Why Join – Your Alberta Advantage

The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is recognized worldwide and has a membership of over 37,000 members across Canada. While the Alberta College of Family Physicians is touted as one of the leading provincial colleges, playing an essential role in advocacy and leadership development in family medicine and family physicians. The ACFP is also proud to provide many member services, programs, and benefits such as generous membership pricing at all our CPD activities and events

Membership Benefits


The ability to use special designations upon meeting requirements: MCFP (Member), CCFP (Certificant) or FCFP (Fellow) designation—a symbol of excellence in family medicine that is recognized worldwide. The designations signify to patients and peers that you have met high standards for training and are committed to lifelong learning.


As a CFPC/ACFP member, you have full access to the quality MAINPRO® programs used to enhance your ongoing CME/CPD interests and requirements, the CFPC Self Learning™ Program and the Canadian Library of Family Medicine services.


The ACFP plays an important role in advocacy and policy development on behalf of members with the government, other health care associations, and key decision makers to represent the needs and interests of family physicians across the province.


You will receive membership discounts on various AFPC products and services, and to the Family Medicine Forum.