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Volunteers RISE to reduce rural pandemic isolation 

Some medical student volunteers are reaching out to rural Canadians who feel isolated during the coronavirus pandemic.  The Rural and Isolated Support Endeavour (RISE) was…

Some medical student volunteers are reaching out to rural Canadians who feel isolated during the coronavirus pandemic.  The Rural and Isolated Support Endeavour (RISE) was created by the Student Committee of the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada with the…

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  • RPAP helps Medical Students discover rural medicine             – 20th July 2015

    RPAP helps Medical Students discover rural medicine – 20th July 2015

    Medical students considering rural practice as a Family Physician or other general specialist can access a variety of RPAP initiatives, including funding and...

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  • RhPAP News Plus  : RPAP By the Numbers 2015: Awards and Bursaries  – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RhPAP News Plus : RPAP By the Numbers 2015: Awards and Bursaries – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP offers two financial support initiatives to medical students: the Rural Medical School Award, and the John N. Hnatuik Rural Medical Student...

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  • David Kay on the "how" and "where" of physician shortages – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    David Kay on the "how" and "where" of physician shortages – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    The difficulties of attracting and retaining the health workforce to non-metropolitan areas have been well-documented, and authorities throughout the world have introduced...

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  • Sponsorship Changes for Physicians wanting to practice in Alberta – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Sponsorship Changes for Physicians wanting to practice in Alberta – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Recently, the governing body or Council of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) decided that, effective May 29th, Alberta...

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  • Dr. James Richards of Bassano talks about the benefits of rural residency – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Dr. James Richards of Bassano talks about the benefits of rural residency – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Dr. James Richards of Bassano is grateful for the support he and his community receive from resident physicians. According to Dr. Richards,...

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  • Celebrating the “Present and Future” of family physicians in Bassano and area             – 13th July 2015

    Celebrating the “Present and Future” of family physicians in Bassano and area – 13th July 2015

    Bassano and area residents are invited attend a community “meet and greet” dessert buffet celebrating the “Present and Future” of family physicians...

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  • KPIs tell the RPAP Story             – 10th July 2015

    KPIs tell the RPAP Story – 10th July 2015

    Key performance indicators (KPI) are a set of measurements that are defined based on the overall goals of an organization. They are...

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  • Dr. Heinrich Brussow – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Dr. Heinrich Brussow – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    After moving to High Level about five years ago from northern British Columbia, Dr. Heinrich Brussow, and two other physicians, had to...

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  • RPAP supports Physician Locum Services             – 8th July 2015

    RPAP supports Physician Locum Services – 8th July 2015

    RPAP | Health Workforce for Alberta supports AMA Physician Locum Services®, providing short-term locum service to rural physicians practising in communities with...

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  • RPAP presents the Landscape of Rural Health Dashboard             – 3rd July 2015

    RPAP presents the Landscape of Rural Health Dashboard – 3rd July 2015

    RPAP presents the Landscape of Rural Health Dashboard What does health care look like in your rural community? RPAP’s Research and Analysis team...

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  • RPAP presents the Landscape of Rural Health Dashboard             – 3rd July 2015

    RPAP presents the Landscape of Rural Health Dashboard – 3rd July 2015

    RPAP presents the Landscape of Rural Health Dashboard What does health care look like in your rural community? RPAP’s Research and Analysis team...

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  • Video: Dr. Murtaza Amirali answers the question: "Why rural medicine?"             – 2nd July 2015

    Video: Dr. Murtaza Amirali answers the question: "Why rural medicine?" – 2nd July 2015

    Rural medicine brings new challenges daily, and that works for Dr. Murtaza Amirali. Dr. Amirali, a family medicine resident physician with the...

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