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Physician Award Profile

  • 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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  • Dr. Robert Wedel of Taber – A legacy of good health             – 27th August 2014

    Dr. Robert Wedel of Taber – A legacy of good health – 27th August 2014

    Following a year hiatus, the RPAP Award program resumed in 2010. After careful consideration, the selection committee chose an individual who has...

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  • Video: Dr. Hess Boschma of Wabamun – The gentle healer – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Video: Dr. Hess Boschma of Wabamun – The gentle healer – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    The 2008 recipient of the RPAP Rural Physician Award of Distinction believed there was more to life than making money, so he...

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  • Dr Lawrence Olfert: “An inspiration to many”

    Dr Lawrence Olfert: “An inspiration to many”

    It was 2007 and Drumheller was on a roll. For the second time in three years, a physician from the Drumheller community...

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  • Dr. Tom Phillips: “The adult the adults trust”

    Dr. Tom Phillips: “The adult the adults trust”

    The 2006 RPAP Award of Distinction recipient painted a picture of excellence in the practise of rural medicine. Dr. Tom Phillips, a...

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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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