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January 13, 2022
CAFP Foundation Award Nominations Due February 11th

Each year, the CAFP Foundation recognizes champions within the family medicine specialty. Join us in this celebration by nominating an individual who has had an impact on your academic, professional and/or personal journey. Submissions are due Friday, February 11, 2022. View nomination form for CAFP foundation awards here. View a list of past recipients here. […]

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January 11, 2022
Extended Deadline to Nominate a Colleague for 2022 Family Physician of the Year!

The California Academy of Family Physicians presents the prestigious award of Family Physician of the Year to an individual who exhibits the finest qualities of family physicians and who goes above and beyond in service to patients and community. Nominations for the 2022 Family Physician of the Year Award should recognize work by a physician […]

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January 11, 2022
California Family Physicians Applaud Governor Newsom for Visionary Budget Proposal

CAFP commends Governor Newsom’s initiatives to improve health care access in California. San Francisco – The California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP) and its more than 10,000 members commend Governor Gavin Newsom on the impactful, forward-thinking approach of his proposed January 2022-23 Budget Proposal. The budget proposal includes key investments to improve access to health […]

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January 5, 2022
FDA Repeals Mifepristone Dispensing Restriction

by Shannon Connolly, MD, CAFP President The patient I didn’t get to take care of is a 15-year-old kid from Barstow, California. This sneaker-clad teen with an unintended pregnancy would have come to my clinic to receive a medication abortion, except she could not figure out the logistics of traveling 117 miles so she could […]

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December 27, 2021
Interested in Serving at 2022 NCCL Conference?

Are you interested in attending the 2022 NCCL Conference (April 28-30 in Kansas City, MO) and serving as a constituency leader for CAFP? The National Conference of Constituency Leaders (NCCL) is the AAFP’s leadership development event that empowers a select group of change makers to catalyze positive change in family medicine. NCCL will inspire you […]

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December 20, 2021
Join a CAFP Committee in 2022

The California Academy of Family Physicians is requesting applications of interest for committee members. CAFP is a member-led organization that relies on the expertise of its committee members and Board of Directors. The process to welcome new committee members begins now. Applications are due by Friday, January 21, 2022. The committees that currently have openings […]

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December 17, 2021
Apply for an AMAM Scholarship

Interested in learning more about CAFP’s advocacy efforts? Check out the 2022 All Member Advocacy Meeting held March 12-13 in Sacramento, followed by Family Medicine Lobby Day on March 14. The CAFP Foundation is awarding fifteen $500 stipends to medical students and residents to attend the meeting. The application is now open! Apply Here>> Related […]

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December 16, 2021
CDPH Tracking Omicrom Variant in California

California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is collecting data on variant sequences from a variety of different sources to assemble a picture of the different strains currently circulating in California. The variant strains shown in the tables below are those CDC has designated a variant being monitored or a variant of concern of interest. CDC […]

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December 15, 2021
Disability Insurance Identity Theft Increase in Medical and Health Providers

Employment Development Department (EDD) released a statement this week that they have detected false disability insurance claims. The new scam attempts to use stolen credentials of individuals and medical or health providers. Ronald Washington, EDD’s Disability Insurance Deputy Director said, “The Department saw a recent rise in new online medical and health provider account registrations […]

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