Nominate a deserving rural physician or health professional for an RhPAP Rhapsody Award! Learn more…

Rhapsody Awards

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

Rhapsody Awards
Rhapsody Awards

Nominate your rural Alberta health-care hero for a Rhapsody Award in one of two categories:

  • Rhapsody Rural Physician Award

  • Rhapsody Health-care Heroes Award (Individual or teams)

Don’t delay! Nomination deadline is February 28.

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Rhapsody Awards
Rhapsody Awards

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.

Click here to start your nomination!
Rhapsody Awards
Rhapsody Awards

Rhapsody Health-care Heroes Award

Established in 2018, these Rhapsody Awards recognize rural Alberta health professionals or teams that demonstrate superior commitment to their patients, health-care team, and community.

Click here to start your nomination!

Since 2002, the RhPAP Awards program has provided 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 celebrate the individuals, teams, and communities that make significant civic and health-care contributions within rural Alberta.

Rhapsody Awards are a community celebration.

RhPAP supports communities to celebrate their Rhapsody Award recipients and their achievements 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 tailored to the community and recipient.

This recognition event will include a Rhapsody Award presentation, with a video profile of the recipient and their contributions to the health and well-being of their community.

RhPAP wants to help you celebrate!

The Rhapsody Physician and Health-care Heroes Awards come with funding to support nominators or a planning group of their choosing to organize an event to celebrate the health professionals who help keep your community healthy!

  • Celebrate a physician’s contributions to your rural Alberta community (Rhapsody Physician Award)
  • Recognize a health professional’s or health-care team’s involvement in innovative projects and/or patient experience improvement or team-building initiatives, and their effect on your rural Alberta community (Rhapsody Health-care Heroes Award)