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Statement on Roe Versus Wade

Dear Members, On Friday, June 24th, The Supreme Court of the United States of America overturned the landmark decision of Roe versus Wade, a precedent that guaranteed women’s rights to privacy, protection of their own health decisions, and the right to essential reproductive care, including abortion. This decision is deeply disturbing and opens a path…

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Connect Care – Electronic Patients’ Reports

AHS Memo – June 7, 2022 Alberta Health Services (AHS) electronically delivers patient information to providers at their private community practices using a system called ‘eDelivery’. For more information on changes due to Connect Care Launch 4, read the summary guide. Additional information and resources are available on the AHS website, related to topic of electronic…

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President’s Message: June 2022

Read Full eNews As our season changes from a hopeful spring to an even more hopeful summer, I am reminded how it is commonly said that the only thing constant is change. Over the past two and a half years, as family physicians we have most certainly become accustomed to change. Thankfully, our adaptability and…

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Recognizing Our Communities: A month of reflection and celebration

In the spirit of this month’s recognition and celebration of both Pride and National Indigenous History Month, we have compiled a list of resources to support the development of a safe and inclusive environment for your practice: Supporting 2SLGBTQ+ Communities Video: Challenging Stigma in Your Practice: A Case Study on 2SLGBTQ+ Inclusivity, ACFP’s Collaborative Mentorship…

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT – PEIP CONFERENCE

As a valued past attendee of the Practical Evidence for Informed Practice Conference (PEIP), we, the Alberta College of Family Physicians (ACFP) and PEER (Patients, Experience, Evidence, Research), would like to inform you directly of our joint decision concerning the event. After 10 successful years as co-presenters of the PEIP conference, the ACFP and PEER…

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FFYFP Blog: June Tip on Wellness

Written by: Sierra Tamminen BSc, MD, CCFP I’ve recently spent a lot more time at home and focusing on wellness because I had a complicated foot injury that had me sitting on the couch for a while! For June’s tip, I thought I would share what I’ve been doing to work on wellness, and I’m…

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June 21, 2022 – National Indigenous Peoples Day

Today, on National Indigenous Peoples Day, the ACFP would like to renew our commitment to unlearning and re-educating in the spirit of reconciliation. We commit to continue reflecting on our actions, educational opportunities, and advocacy efforts to support equity, cultural safety, and the health and wellbeing of all. The ACFP recognizes that systemic racism exists…

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Executive Director’s Message: May 2022 – World Family Doctor Day

Read Full eNews These past two years have shown that, throughout a pandemic, amid political stresses, burnout, and endless challenges, family doctors have and continue to show up, providing support and care for their patients. You continue to dig in every day as you lead with compassion, resilience, and enthusiasm in the face of adversity….

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President’s Message: April 2022

Read Full eNews Winter seems to want to hang on in our province, but I am optimistic that Spring will be arriving soon, and with it, the possibility of new beginnings. Fittingly, this season often coincides with many new opportunities for our members. The ACFP is only able to provide members with regular new initiatives…

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F***; One of the Worst Words to Hear in Your Busy Workday

Written by: Dr. Nathan Turner Form… probably the worst four letter F-word. But it’s that time of year again! No, unfortunately not the (finally) beautiful spring weather we’ve been eagerly awaiting after months of bitter cold. I’m talking about tax season! Which means many of us have received a request (or two… or ten) to…

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Participate in Primary Care Research

Project Title: Confidence in Addictions Medicine Among Family Medicine Educators Project End Date: June 1, 2022 Survey Link:  https://redcap.link/AddictionMedEdSurvey We are looking for physicians who have been involved in teaching family medicine residents to participate in a study to further our understanding of addiction medicine education. Participation in this study will assist with potential curriculum…

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President’s Message: March 2022

Read Full eNews The month of March tends to be a very busy time of year for all of us at ACFP. The countless hours of planning and hard work for staff and members alike comes to fruition in the form of our flagship conference – the Family Medicine Summit (Summit). Although we were unable…

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