Your family doctor is your care specialist

There’s no substitute for a family doctor

Family doctors play a crucial role in managing your health at every stage in your life. They understand you, your family, and your community. They continue training every day to make sure their patients get the very best care. Explore our resources to learn more about the value of having a family physician.

Scope of practice


Family doctors provide life-long care

Find out why your family doctor is your best ally in managing your health.

Range of expertise


Family doctors are highly skilled specialists

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Better outcomes


Family doctors mean better outcomes for patients

Learn how patient-centred care leads to better health care.

Continuous training


Family doctors keep training for the future

Find out why ongoing medical education and maintaining the CCFP designation are essential for family doctors.

Find a family doctor


How to find a family physician

Discover resources that can help you find a family doctor in your province or territory.