REAP Programs

The Rural Education Action Plan (REAP) supports the training needs of physicians in rural practice, provides undergraduate medical students and postgraduate residents with rural practice experiences and rural medical educational/networking opportunities.

The program was established as a result of the Rural Practice Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) and is funded by the Joint Standing Committee on Rural Issues (JSC).

REAP Programs for High School Students

  • High School Strategy
  • Rural eMentoring

REAP Programs for Undergraduates

  • Year 3 Undergraduate Rural Support
  • Year 4 Undergraduate Rural Support
  • Sponsored Events and Rural Conferences
  • BC Rural Interest Award

REAP Programs for Residents

  • Specialty Training Bursary
  • Postgraduate Rural Rotation Support
  • San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training Program
  • Rural Resident CME Program
  • Rural Conferences

REAP Programs for Rural Physicians

  • Rural Skills Upgrade Program
  • Advanced Skills and Training
  • Rural Locum CME Program
  • Specialty Training Bursary
  • San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training Program
  • Closer to Home CME
  • Rural Leadership Development Project
  • Undergraduate Teaching Stipend

Click here to read more about these REAP programs.

The rural program information presented on this web site are a brief synopses of rural program information. Physicians should contact their local health authority or the Physician Compensation, Rural Health Programs group within the BC Ministry of Health for official program details, policies, and eligibility criteria.