In the News
We're Moving – the ACFP Office Will Be Closed May 29-31, 2013
The ACFP office will be closed May 29-31, 2013. All services (online and telephone) will be unavailable during this time. The ACFP office will re-open Monday, June 3.
An Article From the CFPC – You've Got Mail! What Family Physicians Should Know Before Hitting "Send"
Strategies that encourage user-friendly access to information and care for patients beyond traditional office visits are widely used. These FAQs on email communication with patients
identifies the legal risks family physicians face when emailing their patients; issues around privacy and security of personal information; and timeliness issues of email communication.
A Doctor's Letter to His Patients
Dr. Mark Ewanchuk’s letter to his patients
is a powerful statement on how physicians have faced instability in the health care system and how our colleagues have coped. Our primary focus is always to provide the best possible care to our patients despite having to work around the challenges within the system. Share this letter with your friends, family, patients, and colleagues. Share it via FB, retweet it, print it and post it in your clinic.
Let the physicians' voices be heard. http://bit.ly/doctorsletter
~ ACFP Executive Board
Advancing Excellence in Family Practice
Welcome to the Alberta College of Family Physicians (ACFP). We are a provincial, professional voluntary organization, representing more than 3,500 family physicians in Alberta. Established over 50 years ago, the ACFP strives for excellence in family practice through advocacy, continuing medical education and primary care research.
Contact the President
The ACFP President, Dr. Cathy Scrimshaw welcomes any feedback or questions. Email her at email@example.com