About Us

California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP) is the only organization solely dedicated to advancing the specialty of family medicine in the state. Since 1948, CAFP has championed the cause of family physicians and their patients. CAFP is critically important to primary care, with a strong collective voice of more than 10,000 family physician, family medicine resident and medical student members. CAFP is the largest primary care medical society in California and the largest chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Our Mission

CAFP empowers, educates, and connects current and
future family physicians to improve the health of all.

Our Vision

Thriving communities where every individual has the knowledge, power, and resources to achieve their optimal health and fullest potential.

Strategic Plan Goals: 2022-2024

1. Advance Payment Reform and System Transformation
2. Raise the Profile of Family Medicine
3. Prioritize Justice Through Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
4. Alleviate Burnout and Support Member Wellness and Joy in Medicine

Stand up for Your Specialty

We focus on family physicians’ professional challenges and health policy concerns through advocacy and education to expand access to high quality and cost-effective patient care for California. We are committed to helping family physicians improve their everyday practice lives by offering affordable evidence-based continuing medical education, providing cost-saving practice management resources, delivering practical approaches to practice transformation and fostering opportunities to promote the family medicine specialty and ensure a strong and healthy primary care pipeline.


As a family physician, your membership in CAFP demonstrates a commitment to the specialty and to your patients.


Family physicians learn about important health policy topics and legislation to influence the laws that affect patients and practice.

Medical Education

Maintaining, developing and increasing the competence, knowledge, skills and professional performance of family physicians.

We're on The Move...

CAFP is currently in the process of renovating a building in Sacramento to become our new office. Our new headquarters will be less than a mile from the State Capital. Stay tuned for more information. 

Connect with your local CAFP chapter

Find fellow family physicians in your neighborhood.
(415) 345-8667
816 21st Street, Sacramento, CA 95811
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