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Celebrate World Family Doctor Day with The ACFP

The Alberta College of Family Physicians (ACFP) is is proud to contribute in the global recognition of Family Doctors on May 19th. First declared by WONCA (World Organization of Family Doctors) in 2010, World Family Doctor Day has become a day to highlight the role and contribution of family doctors in health care systems around the world. This year’s theme is Building the Future with Family Doctors! Celebrate the progress being made in family medicine and the special contributions of family doctors globally.

Share Your Story With Us and We’ll Share It!

From Fort McMurray to Longview —we have received many heart-warming stories and videos over the years. Add your story to our collection, tell us why your #FamilyDocRocks! As a thank you for your submission we’ll send you and your doctor one of our highly coveted Family Docs Rock t-shirt or toques.

Submit Your Story

World Family Doctor Day Toolkit

Share Your Support on Social!

In support of #WorldFamilyDoctorDay, the ACFP are asking you to help celebrate Alberta’s family doctors! Share your story, thank your family doctor, or tell them why they rock. Here are a few suggested Tweets or Facebook posts to get you started.

My #FamilyDocRocks because __________.

I #LoveMyFamilyDoc because ___________.

Use the following hashtags #WorldFamilyDoctorDay #FamilyDocsRock #WFDD2021

Clinics, PCNs, & Partner Social Suggestions

Here are some suggested tweets, if you’re a clinic, PCN, or partner organization.

#FamilyMedicine and the #PrimaryCare Community play an important role our lives. On May 19 #WorldFamilyDoctorDay, celebrate your family doctor by sharing your story with @abfamdocs, thank your family doctor, or tell them why they rock. #FamilyDocsRock

@ABFamDocs together with multidisciplinary #PrimaryCare teams are the building blocks for a healthier future! #FamilyDocsRock #WorldFamilyDoctorDay @WoncaWorld

Building back after the pandemic will take efforts on all levels. Family doctors are key to resilient health systems. We need everybody on board! #WorldFamilyDoctorDay #WFDD2021

#FamilyDocsRock #WFDD2021 #HeartofFamilyMedicine #WorldFamilyDoctorDay

Add Our Facebook Profile Frame 

Tag us (@ABFamDocs) on Facebook or Instagram in your selfies on the day or add our WFDD2021 Frame to your Facebook profile!

Facebook Frame

Download our WFDD Poster

Print this poster and place it in your clinic, office, or home! Send us a photo of where you hung yours.

Download 2021 WFDD Poster

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Share a video from the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)! 

“Because he’s my doctor, my brother’s doctor, my dad’s doctor!”

Want to share a video message? Email us your video and we will share it with your physician.