Rural Health Professions Action Plan

    This is RhPAP

    The Rural Health Professions Action Plan (RhPAP) is a collaborative partner and trusted advocate for
    rural Alberta communities trying to achieve greater access to health care.

    Rural Alberta clinics receive prestigious award

    Moose & Squirrel Medical Clinic of Sundre and Sylvan Family Health Centre in Sylvan Lake have been honoured as recipients of the Alberta College of Family Physician's Outstanding Family Practice Award for Alberta in 2017.

    The 3 Keys to Successful Physician Attraction and Retention in Bonnyville

    Dr. Hendrik van der Watt shares the top three reasons that they have been so successful at attracting and retaining physicians in Bonnyville

    A huge turnout for first-ever high school Skills Event in Fort Chipewyan

    RhPAP and CAREERS: The Next Generation teamed up and journeyed to Alberta's far northeast to host a skills day event for students of Athabasca Delta Community School. It was fun for the students to experience hands-on learning about health professions. And it was fun for us to learn more about Alberta's oldest settlement and meet some of the friendly people there.

    Why I Love Being Part of the Rural Healthcare Team in Grande Cache

    From the centre of Grande Cache, you can see 21 mountain peaks.  If you love living right in the mountains, this may be the place for you.

    Dr. John Gillett on life and practice in Grande Cache

    RhPAP Executive Director, Bernard Anderson travels to Grande Cache to visit with RhPAP Director, Dr. John Gillett. John shows Bernard what the area has to offer and takes him for a ride in his 1915 Ford Model T.

    Rural Alberta is the “perfect fit” for Blairmore’s Dr. Bert Reitsma

    Dr. Bert Reitsma has come a long way to become one of rural Alberta’s strongest advocates

    Bruderheim working to bring essential medical services to residents

    For the last two years, the Bruderheim Town Council has been tireless in its efforts to better the lives of local residents. Its most recent initiatives opened the doors to a new pharmacy in town, which has an attached clinic as a potential space for a new physician.

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    • The CPSA Regional Tour focuses on building relationships with physicians, understanding the patient’s perspective and outlining the College’s role in the health care system. RhPAP's Bernard Anderson will be joining the CPSA as they visit Alberta communities to hear from front-line physicians and host community conversations to learn about local health care issues.

    • If you excel at full cycle accounting in a not-for-profit environment then we should talk.

    • While our scope is expanding, and our name is changing, our efforts will remain firmly focused in, and for, rural Alberta, as they always have....

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