About Us

Mission and Goals

Mission

The College of Family Physicians of Canada is a national voluntary organization of family physicians that makes continuing medical education of its members mandatory.

The College strives to improve the health of Canadians by promoting high standards of medical education and care in family practice, by contributing to public understanding of healthy living, by supporting ready access to family physician services and by encouraging research and disseminating knowledge about family medicine.

Goals

GOAL #1 COMMUNITY AND PATIENT HEALTH
Advocate for the access to Family Medicine in PMH model for all Manitobans.
Increase literacy and awareness of our members regarding social accountability.

GOAL #2 MEMBERSHIP ADVOCACY & SUPPORT
Advocate and Support Members thru Membership Groups, Stakeholder Groups, Committees and Member Engagement.

GOAL #3 DEVELOP & SUSTAIN PROFESSION THRU STANDARDS
Increase involvement of community-based family physicians in continuum of education and research.

The Four Principles of Family Medicine

  • The family physician is a skilled clinician;
  • The family physician is a resource to a defined practice population;
  • Family medicine is a community-based discipline;
  • The doctor-patient relationship is primary to the role of the family physician.
 
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