The Alberta Rural Family Medicine Network (ARFMN) offers a two-year rural-based Family Medicine residency training program that focuses mainly on rural and regional community and hospital practices within rural Alberta. The program is offered collaboratively through the University of Alberta and University of Calgary Family Medicine residency programs, Rural Alberta North (RAN), and Rural Alberta South (RAS), respectively.
RPAP provides extensive support to the Network’s residents, both financial and infrastructural, and it also supports ongoing faculty development to preceptors through its Practical Prof webpages.
To offer dedicated family medicine residency training to prepare competent physicians for the broad demands of rural practice and to help the attraction and retention of physicians in rural Alberta.
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For more information on the importance role that RAN/RAS play in recruiting and retaining doctors in rural Alberta, download Choosing the Rural Route.
To download a PDF copy of the ninth report on key performance data for RPAP | Health Workforce for Alberta, click here.
RPAP | Health Workforce for Alberta supports Alberta's rural practitioners, their families and communities in improving the quality of rural health care by offering comprehensive, integrated initiatives to enhance rural medical services, education, attraction, recruitment, and retention.
For further information, contact RPAP Research & Analysis at 780-423-9911 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.