Victoria Division of Family Practice

About us

The Victoria Division of Family Practice engages more than 700 physicians from across the city’s diverse family medicine community. Members include family doctors in full-service family practice, locum physicians, hospitalists, GPs with focused practices, emergency room physicians, walk-in clinic physicians, military physicians, BC Cancer Agency physicians, family practice residents, and more. Our membership continues to grow as more physicians hear about our work and the value of being involved.

Mission, vision, and values


Healthy communities through access to excellent local primary care.


The VDFP is the community of physicians who improve patient care and population health by:

  • Fostering physician engagement and professional fulfilment
  • Influencing decisions that impact patients and family physicians
  • Partnering to facilitate an effective and sustainable health system
  • ​Empowering physician leadership

Our Approach

The VDFP is committed to building collaborative, respectful relationships with members, partners and stakeholders. We respond to local concerns through grassroots democratic action. Our work is driven by members’ needs, which we identify through ongoing and meaningful engagement, and exploration of both practice- and research-based evidence. We strive to affect needed changes in our community and health system, and to responsibly steward public resources.

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Strategic Plan (refresh in 2020)

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