Created in 2007, the Alberta Rural Community Physician Attraction and Retention Award recognizes a rural Alberta community that has best developed innovative and collaborative approaches and solutions resulting in successful physician attraction and retention in their area. The RPAP Rural Community Award is co-sponsored by the Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association.
What is a "rural Alberta" community?
For the purpose of this Award, rural Alberta is defined as Alberta communities except: Edmonton, St. Albert, Sherwood Park, Stony Plain, Spruce Grove, Devon, Leduc, Calgary, Airdrie, Fort McMurray, Grande Prairie, Red Deer, Medicine Hat and Lethbridge.
Download a nomination form and tell us about how your community has used innovative and collaborative solutions or approaches used to overcome physician attraction and retention issues.
Click here to access a nomination form.
Deadline: Extended to June 15, 2016.
Successful recipients will receive:
- A professionally prodcued video to promote your community, telling the story of your committee's successful approach towards physician attraction and retention. See examples of these videos in the playlist above.
- Recognition of the successful recipient will occur at a future RPAP event. The recognition video and the Alberta Rural Community Physician Attraction and Retention Award will be presented at this time.
What does it take to be an RPAP Rural Alberta Community of Distinction?
Since 2007, eight rural Alberta communities have been recognized for exhibiting excellence in developing innovative and collaborative approaches to successful physician attraction and retention.
Click here to view profiles of all of our previous recipients.