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After wildfires ravaged Slave Lake almost a decade ago, half of the community’s physicians moved on. As the community rebuilt, a unique model of health…

After wildfires ravaged Slave Lake almost a decade ago, half of the community’s physicians moved on. As the community rebuilt, a unique model of health care emerged, meeting the needs of a town on the rebound, and blazing a trail…

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  • #ThrowbackThursday: The Rural Route             – 30th October 2014

    #ThrowbackThursday: The Rural Route – 30th October 2014

    The Alberta Rural Family Medicine Residency Experience: The challenge is the reward. This video from around 2004 profiles the Alberta Rural Family...

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  • Bow Island makes an impression on future healthcare professionals             – 29th October 2014

    Bow Island makes an impression on future healthcare professionals – 29th October 2014

    The next generation of Alberta’s healthcare professionals visited Bow Island recently to experience life and health care in a rural setting. On...

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  • Friday is the deadline to apply for med school tuition support             – 27th October 2014

    Friday is the deadline to apply for med school tuition support – 27th October 2014

    Rural medical students enrolled in Alberta’s Faculties of Medicine (University of Alberta & University of Calgary) have until Friday to apply for...

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  • The landscape of healthcare in rural Alberta: Population, Variation and Retention             – 24th October 2014

    The landscape of healthcare in rural Alberta: Population, Variation and Retention – 24th October 2014

    Download the PDF Learn more about the landscape of healthcare in rural Alberta. Visit www.rpap.ab.ca/Landscape2014 For more information about our research, please...

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  • Discover Western Canada in Washington D.C.             – 23rd October 2014

    Discover Western Canada in Washington D.C. – 23rd October 2014

    Discover why Western Canada is the perfect place to call home. This resource-rich region – which includes the provinces of British Columbia,...

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  • Bow Island to host the next generation of healthcare professionals this weekend             – 20th October 2014

    Bow Island to host the next generation of healthcare professionals this weekend – 20th October 2014

    More than 50 future healthcare professionals will be visiting southeastern Alberta this weekend to discover the advantages of living and working in...

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  • RhPAP News Plus  : The landscape of healthcare in rural Alberta  – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RhPAP News Plus : The landscape of healthcare in rural Alberta – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    On Fridays for the following month, RPAP | Health Workforce for Alberta will be reviewing the state of healthcare in rural Alberta....

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  • Western Canada is at the 2014 BMJ Careers Fair – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Western Canada is at the 2014 BMJ Careers Fair – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

      Western Canada is beyond compare! This resource-rich region – which includes the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan – offers...

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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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