First Five Years In Family Practice

Transition to Practice

Information and resources
for early-career CFPC members



Family Practice in Canada

More than 90% of new family doctors don't feel prepared for the business side of family practice. Source: 2016 First Five Years Needs Assessment Survey

This resource was developed by the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and its First Five Years in Family Practice (FFYFP) Committee to support early-career members who are starting their practices in family medicine.

It is updated annually by the committee, CFPC Chapters, and volunteer members.

Join the First Five Years in Family Practice – Canada Facebook group for ongoing peer support and advice.


Select your province or territory on the map for
region-specific information