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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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  • Kneehill County says “thank you” to local docs with barbecue – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Kneehill County says “thank you” to local docs with barbecue – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    In Alberta, a Canadian province known for its beef, nothing says “thank you” like barbecue. On 6 September 2014, physicians and family...

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  • Have you ever wondered what a rural physician does? – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Have you ever wondered what a rural physician does? – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Doctors are explorers and detectives. They like a challenge, and have deep respect for all creation. They enjoy the company of others,...

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  • RPAP grants help rural Alberta communities stand out – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP grants help rural Alberta communities stand out – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    The RPAP Community Attraction and Retention Grant program fosters the development of projects at the local community level, facilitating the attraction and...

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  • Placing the right resources in the right places is the key to rural healthcare success             – 7th October 2014

    Placing the right resources in the right places is the key to rural healthcare success – 7th October 2014

    Last month, Alberta’s new Premier, Hon. Jim Prentice, announced the launch of a comprehensive review of health care in our province’s rural...

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  • Alberta medical students: Apply now for RPAP financial support – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Alberta medical students: Apply now for RPAP financial support – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Rural medical students enrolled in Alberta’s Faculties of Medicine (University of Alberta & University of Calgary) are eligble for financial support from...

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  • RPAP's David Kay discusses Alberta's rural health care review             – 27th September 2014

    RPAP's David Kay discusses Alberta's rural health care review – 27th September 2014

    Click here and fast forward to the 19:35 mark to hear RPAP | Health Workforce for Alberta Executive Director, David Kay, and...

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  • Opportunity lives in Alberta, Canada – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Opportunity lives in Alberta, Canada – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Alberta, Canada is a place of incredible opportunity and immense beauty. The energy, enthusiasm and can-do attitude Albertans bring to everything they...

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  • #ThrowbackThursday: Portrait of a Rural Doctor (2006)             – 25th September 2014

    #ThrowbackThursday: Portrait of a Rural Doctor (2006) – 25th September 2014

    This 2006 video from the Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan explores what it’s like to be physician in rural Alberta, Canada. “Portrait...

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  • Listen to the Changing Landscapes of rural healthcare – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Listen to the Changing Landscapes of rural healthcare – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Proceedings from the 6th Annual Rural Alberta Community Physician Attraction & Retention, which took place on 27 February 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta,...

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  • RPAP 2013-2014 Annual Report now online – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP 2013-2014 Annual Report now online – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    The 2013-2014 RPAP Annual Report is now available for download online! Get an in-depth look into what we’ve done to support present...

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  • Western Canada is beyond compare – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Western Canada is beyond compare – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    This resource-rich region – which includes the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan – offers lifestyle opportunities for every season and...

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  • This is RPAP – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    This is RPAP – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Today we launch “This is RPAP | Health Workforce for Alberta” an overview video produced by Edmonton’s Lindisfarne Productions. The five minute...

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