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Our Vision, Mission and Strategic Directions


The Timmins Academic Family Health Team's vision of the future is that of a local population which has access to the services, supports and resources required for them to achieve and maintain optimal health throughout the various stages of their lives. The model of care is focused on continual improvements that contribute to excellence in the provision of care. The Timmins Academic Family Health Team's vision statement is: Optimal collaborative healthcare


The Timmins Academic Family Health Team is a primary care collaborative focused on meeting the needs of patients within the context of their community. We enhance access to an evidence-based primary care team, assist with system navigation, foster an innovative teaching setting and contribute to a responsive yet sustainable health care environment.

Core Values


We engage and empower patients to take responsibility for their health and promote self-care and prevention


We provide quality and compassionate care that is respectful of the unique needs, preferences and cultures within our community


We communicate in a manner that promotes open, honest and constructive dialogue. We listen, hear and learn from each other.


We facilitate a seamless health system through a collaborative mindset internally among our care team and externally with our partners.


We advance the provision of interdisciplinary primary care by creating an adaptable, innovative and learning environment

Strategic Directions

Access and Care Transitions

Enhance patient access to the care team and facilitate a collaborative care experience

Quality Outcome Based Services

Deliver responsive quality outcome based services and programs.

Organizational Excellence

Support care team knowledge and skills development, adopt best practices and integrate research that contributes to primary care excellence.

Collaboration, Integration, Support and Advocacy

Facilitate the organization of primary care providers to enhance their ability to advocate as a sector and contribute to health system improvement.