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

Rhapsody Awards

Nominate your rural Alberta health-care heroes for a Rhapsody Award!

“An effusively enthusiastic or ecstatic expression of feeling.”
— Oxford English Dictionary

Rhapsody Awards
Rhapsody Awards

Since 2002, the RhPAP Awards program has celebrated rural Alberta’s health-care heroes and rural communities with a healthy dose of recognition.

The RhPAP Rhapsody Awards continue a long tradition of celebrating rural Alberta’s health-care heroes and rural communities. A play on our name, the Rhapsody Awards are designed to recognize the individuals, teams, and communities that make significant civic and health-care contributions within rural Alberta.

A community celebration

RhPAP celebrates Rhapsody Award recipients in their home communities.

If your nominee is successful, RhPAP will work with the nominator and / or designated community members to honour the successful recipient at a community recognition event.

Celebrations include a Rhapsody Award presentation in your community, including the production and airing of a video profiling the recipient and their contributions to the health and well-being of their community.

RhPAP wants to help you celebrate

  • Your rural Alberta community’s efforts to attract and retain health professionals
  • A physician’s influence on your rural Alberta community
  • A health professional’s or health team’s contributions to your rural Alberta community

The Rhapsody Community Award, Physician Award, and Health-care Heroes Award comes with funding to support you to organize an event to celebrate the health professionals and volunteers who help keep your community healthy!

Nomination deadline in February 28.

Nominate someone in your community today!

Rhapsody Rural Physician Award

Established in 2002, this award recognizes the contributions of rural physicians, especially those unsung heroes, who provide Alberta rural communities with outstanding patient care, and make notable contributions to medical practice and to their communities.

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