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2020 Mentored MAT Learning Experience Scholarships

The Medical Education and Research Foundation for the Treatment of Addiction (MERF) will be providing Mentored Learning Experiences (MLEs) for physicians and Substance Use Disorder (SUD) providers at the California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) 2020 State of the Art in Addiction Medicine Conference, MERF Medication Assisted Treatment Expansion Scholarships (MERF MATES) application are being […]

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Coming Soon: New AAFP Website and Mobile App

Please Confirm Your Account Login Email Address by Aug. 13 The AAFP is about to make it easier for all 136,700 members to access the best family medicine resources for their needs from anywhere with the unveiling of a new website and mobile app on Aug. 17. The launch of the new aafp.org and AAFP […]

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DHCS Has Two Funding Opportunities for Eligible Organizations to Develop, Enhance, and/or Expand Their Facility’s Telehealth Infrastructure

As a result of the COVID-19 public health emergency, behavioral health providers have requested support to develop, enhance, and/or expand their telehealth infrastructure. Without intervention, the disruption presented by COVID-19 will pose risks to treatment for individuals with substance use disorder and mental health disorders. Funding opportunity Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is utilizing […]

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) holds weekly “Office Hour Calls”

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) holds weekly “Office Hour Calls” on Tuesdays at 2pm to provide hospitals, health systems, and providers an opportunity to ask questions of agency officials regarding CMS’s temporary COVID-19 response actions such as: • Increasing Hospital Capacity – CMS Hospitals Without Walls; • Rapidly Expanding Healthcare Workforce; • […]

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CAFP Foundation Answers the Chief Residents’ Call for Tribe Building

Another COVID-19 casualty was the AAFP’s annual Chief Residents workshop – a meeting that brings together newly-selected chief residents from around the country for a workshop to prepare them for their new roles.  In May, Shelly Rodrigues got a call from Eisenhower’s FMRP program director Scott Nass, wondering if the CAFP-F would be willing to […]

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Family Physicians thank Lawmakers and Governor for Protecting Primary Care Infrastructure in State Budget: Urge Lawmakers to Push Health Plans to Support Primary Care Practices

San Francisco – The California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP) and our 11,000 members applaud lawmakers and the Governor for reaching a compromise State Budget that preserves vital primary care infrastructure programs.  CAFP recognizes the devastating effects COVID-19 has wrought on state revenues and remains committed to working with lawmakers and the American Academy of […]

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