In a letter to health care practitioners and public health leaders, the U.S. Surgeon General spreads a message to join the national movement to end the opioid epidemic in America.
For the month of August, the Health is Primary campaign is focusing on the importance of vaccinations for promoting health and preventing the spread of disease. It is important for people of all ages to stay current with their vaccinations to help prevent diseases and ensure the health of themselves and the people around them.
Delegates to the National Congress of Family Medicine Residents and National Congress of Student Members elected new leaders for the 2017 year. Alex M. McDonald, MD, from Kaiser Permanente Family Medicine Residency is the new chair.
The 2016 Family Medicine Summit schedule is FINAL and registration is open! The Summit is Saturday, September 10, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, at the Hilton Hotel, Los Angeles Airport.
CAFP champions family medicine and helps FPs improve their everyday practice lives.
Looking for a CME program in your area, your Chapter’s next meeting, the link to register for the CAFP’s Forum? This easy-to-use, real-time calendar includes the latest information on, Chapter and Academy events – from CME to advocacy to student and resident events. This is your resource for event details and registration!
Expanding the family physician workforce is a priority for CAFP. In this section you’ll find statistics, white papers, pipeline programs, graduate medical education funding, and more all focused around ensuring a stable and sufficient family physician workforce for California. Learn how YOU can be a part of the solution.
The PCMH University, a catalog of PCMH information, assists family physicians in exploring the medical home model and transforming their practice. You will find materials on PCMH programming to facilitate NCQA recognition, a library of resources, inspiring narratives from your colleagues, PCMH coaching services and more.
The latest headlines affecting family medicine: newspaper articles, online blogs and forums, and stories on radio and TV. We follow the press for news about CAFP members, updates on important issues to your specialty, practice and patients. We are thrilled to spotlight family physicians, residents and students making the news!
Family Medicine piquing your interest? Already enrolled in a residency program and looking for your first job? Or are you a mid-career professional looking for a chance of pace or location? Look no further for information on what family medicine careers, tips and tricks for securing your perfect job, and job listings.
The mission of the California Academy of Family Physicians Foundation is to advance the delivery of accessible, comprehensive health care to the people of California by supporting the goals and projects of CAFP and securing diverse philanthropic resources in order to accomplish those goals.