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  • Barrhead’s “brilliant family doc” is the 2021 Rhapsody Physician Award recipient

    Barrhead’s “brilliant family doc” is the 2021 Rhapsody Physician Award recipient

    Dr. Kent Bernes named recipient of the 2021 RhPAP Rhapsody Rural Physician Award Following a review of the outstanding candidates nominated this...

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  • It’s Alberta Rural Health Week

    It’s Alberta Rural Health Week

    It’s Alberta Rural Health Week!  Provide your local health-care heroes a healthy dose of recognition  Today, we kick off Alberta Rural Health Week with five...

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  • Wainwright’s Dr. Beverly Brilz has a dedication to her patients that goes above and beyond

    Wainwright’s Dr. Beverly Brilz has a dedication to her patients that goes above and beyond

    Dr. Beverly Brilz has been practising in Wainwright for over 38 years. In that time, she says she has delivered between 3,000...

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  • Wainwright is “undeniably a better place” thanks to 2020 Rhapsody Award recipient

    Wainwright is “undeniably a better place” thanks to 2020 Rhapsody Award recipient

    The Peace Regional Healthcare Attraction and Retention Committee recognized for welcoming health providers, engaging and empowering community with their work

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  • For this rural physician, outstanding patient care begins with a long run in the morning

    For this rural physician, outstanding patient care begins with a long run in the morning

    At 6:30 a.m. on a weekday, chances are you’ll find Dr. Deon Erasmus out on a gravel road near the town of...

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  • Just call him “Dave”: Rhapsody Awards Profile

    Just call him “Dave”: Rhapsody Awards Profile

    Meet Dr. David Welch. Well, actually, he would prefer it if you just called him Dave.    On a beautiful day in mid-October, I caught up with Dave,...

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  • Profile of Dr. Chris Nichol, Camrose Physician and 2017 Alberta Rural Physician Award of Distinction recipient

    Profile of Dr. Chris Nichol, Camrose Physician and 2017 Alberta Rural Physician Award of Distinction recipient

    Camrose family physician, Dr. Chris Nichol, never pictured  himself in a rural practice as he worked his way through  medical school. Neither...

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  • Sundre physician honoured for bringing superior medical care to her community – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Sundre physician honoured for bringing superior medical care to her community – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    A rural Alberta physician who has served Sundre and area residents for nearly two decades is the recipient of the 2016 Alberta...

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  • Dr. Liesl Lewke-Bogle: Mother, wife, physician, hero. – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Dr. Liesl Lewke-Bogle: Mother, wife, physician, hero. – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Dr. Elisabeth Lewke-Bogle of Milk River describes herself as a mother, a wife, and a physician.  You can add “hero” to the...

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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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  • Video: Dr. Martinus Reedyk of Three Hills – Seeing the individual, not a list of symptoms – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Video: Dr. Martinus Reedyk of Three Hills – Seeing the individual, not a list of symptoms – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    A rural Alberta physician who exhibited tireless commitment to healthcare on two continents was named recipient of the 2012 Award of Distinction...

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  • Video: Dr. Llewellyn Schwegmann of Valleyview – "The glue that holds our medical community together" – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Video: Dr. Llewellyn Schwegmann of Valleyview – "The glue that holds our medical community together" – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    2011’s RPAP Award of Distinction recipient was a rural Alberta physician who dedicated a quarter century of medical service to his community....

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