Who We Are

The Alberta College of Family Physicians (ACFP) is the provincial Chapter for the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and was established more than 60 years ago.

The ACFP is a professional voluntary organization, representing more than 4,800 family physicians, family medicine residents, and medical students in Alberta. We strive for excellence in family practice through advocacy, continuing professional development, and primary care research.

Understanding ACFP’s Role is 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.

More about the CFPC

The CFPC was founded in 1954 and is a national medical association that supports family physicians in providing high quality health care to their patients. The CFPC represents more than 35,000 members across the country and is the professional association responsible for establishing standards for the training, certification and lifelong education of family physicians.

The CFPC offers MAINPRO® (Maintenance of Proficiency), one of two approved continuing professional development (CPD) programs for physicians to maintain their knowledge and skills throughout their careers.