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  • Our condolences to family and friends of Dr. Vanessa Berjat             – 30th April 2018

    Our condolences to family and friends of Dr. Vanessa Berjat – 30th April 2018

    We were saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Dr. Vanessa Berjat earlier this month in Rocky Mountain House. Dr. Berjat...

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  • 2018 RhPAP Conference in Brooks a Huge Success! – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    2018 RhPAP Conference in Brooks a Huge Success! – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    They came from all over Alberta, as far away as Worsley in the northwest to Milk River in the southeast.  90 participants...

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  • A busy weekend for future rural health professionals – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    A busy weekend for future rural health professionals – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    It’s going to be a busy weekend for learning skills and showcasing the best of rural Alberta with RhPAP-sponsored events in Flagstaff...

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  • Just a GP – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Just a GP – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    The other day someone asked Dr. Gavin Parker of Pincher Creek, Alberta what kind of doctor he was. “A rural general practitioner,”...

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  • Collaboration between Brooks and the County of Newell makes them a champion in attraction and retention

    Collaboration between Brooks and the County of Newell makes them a champion in attraction and retention

    In 2009, Brooks was in crisis. The health centre in this community of 13,000 residents in Alberta’s southeast had lost its obstetric...

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  • Swan Hills Skills Event             – 4th April 2018

    Swan Hills Skills Event – 4th April 2018

    43 health-care students travelled two and a half hours northwest of Edmonton for the first ever skills weekend held in Swan Hills. ...

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  • Building on Success: A Study of Rural Albertan Communities Success Strategies in Attracting and Retaining Health Care Professionals – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Building on Success: A Study of Rural Albertan Communities Success Strategies in Attracting and Retaining Health Care Professionals – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    This summer watch for RhPAP in your area – we will be visiting communities that have been successful in attracting and retaining...

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  • Rhapsody Awards: Celebrating rural health excellence in Alberta – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Rhapsody Awards: Celebrating rural health excellence in Alberta – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Since 2002, the RhPAP Awards program has celebrated rural Alberta’s health-care heroes and rural communities with a healthy dose of recognition. This...

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  • Celebrate Rural Health Week March 26-30 – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Celebrate Rural Health Week March 26-30 – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    March 26th to 30th is Rural Health Week in Alberta. It’s the perfect time to celebrate the unsung healthcare heroes in your...

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  • Psychiatry Online Literature Review Course – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Psychiatry Online Literature Review Course – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Hosted by: The University of Calgary Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development Date: April 2 – June 10, 2018  Location: Online   Overview The Psychiatry Online Literature Review...

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  • Women's Mental Health Day Conference – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Women's Mental Health Day Conference – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Hosted by: The University of Calgary Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development Date: April 27, 2018 | 7:30 am – 3:30 pm Location: Clarion...

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  • Cannabis Update 2018: A Framework for Conversations with Patients – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Cannabis Update 2018: A Framework for Conversations with Patients – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Hosted by: The University of Calgary Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development Date & Time: April 18, 2018 | 7:30 am – 4:45 pm...

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