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Many paths lead to careers in rural health care

The first step to embarking on a rural health-care career isn’t necessarily applying to a health-care training program. The pathway to such a career is…

The first step to embarking on a rural health-care career isn’t necessarily applying to a health-care training program. The pathway to such a career is incredibly varied, as there are many ways to test out the profession before training. Some…

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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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  • Three Hills hosts unique opportunity for rural practitioners to build ER skills             – 24th November 2014

    Three Hills hosts unique opportunity for rural practitioners to build ER skills – 24th November 2014

    (Hover over image to activate gallery options) Rural healthcare professionals from the Three Hills area recently received a unique opportunity to hone...

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  • Coming to Rural Alberta from South Africa: Dr. Paul Jordaan             – 21st November 2014

    Coming to Rural Alberta from South Africa: Dr. Paul Jordaan – 21st November 2014

    Nearing the end of his first year in High Level, Dr. Paul Jordaan continues to enjoy the experience of practising medicine in...

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  • Video: Rural Alberta leaders talk physician appreciation             – 19th November 2014

    Video: Rural Alberta leaders talk physician appreciation – 19th November 2014

      Physicians play a pivotal role in sustaining Alberta’s healthy and vibrant rural communities. While the attraction and recruitment of physicians receives...

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  • New RPAP Study reveals that rural residency route puts resources in the right places – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    New RPAP Study reveals that rural residency route puts resources in the right places – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Physicians who follow a rural residency route are more likely to locate and stay in rural Alberta. These are the findings of...

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  • RPAP is exploring the relationship between rural residency and rural practice             – 14th November 2014

    RPAP is exploring the relationship between rural residency and rural practice – 14th November 2014

    Established in 2001, the Alberta Rural Family Medicine Network (ARFMN) – a unique collaborative venture of RPAP | Health Workforce for Alberta,...

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  • Rural medical students: What we know             – 13th November 2014

    Rural medical students: What we know – 13th November 2014

    We recently received the following question from a Twitter follower related to our Landscape of healthcare in rural Alberta infographic series: “…...

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