• Clinical Question:

    Is St. John’s Wort (SJW) an option for treating mild-moderate depression?

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  • The Second Annual LeadFM: Alberta Family Medicine Leadership Conference is open for registration! Join us for two engaging keynote presentations, your choice of four 2-hour interactive workshops, and ample time to network and discuss primary health care issues with your peers.

    Join us April 20 and 21 in Calgary!

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  • The ACFP Opioid Task Force has developed and released a Recommendations document that focusses on eight system areas that can influence better care for patients with chronic pain, on opioid treatment, with opioid dependency, with opioid use disorder, or those with imminent risk of morbidity or mortality.

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  • Earn Self-Learning Credits Anywhere, Anytime!

    Sign up for ACFP’s online self- learning tool, GoMainpro, and earn certified Self-Learning credits on Tools for Practice.

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  • Mainpro+ User Manual – Download It Now

    Learn everything you need to know about earning and reporting credits with the new Mainpro+ User Manual by the CFPC.

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    Make time to acknowledge excellence in family medicine. Nominate someone today!

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Advancing Excellence in Family Practice

We are a provincial, professional voluntary organization, representing more than 4,800 family physicians in Alberta. Established 60 years ago, the ACFP strives for excellence in family practice through advocacy, continuing professional development, and primary care research.

Contact the President

The ACFP President, Dr. Fred Janke welcomes any feedback or questions. Email him at acfppres@acfp.ca.

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