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Dr. Chris Nichol Receives Alberta Rural Physician Award of Distinction


Dr. Chris Nichol of Camrose was presented with the 2017 RhPAP Alberta Rural Physician Award of Distinction by Bernard Anderson, Executive Director of RhPAP at a special ceremony in Dr. Nichol's honour on May 4, 2018. On the same day, a skills event was held for alumni students of the Young Medical Minds program. Dr. Nichol created that program three years ago to introduce Grade 8 students to medicine....

May 24, 2018 • 0 Comments

• Written by Bobby Jones

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First Ever Pincher Creek High School Skills Day Shapes Career Paths


Over 30 high school students from Pincher Creek, Lundbreck and Crowsnest Pass came to the Pincher Creek Health Centre for a day of learning healthcare skills. They left with a better idea of health care career opportunities. Several students told us they have an interest in working in rural healthcare. The event was organized by local medical staff, the Livingstone Range School Division and RhPAP....

May 23, 2018 • 0 Comments

• Written by Submitted Bobby Jones

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Profile of Dr. Chris Nichol, Camrose Physician and 2017 Alberta Rural Physician Award of Distinction recipient


RhPAP's profile of Dr. Chris Nichol, Camrose Physician and 2017 Alberta Rural Physician Award of Distinction recipient....

May 15, 2018 • Written in Practicing Physicians Community Support 0 Comments

• Written by Bobby Jones Submitted

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2018 RhPAP Conference in Brooks a Huge Success!


90 attendees from Alberta, Saskatchewan and B.C. participate in the RhPAP Attraction and Retention Conference in Brooks, AB. Participants left the two day event with fresh new ideas for attracting and retaining healthcare workers in their community....

April 23, 2018 • 0 Comments

• Written by Bobby Jones

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First Ever Swan Hills Skills Event a Hit With Health-care Students


43 healthcare students from Edmonton experienced rural practice and lifestyles in A welcoming rural community at a skills event in Swan Hills, hosted by RhPAP and the Swan Hills Community Health Board....

April 4, 2018 • 0 Comments

• Written by Bobby Jones

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