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Strategic Framework


Advancing health for patients, their families, and communities where every Albertan has a patient-centred medical home.


Supporting family physicians in Alberta through continuing professional development, advocacy, leadership, and research that enables them to provide high quality health care for their patients and their communities.


As Family Physicians…

…We Value Professionalism
The ACFP acts with integrity, respect, and inclusiveness, upholding the social responsibility of family medicine.

…We Value Continuous Learning and Professional Development
The ACFP supports and inspires self-directed and lifelong learning, quality improvement, research, and continuing professional development for family physicians so that they may adapt to changes in medical evidence, patient, and community needs.

…We Value Patient Centred and Integrated Care
The ACFP is comprised of caring family physician leaders, who ensure comprehensive and integrated care, and value excellence in health care inspired by personal interactions and trusting relationships in the communities they serve.

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

…We Value the Views and Needs of Our Membership
The ACFP is inclusive and reflective of its members’ views and needs, building awareness of the value of family medicine through responsive and adaptive communication, advocacy, research, engagement, and education.


Strategic Framework

Theme 1: CPD
Providing access to quality continuing professional development (CPD) and best practice resources

Influencing public and health policy that supports excellence in patient care

Fostering a connected and engaged community of family physicians

Building awareness of the value of the family physician and their vision and concrete leadership to implement change