May 19 – Celebrate World Family Doctor Day with the ACFP 

The Alberta College of Family Physicians (ACFP) is proud to support the global recognition of Family Doctors on May 19th. First declared by WONCA (World Organization of Family Doctors) in 2010, World Family Doctor Day has become a day to acknowledge the central role and contribution of family doctors in the delivery of personal, comprehensive, and continuing health care for all patients.

Share Your Story with Us!

From Fort McMurray to Longview —we have received many heart-warming stories and videos over the years. Add your story to our collection, tell us why your Family Doc Rocks! As a thank you for your submission we’ll send you and your doctor one of our highly coveted Family Docs Rock t-shirts.

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Share Your Support on Social 

Using the hashtags #FamilyDocsRock #WorldFamilyDoctorDay #WFDD2023, thank your family doctor and tell us why they rock! Here are a few suggested Tweets or Facebook posts to get you started.

#FamilyDocsRock! Thank you Dr. __________ for _____________.

#FamilyDocsRock because they provide care for issues large and small, across generations, and at the heart of health care. Happy #WorldFamilyDoctorDay! #WFDD2023

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Social Suggestions for Clinics, PCNs, and Partners

Here are some suggested tweets, if you’re a clinic, PCN, or partner organization:

Happy #WorldFamilyDoctorDay! #FamilyDocsRock because they can respond to people’s evolving needs, adapt quickly to changing circumstances, & mobilize appropriate resources to address patient wellbeing. Tell @ABFamDocs why your #familydocsrock at

Celebrate #WorldFamilyDoctorDay with @ABFamDocs! From watching patient story videos, to writing one of your own, visit for all the ways to acknowledge the family doctor making a difference in your life.
#FamilyDocsRock #WFDD2023

Family Docs are the heart of health care at the heart of it all is the trusted relationship you have with them & their team. On May 19, #WorldFamilyDoctorDay, tell @ABFamDocs what your family doc means to you. Visit for more info.
#Familydocsrock #WFDD2023

Help @ABFamDocs celebrate #WorldFamilyDoctorDay in AB. At the heart of health care are family docs & their teams, at the heart of it all is the trusted relationship you build together. Thank your fam doc by sharing your story at #WFDD2023 #FamilyDocsRock

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