Specialist Recognition for Family Medicine

Are you a family physician? You may be eligible for recognition by the College as a Family Medicine specialist if you have:

  • An independent practice permit in Alberta
  • Completed at least two years of Family Medicine postgraduate training
  • Certification from the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), or certification that is considered by the Registrar to be generally equivalent*, AND
  • Met the criteria to practise in the discipline.

No fee

There is no fee to apply and the College will not issue a Certificate of Specialty Recognition. However, successful applicants will be identified as specialists in Family Medicine in the College’s online directory.

How to apply

Send your completed application form and notarized copies of certifications to: College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta, 2700, 10020 – 100 Street NW, Edmonton AB  T5J 0N3

Note: notorized copies of certifications are required

*Certifications considered generally equivalent