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Join Us at the 65th Family Medicine Summit!

Celebrate the legacy and personal connections.

For 65 years, the ACFP has hosted a forum where members can come together to exchange best practices and celebrate their unique connections and contributions as family physicians.

The Family Medicine Summit is the ACFP’s flagship conference and is recognized as Alberta’s premier conference for family physicians. The conference offers continuing professional development and an opportunity for family physicians to network with colleagues to share best practices in primary care.

Education for Family Docs by Family Docs!

For more information or questions about the Summit, please contact


The Summit opens Friday afternoon with the Official Welcome and keynote presentation, followed by concurrent sessions. Saturday consists of keynote, clinical and skill workshops, and the Sunday schedule offers keynotes and two short snapper sessions, concluding around the lunch hour.

The 2020 Summit program features an exciting lineup of topics such as:

  • Anxiety Disorder in Adolescents
  • Dyspareunia and Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Innovative Approach to Syncope
  • How to Make Your Practice More LGTBQ+ Friendly
  • Metacognition and Avoiding Clinical Errors
  • Physician Wellness
  • Practice use of The Pain Calculator
  • Updates in the Treatmeant of Alcohol Use Disorder
  • Vaccination Hesitancy
  • Vaping, and so much more!

The Summit also includes the following events:

  • The ACFP Annual Meeting of Members (AMM)
  • Friday Evening Research Poster Presentation & Welcome Reception
  • Saturday’s Outta Sight Family Night

Families are welcome at the Friday reception and Outta Sight Family Night, however attendance at presentations and conference meals is limited to registered attendees only.

Learn more about the What’s Up Doc? Research Showcase presented at the Summit.

What’s up Doc? Research Showcase (March 6, 2020) The ACFP’s Research Showcase is one of the most valued opportunities in Alberta for family medicine and primary care researchers. It’s an excellent showcase of the incredible family medicine and primary care research being undertaken in Alberta, and across the country!

The Call for Abstracts for Research, Program Evaluation, and Practice Quality Improvement (PQI) projects is now closed.

Questions? Contact for more support.

Host Hotel & Accommodation

The magnificent Rimrock Resort Hotel in Banff, Alberta is the host venue of the Family Medicine Summit. Located on Mountain Avenue, the hotel sits atop Sulphur Mountain, and rooms offer breathtaking views of the mountain peaks, woodlands, and glacial river valleys of the incomparable Rockies.

As the host hotel of the Summit (Annual Scientific Assembly) since 1995, Rimrock staff continue to cater to the needs of registrants and their families with the utmost professional care and pride.

Rooms typically sell out – we recommend booking early!

Book Now
When booking your room, remember to modify your search by entering your desired dates for your stay. Group rates are valid three days before and after the conference.

You may book your rooms by calling the Rimock Resort Hotel at 1-888-RIMROCK (746-7625) and use the Group Code 200303ABFM.

Summit Registrant Rate
Standard $195.00/night
Premium $215.00/night

Rimrock Resort Hotel
300 Mountain Avenue
Banff, AB T1L 1J2


The Summit is one of the most sought-after sponsor events in Alberta and serves as an excellent investment opportunity for organizations who want to promote their brand, increase their market presence, and connect with Alberta family medicine physicians.

For more information or if you have questions about Summit sponsorship, please contact

Planning Committee

The Summit is conceived, planned and delivered by the Family Medicine Summit Planning Committee – a dedicated group of family physicians from various locations throughout the province. For Family Docs, by Family Docs!