May 25-29, 2020 is Alberta Rural Health Week: a great opportunity to honour the contributions of the rural Alberta health-care providers and community volunteers who help keep health care close to home. Find out how to give your local health-care heroes a healthy does of appreciation.

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Northwest Alberta is home to RhPAP’s 2020 Health-care Heroes

Teams in Beaverlodge and Manning, and a Peace River paramedic to receive this year's RhPAP Rhapsody Health-care Heroes Award Health-care excellence is home-grown in northwest…

Teams in Beaverlodge and Manning, and a Peace River paramedic to receive this year's RhPAP Rhapsody Health-care Heroes Award Health-care excellence is home-grown in northwest Alberta, with health providers from the region sweeping the 2020 RhPAP Rhapsody Health-care Heroes Awards.…

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  • Dr. Elizabeth Racz: “A member of the family”

    Dr. Elizabeth Racz: “A member of the family”

    RPAP Award of Distinction recipient, Dr. Elizabeth M. Racz, was the first choice for the award in more ways than one. Not...

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  • Dr. Michael Boorman: “Approaching people like they’re old friends”

    Dr. Michael Boorman: “Approaching people like they’re old friends”

    Nurturing trust and abilities, and it helps a lot if you’re good friends. Following this philosophy, Dr. Michael G. Boorman of Rimbey...

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  • Dr. David Miller: “Committed to colleagues and community”

    Dr. David Miller: “Committed to colleagues and community”

    The RPAP Rural Physician Award of Distinction enjoyed a successful second campagin, with 24 outstanding candidates being nominated for the 2003 award....

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  • Dr. Stuart Iglesias: “A quiet but dynamic influence”

    Dr. Stuart Iglesias: “A quiet but dynamic influence”

    From its inception in 1992, the Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan (RPAP) has served a critical role in promoting physician recruitment and...

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  • AHS: Third new family physician recruited to High Level – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    AHS: Third new family physician recruited to High Level – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    From Alberta Health Services comes word another practiising physician will be joining the ranks in High Level: Local residents have improved access...

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  • Great news for new citizens interested in Canadian culture, history – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Great news for new citizens interested in Canadian culture, history – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    During the first year of Canadian citizenship, you are eligible to receive the Cultural Access Pass.  The pass allows Canada’s newest citizens...

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  • Give your community a healthy dose of recognition – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Give your community a healthy dose of recognition – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Created in 2007, the Alberta Rural Physician Community Attraction and Retention Award recognizes a rural Alberta community that has best developed innovative...

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  • Your community physician deserves a healthy dose of recognition             – 6th August 2014

    Your community physician deserves a healthy dose of recognition – 6th August 2014

    For years, they’ve kept you and your community strong. They’re a healer. A role model.  They’re dedicated to maintaining great healthcare close...

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  • RPAP Awards provide a healthy dose of recognition – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP Awards provide a healthy dose of recognition – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    The RPAP Awards provide a healthy dose of recognition to rural Alberta physicians and communities who exhibit excellence in the delivery of...

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  • Team effort attracts new physician to Fariview – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Team effort attracts new physician to Fariview – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Successful recruitment of community physicians to rural Alberta is a team effort. In communities across rural Alberta, it is the cumulative efforts...

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  • They shoot, they score! – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    They shoot, they score! – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    On February 28th, 6 Rural Alberta North (RAN) resident physicians, their families and invited ICC medical students attended the Red Deer Rebels...

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  • RPAP and PARA team up again – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP and PARA team up again – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    On 14-16 January 2014, the RPAP again partnered with the Professional Association of Resident Physicians of Alberta (PARA), to host a handful...

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