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  • ‘It’s a game changer’ RhPAP Brings EDE Ultrasound Course to Brooks

    ‘It’s a game changer’ RhPAP Brings EDE Ultrasound Course to Brooks

    “Ultrasound is the stethoscope for the 21st century,” says Dr. Doewe Kits, an emergency room physician in Brooks. “What ultrasound allows us...

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  • Growing their own health professionals in Brooks             – 29th May 2018

    Growing their own health professionals in Brooks – 29th May 2018

    Doctor, nurse, paramedic are just a few of the career examples high school students were exposed to at a May 15 RhPAP...

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  • Dr. Nichol Award Presentation – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Dr. Nichol Award Presentation – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    May 4th was a big day for Dr. Chris Nichol of Camrose. He was the recipient of the 2017 RhPAP Rural Physician...

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  • First Ever Pincher Creek High School Skills Day             – 23rd May 2018

    First Ever Pincher Creek High School Skills Day – 23rd May 2018

      Over 30 keen high school students were introduced careers in rural health care during an April 20 skills day at the...

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  • Young Medical Minds Program highlights medical options for rural students

    Young Medical Minds Program highlights medical options for rural students

    Dr. Chris Nichol doesn’t mince words with a dozen attentive Grade 8 students as he leads an examination of a patient named...

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  • RhPAP Meets Minister Hoffman – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RhPAP Meets Minister Hoffman – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Thank-you to the Hon. Sarah Hoffman for taking the time to meet with members of the RhPAP Board of Directors on May...

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  • Profile of Dr. Chris Nichol, Camrose Physician and 2017 Alberta Rural Physician Award of Distinction recipient

    Profile of Dr. Chris Nichol, Camrose Physician and 2017 Alberta Rural Physician Award of Distinction recipient

    Camrose family physician, Dr. Chris Nichol, never pictured  himself in a rural practice as he worked his way through  medical school. Neither...

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  • Wainwright Star Edge: Students get hands-on experience at Grow Your Own Health Skills event             – 14th May 2018

    Wainwright Star Edge: Students get hands-on experience at Grow Your Own Health Skills event – 14th May 2018

    The following is an article by Zak McLachland that first appeared in the April 27, 2018 edition of the Wainwright Star EDGE....

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  • I Choose to Be Busy – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    I Choose to Be Busy – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Some choose to take care of people for a living, others choose to take care of animals. Carolyn Robbins has decided to...

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  • Sundre to celebrate local nurses while introducing nursing skills to students – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Sundre to celebrate local nurses while introducing nursing skills to students – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Students from Sundre and Cremona high schools to learn essential nursing skills at May 7 event Sundre and Cremona high school students...

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  • “Grow Your Own” health professions skills event to honour Camrose doctor             – 3rd May 2018

    “Grow Your Own” health professions skills event to honour Camrose doctor – 3rd May 2018

    A Camrose physician who has mentored dozens of “Young Medical Minds” will be honoured by the Rural Health Professions Action Plan (RhPAP)...

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  • “Grow your own” event to showcase health careers to local students – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    “Grow your own” event to showcase health careers to local students – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    High school students from Edgerton, Irma and Chauvin are going to get a taste of rural health care from some of their...

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