The Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) program is instrumental in increasing the number of primary care medical and dental residents training in community-based settings across the country. Unless Congress takes action, the program is at risk of expiring on September 30, 2017.
“We are deeply discouraged by those in the House of Representatives who voted to advance a bill that would eliminate insurance protections and affordable coverage for millions of patients. We call on the Senate to refuse passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA).” -- Michelle Quiogue, MD, CAFP President
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EDUCATION & EVENTS
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Expanding the family physician workforce is a priority for CAFP and the California Residency Network – You can be part of the solution.
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VOICES OF FAMILY MEDICINE
" CAFP and AAFP provide me with valuable CME, the opportunity to connect with colleagues across the country and a strong sense of pride in being a family doctor. "
Shani Muhammad, MD
" The Academy works very hard to support family physicians. I value the advocacy work, the education and the chance to connect with colleagues. "
Anne Montgomery, MD
" The California State Assembly Democratic Caucus named CAFP Member Jennifer Hastings, MD as their Woman of the Year. This honor was given to Dr. Hastings in recognition of her work as a trailblazer in the field of transgender care and reproductive rights. Congratulations, Dr. Hastings; your work is exemplary. "
" The advocacy work of CAFP and AAFP is critically important as it helps to ensure family physicians have their interests represented, can practice to the best of their abilities, and are fairly compensated for their work. "
Steve Green, MD
" The most important resource I find CAFP offers me is being able to plug into a network and learn about resources that I may not have access to or even be aware of at my home institution. "
Beth Wilson, MD, MPH
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There are so many ways to get involved with the California Academy of Family Physicians. No matter where your passions lie, there is a place for you to work alongside CAFP to represent Family Medicine and have your individual voice heard throughout the larger community.