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May 17, 2022
CAFP Town Hall on MICRA

Join CAFP Wednesday, May 25, 6:30-7:30pm for a town hall to discuss and answer member questions on Assembly Bill 35, the deal to modernize California’s Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act’s (MICRA). Moderator:  Lauren Simon, MD, MPH, FAAFP, CAFP President Speakers: Jack Chou, MD, FAAFP, CAFP Past President Jack Chou, MD, is a Partner of the […]

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May 10, 2022
CAFP Foundation 2022 Educator of the Year Award

Congratulation Ecler E. Jaqua, MD, FAAFP on being awarded 2022 Educator of the Year. Related posts: CAFP Foundation 2022 Residents of the Year Award Lulua Bahrainwala, MD awarded the 2020 CAFP Foundation Family Medicine Resident of the Year Award 2021 CAFP and CAFP Foundation Award Honorees

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May 10, 2022
CAFP Foundation 2022 Residents of the Year Award

Congratulations to Nadine Grace-Abraham, MD & Juliana Jones, MD on being awarded 2022 Residents of the Year! Related posts: CAFP Foundation 2022 Educator of the Year Award Lulua Bahrainwala, MD awarded the 2020 CAFP Foundation Family Medicine Resident of the Year Award CAFP Foundation Answers the Chief Residents’ Call for Tribe Building

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May 10, 2022
Erika Roshanravan, MD, FAAFP Awarded 2022 Family Physician of the Year

The California Academy of Family Physicians presents this prestigious award to an individual who exhibits the finest qualities of family physicians, and who goes above and beyond in service to patients and community. This year, CAFP is proud to honor Erika Roshanravan, MD, FAAFP as our 2022 Family Physician of the Year. Dr. Roshanravan is […]

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May 10, 2022
CAFP Foundation 2022 Excellence in Family Medicine Research Award

Congratulations to Michael B. Potter, MD, FAAFP, on being awarded 2022 Excellence in Family Medicine Research. Related posts: Christopher Flores, MD, awarded the CAFP Foundation’s 2020 Barbara Harris Award for Educational Excellence CAFP Foundation 2022 Residents of the Year Award CAFP Foundation 2022 Educator of the Year Award

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May 6, 2022
CAFP News: SCOTUS Plans to Overturn Roe, What to Expect

As recent news has revealed, the U.S. Supreme Court plans to overturn long-standing abortion rights protections. The California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP) salutes Governor Newsom and legislative leaders for their quick response to protect access to abortion in California, and stands with the administration in that effort. “CAFP is working with national and state […]

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May 5, 2022
CAFP Position on MICRA Legislation

From Lauren Simon, MD, MPH, FAAFP, CAFP President After careful and thorough debate and consideration of the policy and politics, the CAFP Board of Directors has voted to take a support position on AB 35 (Reyes and Umberg).  AB 35 keeps California’s Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act’s (MICRA) essential guardrails solidly in place for patients […]

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May 5, 2022
Show and Tell: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic with A Harm Reduction Clinic Curriculum

By M. Shoaib Khan, MD, AAHIVS A 17-year-old died of a fatal opioid overdose in our rural California town, and I felt responsible. Medication assisted therapy (MAT) with buprenorphine has been shown to be a lifesaving treatment for opioid use disorder in that it stops patients from having cravings and withdrawals and helps in preventing […]

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May 3, 2022
Congrats, Fellows!

Congratulations to the six CAFP members who were recently awarded the distinguished degree of fellow by AAFP president elect Tochi Iroku Malize. Established in 1971, the Degree of Fellow is a special honor bestowed upon AAFP members who have distinguished themselves among their colleagues by their service to family medicine and their commitment to their […]

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