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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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  • 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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  • The landscape of rural healthcare: Yellowhead – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    The landscape of rural healthcare: Yellowhead – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

      RPAP’s Research and Analysis team have compiled healthcare data in the following categories, and have grouped it according to the province’s federal...

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  • Video: Brooks added youth to the mix at 2011 RPAP Medical Skills event              – 25th June 2015

    Video: Brooks added youth to the mix at 2011 RPAP Medical Skills event – 25th June 2015

    In 2011, the City of Brooks hosted about 50 medical students from the University of Calgary at an RPAP Medical Skills event....

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  • RPAP Award nomination deadline is June 30 – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP Award nomination deadline is June 30 – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Has your rural Alberta community excelled at attracting and retaining rural physicians? Has a long-serving physician in your rural Alberta community provided...

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  • The landscape of rural healthcare: Wild Rose – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    The landscape of rural healthcare: Wild Rose – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

      RPAP’s Research and Analysis team have compiled healthcare data in the following categories, and have grouped it according to the province’s federal electoral districts...

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  • Video: Dr. Murtaza Amirali talks about his journey to rural medicine – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Video: Dr. Murtaza Amirali talks about his journey to rural medicine – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    From an early age, Dr. Murtaza Amirali had a love of teaching, learning and helping other people. As he progressed through school,...

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  • Enhance your emergency room skills with GEMS – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Enhance your emergency room skills with GEMS – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    For rural physicians, maintaining clinical competency in emergency medicine can be a challenge. It is critically important for rural doctors, who face...

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  • RhPAP News Plus  : Spring Meet & Greet in Rocky Mountain House  – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RhPAP News Plus : Spring Meet & Greet in Rocky Mountain House – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Who wouldn’t want to work near the Rocky Mountains? Blessed with a stunning natural setting and a group of dedicated volunteers, the...

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  • The landscape of rural healthcare: Wetaskiwin             – 12th June 2015

    The landscape of rural healthcare: Wetaskiwin – 12th June 2015

    RPAP’s Research and Analysis team have compiled healthcare data in the following categories, and have grouped it according to the province’s federal electoral districts as...

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  • Dr. James Richards on practising medicine in rural Alberta – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Dr. James Richards on practising medicine in rural Alberta – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Dr. James Richards of Bassano answers the question: “Why Rural Family Medicine?”. He also talks about why the town of Bassano, located...

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  • UofC, RPAP provide CME for you – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    UofC, RPAP provide CME for you – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Continuing Medical Education (CME) for rural Alberta physicians builds healthy communities. However, providing Alberta’s rural physicians with access to CME can be...

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  • The landscape of rural healthcare: Westlock-St.Paul             – 5th June 2015

    The landscape of rural healthcare: Westlock-St.Paul – 5th June 2015

    RPAP’s Research and Analysis team have compiled healthcare data in the following categories, and have grouped it according to the province’s federal electoral districts as...

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