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POP! Main Stage Lineup

POP! is California's largest family medicine conference — a perfect place to network and connect. This year we are thrilled to introduce you to our captivating lineup of main stage presenters. Find out more about what is offered at POP! and register here.  

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Student Procedures Workshop at POP!

Are you a student interested in gaining hands-on procedural practice? The Student Procedures Workshop provides training and practice in basic procedural techniques that are often performed in family physician offices. Come to the workshop and meet other students, residents and attendings! POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND (45 min) POCUS is increasingly becoming an extension of the […]

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Show & Tell: We've already escaped burnout… and you can too.

By Maryal Concepcion, MD, FAAFP Owner & CEO, Big Trees MD, A Direct Primary Care Clinic in Arnold, CA In the dynamic landscape of modern healthcare, it's easy for physicians to feel overwhelmed and disheartened by the endless administrative burdens and impersonal interactions that seem to define our profession. But amidst the chaos, there shines […]

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Toussaint Mears-Clarke, MD, MBA, FAAFP Featured as AAFP Family Docs Focus

The lastest AAFPP Family Doc Focus featured CAFP member,  Toussaint Mears-Clarke, MD, MBA, FAAFP. Thank you Dr. Mears-Clark for being champion of family medicine and advocating for your patients. Dr. Mears-Clarke was previously president of CAFP’s Sacramento Valley Chapter before becoming a member of the CAFP Board of Directors in 2023. Read the full article […]

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CAFP Welcomes New Committee Members

The CAFP Committee Nominations Cycle With the recent appointment of a few final new committee members, CAFP has now executed our third round of the annual, open committee nominations cycle.  We received dozens of applications from members throughout the state  and are excited to welcome many of them to new committee positions! Congratulations and thank […]

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June 27th Webinar: Navigating the New Laws Impacting Physicians

Please join CAFP and attorney Scott Kessenick on June 27th at 12:30pm to learn about new laws of note in California, including issues and actions for physicians to consider when providing a “Nurse Practitioner Independent Practice Provider Attestation,” notice requirements of the Open Payments Database under Assembly Bill 1278 (2022), and rules that are reverting […]

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CAFP Welcomes New District VII and VIII Directors

Congratulations to Francis Chu, MD (District VII, Monterey, San Benito, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz) and Rob Assibey, MD (District VIII, Alameda, Calaveras, Contra Costa, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne) who were recently elected to serve as District Directors on CAFP’s Board of Directors. Dr. Chu was recently elected to serve as District VII Director […]

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Alex McDonald, MD of San Bernardino County Takes Office as President, California Academy of Family Physicians

Dr. McDonald brings a commitment to raising the profile of family medicine as he leads the medical specialty society in 2024-25 SACRAMENTO – Alex McDonald, MD, CAQSM, FAAFP, a family physician who practices in San Bernardino County, begins a one-year term as president of the more than 10,000-member California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP). In […]

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Cynthia Chen-Joea, DO, FAAFP, elected as the New Physician Director to the AAFP Board

Congratulations to Cynthia Chen-Joea, DO, FAAFP, elected as the New Physician Director to the AAFP Board.

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