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Status of CAFP-Supported Bills

The California 2021-2022 legislative session ended on August 31, at midnight. After both houses approve a bill, it goes to the Governor and the Governor has three choices - sign the bill into law, allow it to become law without their signature, or veto it. The Governor had until midnight, September 30, to determine the […]

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ACGME Issues New Program Requirements for Family Medicine

From AAFP News Changes Will Give Residents More Electives, Individual Learning Plans The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) released new program requirements for family medicine residencies Sept. 30. The new requirements, which take effect July 1, 2023, are the first major revisions for the specialty’s training programs in a decade. AAFP News sat down […]

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CAFP Partners In Health (PIH) Host “Lunch and Learn” sessions in November

Join our webinar Wednesday, Nov 9 – 12:00-1:00 PM. This presentation, sponsored by CAFP’s Partner in Health (PIH) Novo Nordisk Inc., will provide an overview of obesity as a chronic disease, and summarize the current guidelines and treatment options to effectively manage patients living with obesity. Dr. Shani Muhammad will moderate and be available to […]

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Preventing COPD Exacerbations: The Need for Proactive, Optimized Management of COPD Webinar

November is COPD Awareness Month! Don't miss the one hour lunchtime webinar, Preventing COPD Exacerbations: The Need for Proactive, Optimized Management of COPD, on Wednesday, November 2nd from 12-1 PM. Dr. Stephen Brunton, a family physician, will provide practical tips to understand exacerbation severity in COPD, the possible impacts of moderate and severe COPD exacerbations, […]

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Volunteer to Help Dr. Jasmeet Bains Get Elected for Assembly District 35

Family Doc Volunteers Needed to Knock on Doors on September 24th, October 8th, and November 5th. Join Dr. Jasmeet Bains and your fellow Family Physicians as we support Jasmeet's effort to get elected to the California Assembly. Support Jasmeet and help raise the voice of family physicians. We will travel to Assembly District 35 to […]

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EYECONNECT Diabetic Eye Care Prime Time Live October Webinars

Join EYECONNECT for two webinars this month: OCTOBER 20th: Guidelines Around Screening & Treatment Join a multidisciplinary panel for an engaging discussion regarding DR/DME and the importance and urgency of appropriate vision screenings for your patients with diabetes. Register Now OCTOBER 25th: Addressing Disparities Join Dr. Coney, Dr. Kashyap, and Dr. Vega for an engaging […]

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Family Docs Halloween Shirts and More!

October has arrived and the Family Docs Store will help you start the spooky season off right! Now offering limited edition Holiday items, including these Halloween shirts, totes, hats, and pet bandanas! That's right — You and your pet can have matching accessories! You will also find an assortment of #FMRevoluion products and more. All […]

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Nominations for Commission, AAFP AMA Delegation, and ABFM Board of Directors Positions Open

Nominations for AAFP Commission, AAFP AMA Delegation, and ABFM Board of Directors positions are open. You can access the forms here. The AAFP Board of Directors invites chapters to encourage members to self-nominate for these important leadership positions. At the December 2022 meeting, the Board of Directors will fill 33 commission vacancies including three-chapter staff […]

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Show & Tell: Beyond Humility-Empowering Minoritized Learners Through Culturally Reflective Medicine

By Bright Zhou, MD I'm excited to share a recent project I worked on with my advisor Dr. Alan Louie about how to re-imagine "cultural humility" curricula for marginalized trainees. As a medical student and trained Mandarin interpreter, I always felt a unique tension when working with my Chinese patients, that I felt wasn't fully […]

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