RhPAP wants to give a HUGE shout out to rural health-care providers! We know how valued you are by rural Alberta communities, and that you are, without hesitation, stepping up to do the work required to confront COVID-19. Your hard work and the example you set is truly inspiring to everyone around you. You are the true unsung heroes of rural Alberta, and we are proud to watch your never-ending commitment to the populations you serve across this province. RhPAP offers a heartfelt thank you to all the health-care providers in rural Alberta

Post-Secondary Health Professions Students

Pipeline to Practise

Post-Secondary Health Professions Students
Post-Secondary Health Professions Students

Since RhPAP’s inception an integrated and comprehensive series of initiatives have been implemented using an “education pipeline” strategy.

  • Starting in high school, and continuing on into undergraduate studies, RhPAP provides educational resources and school outreach programming to encourage students from rural Alberta to consider a career in rural health care.
  • Medical students considering rural practice as a Family Physician or other general specialist can access a variety of RhPAP initiatives, including funding and support to raise their awareness and to increase their exposure to rural medicine.
  • To encourage medical students and residents, and nursing students to consider rural practice, RhPAP also provides a variety of initiatives, funding and support; raising awareness and increasing exposure to rural health-care practice; as well improving their preparedness as they move into careers as practising rural health professionals.
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