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Family Medicine, CAFP and Me. And You Too.

By Bright Zhou, MD Family Medicine Resident, Stanford Health Care, O’Connor Family Medicine Residency This August, as I start my last year of residency, I’m reflecting on how CAFP has been my home base for mentorship and networking within Family Medicine. Starting with my first Resident and Student Council meeting, I was struck by CAFP’s […]

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Dr. David Bazzo Awarded the 2023 Family Physician of the Year Award

The California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP) is proud to announce David Bazzo, MD, FAAFP, CAQSM was selected as the 2023 Family Physician of the Year.CAFP presents this prestigious award to an individual who exhibits the finest qualities of family physicians, and who goes above and beyond in service to patients, community, and colleagues. Dr. […]

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3 Weeks Until POP! Don't Miss the Biggest Event of the Year

The countdown is on. We know there is nothing like personal interaction and conversation to feed our soul. Our ability to be in close proximity to so many of "our people" - colleagues, friends, team members - is a gift that doesn't come along often enough. When it does - like at this year's Family […]

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POP! Featured Sessions: Women's Health

The landscape of gender and reproductive health is changing daily. Come to Family Medicine POP! to keep up with what’s happening in California, where reproductive and gender justice are state funded! Don't miss these three sessions on Saturday, August 26th: Gender Expansive Care for Family Physicians Speaker: Susan Long, MD Medication Abortion Updates in an […]

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CalHHS Data Exchange Framework (DxF) – August 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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CalHHS Data Exchange Framework (DxF) – July 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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Now an Enduring Activity in Homeroom: What FPs need to know about Fentanyl and Illicit Drugs

Family Physician Dr. Rebecca Trotzky-Sirr and Sergeant Brian Gunsolley recently discussed how patients are obtaining Fentanyl and other synthetic opioids and how physicians can help their patients recognize and understand the dangers of non-prescribed medication and encourage the use of overdose reversal agents. This essential presentation is now available 24/7 in Homeroom and is approved […]

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AAFP: New Supplement Offers Latest COVID-19 Vaccine Recommendations

From AAFP (July 13, 2023): July 13, 2023, News Staff — To help family physicians prepare for National Immunization Awareness Month in August, the Academy has published updated guidance on COVID-19 vaccines in the July/August issue of FPM. The free, online-only supplement features the latest vaccine recommendations, along with tips on communicating the importance of vaccination to patients. The guidance recommends that generally, […]

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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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