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Sharing personal experiences to end mental health stigma

According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, one in five Canadians experience a mental health problem or illness in any given year. Despite how common they…

According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, one in five Canadians experience a mental health problem or illness in any given year. Despite how common they are, mental health issues continue to be stigmatized, and these issues don’t receive nearly the…

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  • David Kay: The importance of having a trusted general practitioner – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    David Kay: The importance of having a trusted general practitioner – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    With the 2015-2016 Provincial budget scheduled to be tabled on 26 March 2015, the final report of the Rural Health Services Review...

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  • RhPAP News Plus  : RPAP By the Numbers: Annual Conference  – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RhPAP News Plus : RPAP By the Numbers: Annual Conference – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP’s Community Recruitment Consultants (CRCs) are involved in supporting the development and enhancement of local physician attraction and retention (A&R) committees. This...

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  • Building on success             – 5th March 2015

    Building on success – 5th March 2015

    It was a busy weekend of teaching, networking, and eating during the Town of Vegreville’s recent Skills Day and community visit. Held...

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  • Nanton physician recognized for dedication to patients and community – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Nanton physician recognized for dedication to patients and community – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    A rural Alberta physician who has served Nanton and area residents for over three decades is the recipient of the 2014 Alberta...

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  • RhPAP News Plus  : RPAP By the Numbers: Weekend & Senior’s Weekend Locum Program  – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RhPAP News Plus : RPAP By the Numbers: Weekend & Senior’s Weekend Locum Program – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    The Weekend Locum Program was initiated in 1995 to provide relief to ensure that weekend call for rural physicians was no greater...

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  • Check out the February edition of RPAP Review             – 25th February 2015

    Check out the February edition of RPAP Review – 25th February 2015

    What’s new in this month’s RPAP Review? David Kay says rural healthcare reform requires courage of conviction The 2013-14 KPIs are out,...

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  • Vegreville hopes to make medical students feel at home – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Vegreville hopes to make medical students feel at home – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Future healthcare professionals are coming to Vegreville to discover the advantages of living and working in a rural Alberta community.      RPAP |...

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  • RhPAP News Plus  : RPAP By the Numbers: Shadowing Initiative  – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RhPAP News Plus : RPAP By the Numbers: Shadowing Initiative – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP helps organize opportunities for medical students to job shadow rural physicians. First-year and second-year medical students have an opportunity to shadow...

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  • Resident Physicians: Transition to Practice 101 is coming soon             – 11th February 2015

    Resident Physicians: Transition to Practice 101 is coming soon – 11th February 2015

    Get a head start on your transition to practice! Alberta’s resident physicians have one week left to register for his year’s RPAP and...

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  • Curious about Continuing Professional Development? Check out CURIOS – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Curious about Continuing Professional Development? Check out CURIOS – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Clinical Ubiquitous Rural Informed Online Services (CURIOS) offers a multifaceted method for pushing Continuing Professional Development (CPD) through digital means to busy...

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

    RhPAP News Plus : RPAP By the Numbers: Awards & 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: Rural healthcare reform requires courage of conviction             – 2nd February 2015

    David Kay: Rural healthcare reform requires courage of conviction – 2nd February 2015

    Last weekend, I attended two continuing medical education (CME) events for rural physicians, and one for medical students. These three events were...

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