THE NEW BRUNSWICK COLLEGE OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS (NBCFP) is a provincial, non-profit-organization who is the voice of family medicine in New Brunswick representing more than 750 family physicians. We are a chapter of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) who represents more than 32,000 members across the country.
The CFPC 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 also accredits postgraduate family medicine training in Canada’s 17 medical schools. The College makes continuing medical education of its members mandatory.
In New-Brunswick, we strives to improve the health of our residents 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.
To support family physicians through certification, advocacy, leadership, research, and learning opportunities that enable them to provide high-quality health care for their patients and their communities.
The people of Canada have timely access to quality care provided by family physicians committed to the CFPC’s lifelong learning requirements.
Summary of Goals
- Quality patient-centred care
- Rewarding and valued careers
- Relevant and progressive educational standards
- Research capacity
- Organizational effectiveness
- Social accountability and equity