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Attend NCCL as a Constituency Leader for CAFP

Are you interested in attending the 2023 NCCL Conference (May 9-11 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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Parastou Farhadian, MD Elected AFMRD Member-at-Large Director

Congratulations to the newly-elected AFMRD Board Members! Those elected will begin their terms immediately following the AFMRD Annual Meeting on March 4, 2023. Newly-elected Member-at-Large Director is CAFP member, Parastou Farhadian, MD, CPE, FAAFP. Dr. Farhadian has been elected to a three-year term. Parastou Farhadian, MD, CPE, FAAFP is the founding Program Director for Mission […]

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What You Need to Know About the Attestations for New 103 NPs

Assembly Bill 890 (Wood), signed into law in September 2020, created two new classifications of nurse practitioners (NPs) – 103 and 104 NPs – who can perform certain functions without standardized procedures and protocols in California. The regulations implementing the bill became effective January 1, 2023, and the application to apply to become a 103 […]

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CDPH Launches COVID-19 Therapeutics “warmline” Support for Providers

California health care providers can now call (866) 268-4322 (COVID-CA) to receive free and confidential consultation on COVID-19 testing and treatment. The COVID-19 Therapeutics Warmline is a real-time resource available to all California health care providers and is managed by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) National Clinician Consultation Center. Health care providers of […]

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AMAM Scholarships Available for Students & Residents

The CAFP Foundation is pleased to offer 15 scholarships in the amount of $500 each to support medical student and family medicine resident participation in the All Member Advocacy Meeting & Lobby Day, March 25-27, 2023. This is a great opportunity to get involved in CAFP's legislative advocacy efforts. Apply soon, these go fast!  

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AB 890 Regulations Approved and in Effect January 1, 2023

Assembly Bill 890 (Wood), signed into law in September 2020, created two new classifications of nurse practitioners (NPs) - 103 and 104 NPs – who, in California, can perform certain functions without standardized procedures and protocols. The regulations implementing the bill were approved by the Office of Administrative Law and became effective January 1, 2023. […]

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Calling All California FM Residents - 2023 Resident Poster Contest!

The CAFP Foundation is pleased to support the 10th Annual Resident Poster Contest at our all-member event, POP! Prism of Practice - Celebrating the Spectrum of Family Medicine. on August 25-27, 2023 in Costa Mesa, CA. The poster competition promotes scholarly activity by family medicine residents and provides an opportunity for residents to share their […]

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CAFP seeks MOUD Champions

CAFP is working with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and California’s Department of Healthcare Services (DHCS) to encourage providers to offer Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) services. We're looking for providers offering MOUD that are willing to answer questions from their peers just starting out - It’s easy to participate. Complete the MAT/MOUD Champions signup form here. Once the MOUD Champions list […]

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CAFP Applauds Removal of Barrier to Prescribing Medication for Opioid Use Disorder

Section 1262 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023 (also known as Omnibus bill), removes the federal requirement for practitioners to submit a Notice of Intent (have a waiver) to prescribe medications, like buprenorphine, for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD). With this provision, and effective immediately, all practitioners who have a current DEA registration […]

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