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Celebrate World Family Doctor Day with The ACFP

The Alberta College of Family Physicians (ACFP) is proud to support 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 acknowledge the central role and contribution of family doctors in the delivery of personal, comprehensive, and continuing health care for all patients.

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 Family Doc Rocks! As a thank you for your submission we’ll send you and your doctor one of our highly coveted Family Docs Rock t-shirts.

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World Family Doctor Day Toolkit

Share Your Support on Social

Using the hashtags #FamilyDocsRock #WorldFamilyDoctorDay #WFDD2022 #AlwaysThere2Care, thank your family doctor and tell us why they rock! Here are a few suggested Tweets or Facebook posts to get you started.

#FamilyDocsRock! Thank you Dr. __________ for _____________.

#FamilyDocsRock because they are always at the front line — in war, health crises, and times of peace. They are pillars within our communities, sharing their core values, creating a unique connection with their patients, and building bonds of trust. #WFDD2022 #AlwaysThere2Care

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Social Suggestions for Clinics, PCNs, and Partners

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

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 professionals are there, wherever and whenever needed. #FamilyDocsRock #WorldFamilyDoctorDay @WoncaWorld

Being a Family Doc is both a privilege & a responsibility. Delivering accessible, equitable, sustainable, high-quality care is Family Doctors’ raison d’etre. @ABFamDocs #FamilyDocsRock #WFDD2022

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