastic decrease...

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  • RPAP By the Numbers: Alberta Rural Family Medicine Network             – 20th March 2015

    RPAP By the Numbers: Alberta Rural Family Medicine Network – 20th March 2015

    The Alberta Rural Family Medicine Network (ARFMN) offers a two-year rural-based Family Medicine residency training program that focuses mainly on rural and...

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  • Vegreville honoured with provincial physician attraction and retention award – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Vegreville honoured with provincial physician attraction and retention award – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    An Alberta community that learned the importance of maintaining a connection with physicians and their families has been recognized for their efforts....

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  • High Level region to welcome future healthcare professionals – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    High Level region to welcome future healthcare professionals – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Fifty students from several healthcare disciplines will have a unique opportunity this weekend to discover the advantages of living and working in...

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  • How does an international physician end up in Alberta?              – 16th March 2015

    How does an international physician end up in Alberta? – 16th March 2015

    As we prepare for the 7th Annual RPAP Community Attraction & Retention Conference, here is a look back at Dr. Wilhene Zwanepoel’s...

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  • RhPAP News Plus  : RPAP By the Numbers: Physician Attraction and Retention  – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RhPAP News Plus : RPAP By the Numbers: Physician Attraction and Retention – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP uses several means to support community physician attraction and retention efforts: RPAP’s Community Recruitment Consultants (CRCs) are involved In supporting the...

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  • Bonnyville Physician recruitment and retention committee – A good news story – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Bonnyville Physician recruitment and retention committee – A good news story – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Last year in the spring, Bonnyville community lost five physicians in a very short period of time, leading to the possibility of...

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  • Siksika Nation to welcome medical, health science students for unique professional and cultural experience             – 10th March 2015

    Siksika Nation to welcome medical, health science students for unique professional and cultural experience – 10th March 2015

    Community and cultural exposure will be a big part of this weekend’s RPAP Medical Skills event, taking place 14 March 2015 on...

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