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The AAFP Has Partnered Once Again With Project N95

The AAFP has partnered once again with Project N95 to host another bulk-purchasing opportunity for much-needed personal protective equipment (PPE). Details are still being finalized; however, below is the most current information: Members will have access to purchase select PPE from Project N95 from Monday, Nov. 30, to Monday, Dec. 8.  (The exact times are […]

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Show and Tell / November 2020

Physicians Have an Ethical Obligation to Combat Medical Disinformation By Laura Murphy, DO, Member, CCPD, Family medicine and sports medicine, UCSD It was at the end of the visit when I asked my patient if she wanted to get the flu vaccine. “No, not this year,” she replied. “They put a drug in it” she […]

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Newly Formed Committee to Implement NP Expanded Practice Authority

AB 890, allowing new categories of nurse practitioners (NPs) to practice with expanded authority under certain conditions was signed into law without the significant amendments for which CAFP had fought. While CAFP was not successful in significantly amending the bill, the bill is now law and the regulatory implementation process has begun.  One of the first steps in […]

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CAFP Still Needs YOUR Input on COVID-19

As part of CAFP's ongoing advocacy efforts around COVID-19, we have been collecting ongoing information about how the pandemic has affected your practice's financial viability. This data is crucial to our ability to advocate on your behalf. Please fill out this VERY brief survey if you have not already done so - it doesn't matter […]

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“Under the Dome” – COVID-19 Quarantined Capitol … “We’re all mad here.”

By CAFP Lobbyist Bryce Docherty In the iconic story Alice in Wonderland, the Cheshire Cat says, “We’re all mad here,” to Alice in one of the most concise descriptions of the strange world down the rabbit hole. Unlike the world Alice left behind, "mad" is not necessarily a bad thing. It suggests embracing a side […]

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Raul Ayala, MD Selected as California Community Star for 2020

Governor Gavin Newsom has recognized Raul Ayala, MD, as the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health's selection as California Community Star for 2020. Dr. Ayala serves as the Ambulatory Medical Director at Adventist Health Central Valley Network. He has transformed the health care landscape in the Central Valley through the clinical integration of […]

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