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Jeremy Fish, MD, is the CAFP’s 2020 Family Physician of the Year

Jeremy Fish, MD, is the CAFP’s 2020 Family Physician of the Year.  Jeremy embodies all that the award recognizes:  a family physician who presents the finest characteristics of family medicine and is directly and effectively involved in public service and activities that enhance the quality of life for patients and communities in California.  As program […]

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Lulua Bahrainwala, MD awarded the 2020 CAFP Foundation Family Medicine Resident of the Year Award

The 2020 CAFP Foundation Family Medicine Resident of the Year award goes to Lulua Bahrainwala, MD, PGY3, Emanate Family Medicine Residency Program.  Lulua is an inspiring leader in both her residency program and in the Academy. Over the last two years, she has been instrumental in the initiatives of CAFP’s Resident Council, a statewide group […]

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Christopher Flores, MD, awarded the CAFP Foundation’s 2020 Barbara Harris Award for Educational Excellence

Christopher Flores, MD, has been awarded the CAFP Foundation’s 2020 Barbara Harris Award for Educational Excellence.  This award recognizes … Chris has been a leader in CME for many years and a is champion of researching and providing the best education based on effective adult learning principles and practices. He is a creative thinker and […]

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Erika Roshanravan, MD, selected as the 2020 Hero of Family Medicine

Erika Roshanravan, MD, has been selected as the 2020 Hero of Family Medicine.  This award goes to a CAFP member who has gone above and beyond the call of duty to advocate for patients, colleagues and the family medicine specialty, and Erika has done all this and more.  Erika moved from Washington State in August […]

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Promote your FM Residency Program FREE with CAFP’s Virtual FMRP Expo

In lieu of the Residency Fair, CAFP is creating a Virtual Residency Program Expo that will serve as an online exhibit hall and directory for showcasing and promoting programs. Participation in the Virtual Residency Program Expo is FREE for all California Family Medicine Residency Programs. Along with the exhibit hall, the CAFP Residency Directory provides […]

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Celebrate the 2020 Award Winners - July 26th!

Join Drs. David Bazzo and Marianne McKennett on July 26th as they recognize the 2020 Award recipients. Erika Roshanravan, MD, has been selected as the 2020 Hero of Family Medicine Christopher Flores, MD, has been awarded the CAFP Foundation’s 2020 Barbara Harris Award for Educational Excellence Lulua Bahrainwala, MD, PGY3, has been awarded the 2020 CAFP […]

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HRSA Announces Seven New THC Programs

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced this week that seven new teaching health centers (THCs) have been created – two of which will be in California. The THCGME program funds primary care residency training in community settings, with family medicine represented as a dominant specialty. Of the two in California, one is LifeLong […]

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Fundamentals of Obesity Treatment Virtual Course

The Fundamentals of Obesity Treatment Course is now virtual! This is a 2-day interactive virtual course offering introductory education about the evidence-based approaches for evaluating, diagnosing, and treating obesity in a clinical setting. The content is appropriate for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, clinicians-in-training, and other healthcare providers who treat patients with the disease of obesity. On the […]

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Please Don't Forget to Renew Your CRN Dues by Friday, July 31

California has more than 60 family medicine residency programs. In 2014, many came together and formally organized as the CRN to better share resources and to promote collaboration, collegiality, and joint advocacy. Since its formation, the CRN has been instrumental in advocating for the allocation of funds from the Song-Brown Physician Training Program. This year, […]

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