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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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  • Register now for the 2015 RPAP Community Conference!             – 12th January 2015

    Register now for the 2015 RPAP Community Conference! – 12th January 2015

    Above: Highlights from the 2014 Rural Alberta Community Physician Attraction and Retention Conference, co-hosted by the Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan, and...

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  • Resident Physicians are invited to attend Transition to Practice 101             – 7th January 2015

    Resident Physicians are invited to attend Transition to Practice 101 – 7th January 2015

    Join us in Calgary, Edmonton or Red Deer for an evening of short, handy sessions on relevant transition-to-practice topics including licensing, credentialing,...

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  • David Kay: Rural physician action plan as relevant now as it was 25 years ago – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    David Kay: Rural physician action plan as relevant now as it was 25 years ago – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    As we enter 2015 and another year of turbulence at home in Alberta and throughout the world, it is important to remind...

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  • RPAP Holiday Hours – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP Holiday Hours – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Just a friendly reminder that the RPAP office will be closing early today (December 24) at Noon. The office will also be...

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  • RhPAP News Plus  : Reminder: Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals Course  – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RhPAP News Plus : Reminder: Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals Course – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    As reported earlier this month, the 31st Annual Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals will be held from January 23-25, 2015 in Banff,...

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  • RhPAP News Plus  : Remember: Endoscopy Skills Day is Almost Here  – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RhPAP News Plus : Remember: Endoscopy Skills Day is Almost Here – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    As announced in November, the 5th Annual Endoscopy Skills Day for Practicing Endoscopists will be held on January 24 and 25, 2015,...

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  • Rural Family Medicine Workshop 2014             – 8th December 2014

    Rural Family Medicine Workshop 2014 – 8th December 2014

    Each summer, young doctors practicing in Alberta’s north gather in Hinton to learn, network, and maybe even relax a little. In 2014,...

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  • Promote your rural Alberta community with an RPAP Medical Skills Weekend             – 3rd December 2014

    Promote your rural Alberta community with an RPAP Medical Skills Weekend – 3rd December 2014

    (Hover over image to activate gallery options) Discover the advantages and lifestyles of practicing rural medicine.        RPAP Medical Skills Weekends provide...

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  • David Kay: Four essential steps to effective recruitment – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    David Kay: Four essential steps to effective recruitment – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    At RPAP | Health Workforce for Alberta, we are often asked about the steps to effective recruitment. Simply, there are four essential...

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  • Today is the deadline to apply for med school tuition support             – 28th November 2014

    Today is the deadline to apply for med school tuition support – 28th November 2014

    Rural medical students enrolled in Alberta’s Faculties of Medicine (University of Alberta & University of Calgary) have until 4:30 p.m. today to...

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  • #ThrowbackThursday: 2013 RPAP Skills Weekend was an accident waiting to happen – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    #ThrowbackThursday: 2013 RPAP Skills Weekend was an accident waiting to happen – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    For over a decade, RPAP Medical Skills events have been exposing Alberta medical students to rural communities, allowin them to get a...

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  • Rural healthcare news at your fingertips: Subscribe to the RPAP Review             – 26th November 2014

    Rural healthcare news at your fingertips: Subscribe to the RPAP Review – 26th November 2014

    RPAP Review delivers news and information about the rural Alberta healthcare scene directly to your inbox. Each month, learn about the efforts...

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