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Video: For Dr. Gavin Parker, RPAP and rural medicine go hand-in-hand


When promoting rural family medicine, never underestimate the importance of pizza. For Dr. Gavin Parker, several helpings of pepperoni and cheese played a significant role in his decision to become a rural physician, now practising in Pincher Creek, 215 km south of Calgary. ...

May 11, 2016 • Written in Practicing Physicians 0 Comments

Tagged with Medical Students Physician attraction Physician recruitment Physician retention Pincher Creek Rural Alberta South Rural Medical Interest Group University of ALberta • Written by Jonathan Koch

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Video: Hello (From the Rural Side)


A light-hearted look at some of the challenges of rural healthcare, presented at the 32nd Annual Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals conference....

March 9, 2016 • Written in Practicing Physicians 0 Comments

Tagged with Funny Physician Skills Enrichment Pincher Creek • Written by Lucas Warren

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Promote your rural Alberta community with an RPAP Medical Skills Weekend


RPAP Medical Skills Weekends provide exposure to rural medicine and lifestyles to up-and-coming healthcare professionals...

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#ThrowbackThursday: 2013 RPAP Skills Weekend was an accident waiting to happen


An accident simulation and skills training were highlights of a May 2013 RPAP Medical Skills Weekend in Pincher Creek, Alberta, Canada....

November 27, 2014 • Written in Medical Students 0 Comments

Tagged with #tbt #ThrowbackThursday 2013 Alberta Canada Committees Medical Skills Weekend Medical Students outreach Physician attraction Physician recruitment Pincher Creek RPAP Health Workforce for Alberta Rural Medical Interest Group University of ALberta University of Calgary • Written by Jonathan Koch

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Early Careerist Award profiled rising stars in rural healthcare


Beginning in 2002, the Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan began recognizing long-serving rural physicians with the Rural Physician Award of Distinction. Wishing to shine a light on those outstanding physicians who had made significant contributions to rural medicine within the first five to ten years of graduation from medical residency, the Early Careerist Award program was initiated in 2005....

August 18, 2014 • Written in Practicing Physicians Community Support 0 Comments

Tagged with 2005 2006 2008 2011 Awards Cold Lake Early Careerist Peace River Physician appreciation Physician retention Pincher Creek Slave Lake • Written by Jonathan Koch

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