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COVID-19’s Harvest of Danger

During Health Equity Month, CAFP is raising awareness about the health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minorities. We will be sharing articles, leading discussions, and offering opportunities for our members to engage in how to achieve health equity. CAFP would like to share this article from California Healthcare Foundation's Xenia Shih Bion […]

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Danielle Jones, MPH Recommends Resources and Tools When Addressing Issues of Bias and Racism

In order to help facilitate conversations in your organization, Danielle Jones, MPH recommends resources from workshops she has presented at Cluster.  It is her hope that you can use these same tools to move your organizations and institutions into addressing issues of bias and racism as you become champions for equality. AAFP Implicit Bias Training […]

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VoteHealth 2020 Voter Registration Toolkit Workshop

VoteHealth2020 is a non-partisan coalition of health professionals collaborating to increase the number of our peers and patients registered to vote by November 3, 2020. Clinic-led voter registration as an avenue of community engagement is a concept we are very passionate about pursuing and fostering in our careers as healthcare and public health leaders. This year […]

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CAFP Member Survey Begins This Week

Your California Academy of Family Physicians is seeking members’ opinions. We are working with Competitive Edge Research to conduct a random sample survey of members across the state in every type of practice. The survey results will provide CAFP with important information that will help inform programs and activities. All survey answers are strictly confidential. Your […]

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The Nocturnists: Black Voices in Healthcare

The Nocturnists have introduced a powerful new project: Black Voices in Healthcare. Listen to the Stories You can listen to the podcast on your preferred platform. Access The Nocturnists on Apple Podcasts or search for The Nocturnists.  Add Your Voice This project is open to people who identify as Black healthcare workers. This may include doctors, […]

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New Payment for Counseling During COVID-19 Test

On July 30, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that payment is available to physicians and health care providers to counsel patients about the importance of self-isolation, contact tracing and testing, and wearing a mask after they are tested for COVID-19 and prior […]

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Applying to Residency: The Fundamentals of Virtual Interviewing

Webinar: Tuesday, August 4 from 6:30 pm- 7:00 pm. If you missed National Conference, or are experiencing screen fatigue but still have questions about virtually interviewing, then this webinar is for you! Title: Applying to Residency: Fundamentals of Virtual Interviewing   Description: Online interviews and virtual visits are an adjustment for medical students and residency […]

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Annenberg Center For Health Sciences at Eisenhower - Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds: Severe Uncontrolled Asthma and Monoclonal Antibodies Thursday, September 24 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (PDT) No Fee Presenter: Jonathan Corren, MD Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics Divisions of Clinical Immunology and Allergy David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Los Angeles, California For More Information, click here.  

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50 is the New 60: Making the Shingles Vaccine a Priority for Patients

Each year, it’s estimated that millions of Americans are affected by shingles, and one in three Americans will have shingles in their lifetime according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In 2006 the first shingles vaccine, Zostavax, was approved for use and was more recently replaced by Shingrix as the CDC-recommended vaccine for adults […]

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