2021-2023 Strategic Plan


  • Healthy People.
  • Thriving communities.
  • Inspired family physicians.


Enable family physicians through advocacy, leadership, research and education to engage their patients and communities to improve the health of all people in Newfoundland and Labrador.


  • Patient-centered care
  • Social accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Physician wellness
  • Commitment to excellence
  • Engaged communities
  • Comprehensive family medicine

Goal #1

Be the trusted voice representing Family Medicine in NL

  • Objective #1: Ensure continued growth of a robust and adaptive governance structure.
  • Objective #2: Engage with family physicians, partners, and communities to improve primary health care.
  • Objective #3: Be responsive to community and membership
  • Objective #4: Provide leadership in primary health care reform, including recruitment & retention.

Goal #2

Promote and demonstrate the value of the speciality of family medicine.

  • Objective #1: Educate the public about the value of family physicians and strong primary care.
  • Objective #2: Recognize contributions and achievements in family medicine.
  • Objective #3: Identify and include underrepresented groups within the community of family medicine.
  • Objective #4: Inform educational organizations and engage medical learners.

Goal #3

Coordinate the delviery of relevant CPD & leadership training through partnerships to support evolving member needs.

  • Objective #1: Identify and connect educational opportunities to our members and communities that are reflective of their needs.
  • Objective #2: Work synergistically with the CPD partners.
  • Objective #3: Identify and promote leadership training and inspire early involvement.