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Physician

  • Shortage of physicians in Tofield led to creation of local, award-winning attraction and retention committee

    Shortage of physicians in Tofield led to creation of local, award-winning attraction and retention committee

    “In the midst of every crisis, lies great opportunity.” ― Albert Einstein Five years ago, the Town of Tofield had a medical crisis....

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  • Canadian Space Agency looking for rural physician collaboration

    Canadian Space Agency looking for rural physician collaboration

    *From CSA media release Leveraging the ambitious vision for human space exploration and the deep space healthcare needs of astronauts, the Canadian...

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  • Rural VIP No. 19: Primary Care

    Rural VIP No. 19: Primary Care

    Rural VIP No. 19: Primary care  For May’s survey, we asked the Rural Voice Information Panel (Rural VIP) members about their experience with primary care in their...

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  • Indigenous communities around McLennan appreciate doctor’s approach

    Indigenous communities around McLennan appreciate doctor’s approach

    Physician has passion for working with underserved communities Growing up in rural Africa, Dr. Shaun Butcher developed a passion for serving remote...

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  • Mom’s medical trips abroad encourage daughter to study medicine

    Mom’s medical trips abroad encourage daughter to study medicine

    As a nod to Mother’s Day celebrations this weekend, RhPAP is sending an early shout-out to all the wonderful health-care professionals across...

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  • Taber doctor’s specialty turned out to be rural medicine

    Taber doctor’s specialty turned out to be rural medicine

    Doctors have become heroes in the COVID-19 pandemic and now it’s time to pay tribute during National Physicians’ Day on May 1....

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  • Rural health professionals invited to shape their future education options

    Rural health professionals invited to shape their future education options

    For Dr. Jane Fowke and her husband, Dr. Ian Macdonald, virtual continuing professional development is nothing new. The couple have been attending...

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  • $6M for medical students to work in rural Alberta

    $6M for medical students to work in rural Alberta

    More physicians will be working in rural Alberta thanks to a $6-million investment that will increase Albertans’ access to the care they...

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  • Students share tips on various ways to get to medical school

    Students share tips on various ways to get to medical school

    Don’t rule out becoming a physician just because you started your undergraduate degree in a subject like agriculture, nursing, or physiotherapy. That’s...

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  • Mentorship network provides peer-to-peer support and resources for treating chronic pain and addiction 

    Mentorship network provides peer-to-peer support and resources for treating chronic pain and addiction 

    Chronic pain and substance use disorders are serious, complex conditions. Twenty per cent of Canadians report having chronic pain, and, in the...

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  • One-stop shop for health care in Slave Lake

    One-stop shop for health care in Slave Lake

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

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  • Those who work together, stay together

    Those who work together, stay together

    As Valentine’s Day approaches and thoughts turn to romance, RhPAP thought it would be interesting to speak with some health-care couples—including doctors,...

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