CAFP News Archives

Don’t Miss The Residency Fair at The Summit on Aug 27th

Are you or someone you know shopping around for residency programs? Then meet us in LA on August 27th for the FM Summit and California Family Medicine Residency Fair! This is a can’t miss event. The Residency Fair offers medical students the chance to learn about family medicine training in California. Prospective applicants can connect […]

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CAFP Welcomes New Members of Membership Engagement Committee

Welcome new committee members. The CAFP Membership Engagement Committee (MEC) is responsible for guiding CAFP member engagement efforts through marketing efforts, events and member communication. The general purpose and function of the MEC is to measure, increase, and report on member engagement. Adnaan Edun, MD – Active member in Tulare Chapter Dylan Sabb, MD – […]

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Monkeypox Cases on the Rise: Resources and Information

Update: August 1, 2022 Governor Newsom declares state of emergency in California. Read the proclamation here. As the number of monkeypox cases rise across the country, and a state of emergency is declared in San Francisco, CAFP is capturing resources and information for you. AAFP resources on monkeypox: https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/current-hot-topics/recent-outbreaks/monkeypox.html CDPH Date on Monkeypox Cases in California: […]

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Summit Featured Session: Healthy Finances: Tips for Smart Loan Management (Speaker Ben Leong)

Student loans and finance education are not covered in medical school or residency, yet these are important topics that impact every young physician. Navigating finances can determine the level of comfort and success in your career and life. Dr. Leong will walk you through steps to assess your current financial state and how to plan […]

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CAFP Foundation: Marking the Half-Way Point of 2022

Every turn of the calendar feels like a chance for a fresh, hopeful start. At the beginning of 2022, we set out to accomplish big things — from recruiting new Board members and launching new initiatives, to bringing signature programs back to life. Now that we are 6-months into the year, we’d like to take […]

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Summit Featured Session: Healthy Boundaries (Speaker Bright Zhou, MD)

What does it mean to set boundaries in medical school and residency? Join us at the Summit as we sit down with Dr. Bright Zhou – a passionate advocate for creating systems change in academic medicine that promotes wellness. This session will prepare you for the transition from medical student to intern year, which is […]

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Value Based Care: What Family Physicians Should Know Webinar

Primary care is experiencing changes in the way it is organized, financed, and delivered in order to improve health outcomes and health equity and lower health care costs. One of the changes is a shift from fee-for-service payments to Value Based Care (VBC). Join two experts as they discuss what VBC actually means for Family […]

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Show and Tell: A post-Roe reality, what happens now?

By Shayne Poulin, MD In the wake of the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v Wade and Casey v Planned Parenthood many are asking … What happens now?  and  What can I do? As family physicians we can help our patients navigate this new, but not unprecedented, landscape. Whether you provide options counseling, medical […]

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Are You Ready for COVID-19 Vaccines for children under 5?

In order to prepare to move quickly to vaccinate this pediatric population, vaccine preorders are now available through myCAvax. Both the Pfizer and Moderna products have a minimum order quantity of 100 doses. Opportunities to order smaller amounts will be available soon. Additionally, California is offering grant funding to medical organizations enrolled in the federal Vaccines […]

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