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November 30, 2022
CAFP Launches 2023 Committee Nominations Cycle

Interested in serving on a CAFP committee, or know someone whom we should consider? Please consider completing an application and help us spread the word broadly. Committee participation is a great way to deepen your learning, have an impact on CAFP practice and policy, and develop your network and leadership acumen. Committee applications will be […]

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November 28, 2022
Consider CAFP-F this #GivingTuesday!

Today is the day for giving back! #GivingTuesday is a global day of unity and giving for causes that make a big impact. Show your #FMRevolution support for California’s future family medicine leaders. We believe that family physicians are the key to a healthy California, and your donation helps continue our mission of nurturing each […]

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November 22, 2022
Dr. Jasmeet Bains Wins Election to State Assembly District 35

Dr. Jasmeet Bains declared a historic and decisive victory in the November 8, 2022, general election, becoming the first Sikh American and woman of Indian American descent to be elected to the California Legislature. Assemblymember-elect Jasmeet Bains, MD, released the following statement after receiving the latest ballot count: “We did it! Thanks to a tremendous […]

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November 17, 2022
Calling All Creative Family Docs!

We’re looking for fun or impactful design ideas for CAFP swag in our Family Docs Store! Your design can be digital, hand drawn, or even a catchy phrase. Send your best ideas to cafp@familydocs.org. The winner will receive Family Docs swag and we may feature your design in our store.

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November 16, 2022
E-Spotlight: Reevaluating the Approach to COPD Management

By William Diez, DMSc, PA-C, RRT, AE-C, MSL – Respiratory & Immunology, AstraZeneca I have had the privilege to serve patients as a health care provider for almost 20 years: the first 12 as a respiratory care practitioner, 4 as an emergency medicine physician assistant, and the last 3 as a medical science liaison. In that time, […]

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November 9, 2022
Dr. Bains Elected to State Assembly!

The results are in — Dr. Bains will be the next Assemblymember for District 35! We want to thank everyone who supported her campaign. From donating, knocking on doors, and phone banking, you helped get a family physician elected to State Assembly! Jasmeet’s campagin reached new voters in the Central valley, encouraged people to vote […]

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November 8, 2022
CAFP receives $3.3 million grant to California Residency Program Collaborative (CRPC-3)

CAFP is excited to begin work on a third learning collaborative! CRPC-3 will address the opioid epidemic through prevention, treatment, and recovery services. The grant implements a learning collaborative that provides multiple physician specialties and their care teams with education, resources, and tools to transform practice and improve patient care in OUD, SUD and addiction. […]

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November 8, 2022
Cases and Conversations in Reproductive Health

Reproductive health is an important element of the full-spectrum of family medicine. The current healthcare environment in the US has created fear and anxiety for patients and their physicians, prompted by uncertainty about availability of services, coverage for care and access to physicians. Education and training that build solutions for reproductive health care help to […]

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November 8, 2022
CDC Adds Flexibility to Prescribing Guidelines

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released updated guidelines (all 88 pages of them) that provide recommendations for clinicians providing pain care, including those prescribing opioids, for outpatients aged ≥18 years. CDC recognized their original guidance was often misapplied; it was supposed to serve as a roadmap for clinicians navigating tricky decisions around […]

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