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CAFP and CAFP Foundation are committed to investing in the future of family medicine and to providing the tools, resources and opportunities medical students and family medicine residents need to succeed in their FM Journey.

student + resident leadership

Are you passionate about family medicine? Do you have a vision for our field? Then consider joining the Medical Student Council or Family Medicine Resident Council! Council membership offers a unique opportunity to champion family medicine while developing the leadership and advocacy skills your future requires.

student + resident events

CAFP and AAFP provide a myriad of activities for students and residents, from scholarships to the All Member Advocacy Meeting to the Residents’ Poster contest, from medical school research externships to the National Conference for Residents and Students, from the Family Medicine Summit to procedural workshops … all designed with your input.

scholarship opportunities

Every year, the CAFP Foundation sponsors California medical students to attend AAFP's National Conference for Medical Students and Family Medicine Residents.

Susan Hogeland Health Policy Fellowship

The Susan Hogeland, CAE Health Policy Fellowship identifies and supports promising medical students and family medicine residents committed to family medicine advocacy. Its goal is to increase the number and quality of family medicine physicians trained in health care policy at the state and federal level by awarding scholarships to deserving medical students and residents to participate in family medicine policy creation and advocacy.


CAFP and CAFP Foundation offer a variety of resources to students and residents, including information on scholarships, loan repayment, National Health Service Corps, the Match and more.

family medicine revolution

Founded by family medicine residents, and now with the support of the CAFP Foundation, Family Medicine Revolution (#FMRevolution) is increasing awareness and respect for family medicine in California, the US, and worldwide.