About us

Indigenous Peoples Acknowledgement

Edmonton North Primary Care Network (PCN) resides on Beaver Hills House, the traditional land of many including the Cree, Sioux, Stoney, Dene, Metis and many more First Nations. We honour this land upon which our patients, employees and stakeholders gather, work, and learn. In accordance with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s 94 calls to action, the PCN is committed to creating an environment that is inclusive and culturally competent, promoting healthcare services for all individuals in an equitable fashion.

Edmonton North PCN

The Edmonton North Primary Care Network is made up of doctors and healthcare professionals working together to improve community health. Opening in 2007, the Edmonton North PCN is one of 40 Primary Care Networks operating in Alberta. Our priority is helping you live your best life and give you the tools to improve your health. The Edmonton North PCN is part of the medical home.

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About the PCN

  • 158

    Number of doctors

  • 65

    Number of clinics

  • 111

    Number of staff

  • 30,840

    Number of patients seen last year

  • 2,461

    Number of groups attended

Strategic Direction

The Edmonton North PCNs strategic direction is the stepping stones of what we want to accomplish as an organization when supporting patients, member physicians and the community we serve. Our goals are as follows:

  • Grow Strong Partnerships
  • Build Patient Medical Home Capacity
  • Engage Patients and the Local Community 
  • Cultivate a Highly Effective and Sustainable Primary Care Workforce
  • Improve Health Outcomes by Adopting a Population-Health Approach to Provide Equitable Care and Services Beyond the Panel

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Visit us at the Edmonton Community Health Hub North!

Edmonton Community Health Hub North
13211 Fort Road NW, Edmonton Alberta
Welcome to PCN

What is a Medical Home?

A Medical Home is where you feel most comfortable accessing services and care to support your healthcare needs. It is supported by a team that is integrated with health care services and  professionals that are focused on individual patient needs within your community, throughout every stage of life.

Through your medical home, your health care team can provide routine screening and testing to support early detection of disease, support chronic disease management, improve access to care when you need it and offers continuous care through your family doctors to support your health and wellbeing.

Research shows having a continuous relationship with a family doctor is key to improving your health. Having a family doctor:

Having a supportive team of healthcare providers ensures you play a greater role in decision making in the care you receive.

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Mission, vision and values images
Mission, vision and values images

Vision

The Primary Care Network strives to be a trusted partner in providing the best primary health care for everyone in our communities. In partnership with our family physicians and patients, we enhance the health of our communities.


Mission

We enrich patient health and wellness by supporting family physicians through comprehensive and high functioning multidisciplinary teams. By reducing barriers to access and providing equitable care, along with a commitment to continuous quality improvement, we guide and support patients towards better health.

 

Values

  • Be accountable: We are a trusted organization and honour our commitment to uphold moral and ethical standards. We are responsible stewards of public health care resources. We have a responsibility for the health and well-being of our patients and communities.
  • Build Teams: In collaboration with our patients, our physicians, our staff, and our partners, we are on the same team to deliver the highest quality of primary health care.
  • Aim High: We strive for excellence in health outcomes for our patients and communities through continuous evaluation and improvement of the multiple dimensions of quality in all that we do.
  • Be Curious: Through innovation and learning, we aim to be an outcome-oriented learning organization open to creative and transformative solutions.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Edmonton North Primary Care Network is committed to creating a safe and inclusive space for everyone in our community. We strive to demonstrate value and respect for people as unique individuals. Our team is dedicated to providing equitable access to care by meeting patients where they are at in their health journey.

PCN Leadership

The Edmonton North PCN is a joint venture between family physicians and Alberta Health Services. PCNs are operated with finding from the Alberta government and form a not-for-profit organization. This means the PCN is lead by a group of family physicians and AHS. The Board of Directors oversees the governance of the organization and ensures the services the PCN provides are meeting the needs of the patients we see.

Board of Directors

  • Dr. Diana Hong, President
  • Dr. Joseph Kumpula, Vice President and Treasurer and Secretary
  • Amie Dowell, Independent Director
  • Dr. Abdirahman Mohamed, Director
  • Dr. Michael Njenga, Director
  • Dr. Michelle Semenjuk, Director
  • Dr. David Wingnean, Director

Looking after the day-to-day operations of the organization is the PCN Leadership team:

  • Leeca Sonnema, Executive Director
  • Yetunde Adesina, Director, Finance and Business Operations 
  • Jaret Farris, Director, Clinical Operations 
  • Melodie Letwin, Manager, Mental Health Services
  • Kayla Ransom, Clinical Services Manager
  • Lindsay Steward, Manager, Specialized Health Services


If you are looking to get in touch with a manager or Board member, please email
info@enpcn.com.

Provincial Objectives

Primary Care Networks across the province provide services that best meet the needs of their patient populations. With this being said, provincial objectives were set for all PCNs. These are:

01

Accountable & Effective Governance

Establish clear & effective governance roles, structures & processes that support shared accountability & the evolution of primary healthcare delivery.

02

Strong Partnerships & Transitions of Care

Coordinate, integrate & partner with health services & other social services across the continuum of care.

03

Health Needs of the Community and Population

Plan service delivery on high quality assessments of the community’s needs through community engagement and assessment of appropriate evidence.

04

Patient’s Medical Home

Implement patient’s medical home to ensure Albertans have access to the right services through the establishment of interdisciplinary teams that provide comprehensive primary care.

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