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Building Community Capacity

The national public health emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic expired in May 2023. As we transition to living with COVID-19, we can’t forget the responses needed by our communities, our clinics and health care staff working together to keep us healthy. Our Building Community Capacity project provides clinics and community organizations in underserved areas the […]

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POP! Leadership Panel

POP! starts Friday, August 25th. Don't miss the Leadership Panel - Realizing Change: Insights from Leaders in Family Medicine with speakers, Shannon Connolly, MD, FAAFP, Tae Ahn, MD, MPH, and Felix Nunez, MD Be inspired by this panel of family physicians and their stories of how small, yet significant steps, lead to transformative improvements in […]

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POP! Keynote Speaker Announced!

We are thrilled to welcome Renee Crichlow, MD, FAAFP, to speak at POP! Dr. Crichlow is President of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM), the chief medical officer of Codman Square Health Center in Boston, the Vice-chair of Health Equity at the Boston University Department of Family Medicine, and medical editor for Diversity, […]

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Legislature Passes Health Budget Trailer Bill that Provides Medi-Cal Rate Increases for Primary Care

The California legislature passed the 2023 -2024 health budget trailer bill, which renews the State’s Managed Care Organization (MCO) tax and provides the largest Medi-Cal rate increase in California history. Starting in 2024, the health budget trailer bill increases provider rates to at least 87.5 percent of Medicare for primary care, maternity care, and non-specialty […]

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CAFP Welcomes New Committee Members

The CAFP Committee Nominations Cycle With the recent appointment of members to CAFPs new Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Committee, CAFP has now executed our second round of the annual, open committee nominations cycle.  We received over 100 applications from members throughout the state and are excited to welcome many of them to new […]

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CalHHS Data Exchange Framework (DxF) – June Updates and Announcements

The CalHHS Data Exchange Framework (DxF) is California’s first-ever statewide data sharing agreement (DSA), aimed at improving the secure and appropriate exchange of health and social services. To understand what signing onto the DSA will mean for physicians and the patients you serve, CAFP has been partnering with BluePath Health and Transform Health to share […]

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Early Bird POP! Registration ends June 19th!

What is POP!? CAFP POP! is a brand new event combining the Student & Resident Summit and the Family Medicine Clinical Forum on August 25-27th in Orange County. With the merging of both conferences, you can expect all of the same great content plus so much more! Take advantage of early bird rates now through June […]

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Lunch and Learn CME Webinar June 21st

The View from the Street: What FPs need to know about Fentanyl and Illicit Drugs Join Family Physician Dr. Rebecca Trotsky-Sirr and Sergeant Brian Gunsolley for a discussion of: how Fentanyl and other synthetic opioids are being distributed, obtained and used - both intentionally and unintentionally - by community members; how to communicate more effectively […]

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Show and Tell: Normalizing Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy: A Family Physician Pursuit

By Fari Valji, MD I've been thinking a lot about menopause treatment, my understanding of it, and how that should change. As a family physician, menopause is such a common cause of visits and questions from patients. Questions come about menopause before they get there, as they enter the perimenopause stage, or when they're in […]

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