The declaration is a step the WHO has taken only three times before: during the H1N1 swine flu pandemic in 2009, the Ebola outbreak in West Africa in 2014, and the resurgence of polio in Syria and other countries in 2014.
Maybe, just maybe, Americans are finally waking up to a truth that has already been accepted globally: Paid maternity leave has far-reaching health implications for both mothers and their children, including facilitating breastfeeding.
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.