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Voice of Family Physicians in Alberta

The ACFP is a professional voluntary organization, representing more than 5,600 family physicians, family medicine residents, and medical students in Alberta.

As the provincial chapter of the CFPC, we support certification of our members by providing continuing professional development (CPD) and upholding the established standards for CPD delivery.

As the voice for family physicians in Alberta, we advocate on behalf of our members to advance excellence of family practice, define and celebrate the role of family medicine and family practice as the foundation of our health care system, and work to ensure Albertans can access high quality care from family physicians.

Understanding ACFP’s Role in the Alberta Health Care Landscape

The ACFP leads and participates in collaborative, practical, evidence-based initiatives with stakeholders to advance excellence in family medicine and the health care system.

Take a moment to understand how we work with our health care partners and download the Understanding Who’s Who in Alberta’s Health Care document.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is the professional organization that represents more than 42,000 members across the country. The College establishes the standards for and accredits postgraduate family medicine training in Canada’s 17 medical schools. It reviews and certifies continuing professional development programs and materials that enable family physicians to meet certification and licensing requirements.

The CFPC provides high-quality services, supports family medicine teaching and research, and advocates on behalf of the specialty of family medicine, family physicians, and the patients they serve.