Rural Health Professions Actions Plan

Recruitment Support Program - Clinical Privileges

RPAP supports the assessment for additional skills necessary to determine a grant of clinical privileges

The Recruitment Support Program - Clinical Privileges provides an honorarium to candidates undergoing an assessment for additional skills, such as C-Sections and FP-Anaesthesia, necessary to determine a grant of clinical privileges, and to their preceptor.

Program Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants are required to have successfully passed an assessment for additional skills required to determine clinical privileges, be licensed in Alberta, and practising in a defined Alberta rural area (Alberta communities except Edmonton, St. Albert, Sherwood Park, Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, Devon, Leduc, Calgary, and Airdrie).

What We Will Cover

 The RPAP will provide an honorarium to the candidate undergoing the assessment for additional skills, and to the preceptor.

Payment Amounts

  • $500.00/week to a maximum of $6,000.00 for the candidate
  • Up to $5,000.00/month for the preceptor


For Reimbursement

Download and complete the Privileging Assessment Application Form, found under Practising Physician Forms.

To receive reimbursement send a completed application by postal mail, e-mail or fax to the RPAP office. Refer to Contact Us for the coordinates

What to Include with Your Application

  • A complete and signed application form from the applicant (or their physician leader);
  • A letter from the preceptor indicating the applicant has successfully completed the required period of assessment.


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