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April 29, 2022
CAFP Welcomes New District I and V Directors

Congratulations to Maria Carriedo-Ceniceros, MD (District I, San Diego-Imperial counties) and Shayne Poulin, MD (District V, Riverside-San Bernardino, Kern, Tulare counties) who were recently elected to serve on CAFP’s Board of Directors. Maria Carriedo-Ceniceros, MD is a family physician from San Ysidro Health Center, a Federally Qualified Community Health Center serving over 109,000 of the […]

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April 27, 2022
Thank You for Attending Our 2022 Forum

Thank you for attending the 2022 Family Medicine Clinical Forum. We hope that you had a terrific experience Reconnecting, Reflecting and Reimagining and have had time to reflect on all that you experienced. Please take a brief moment to complete the conference evaluation located in Homeroom (where you registered) here. Once you complete the evaluation, […]

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April 27, 2022
Latest News on MICRA

A coalition led by health care provider groups unveils a compromise on California’s Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act of 1975 (MICRA). Californians Allied for Patient Protection (CAPP), the statewide coalition to protect access to health care through MICRA, announced a deal to avoid a potentially devastating ballot initiative. A long-time member of CAPP, CAFP received […]

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April 25, 2022
Welcome New CAFP Board President, Lauren Simon, MD

Lauren Simon, MD, MPH of Loma Linda Takes Office as President, California Academy of Family Physicians SACRAMENTO — Lauren Simon, MD, a family physician who practices in Loma Linda in San Bernardino County, began a one-year term as president of the more than 10,000-member California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP). Dr. Simon was sworn in at […]

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April 15, 2022
Download the CAFP Events App for our 2022 Forum

Are you attending our 2022 Family Medicine Clinical Forum in San Francisco? Download the App now! The app includes a schedule, speaker information, maps, exhibitor info, and much more! Search “CAFP Events” on your phone in the app store. Download the App for iOS Download the App for Android Related posts: Coming Soon: New AAFP […]

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March 23, 2022
Covid-19 Cases Rise as New Variant Emerges

New Covid-19 cases of the BA.2 subvariant continues to grow. BA.2 caused about 35% of cases in the US last week, up from 22% the week before, according to new estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Though BA.2 is more contagious, it does not appear to cause more severe disease. Read […]

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March 15, 2022
2022 Champion of Family Medicine – Assembly Member Cecilia Aguiar-Curry

CAFP was honored to award Assembly Member, Cecilia Aguiar-Curry with 2022 Champion of Family Medicine.  Assembly Aguiar-Curry has been a champion of many issues important to family physicians and our patients including improving access to care for patients through telehealth services.  She understands the importance of family physicians in their communities (Carla to insert personal […]

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March 15, 2022
2022 Hero of Family Medicine – Alex McDonald, MD, FAAFP

At the 2022 All Member Advocacy Meeting (AMAM), CAFP announced the 2022 Hero of Family Medicine award winner. The award is presented annually to a CAFP member who has gone above and beyond the call of duty to advocate for patients, colleagues and the family medicine specialty. The winner of the CAFP’s 2022 Hero of […]

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March 10, 2022
CAFP Aligns with AAFP to Urge All Eligible to Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19

AAFP released a statement, urging all eligible children and adults to get vaccinated against COVID-19. CAFP also strongly urges all eligible Californians to get vaccinated against COVID-19. COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective and have been shown to prevent serious illness and hospitalizations in children and adolescents, including children who are otherwise healthy. We share AAFP’s […]

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