Centre 170, 370,
10403-172 Street
Phone: (780) 488-2395

Committees

Our volunteer committee members provide guidance and expertise in ACFP’s activities and initiatives. The ACFP is proud to have a group of engaged and dedicated members helping advance excellence in family medicine in Alberta.

Stay Engaged and Get Involved!

We are looking for volunteers to join various new and renewed committees to help propel ACFP into its next phase! We need your invaluable input, innovative, and creative ideas to build and shape the programs and services that we provide to our members.

Being involved in a committee is a great way to help develop the ACFP, gain experience in various member service areas, system-level discussions, and support the organization that supports your professional endeavours.

The College invites you to get involved and is currently looking for members to fill the following vacancies:

Governance Advisory Committee (new)

A standing committee of the ACFP Board, the Governance Advisory Committee is responsible for the annual recruitment for potential Board members according to Board stated need and annual review and provision of recommendations for changes to Bylaws and updates to Board Policies. This Board committee needs members with expertise in Governance and an interest in board effectiveness:

  • 3 Member-at-Large positions

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Continued Professional Development (CPD) Committee

The CPD Advisory Committee is engaged and responsive to emerging trends in the development and delivery of continuing professional development opportunities for family physicians in Alberta. The Committee provides support to the College’s CPD initiatives and operates in an advisory capacity by providing recommendations to the Executive Director and ACFP Board. Other responsibilities of the committee include regular review of updates on the CFPC’s Mainpro+ certification and credit reporting platforms and to advocate and encourage research that will inform the discipline of family medicine, and strengthen family medicine education. This strategic level committee is looking for experience, innovation, and big picture thinkers:

  • Chair
  • 2 Member-at-Large positions

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Annual Scientific Assembly Planning Committee

As a sub-committee of the CPD Advisory Committee, the Annual Scientific Assembly Planning Committee is responsible for the development and delivery of the ASA, the ACFP’s annual flagship conference designed by family physicians, for family physicians. Members of the ASA Planning Committee are committed to CPD and will focus on delivering practice-changing education that can be immediately applied in practice. Several committee member positions are available to participate in Alberta’s premier conference for family physicians:

  • 3 Member-at-Large positions

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Membership Advisory Committee (new)

The Membership Advisory Committee (MAC) serves to ensure the ACFP is meeting the needs of its diverse membership. The committee is responsive to emergent member needs, and will, where necessary, create sub-committees or task forces to identify and meet these needs. This committee reports to the Executive Director with strategies and recommendations, and will work with the ACFP staff to implement these through operational means. As this is a new committee, we are recruiting to all positions:

  • Chair
  • 5 Regional Representatives, one from each Zone: North, South, Central, Edmonton, Calgary

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First Five Years in Family Practice Committee

The First Five Years in Family Practice (FFYFP) Committee supports family physicians in their first five years of practice and family medicine residents’ transition into practice. The Committee acts as a resource to the ACFP and its members for those in the early stages of their career. As many of our current members are advancing in their years of practice, there are positions available:

  • 3 Member-at-Large positions
  • 1 First Year Resident position

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How to Apply

Applications should include a letter of interest (250 words max) along with a summary of your experience (or a copy of your CV) and be emailed to governance@acfp.ca.

The deadline for receipt of applications is no later than Sunday, October 30, 2016. Should you have any questions, please contact the ACFP office by telephone at 780-488-2395 or by email at governance@acfp.ca.

 

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