Mission and Goals

The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is the voice of family medicine in Canada. Representing more than 35,000 members across the country, it is the professional organization responsible for establishing standards for the training, certification and lifelong education of family physicians and for advocating on behalf of the specialty of family medicine, family physicians and their patients. The CFPC accredits postgraduate family medicine training in Canada’s 17 medical schools. 


Leading family medicine to improve the health of all people in Canada — by setting standards for education, certifying and supporting family physicians, championing advocacy and research, and honouring the patient-physician relationship as being core to our profession.


Leading family medicine. Improving lives.

Summary of Goals

  1. Set standards to develop and sustain skilled family physicians
  2. Meet the evolving health care needs of our communities
  3. Promote the value of patient care provided by family physicians

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